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Competencies explored and exposed: Grammar, lexis, communication and the notion of levels
(Universitätsverlag Winter Heidelberg, 2012)
Post-colonialism, multi-culturalism, structuralism, feminism, post-modernism and so on so forth’ – vague language in academic discourse, a comparative analysis of form, function and context (Pre-published version)
(John Benjamins, 2008)
The use of vague language is one of the most common features of everyday spoken English. Speakers regularly use vague expressions to project shared knowledge (e.g., pens, books, and that sort of thing) as well as to make ...
What's in a name? - vocatives in casual conversations and radio phone-in calls
(Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2003)
This paper looks at the use of vocatives across two corpora: the 5-million word Cambridge and Nottingham Corpus of Discourse in English (CANCODE) and a 55,000-word corpus of radio phone-in calls. 100 vocatives are sampled ...
Undergraduate academic writing: an analysis of errors and weaknesses in syntax, lexis, style and structure
(Dublin: Reading Association of Ireland, 2000)
Vocabulary instruction (Pre-published version)
(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012)
Feeding back feedback – Towards a cyclical model for learner support
(Ireland Aid and Centre for Educational Disadvantage Research, 2003)
Jacques Lacan (Pre-published version)
(Oxford Bibliographies in Literary and Critical Theory, 2017)
Jacques Marie Émile Lacan was born on April 13, 1901 and died on September 9 1981. He was a French psychoanalyst and philosopher and was a very controversial figure on the French psychoanalytic scene. He was a polymathic ...
Would as a hedging device in an Irish context: An intra-varietal comparison of institutionalised spoken interaction
(Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2002)
Looking out for love and all the rest of it: vague category markers as shared social space (Pre-published version)
(Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2007)
Using a corpus to look at variational pragmatics: response tokens in British and Irish discourse
(Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2008)