Research interests: lexis, corpus linguistics, CALL, film. Latest publications: “The application of DDL to a small–corpus: Using film transcripts for teaching conversational skills” (co-authored). Chapter of book. Rodopi (2007).

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Publications:
The Application of Data-Driven Learning to a Small-Scale Corpus of Conversational Texts from the BNC –British National Corpus: Teaching Speech Acts

This paper reports on the use of data-driven learning for the investigation of a corpus of conversational texts from the British National Corpus for the teaching of speech acts.

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Teaching Conversation through Films: A Comparison of Conversational Features and Collocations in the BNC and a Micro-Corpus of Movies

The aim of this corpus–based comparison is to analyse conversational features and collocations in the BNC (face-to-face conversations) and a micro-corpus of movies.

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