Papers from LAEL PG 2006: Volume 1

Published: 2007
ISSN 1756-123X

Editors: Costas Gabrielatos, Richard Slessor, J W Unger

Papers from LAEL PG is a peer-reviewed, open-access, online publication featuring full papers from the annual Lancaster University Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching (LAEL PG). There is one volume annually, published in November/December of the year following the conference. Each volume is edited by a different team of PhD students at the Department of Linguistics and English Language (LAEL), Lancaster University.

Click on the cover or use the following link to download the whole volume, or select individual papers from the contents.

Volume 1 Contents

Page Title/Author Download
1 Local literacies in a Cameroonian village
Ian Cheffy
16 Code-switching between English and Mandarin Chinese on postings in a college-affiliated bulletin board system in Taiwan: A functional approach
Szu-Yu Ruby Chen
33 Self presentation via direct speech in Greek adolescents’ storytelling
Sofia Lampropoulou
45 The politics of social justice: A visual and verbal analysis of poverty in the news
Michele W. Milner
66 Now I am alone: A corpus stylistic approach to Shakespearian soliloquies
Sean Murphy
86 Older learners of German and their use of language learning strategies
Kay Ohly
103 Asymmetric patterns of English article omissions in L2A
Nattama Pongpairoj
120 Possible worlds in the Theatre of the Absurd
Katerina Vassilopoulou
139 ‘I suggest that we need more research’: Personal reference in linguistics journal articles
Dimitra Vladimirou
158 Contributors’ and editors’ details

Reviewers for Volume 1

  • Maria Davou
  • John Heywood
  • Tania Horak
  • Majid KhosraviNik
  • Simon Kinzley
  • Ursula Maden-Weinberger
  • Eamon McCafferty
  • Michele Milner
  • Anne Nebel
  • Zoi Lilly Nikolaidou
  • Spiros Papageorgiou
  • Alexandra Polyzou
  • Yufang Qian
  • Anne Margaret Smith
  • Katerina Vassilopoulou
  • Dimitra Vladimirou