Category: The books we (help) write
Books written or contributed to by LALS staff
Uptalk – the use of rising intonation that appears to make statements sound like questions – has been referred to in media reports as an ‘irritating verbal tic’ or a ‘real credibility killer’. It...
about Paul Warren
Teaches courses in psycholinguistics (see his 2013 textbook Introducing Psycholinguistics, published by Cambridge University Press) as well as in language acquisition, and in phonetics and phonology. Paul Warren's main research interests are in psycholinguistics and experimental phonetics, including intonation (see his 2016 book Uptalk: The phonemenon of rising intonation, Cambridge University Press [www.cambridge.org/9781107560840]).
Just published (Feb, 2015), a new book by Jennifer Greene and Averil Coxhead on vocabulary in Middle School. This book presents research on academic vocabulary in the Middle Schools in different subject areas and...
about Averil Coxhead
Averil is the MA Programme Director and a Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics. She teaches courses on second language learning in the BEdTESOL and the MA in Applied Linguistics/TESOL programs. Averil has taught in New Zealand, England, Estonia, Hungary and Romania. She is the current MA Programme Director. Averil Coxhead is the author of Essentials of Teaching Academic Vocabulary (Heinle, 2006) and An Academic Word List.