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Without a doubt, human language is original and highly creative. There seem to be almost no limits to the many and varied ways in which we can express ourselves. However, while we certainly can...

about Anna Siyanova

Anna works in the fields of second language acquisition, corpus linguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, and sociolinguistics. Anna’s research interests include cognitive and psychological aspects of second language acquisition, bilingualism, learner corpus research, usage-based theories, phraseology, L1 and L2 mental lexicon, vocabulary. More specifically, Anna’s research investigates acquisition, processing, and use of multi-word expressions (idioms, collocations, binomials, lexical bundles, multi-word verbs, speech routines, etc.) in a first and second language.