Senior Lecturer of English Language and Linguistics, University of Portsmouth
I do research in corpus linguistics, formulaic language and new World Englishes especially Asian Englishes. My current research projects are about the language of citizen science, language and the well-being of students, and supporting women getting jobs in the digital workforce.
Apr 08, 2019 05:26 am UTC| Nature
Words are often seen as the building blocks of languages. But as children we dont learn lists of words like we might in a school language class. We learn longer strings of sounds and break them up into words as we grow up....