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Dale Brown


Position: Postgraduate Researcher Email:
Area: Centre for Language and Communication Research

PhD Research

I am interested in L2 learners’ productive knowledge of collocations and I am seeking to understand the development of this knowledge.

Supervisor: Professor Tess Fitzpatrick

Academic Background

MA TEFL/TESL University of Birmingham


Brown, D. (2011). What aspects of vocabulary knowledge do textbooks give attention to? LanguageTeaching Research 15/1: 83-97.
Brown, D. (2010). An improper assumption? The treatment of proper nouns in text coverage counts. Reading in a Foreign Language 22/2: 355-361.
Brown, D. (2009). Why and how textbooks should encourage extensive reading. ELT Journal 63/3: 238-245.