Research in Centre for Language and Communication Research (CLCR)
DIMENSIONS OF LINGUISTIC KNOWLEDGE research group
We work at the interfaces of cognitive processing, social interaction, intonation, lexis and grammar, with interests in language learning and language loss. We host the Lexical Studies part time distance PhD programme, the Formulaic Language Research Network (FLaRN) and the Research Network for Linguistics at Cardiff (LinC)
We would welcome PhD applications in the following areas:
Language learning (first and second)
Systemic Functional Grammar
Language disorders and attrition
For details on how to apply for our Postgraduate research programmes, please click here.
Some recent publications from the DLK group
Systemic Functional grammar:
O’Grady, Bartlett & Fontaine: Choice in language: Applications in text analysis
Fontaine, Bartlett & O’Grady: Systemic functional linguistics: Exploring choice
Lexis and word association:
Fitzpatrick: Establishing the reliability of word association data for investigating individual and group differences
Wray: Timeline: Formulaic language
O’Grady: A grammar of spoken English discourse: The intonation of increments.
Wray: Mislaying compassion: linguistic triggers of inadequate caregiving.
Fitzpatrick: Tracking the changes: Vocabulary acquisition in the study abroad context