PhD Programme in

Language Pedagogy and English Applied Linguistics

 

ELTE School of English and American Studies

1088 Budapest, Rákóczi út 5. phone:(36-1) 485 52 00 extension 4424 , email: langped@seas3.elte.hu

 

 

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Staff teaching on the programme

 

 

ALBERT Ágnes ILLÉS Éva

REMÉNYI Andrea

BRÓZIK-PINIEL Katalin

KÁLMÁN Csaba

SZABÓ Éva

CSIZÉR Kata

KÁROLY Krisztina

SZESZTAY Margit

DÁVID Gergely

LÁZÁR Ildikó

TANKÓ Gyula

DÓCZI Brigitta

MAJOR Éva

 

EITLER Tamás

MEDGYES Péter  
FISCHER Márta ÖVEGES Enikő Former staff & guests

HOLLÓ Dorottya

Uwe POHL

 

 

Below you will find some details about our staff. Where the name is a hyperlink, you can click to get further information or the email address of the colleague.

 

 

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ALBERT Ágnes, PhD

Lecturer, Department of English Applied Linguistics, Eötvös Loránd University

 

Ágnes Albert graduated from Eötvös Loránd University and obtained an MA in English Language and Literature and also in Psychology in 1999. She has been employed at the Department of English Applied Linguistics at ELTE since 2000 and holds a PhD in Language Pedagogy. In her dissertation, she examined relationships between learner creativity and language performance at the micro-level, with the help of oral narrative tasks. Her research interests include psycholinguistics, task-based language learning, and individual differences in foreign language learning, in particular learner creativity, flow, and positive emotions associated with language learning.

 

List of publications:

https://doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=192&lang=HU&sz_ID=11743

 

 

   BRÓZIK-PINIEL Katalin, PhD

Lecturer, Department of English Applied Linguistics, Eötvös Loránd University

 

Katalin Brózik-Piniel is an assistant professor at the Department of English Applied Linguistics at Eötvös University (ELTE), Budapest, where she obtained her PhD in Language Pedagogy. In the past years she has offered courses, among others, in academic writing, research methodology, individual differences in language learning, language anxiety, and lecture courses on language testing and applied linguistics. She is a member of the advisory board for the online journal entitled ‘Working Papers in Language Pedagogy’ at ELTE and conducts research on the dynamics of individual differences in foreign language learning, with a special focus on language anxiety. She is also a member of a research group investigating the motivation, strategies, and beliefs of deaf teenagers learning English as a foreign language.

 

List of publications:  

https://vm.mtmt.hu//search/slist.php?lang=0&AuthorID=10031699

 

 

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   CSIZÉR Kata, PhD, habil.

Associate professor, Department of English Applied Linguistics, Eötvös Loránd University

 

Kata Csizér graduated from Eötvös Loránd University, School of English and American Studies in 1998. She has been teaching English since 1998. She holds a PhD in Language Pedagogy (2005). She obtained her habilation in education in 2012. She has been working at the Department of English Applied Linguistics, where she teaches various L2 motivation courses. Her main field of research interest is the socio psychological aspects of second language learning and teaching as well as second and foreign language motivation. She participated in several national and international research projects on L2 motivation, study abroad and self-regulation. She serves as one of the associate editors of the Journal of Second Language Writing and Journal of Adult Knowledge, Learning and Innovation. She is on the editorial board of Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, Working Papers in Language Pedagogy and Modern Nyelvoktatás. Currently, she is working on a project investigating teacher motivation.   

 

List of publications:  

https://doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=192&sz_ID=2822&lang=HU

https://m2.mtmt.hu/gui2/?type=authors&mode=browse&sel=10025505

ORCID: 0000-0003-1755-8142

Google Scholar ID: Z3CwUqQAAAAJ

Scopus ID: 10044375300

 

 

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   DÁVID Gergely, PhD, habil.

Lecturer, Department of English Language Pedagogy, Eötvös Loránd University

 

Gergely Dávid graduated from Eötvös Loránd University in 1984. He obtained an MEd. in Teacher Training in English language Teaching at the University of Exeter in 1996, and a PhD in testing and evaluation at the University of Glamorgan in 2000. He is an English language teacher, teacher trainer and specialist in language testing at the Centre for English Teacher Training (now: Department of English Language Pedagogy), where he has worked since 1991. The areas of his experience and expertise are as follows: quality assurance of language tests and validation, methods and techniques of testing oral communicative competence and language competence in general, discourse analysis and IRT applications in language testing, statistical analysis and standard setting. A recent addition to his field of interests is validating language tests according to the Council of Europe Framework of Reference.

 

List of publications:

http://www.doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=192&sz_ID=2823

 

 

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   DÓCZI Brigitta, PhD

Lecturer, Department of English Applied Linguistics, Eötvös Loránd University

 

Brigitta Dóczi graduated from Eötvös Loránd University, School of English and American Studies in 1999 and has been teaching various courses at the Department of English Applied Linguistics since that time. She obtained her PhD degree in 2012. Her main fields of interest are second language vocabulary development as well as task-based teaching and materials design. She has recently co-authored "Longitudinal developments in vocabulary knowledge and lexical organization", published by Oxford University Press with Judit Kormos. She has extensive experience in teacher training, while still actively teaching English as a foreign language. Currently she is member of a research team that investigates the role of verbal and visual modalities in fine arts education and teaching a research methodology course for PhD students at the Faculty of Social Sciences at ELTE.

 

List of publications:

https://doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=192&lang=HU&sz_ID=23812

 

 

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EITLER Tamás, PhD

Lecturer, Department of English Applied Linguistics, Eötvös Loránd University

 

Tamás Eitler started out as a historical linguist focusing on sociolinguistic factors of language change in various periods of the history of English. Currently, he conducts research in mostly syntactic and sociolinguistic typology in Global Englishes, which help make sense of the complex, dynamic and adaptive Lingua Franca English processes in superdiverse social contexts. Meanwhile, he has also published work on multimodal communication and is now also revisiting some of his past interests in evolutional mechanisms for certain subsystems of Global Englishes.   
List of publications:
https://m2.mtmt.hu/gui2/?type=authors&mode=browse&sel=authors10002853

https://doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=192&lang=HU&sz_ID=7834
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tamas_Eitler2
https://elte.academia.edu/Tam%C3%A1sEitler

 

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 FISCHER Márta, PhD

Associate professor, Centre for Modern Languages, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME)

 

Márta Fischer holds an MSc in Economics and Translation, an MA in European Studies (College of Europe, Warsaw) and a PhD in Translation Studies (ELTE, Budapest).  She has also obtained qualifications in legal studies and terminology (ECQA Certified Terminology Manager trainer). She has been teaching EU, terminology and translation courses in English and German to students, teachers and civil servants, and has also trained EU translators and terminologists in Brussels and Luxembourg. Her research focuses on EU multilingualism, terminology and (teaching) translation including assessment in training. She has been involved in several research projects, including eTransFair, an Erasmus+ project focusing on the modernisation of the training of specialised translators.

 

List of publications:

https://m2.mtmt.hu/gui2/?type=authors&mode=browse&sel=10015802

https://doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=192&lang=HU&sz_ID=31329

https://bme.academia.edu/M%C3%A1rtaFischer

 

 

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   HOLLÓ Dorottya, PhD, habil.

Associate professor, Department of English Language Pedagogy, Eötvös Loránd University

 

Dorottya Holló is an EFL teacher and teacher trainer, and has been working in a number of areas in Language Pedagogy and Applied Linguistics, such as the development of oral and written communication skills, ELT methodology, teacher education, ELT materials design and evaluation, TEFL management and planning, Australian Studies, etc. She was Director of Studies of the PhD Programme in Language Pedagogy and English Applied Linguistics (initially called PhD Programme in Language Pedagogy) between 2000 and 2003, and has filled this position again since 2005. Her most important research and teaching interests lie in the area of the role of culture and interculturality in foreign language teaching as well as ways of integrating the teaching of language and culture along with diversity education in content-based courses. She is currently involved in doing research on teaching methods used in higher education. She was co-founder and co-editor (from 2010 to 2017) of the on-line journal WoPaLP - Working Papers in Language Pedagogy , which is published at the PhD programme’s website.

 

List of publications:

https://m2.mtmt.hu/gui2/?type=authors&mode=browse&sel=10003824

https://doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=192&lang=HU&sz_ID=2819

 

 

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   ILLÉS Éva, PhD, habil

Associate professor, Department of English Applied Linguistics, Eötvös Loránd University

 

Éva Illés graduated in English and Russian Language and Literature from Eötvös Loránd University. She holds a PhD in ESOL from the Institute of Education University of London. She has a wide range of experience including TEFL and TESOL in Hungary and Britain. She has also been involved in pre- and in-service teacher training, and has taken part in the development of qualifications for ESOL teachers in Britain. From 2004 to 2006 she was Visiting Lecturer at Roehampton University, London where she taught Applied English Studies and TESOL. She was editor-in-chief of Language Issues, a journal for ESOL practitioners in Britain. Her interests include English as a lingua franca, pragmatics, ELT methodology and teacher development.

 

List of publications:

https://m2.mtmt.hu/gui2/?type=authors&mode=browse&sel=10024778

http://www.doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=192&sz_ID=2825

 

 

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KÁLMÁN Csaba, PhD

Senior Lecturer, Department of English Applied Linguistics, Eötvös Loránd University

 

Csaba Kálmán works as a senior lecturer at the Department of English Applied Linguistics at Eötvös University, Budapest where he obtained his PhD in Language pedagogy in 2016. In the past years, he has been offering courses in academic writing, individual differences in language learning, ESP methodology, ESP research, and courses related to business English. His research interests include adult education, corporate language education, second and foreign language motivation, the L2 learning experience, self-regulation, and autonomy. In 2019, he co-edited two volumes on the language learning experience and adult learner autonomy. He is a member of a research team of professional learning. In addition to his academic life, he has been running his own business offering a variety of corporate language training and skills courses for over two decades, and has extensive experience as a language teacher and trainer in corporate contexts.

 

List of publications:

https://m2.mtmt.hu/gui2/?type=authors&mode=browse&sel=10051624

https://doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=192&lang=HU&sz_ID=16883&show=1

 

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  KÁROLY Krisztina, DSc

Professor, Department of English Language Pedagogy, Eötvös Loránd University

 

Professor Krisztina Károly has been the director of the Language Pedagogy PhD Programme, more recently called the Language Pedagogy and English Applied Linguistics PhD Programme between 2005 and 2009, and then since 2013. She obtained the DSc degree of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in linguistics in 2016, the habilitation degree in 2007 at the Doctoral School of Linguistics of Eötvös Loránd University, and the PhD degree in English linguistics at the English Linguistics PhD Programme of Eötvös Loránd University. Her main fields of research are discourse analysis and translation studies. She has won several research grants and has participated in a large number of national and international research projects on the study of EFL discourse competence, English for Academic Purposes, cohesion and coherence in translation, translation in the media and translation strategies. She has published her work nationally and internationally in over 100 papers and books and has participated at over 70 conferences as presenter or keynote speaker in Hungary and abroad. She has been the supervisor of over 20 PhD students. She is founding co-editor of the international journal Across Languages and Cultures, which publishes articles in translation and interpreting studies, and also works as editorial board member or reviewer of over 10 journals (e.g., Fordítástudomány, Alkalmazott Nyelvtudomány, Perspectives: Studies in Translatology, Target. International Journal of Translation Studies, Translation Studies, Meta: Translators’ Journal)

 

List of publications:

https://m2.mtmt.hu/gui2/?type=authors&mode=browse&sel=10002009

http://www.doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=192&sz_ID=570

 

 

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  LÁZÁR Ildikó, PhD

Lecturer, Department of English Language Pedagogy, Eötvös Loránd University

 

Ildikó Lázár obtained her MA in English and French language and literature in 1989 and her PhD in Language Pedagogy in 2007. She has been teaching EFL, language teaching methodology, cultural studies and intercultural communication at the School of English and American Studies at ELTE since 1996. She has also been coordinating international research and training projects for the Council of Europe in the past 15 years, planning and running professional development workshops on intercultural competence for education professionals from Europe and beyond as well as creating learning materials and tools that help teachers and learners benefit from diversity in schools. Her main research interests include language learners' development of attitudes, skills and knowledge as observed in changes in behavior in intercultural situations and the impact of training courses on (trainee) teachers’ personal theories about and practice of teaching. She has published articles and co-authored and edited books on the methodology of developing intercultural competence.

 

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   MAJOR Éva, PhD

Associate professor, Department of English Language Pedagogy, Eötvös Loránd University

Éva Major has been a teacher trainer working at the Centre for English Teacher Training since 1992, teaching language, methodology and classroom studies. She was acting head of department between 2002 and 2005. She has been involved in a number of national and international projects connected to testing and evaluation and teacher development. Her professional interests include educational policy, reform management, as well as teacher training models, teacher development, mentoring and the use of digital technology in language teaching. As Head of the Faculty’s Methodology Centre she has recently been involved in planning and implementing professional development courses for university staff, i.e improving the quality of teaching in higher education and the use of digital technology in this process have also been in the limelight of her interest.

 

 

List of publications:

https://m2.mtmt.hu/gui2/?type=authors&mode=browse&sel=10022412&view=simpleList

http://www.doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=192&sz_ID=2830

 

 

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  MEDGYES Péter, DSc

Founder and director of the Programme,

Professor, Department of English Language Pedagogy, Eötvös Loránd University

 

Professor Medgyes was the director of the PhD Programme in Language Pedagogy since its foundation in 1996 to 2005 and then from 2009 to 2013. His research interests lie in several fields of Applied Linguistics and Language Pedagogy, including teacher education, cognitive pedagogy, ELT methodology, comparative studies on differences between native and non-native teachers, language policy and curricular issues, as well as the spread of the English language in the world, especially in Central and Eastern Europe. He is the author of over 40 books and nearly 200 papers. He has been plenary and keynote speaker in more than 50 countries. Professor Medgyes is honorary Commander of the British Empire and honorary Doctor of the State University of New York. In 1995 he was the winner of the Duke of Edinburgh Book Prize and in 1998 he was awarded with the Gold Medal of the President of Hungary. He was a beneficiary of several OTKA grants from 1991 and the Széchenyi Grant from 2000.

 

List of publications:

https://m2.mtmt.hu/gui2/?type=authors&mode=browse&sel=10002283

http://www.doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=192&sz_ID=569

 

 

 

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Enikő ÖVEGES, PhD

Lecturer, Department of English Applied Linguistics, Eötvös Loránd University

 

List of publications:

https://vm.mtmt.hu//www/index.php?AuthorID=10027252

 

 

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   Uwe POHL, PhD

Associate professor, Department of English Language Pedagogy, Eötvös Loránd University

 

Uwe Pohl is an associate professor at the Department of English Language Pedagogy. He has also been involved in many in-service projects in Hungary (British Council), Germany (German Institute of Adult Education), Austria (CEBS, Pädagogische Hochschule Wien), Ethiopia, Turkey (Council of Europe) and China (British Council). His professional interests and specialisms include the theory and practice of intercultural learning, ELT methodology and trainer training.

 

List of publications:

http://www.doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=192&sz_ID=2835

 

 

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    REMÉNYI Andrea Ágnes, PhD

Associate professor, School of English Studies, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Piliscsaba

 

Andrea Reményi specialises in sociolinguistics, concentrating first of all on talk-in-interaction and other, quantitative and qualitative, areas of micro-sociolinguistics, mostly from the aspect of power and hierarchical structuring. Her other interests include discourse analysis, linguistic anthropology, macro-sociolinguistic, corpus linguistics and computational lexicography. She has an MA in English and general linguistics (Eötvös Loránd University), an MA in applied linguistics (University of Reading, UK), and a certificate in applied statistics (CEU). She received her PhD in sociology (Eötvös Loránd University) in 2000. Presently her major project is an interaction analysis of the Political Committee meetings of the Hungarian Socialist Workers’ Party (MSZMP Politikai Bizottság) to directly reveal its power structures as they were constructed through members’ verbal interaction.

 

List of publications:

http://www.doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=192&sz_ID=2832

 

 

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SZABÓ Éva, PhD

Lecturer, Department of English Language Pedagogy, Eötvös Loránd University

 

Éva Szabó works as a teacher trainer at the Department of English Language Pedagogy at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE). Her main responsibilities include teaching language development and methodology courses and providing teaching practice support. In her PhD dissertation, which she completed in 2008, she studied the planning activity of primary and secondary school teachers. She has been involved in pre- and in-service teacher training since 1990, and has run several workshops in and outside Hungary. She participated in various projects with a focus on creating professional networks and materials for teacher development, as well as on studying classroom communication and cooperation. Her professional interests include teacher planning, the use of ICT in foreign language teaching, blended learning and classroom communication.

 

List of publications:

https://m2.mtmt.hu/gui2/?type=authors&mode=browse&sel=10029272

https://doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=192&lang=HU&sz_ID=24964

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Eva_Szabo14

 

 

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  SZESZTAY Margit, PhD

Lecturer, Department of English Language Pedagogy, Eötvös Loránd University

 

Margit Szesztay currently teaches language improvement courses at the Department of English Language Pedagogy. She has been involved in training English language teachers since 1990.  She has played a major role in developing the methodology strand of the B.Ed. curriculum at the Centre for English Teacher Training. Her responsibilities at the Centre included teaching experience support, thesis supervision, and staff development. In addition, she coordinated a network of English Language Teacher Educators for two years (Resources Pool Network), has run many in-service workshops and seminars in and outside of Hungary, and served on the committees of IATEFL Hungary and IATEFL International  in various capacities.  Her main areas of interest include learning from group interaction and professional language development for teachers. Her doctoral research with the University of Exeter explored the potential research holds for teacher development. Between 2001-2002 she was a Fulbright scholar at the School for International Training, teaching on the School's MAT programme and carrying out research within their Teacher Knowledge Project.

 

List of publications:

https://m2.mtmt.hu/gui2/?type=authors&mode=browse&sel=10031675  

http://www.doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=192&sz_ID=2834

 

 

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   TANKÓ Gyula PhD

Lecturer, Department of English Applied Linguistics, Eötvös Loránd University

 

Gyula Tankó is an assistant professor at the Department of English Applied Linguistics, Eötvös University (ELTE), Budapest where he has been offering BA, MA, and PhD courses. He holds a PhD in Language Pedagogy. His lecture courses include academic writing, discourse analysis and language testing; his seminars include academic writing, discourse analysis, language testing, academic presentation skills, research methodology, report writing, advanced written argumentation, and BA/MA thesis writing. As the member of an OTKA project, he is currently investigating the argumentative writing skills and summarisation skills of non-native English speakers.

 

List of publications:

https://vm.mtmt.hu//search/slist.php?lang=0&AuthorID=10028812

https://doktori.hu/index.php?menuid=192&lang=HU&sz_ID=7833

 

 

 

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We are grateful to our former staff members and guest lecturers, who have all added significant content and value to our programme. Please find them listed below:

 

Tutors teaching in the programme in earlier years and their subjects:

 

Former Programme Staff:

 

Alderson, Charles – Lancaster University, (Director of Studies of the programme: 1998-2000);

Language Testing 

 

BORECZKY Elemér, PhD

Lecturer, Department of English Language Pedagogy, Eötvös Loránd University;

Cultural Discourse Analysis - A theoretical approach

 

CSÖLLE Anita, PhD

Lecturer, Department of English Applied Linguistics, Eötvös Loránd University;

Discourse analysis,  Text cohesion.

 

DÖRNYEI, Zoltán, DSc  – Nottingham University, (co-founder of the programme, Director of Studies 1996-1998);

Focus on the Language Learner, Research Methods

 

   HELTAI Pál, PhD, habil.

Associate professor, Institute of English and American Studies, University of Pannonia (Veszprém)  Aspects of vocabulary acquisition and teaching

 

 

  HORVÁTH József, PhD, habil.

Lecturer, Department of English Applied Linguistics, University of Pécs

Corpus linguistics

 

 

   KIRÁLY Zsolt, PhD, habil.

Associate professor and acting head, Department of English Language Pedagogy,

Eötvös Loránd University;

Focus on the listening skill, Writing professional ELT materials,

Aspects and techniques in teacher appraisal

 

   KONTRA Edit, PhD, habil.

Associate professor and chair, Department of English Applied Linguistics, Eötvös Loránd University;

Focus on the language learner and learner language, Individual differences in second language learning, Qualitative research design, Training the trainer

 

 

  KORMOS Judit, PhD, habil.

Lancaster University;

Research Design and Statistics, Research Seminar 2, Psycholinguistics

 

 

 

NIKOLOV Marianne, DSc

Professor, Department of English Applied Linguistics, University of Pécs

Focus on the Learner, The Age Factor in Language Acquisition, Research into “Világ – Nyelv” projects

 

  VÁRADI Tamás, PhD

Associate professor, Department of English Linguistics, Miskolc University

Senior Researcher, Institute for Linguistic Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Corpus linguistics

 

 

Guest lecturers:

 

 

Alwright, Dick, Jane Sunderland, Roz Ivanič – Lancaster University, UK, (2000)

Researching Language Classrooms

 

Bardovi-Harlig, Kathleen  – Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA, (2003)

The Acquisition of Second Language Pragmatics

 

Byram, Mike - Durham University, UK

Méndez García, María del Carmen - Universidad de Jaén, Spain

Risager, Karen - Roskilde University, Denmark            

(2013)

Researching Intercultural Communication

 

Csomay, Enikõ  - San Diego State University, USA, (2007)

Discourse Analysis: A Corpus Linguistic Perspective

 

Gebhard, Gerry  – Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA, (2001)

Teacher Development through Exploration

 

Holliday, Adrian  – Canterbury Christ Church University College, UK, (2002)

Qualitative Research

 

Ivanič, Roz , Greg Myers – Lancaster University, UK, (2001) Discourse Analysis

 

Johnson, Keith  – Lancaster University, UK, (1998) Curriculum Design

 

Kramsch, Claire - University of California at Berkley, USA,  

(2000) Language and Identity in Language Learning

(2013) Re-framing the cultural component of foreign languages in an era of globalization

 

Leech, Geoffrey, Jenny Thomas – Lancaster University, UK, (1998) Pragmatics

 

McGroarty, Mary  – Northern Arizona University, USA, (2005) Classroom Research

 

Myers, Greg  – Lancaster University, UK, (2001) English for Specific Purposes

 

 

 

 

 

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