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LINGLINE Volume 94 December 2014

LINGLINE is a departmental newsletter specific to the interests and concerns of postgraduate students and staff within the Linguistics Department of Macquarie University. LINGLINE aims to help students and staff feel that they are in touch with the Department and its news, as well as with one another, whether one is currently in Sydney or elsewhere in Australia, New Zealand or any of 25 countries in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America. LINGLINE welcomes contributions from all students and staff in the Linguistics Department.

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Inside this Edition:

Hello again
Vale Arthur Delbridge
Grant successes and awards
Wedding bells and Babies
Staff Changes
Staff Seminar Series 2014 - 2015
Human Sciences Perspectives Workshop in Language Teaching and Technology
Facebook page for Applied Linguistics
HDR Corner
 HDR student conference
New Publications  
 Special issue of Australian Review of Applied Linguistics "Linguistic diversity and social inclusion in Australia"
 Phil Chappell: Group Work in the English Language Curriculum
Open Positions, Scholarships and Award Nominations
Call for Papers
Linguistics Department Publications 1st August to 31st October 2014

Hello again

Hello and welcome to the new look December edition of LINGLINE

This edition is the second edition to include a list of publication from the Linguistics department. The Linguistics Research Committee has been looking at ways that we can increase visibility of published outcomes of research in a timely way - especially reporting recent publications on the department website and in reports to the Faculty Research Sub-Committee. As a first step towards this, we are experimenting with collecting information on recent publications to tie in with regular publication of LINGLINE. Please see the final section for a list of monographs, book chapters, journal articles and conference presentations and posters that were submitted following a recent call.

Vale Arthur Delbridge

Sadly, Arthur Delbridge, much loved founding Professor of Linguistics at Macquarie passed away October 3rd 2014 aged 93 years. Remembered not only for his ground breaking work in several areas of Australian linguistics including the Macquarie dictionary, he was also greatly admired by all who knew him for his support for fellow academics, his good humour and the happy and productive professional environment he fostered as Head of Department. Those who worked with him remember with gratitude his consistent encouragement of their work and his energetic efforts of their behalf, even after he had retired.

LINGLINE 94 Vale DelbridgeArthur Delbridge began his distinguished academic career at Sydney University, attaining first-class honours and the university medal in 1941, and subsequently committed himself to war service 1942-5, including a period in Borneo.  He returned to postgraduate training at the Sydney Teachers College, and a year as a country teacher in Cootamundra.  In 1948 he was appointed a lecturer at the Armidale Teachers College, where he won an Imperial Relations Trust Fellowship to travel to the UK to complete an MA at the University of London (1950-2).  On returning he taught again at the Sydney Teachers College, and by 1955 had been appointed as lecturer at the then Institute of Technology which became the University of New South Wales.

In 1958 Arthur took up a lectureship in the English Department at Sydney University, where he developed wide research interests in English linguistics, including phonetics, lexicography, grammar, stylistics and language variation, especially Australian English.  During the 1960s he undertook with colleague Professor Alex Mitchell a ground-breaking study of the Australian accent and its distribution among 7000 high school students in all states. It remains the largest research study of its kind, and its data outstanding in its quality, so that it could be digitised in the 1990s and is now incorporated in the Australian National Corpus.  This research on the speech of Australian adolescents was remarkable also in relating socioeconomic data to the students' recordings, and identifying the differences between typical city and country accents.  It thus laid the foundations for sociolinguistic research in Australia.

In 1966 Arthur was appointed as the foundation Professor of English (language and linguistics) at the newly established Macquarie University, where he developed major courses of study in English linguistics.  He appointed new staff to teach in areas such as phonetics, English grammar and discourse, historical linguistics, and Australian field linguistics (in Aboriginal languages).  He added audiology and speech pathology as postgraduate offerings, and established the Speech and Language Research Centre, later the Speech, Hearing and Language Research Centre, which has remained the focus of innovative speech technology, and research on Australian phonetics and phonology.

Arthur's major work in Australian lexicography began during the 1970s, researching the details of current Australian English for the first comprehensive dictionary, and working through a series of challenges to find an Australian publisher for it.  An independent publisher was eventually found in the person of Kevin Weldon (ex  Paul Hamlyn Publishing), who liaised with Australian newspaper presses to launch the Macquarie Dictionary in 1981, and set up Macquarie Library Pty Ltd.  The first Dictionary contained more than 76 000 headwords, thus a full record of everyday spoken and written language used in Australia.  The Macquarie Dictionary is one of only two in the world to bear the name of the university whose research and scholarship produced it.  The Dictionary was an early adopter of computerised databases for citational records and for the dictionary text itself, from which alternative/smaller versions are developed.  Electronic forms of publication began with a CDROM accompanying the third edition (1997), and an online version is now available to subscribers, as well as a range of apps.  The impact of the Macquarie Dictionary on Australian English and recognition of it has been immeasurable.

Arthur's support for fellow academics and their careers also shines through in countless collaborative projects and publications - apart from the Macquarie Dictionary - that carry his name as well as that of others.  Those who worked in the Department with him feel an immense debt of gratitude for the scope they enjoyed to expand new areas of linguistics.  We remember and appreciate his contributions to the running of linguistic conferences such as Australex and Style Council, and to the Dictionary Research Centre, well after his retirement.  Above all it was Arthur's good humoured style that created such a happy and productive professional environment, where sustained friendships were made.  We are all beneficiaries of this legacy.

Grant Successes and Awards

Grant successes and awards have been plentiful in the department in the past few months. Congratulations to all!

Dr Michael Proctor has been awarded two prestigious ARC grants!

Firstly, an ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (360,000) for his project entitled "Solving the puzzle of complex speech sounds"

The project will investigate speech sounds that fall into the 'l' and 'r' family of consonants ('liquids') and which are amongst the most difficult to master, both for children learning their first language and for learners of a second. This is because liquids are highly complex and require finely tuned, and language specific, coordination of articulatory gestures. The details of this complexity remain poorly understood, posing significant challenges for remediation of speech errors and for effective pedagogy in language learning. This project aims to use state-of-the-art articulatory methods to examine liquids in four typologically distinct languages of increasing importance in modern Australian society to lay essential foundations for future work on remediation and instruction.

Michael was also successful in securing funding ($202,135) as a Chief investigator on a Discovery Project led by Dr Mark Harvey (University of Newcastle) and Dr Myfany Turpin (University of Sydney).

The project "Kaytetye and Prosodic Theory" addresses a central question about language. How well do we understand the structure of syllables and words? The project aims to examine the Australian language (Kaytetye), the unusual word and syllable structure of which suggests that models of syllable and word structure may require significant revision. The project aims to consider the implications of Kaytetye sound structure for general theories of phonology, and more importantly for ideas about universals in language. The project involves extensive documentation of Kaytetye, which is an endangered language. The project is expected to provide a detailed description of Kaytetye sound structures and articles addressing the implications of these findings for phonological theory.

Professor Trevor Johnston received the AMP's Tomorrow Makers 2014 award for his work in Auslan.  Trevor has been studying the language of deaf Australians all his life. Born to deaf parents, and with five generations of deafness in his family, the Macquarie University Professor of Linguistics has been instrumental in researching, teaching, documenting and promoting Auslan. He coined the term Auslan, helped it gain recognition as a community language and wrote a groundbreaking sign language dictionary, which moved online. Trevor also created a digital archive of 'real world' Auslan. With AMP's support, he is integrating the dictionary and archive into a single website: "The benefit will be improved access to language learning resources for deaf children, their teachers, parents and the wider community."

PhD candidate Alexandra Grey has been selected from 200 young Australian professionals, entrepreneurs, and students, to attend the 2014 Australia-China Youth Dialogue, a youth-driven bilateral conference to take place this November in Beijing. After being shortlisted following her written application in July, and finally selected after an interview in September, Alex and a small number of emerging Australian leaders will spent four days in November meeting with young Chinese counterparts and a series of established diplomatic, corporate, academic and civil society leaders from both countries.

The group discussed key aspects of the Australia-China relationship over a program of seminars and workshops on energy and climate change; global health and food safety risks; China, Africa and economic development; China, Australia and the USA's international relations; security and crises; governance; art and cultural exchange; philanthropy; and entrepreneurship.

Professor Katherine Demuth has been bestowed the title of Distinguished Professor.

The Distinguished Professor award is the highest academic honour Macquarie can bestow on a member of our academic community, recognising professors who have made an outstanding contribution to their field of scholarship or discipline and to the University.

Congratulations Katherine!

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At the Jubilee HDR showcase PhD candidate Olga Kozar (John Knox on left accepting on her behalf) received the 2014 Faculty of Human Sciences HDR Excellence Award for Research Output during her higher degree candidature at Macquarie University. Olga has just submitted her PhD thesis by publication and so far has published one book chapter, 6 peer-reviewed articles and has is a team member in 3 successful grant applications for funding totalling of $50,000.  Well done Olga!

At the same event, PhD Candidate Alexandra Grey (second from the left) received the 2014 Faculty of Human Sciences HDR Excellence Award for Outside Recognition during her higher degree candidature at Macquarie University. Alex has just participated in the 2014 Australia-China Youth Dialogue (see above). She has also received the ANU's Australian Centre on China in the world (CIW) Library Fellowship and has been invited to present at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing.  Great achievements, Alex!

Wedding Bells and Babies

Congratulations also to Sofia Robredo Moran and Carlos who will have her hands delightfully full at home with little Sebastian who was born this September.

Congratulations to Olga Kozar who got married this November.

Staff Changes

The Faculty has been successful in arguing for central university funding for a 2 year fixed term Post-doc contract for Dr. Haidee Kruger. Haidee will start in January and comes to us with an impressive record of research and publications. She will be working on several projects for which she already has funding, but as her work spans a range of research interests (corpus- and process-based translation studies, eye tracking, cognitive and situational constraints on language production), she is very keen to make contacts in the Department with a view to exploring collaborative research projects.

December 5th was Brooke Rose's last day with Macquarie's Audiology. Brooke has been working in the Speech and Hearing Clinic, and previously the Audiology clinic, since 2010. Brooke brought a lot of energy to our team, and will be sorely missed by staff, students and patients.

Professor Trevor Johnston will be retiring at the end of this year, and so I would like to take this opportunity to thank him on behalf of the department for his valued service and to wish him all the very best for the future.
Trevor has been with us since 2005 and made a considerable contribution to our undergraduate and postgraduate programs as well as undertaking world-leading research into Auslan. He will be leaving us officially at the end of December 2014, but will continue to lead his research projects and supervise higher degree students in an Honorary capacity, so we will still see him around.
Best wishes for a long and fruitful retirement, Trevor.

 

Staff Seminar Series 2014-2015

Thank you all for your presenting and participating in this year's Seminar series. And a special thanks your to Phil Chappell and Annabelle Lukin for organising these interesting and delightful talks.

The 2015 Seminar Series will be organised by Mridula Sharma and Annabelle Lukin and run Tuesdays from 1-2pm. All presenters are welcome and anyone interested in presenting please contact Mridula or Annabelle directly.

Human Sciences Perspectives Workshop in Language Teaching and Technology

 Sponsored by the Faculty of Human Sciences and the Department of International Studies. This symposium explored the role of technology in language learning in different social contexts.

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The workshop was a great success and brought together key researchers from across Australia and New Zealand such as Prof. Cynthia White (Massey University), Prof. Martina Mollering (Macquarie University), Dr. Enza Tudini (Univeristy of South Australia), A/Prof. Caroline Steel (University of Queensland), Dr. Antonie Alm (Univeristy of Otago), Dr. Constanza Tolosa (University of Auckland), A/Prof.  Una Cunningham (University of Canterbury), Dr. Karen Haines (UNITEC Auckland). The Symposium also showcased work of Macquarie Linguistics HDR students, such as Olga Kozar, Thushara Gamage, Si Jia Guo.  

The presentations covered a wide range of topics, such as teaching and learning languages with Web 2.0 tools, preparing language teachers for working in the new digital era, learners' preferences of various tools, etc.   

Prof. Phil Benson and Olga Kozar are currently working on the Special Issue proposal, based on the papers presented at the Symposium.

Facebook page for Applied Linguistics

 
Did you know that we have a Facebook page?

The Facebook page for Applied Linguistics was established by Phil Chappell in 2011 to promote coursework, research programs and the general activities and events of the Linguistics Department at Macquarie University.

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From slow beginnings, it now has over 1,500 followers and the statistics show that messages posted get distributed widely through international networks. For example, a recent book announcement reached 393 people, meaning that this number of people clicked the link to the announcement. We've recently promoted our schedule of activities at the JALT 2014 conference in Japan, a special issue of Review of Applied Linguistics devoted to a Macquarie workshop on Linguistic diversity and social inclusion in Australia, and several books by Macquarie Linguists or colleagues in other universities. It's a great way for the community, including current and past students and staff, to keep in touch with the Department on a regular basis.

Any staff member may apply, and are encouraged to be a page manager, which allows them to post news, announcements and events as they come up. Currently, Phil Chappell, Phil Benson and Ingrid Piller are page managers. Let Phil Chappell know if you're interested, and he'll sign you up. If you're a tweeter, you can post via @TESOLatMQ the department's Twitter account.

HDR Corner

HDR Student Conference

By HDR students, for HDR students, the Linguistics HDR Conference, held on 18 October 2014, brought together HDR students and academics in the Department of Linguistics at Macquarie University in this one-day event.

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Associate Professor Lynda Yates, Head of the Department, opened the conference in high spirits, and Dr Benjamin Wilkes, Manager of Allied Health with Campus Wellbeing and Support Services, delivered a keynote talk on information, knowledge and skills associated with successful HDR candidacy, with a particular focus on activating thesis output, self-care and the maintenance of relationships during HDR candidacy.

During the conference, the audience was treated to captivating presentations by Brie Willoughby-Knox, Xi Li, Dariush Izadi, Siang Lee Yeo, Fadwa Alnafjan, Chris Whitfeld, Kelly Maree Miles, Pragati Rao Mandikal Vasuki, Sithembinkosi Dube, Anming Wang, Jean Brick, Alexandra Grey, Neda Karimi, Anita Triastuti, Sijia Chen, Nutthaporn Owatnupat, Erna Andriyanti, Tonia Crawford, Bophan Khan and Thushara Gamage.

LINGLINE 94 HDR Con

Off-campus students - Rani Suppiah, Kevin Robert Knight Michael Rabbidge, and Thomas Amundrud - presented their research progress from distance through VoiceThread and received much useful feedback. 

From conversations of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, to telecollaborative learning, to decoupling of ethnic identity and language practices, the depth and breadth of the presentations were a true indicator of the richness and diversity of HDR research being conducted at the Department of Linguistics.

New Publications

Special Issue of Australian Review of Applied Linguistics "Linguistic diversity and social Inclusion in Australia"

A special issue of the Australian Review of Applied Linguistics devoted to Linguistic diversity and social inclusion in Australia that has just been published. The special issue brings together selected presentations from the 2012 Macquarie University FoHS perspectives workshop devoted to the same topic.

A list of contributions and abstracts is available here and include a paper by one of our PhD students, Grace Chang: "Writing feedback as an exclusionary practice in higher education"

Phil Chappell: Group Work in the English Language Curriculum

Phil Chappell just published a new book on Group Work in the English Language Curriculum - Sociocultural and Ecological Perspectives on Second Language Classroom Learning.

Group Work in the English Language Curriculum explores how using small groups in second language classrooms supports language learning. The book asserts that both language and learning are first and foremost social, and therefore when analyzing classroom activity, it is crucial to focus on the social interactions among students and teachers. Chappell's experience as a language teacher equips him to present a clear, evidence-based argument for the powerful influence group work has upon shaping the opportunities for learning, and how it should therefore be an integral part of every language lesson. This book will be of great interest to all language teachers and students of language teaching, as well as those researching in the field of language education and second language learning.

 

Linguistics Department Publications 1st August to 31st October 2014

Monographs, Edited Books and Translations

Chappell, P. (2014). Group work in the English language curriculum: Sociocultural and ecological perspectives on second language classroom learning. London: Palgrave MacMillan

Book chapters

Jackson. H., (2014) Trust work: A strategy for building organisation-stakeholder trust. In Pelsmaekers, K.,  Jacobs, G. and Rollo, C.(Eds)  Trust and Discourse: Organizational perspectives John Benjamins: Amsterdam.

Lukin, A. 2014. Creating a parallel universe: mode and the textual function in the study of one news story. In Bowcher and Smith. Recent Studies in Systemic Phonology. London: Equinox.

Pagano, Adriana, Figueredo, Giacomo, Lukin, A. 2014. Modelling proximity in a corpus of literary retranslations: A methodological proposal for clustering texts based on systemic-functional annotation of lexicogrammatical features. In Meng Ji (ed). Empirical Translation Studies - Interdisciplinary Methodologies Explored. London: Equinox.

Journal articles

Bardy F. McMahon CM, Johnson B. (2014). Deconvolution of magnetic Acoustic Change Complex (mACC). Clin Neurophys, 125; 2220-2231.

Bardy F. Van Dun B. Dillon H. McMahon CM. (2014). Deconvolution of overlapping cortical auditory evoked potentials recorded using short stimulus onset-asynchrony ranges. Clin Neurophys. 125; 814-826.

Barnes, S. (2014). Managing intersubjectivity in aphasia. Research on Language and Social Interaction, 47(2), 130-150.

Chen JKC, Yi-Chiun Chuang A, McMahon C, Tung, TH, Lieber LPH. (2014). Contribution of non-implanted ear to pitch perception for prelingually deafened cochlear implant recipients. Otology & Neurotology, 35, 1409-1414.

Cox, F., Palethorpe, S., Buckley, L. & Bentink, S. (2014). Hiatus resolution and linking /ɹ/ in Australian English, Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 44, 155-178.

Cox, F., Palethorpe, S. & Bentink, S. (2014). Phonetic archaeology and fifty years of change to Australian English /iː/, Australian Journal of Linguistics, 34, 50-75. 

Cupples, L., & Crowe, K. (2014). The communicative benefits of cochlear implantation for children with hearing loss and autism spectrum disorder: A review. OA Autism, 2(1):6.

Gopinath B, Schneider J, Flood VM, McMahon CM, Burlutsky G, Leeder SR, Mitchell P. (2014). Association between diet quality with concurrent vision and hearing impairment in older adults. J Nutrition, Health & Aging. 18 (3): 251-6.

Peters P., Smith A., Middledorp J., Karpin A., Sin S., Kilgore A. 2014. Learning Essential Terms and Concepts in Statistics and Accounting. HERDSA Journal 33 (4), 742-756.

Schneider J, Dunsmore M, McMahon CM, Gopinath B, Kifley A, Mitchell P, Leeder SR, Wang JJ.  (2014). Improving access to hearing services for people with low vision: Piloting a "Hearing Screening and Education Model" of intervention, Ear & Hearing, 35 (4); e153-61.

Schneider J. Dunsmore M. McMahon CM. Gopinath B. Kifely A. Mitchell P. Leeder, S. Wang JJ. (2014). Dual sensory impairment (DSI) and hearing aid use among clients attending low vision services in Australia: The Vision-Hearing Project" Journal Aging & Health, 26 (2); 231-249.

Smith, A. 2014. Newly emerging subordinators in spoken and written English. Australian Journal of Linguistics, 34 (1), 118-138.

Suzuki, H. & Roger, P. (2014). Foreign language anxiety in teachers. JALT Journal, 36 (2), 175-199.

Townley, A., & Riazi, A.M. (2014). Analysis of authentic legal negotiation: Implications for teaching contract negotiation to undergraduate law students. International Journal of Language Studies, 8 (4), 49-76.

Yuen, I., Cox, F. & Demuth, K. (2014). Three-year-olds' production of Australian English phonemic vowel length as a function of prosodic context, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 135, 1469-1479.

Zhou, P., Crain, S. & Zhan, L. (2014). Grammatical aspect and event recognition in children's online sentence comprehension. Cognition, 133(1), 262-276. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2014.06.018

Zhou, P., Crain, S., & Thornton, R. (2014). Children's knowledge of double negative structures in Mandarin Chinese. Journal of East Asian Linguistics, 23(4), 333-359. doi:10.1007/s10831-013-9118-y

Journal papers - advance publication

Dahm, M., O'Grady, C., Yates, L. and Roger, P. (2014) 'Into the spotlight - The advantages of using the dictaphone during consultations and its implications for health professional education'. Health Communication. DOI: 10.1080/10410236.2014.894603

Yates, L. (2014). 'Learning how to speak: Pronunciation, pragmatics and practicalities in the classroom and beyond'. Language Teaching. Available on CJO 2014 doi:10.1017/S0261444814000238. PDF http://journals.cambridge.org/repo_A93CvvhU

Yates, L. & Major, G. (in press 2015). '"Quick-chatting", "smart dogs", and how to "say without saying": Small talk and pragmatic learning in the community'. System. DOI information: 10.1016/j.system.2014.09.011

Yuen, I., Miles, K., Cox., F, Demuth, K. (2014). The syllabic status of final consonants in early speech: a case study. Journal of child language, 1-13.

Papers published in conference proceedings

Tieu, L., Bill, C., Romoli, J., & Crain, S. (2014). Plurality inferences are scalar implicatures: Evidence from acquisition. In J. Grieser, T. Snider, S. D'Antonio, & M. Wiegand (Eds.), Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT 24) (pp. 122-136). Portland, USA: Linguistic Society of America.

Zhou, P., Crain, S., & Thornton, R. (2014). Lexical aspect and the use of negation by Mandarin-speaking children. In U. Minai, A. Tremblay, C. Coughlin, C.-Y. Chu, & B. Lopez Prego (Eds.), Selected Proceedings of the Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition - North America 5 (GALANA 5) (pp. 150-156). Somerville: Cascadilla Press.

Plenary and invited conference presentations

Benson, P. (2014). Language learning and teaching: in and out of the classroom. Plenary presentation at the TESOL Research Network Colloquium, University of Sydney, 23 August, 2014.

Piller, I. (2014, October). Acquiring Multilingual Capital. Invited keynote lecture presented the 3rd Principals' Conference of FIT-Schools in Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Singapore.

Conference presentations

Benson, P. (2014, August). Informal learning in new media environments: Translanguaging, sociality and interaction on YouTube. Paper presented at AILA World Congress 2014, Brisbane, 10-15 August 2014. 

Estival, D., Cassidy, S., Cox, F. & Burnham, D. (2014). AusTalk: an audio-visual corpus of Australian English, 9th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Reykjavik (Iceland), 28-30 May.

Dahm, M. R. & Yates, L. (2014, August). 'Doing Patient-centredness - Pragmatic Competence for International Medical Graduates', Paper presented at AILA World Congress 2014, Brisbane, 10-15 August 2014.

Gilliver, M., Cupples, L., Ching, T., Day, J., & Leigh, G. (2014, July). A tablet for play can improve PA... and Vocab: Training pre-literacy skills in pre-school children with hearing loss. Poster presented at the Twenty-First Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Herke, M, & Liardét, C. (July 2014). Mapping academic literacy: How an integrated SFL-guided pedagogy empowers undergraduate learners.  European Systemic Functional Linguistics Conference, Paris. 

Herke, M. (July 2014). Registerial cartography and the deployment of cohesive and logical resources in student academic writing. European Systemic Functional Linguistics Conference, Paris. 

Liardét, C. (July 2014). Grammatical metaphor and academic success: How GM deployment distinguishes success texts.  European Systemic Functional Linguistics Conference, Paris. 

Lukin, A. 2014. Language, linguistics and politics: Australian Federal Budget speeches 1996-2007. Australian Systemic Functional Linguistics Conference, UNSW. Sydney, Sept/Oct 2014

Riazi, M., & Candlin, C. (2014). What can mixed-methods research (MMR) offer to applied linguistics researchers? Opportunities and challenges. Paper presented at the 47th BAAL Conference, 4-6 Sept. 2014, Warwick University, UK.

Riazi. M., & Murray, J. (2014). Writing in test vs. real-life academic contexts: Text features. Paper presented at the 17th World Congress of AILA. 10-15 August 2014, Brisbane, Australia.

Yates, L. (2014, Mar). 'AMEP Longitudinal Study 2011-2014', TasTESOL annual conference, Hobart, Tasmania.

Yates, L. & Major, G. (2014, April). 'A Qualitative Look at Motivation and Opportunity', American Association of Applied Linguistics Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon, USA.

Yates, L. & Major, G. (2014, April). 'Practical pragmatics beyond speech acts'. Pragmatics and Language Learning Conference, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

Radio and Internet 

Lukin, A. 2014-10-28. When governments go to war, the Fourth Estate goes AWOL. https://theconversation.com/when-governments-go-to-war-the-fourth-estate-goes-awol-32167

Lukin, A. 2014-09-15. My fellow Americans: the familiar sound of American belligerence. https://theconversation.com/my-fellow-americans-the-familiar-sound-of-american-belligerence-31631

Piller, I. Basics of bilingualism, North Side Radio, 28 August 2014

Piller, I. Hallmarks of a good language program, Bilingual Avenue, 31 October 2014, www.bilingualavenue.com/episode-6-hallmarks-of-a-good-language-program-more-with-dr-ingrid-piller/

Piller, I. 2014-10-21. Partnering for the future. Language on the Move at www.languageonthemove.com/language-learning-gender-identity/partnering-for-the-future

Piller, I. 2014-09-22. Language work in the internet café. Language on the Move at www.languageonthemove.com/language-globalization/language-work-in-the-internet-cafe

Piller, I. 2014-08-21. Language deficit in super-diversity. Language on the Move at www.languageonthemove.com/language-migration-social-justice/language-deficit-in-super-diversity

Piller, I. 2014-08-06. Sink-or-swim for international students. Language on the Move at www.languageonthemove.com/language-globalization/sink-or-swim-for-international-students