Completed postgraduate research
Jo Oranje, 'Culture in the classroom of ESL learners: How culture is represented in the lessons of ESL children at a New Zealand mainstream primary school.'
Rebecca Yates, 'The effect of gender and familiarity on the use of 'like' in New Zealand English.'
Jin Eu, 'Catergory Invasion and the Web Data.'
Sonya Hamel, 'Language and Identity: New Zealand Immirants Constructing New Identities in Multilingual Context.'
Sarah Mearns, 'The Changing Language Learning Motivations of Learners from Mainland China.'
Jeremy Callander, 'The impact of NCEA through the eyes of secondary level ESL teachers in Dunedin: an exploratory study.' Jeremy teaches ESL at the University of Otago Language Centre.
Chang Shih Yen, 'Southern Chinese kinship terms.'
Andrew Chimpololo, 'Bilingual education: needs analysis for two primary schools in Malawi.'
Jyh Wee Sew, 'Reduplicating nouns and verbs in Malay: a conceptual analysis.' Jye Wee is a lecturer of Malay at the National University of Singapore.
Elizabeth Hogbin, 'Patterns of relativization and animacy in eighteenth and twentieth century written English: an empirical account.'
Farah Hanini Abdul Rahman, 'The use of standard Malay (Bahasa Malaysia) in carrying out official duties amomg UNIMAS staff: a survey.' Farah is Lecturer in the Centre for Language Studies at the University of Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS).
Mellanie Hodge, '/ju:z/ are in the paddock eating grass: a study of the acceptance of grammatical variants among adolescents from Southland and Otago.'
Michael Pryde, 'Communication dilemma between Japanese students and New Zealand homestay parents.'
Songyut Akkakoson, 'Raising the comprehension skills of Thai tertiary readers of English through strategies-based instruction.'
Ryoko deBurgh-Hirabe, 'Extensive reading and L2 reading motivation in Japanese as a foreign language: a case study of New Zealand high school students.'
Elizabeth Hogbin, 'Syntactic processing and word order variation: Examining Old English word order patterns with respect to Performance Theory.'
Dennis Tay, 'Metaphor in psychotherapy: Description and applications.'
Cheryl Loi, 'A contrastive genre-based analysis of research article introductions in Chinese and English.'
Magaret Rajoo, 'Teacher feedback on ESL writers: Insights from verbal protocols.'
Rajni Chand, 'Listening skills in the South Pacific Region: The Case of Distance Education Students at the University of the South Pacific.'
Kam-yiu Sunny Pang, 'Partitioned narrative model of the self: its linguistic manifestations, entailments, and ramifications.' Dr Pang is a lecturer at the University of Macau.
Lee-Luan Ng, 'The influence of cognitive styles on the interaction with a language instruction CD-ROM: a case study of Malaysian ESL learners.' Dr Ng is a lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Malaya.
Vijay Kumar Mallan, 'The influence of contextual factors on revision strategies: the case of four Malaysian native speakers of English in a mainstream E.S.L. classroom.'
Dr Mallan is a Senior Lecturer at Universiti Putra, Malaysia.
Imran Ho Abdullah, 'A usage-type analysis of three prepositions: at, in and on in a corpus of written Malaysian English.' Dr Ho Abdullah is Deputy Director of the Center for Academic Development, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
Kimihiro Yoshimura, 'The middle construction in English: a cognitive linguistic analysis.' Dr Yoshimura is a Professor at Nara University of Education, Japan