Pilcher, N. & Richards, K. (2017). We need to talk about IELTS, and the case for testing English 'in-subject'
No abstract available - read the full article here - http://wonkhe.com/blogs/we-need-to-talk-about-ielts-and-the-case-for-testing-english-in-subject/
Zhou, V., & Pilcher, N. (in press). ‘Intercultural Competence’ as an intersubjective process: A reply to ‘essentialism’. Language and Intercultural Communication, ISSN 1470-8477
Current intercultural education paradigms are commonly grounded in structuralist competence-oriented tenets, and introspective reflection is sometimes employed to help individ...
Cserző, D., Kantara, A. & Singh, J. N. (Eds.). (2016). Blue paint and white underwear: miscommunication and humour in intercultural contexts. ISBN 1443890561 9781443890564
When two individuals from different cultural backgrounds fail to achieve mutual understanding, the accusatory finger is almost always automatically pointed at ‘cultural differ...
Lecturer in Intercultural Communication
Kranert, M. (2015). Review of Piotr Cap & Urszula Okulska (eds). (2013)Analyzing genres in political communication: Theory and practice. Journal of Language and Politics. 15(4), 500-503. doi:10.1075/jlp.15.4.08kra. ISSN 1569-2159
Piotr Cap & Urszula Okulska (eds). (2013)Analyzing genres in political communication: Theory and practice
Kranert, M. (2015). Antoon De Rycker & Zuraidah Mohd Don (eds.), Discourse and crisis: Critical perspectives. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2013. Pp. vii, 489. Hb. $149. Language in Society. 44(02), 285-286. doi:10.1017/s0047404515000123. ISSN 0047-4045
Antoon De Rycker & Zuraidah Mohd Don (eds.), Discourse and crisis: Critical perspectives. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2013. Pp. vii, 489. Hb. $149.
Victoria, M. (2013). Negotiating communication and building relation across cultures. CMU Journal of Science. 17, 19-33. ISSN 0116-7847
There have been a number of studies that explores how people from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds communicate. However, many of these investigations tend to focu...
Ratz, S. (2013). Community Language Classes: How Ready are Students for More Technology?. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice. 1(1), 1-8. doi:10.14297/jpaap.v1i1.35. ISSN 2051-9788
Are students at community language classes ready to use more technology for their learning? Although research into the use of
technology in many language learning settings is ...
Victoria, M. (2013). TEACHER TALK AND MANAGING SOCIAL RELATIONS IN PHILIPPINE UNIVERSITY CLASSROOMS. English Language Teacher Education and Development. 15(Winter)
Language is at the ‘centre of what happens in the classroom’ (Manke, 1997: xvi). Indeed, it can be said that the classroom is a ‘universe of language’ (Bourdieu & Passeron, 19...
Victoria, M. (2012). Turning Miscommunication Events into Opportunities for Developing Interactional Competence. Indian Journal of Applied Linguistics. 38(1), 143-163. ISSN 0379-0037
Many studies have explored the difficulties faced by foreign language learners when they begin the learning journey from survival to advanced level. Most of these investigatio...
Victoria, M. (2009). Power and Politeness: Social Interaction in Philippine Higher Education Classrooms. Philippine Journal of Linguistics. 40, 17-32. ISSN 0048-3796
Pilcher, N. & Cortazzi, M. (2015). Dialogues: ‘QUANT’ researchers on ‘QUAL’ methods. Qualitative Report. 21(3), 450-473. ISSN 1052-0147
Qualitative researchers commonly perceive that positivist hard-science researchers and policies of governments deprecate qualitative methods and approaches. Curiously though, ...
Kranert, M. (2017, March). Mapping political cultures, or genre as central category of comparative political discourse analysis. The case of Third Way discourses in Germany and the UK at the turn of the 21st century. Presented at Research Group Meeting - Language, Ideology and Power (Lancaster University), Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
No abstract available.
Kranert, M. Text and Context in the Discourses of the Third Way in Germany and the United Kingdom A Comparative Study of the Language of ‘New Labour’ and ‘Die Neue Mitte’. (Thesis)
This thesis undertakes a comparison of the discursive strategies of New Labour and the German SPD at the turn of the twenty-first century, when both parties engaged in a disco...
Bremner, N., & Bahmad, J. (2017). Introduction. French Cultural Studies, 28(3), (241-247). doi:10.1177/0957155817714118. ISSN 0957-1558
Although the act of labelling cultural practices or products as trash is often framed as a casual dismissal based on self-evident assumptions, it can in fact be viewed as a me...