Rachel Allan

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Area of interest

Corpus linguistics, English language teaching and learning, English as a Lingua Franca, vocabulary


Articles in journals

Allan, R. (2017). From Do You Know to I Don’t Know: An Analysis of the Frequency and Usefulness of Lexical Bundles in Five English Language Self-Study Books. Corpus Pragmatics, vol. 1: 4, pp. 351-372.  

Allan, R. (2016). Lexical Bundles in ELF Business Meetings. The Linguistics Journal, vol. 10: 1, pp. 141-163.  

Allan, R. (2016). Lexical bundles in graded readers: To what extent does language restriction affect lexical patterning?. System An International Journal of Educational Technology and Applied Linguistics, vol. 59, pp. 61-72.  

Rachel, A. (2009). Can a graded corpus provide 'authentic' input?. ELT Journal, vol. 63: 1, pp. 23-32.  

Chapters in books

Allan, R. (2010). Concordances versus dictionaries: Evaluating approaches to word learning in ESOL. In Insights into non-native vocabulary teaching and learning. Clevedon : Multilingual Matters. pp. 112-126.

Conference papers

Allan, R. (2016). Lexical bundles from one century to the next: An analysis of language input in English teaching texts. Paper presented at the IVACS 2016, Bath Spa University, June 16-17, 2016

Allan, R. (2016). Lexical bundles in English language teaching texts: A century of change?. Paper presented at the Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of A Corpus of English Dialogues 1560–1760: Research on Historical Corpora of Speech-related Texts,21-22 April 2016, Sundsvall, Sweden  

Allan, R. (2014). Lexical Chunks in Business English as a Lingua Franca. Paper presented at the I7th Biennial IVACS Conference, Newcastle, 19-21 June 2014

Allan, R. (2013). At the end of the day… An ELF perspective on lexical chunks in spoken business English.. Paper presented at the iLinC 2013; Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference Evolving perspective; Queens University, Belfast, UK; 2nd Nov 2013.