• Is there a housing crisis in New Zealand or is it only a metaphor? Results of a critical metaphor analysis 

      Romova, Zina; Varley, Steve (Applied Linguistics Association of New Zealand, 2017-11-29)
      This paper reports on a corpus-based study of metaphor use in the discourse of the Auckland housing topic in News and Commentary sections of The New Zealand Herald over the months of July to September 2016, the time of ...
    • Timothy and Mary Richard, Chinese music, and the adaptation of tonic sol-fa method in Qing China 

      Gong, Hong-Yu (Music in China, Inc with Music Research Institute of the China Conservatory in Beijing, 2017)
      Several scholars have discussed the ways in which Christian missionaries appropriated native musical traditions all over the world in order to propagate the Christian doctrines. This is just as true of the situation in ...
    • Reflections on the 2017 Rio AILA (Applied Linguistic) Conference through an Antipodean Lens: practical Implications for advisors 

      Hobbs, Moira; Dofs, K. (Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors of Aotearoa New Zealand (ATLAANZ), 2017)
      This article will offer some feedback and subsequent reflection on the week long Association Internationale de Linguistique Appliquee (AILA) Congress 2017 held in Rio during July, and in particular, on the full day ...
    • Hymnals and hymnody in Late Qing and Early Republican China 

      Gong, Hong-Yu (Music in China, Inc with Music Research Institute of the China Conservatory in Beijing, 2016)
      "That Christian hymn-singing played an important role in the daily life of many China missionaries and therefore was instrumental in the transmission of Western music in China is here plain to see. Speaking of "all the ...
    • Self-access centre and autonomous learning management : where are we now and where are we going? 

      Hobbs, Moira; Dofs, K. (Kanda University of International Studies (KUIS), 2017-06)
      As mentioned in the foreword to this journal special issue, in 2016, the editors helped organise the 7th Independent Learning Association Conference which was held in Wuhan in November, with lectures from keynotes and other ...
    • Teaching and learning academic writing: Narratives of future destinations. 

      Romova, Zina; Andrew, M. (2014)
      Focus: Qualitative project relating content and form of AW portfolios to: Student ‘destinations’, ‘disciplinary communities’ and ‘imagined communities’ The need of more specificity in creating ‘disciplinary identities’ ...
    • Teaching grammar creatively 

      Hadfield, Jill (English Australia, 2016-09)
      Creativity - what? why? how? Why encourage creativity in grammar teaching? Three ways we can help
    • The nature of language learners' beliefs : a half-told story 

      Zhong, Qunyan (Maggie) (15-06-02)
      Substantial amount of research regarding L2 learners’ beliefs has been conducted in recent years. However, not enough attention has been paid to investigating the nature of learners’ beliefs; hence our understanding of the ...
    • Changes in two migrant learners’ beliefs, learning strategy use and language achievements in a New Zealand context 

      Zhong, Qunyan (Maggie) (Elsevier, 2015-07-04)
      Substantial amount of research regarding L2 learners’ beliefs has been conducted in recent years. However, less attention has been paid to the interactions among the three constructs: learners’ beliefs, learning strategies ...
    • Understanding English teaching and learning context in China 

      Zhong, Qunyan (Maggie) (Longbridge Publishing Company, 2012-09)
      The recent economic boom has seen the number of English language learners escalating in China. The Chinese enthusiasm for learning English has generated a growing interest from the West to teach in China. There is a need ...
    • Connecting 'across the ditch' and beyond! 

      Cioccarelli, Lesley; Hynson, Yvonne (2014)
      Take charge of your own professional development. By using the Internet, you can decide when, where and how to keep up-to-date with all the latest developments in teaching ESOL or community languages. This workshop will ...
    • Intentionalism, Intentionality and Reporting Beliefs 

      Mitrovic, Branko (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., 2009)
      The dominant view of twentieth century analytic philosophy has been that all thinking is always in a language; that languages are vehicles of thought. In recent decades, however, the opposite view, that languages merely ...
    • Letters to the editor: Results of corpus analysis 

      Hetet, John (Applied Linguistics Association of New Zealand, 2013)
      In this paper, which is part of a wider study on corpus nexus genre approach to teaching writing to advanced EAL learners, we aim to show how corpora can provide teachers and learners with information about dominant lexical ...
    • Tertiary students’ numeracy skills requirements 

      Hobbs, Moira (Unitec E-Press, 2014-06-24)
      The following paper arises from the author being invited to be part of a discussion panel of NZ tertiary learning advisors, at a regional hui. The main topic was the numeracy skills required for our current students to be ...
    • Adult literacy for a productive, knowledge-based economy 

      Monteiro, Sylila; Sharma, Rashika (Common Ground Publishing, 2013)
      The increasing complexity of contemporary society demands a more versatile and highly knowledgeable human capital base. To effectively function in the workplace and in daily life, knowledge workers today need to utilise ...
    • Undergraduate research : a source for faculty publications? 

      Panko, Mary; Singh, Niranjan (Unitec ePress, 2014-04-14)
      Over the last two decades undergraduate students have been encouraged to problem solve in ‘the real world’ in order to construct their own subject knowledge. This generally means that students are required to carry out ...
    • Meeting the learning needs of refugees and migrants in tertiary blended ESOL courses 

      Danaher, Katherine (Unitec E-Press, 2014-05-13)
      Technology use in higher education is becoming ubiquitous. However, the particular needs of adult migrant and refugees studying English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) necessitate careful course design and teaching ...
    • Talking with children when using prams while shopping 

      Blaiklock, Ken (New Zealand Research in Early Childhood Education Journal, 2013)
      Children’s language development is influenced by the amount and quality of interactions that they are immersed in. This study investigated the frequency of parent-child interactions that occur when parents accompany young ...
    • Letters to the editor: Results of corpus analysis 

      Romova, Zina; Hetet, John (2013)
      In this paper, which is part of a wider study on corpus nexus genre approach to teaching writing to advanced EAL learners, we aim to show how corpora can provide teachers and learners with information about dominant lexical ...
    • Mentoring in language and culture on-line 

      Brown, T. Pascal; Panko, Mary (2000-06)
      A mentor can 'stimulate the construction of the student's autonomy' (Freire 1998), empower people to think more positively about themselves and increase their network of contacts (McKenzie 1995, Jeruchin and Shapiro 1992). ...