ISLE Research Network

Search for research themes

Members of ISLE can choose to create a brief profile of their current research activities for publication on our website. Each profile may contain up to 5 'themes', and each theme may include any number of keywords.

We aim for this page to be a showcase of research in English Linguistics. It will enable members to get in touch with others working on related research topics.

Use your own keywords or choose ISLE member / Linguist List keywords:

Quantitative variationist analysis

Quantitative analysis including mixed-effects modelling in R

  • Expires after: 01-01-2200
  • Keywords: Quantitative Methods,Mixed-Effects Modelling

Variation and Change in English

Grammatical and phonological variation in past and present varieties of English; functional conditioning; based on linguistic corpora and text databases; with a focus on quantitative methodologies.

  • Expires after: 31-12-2030
  • Keywords: Alternations,Constraints On Variation,Corpus Linguistics,Diachronic Variation,Historical Linguistics,Language Change,Phonology,Quantitative Methods,Variationist Linguistics,World Englishes,Grammar

Acquisition, Variation, and Diachronic Change in and across English Amplifiier Systems

This research project focuses on the amplification of adjectives in English (e.g. very good, really nice) using a corpus-based quantitative approach.

  • Expires after: 30-09-2021
  • Keywords: Variation,Corpus Linguistics,Language Change,Quantitative Methods

Critical discourse analysis

In my research, I tend to apply a new approach to critical discourse analysis based on evaluation. I will apply a qualitative-quantitative methods to analyse asylum seekers presentation.

  • Expires after: 31-01-2020
  • Keywords: Appraisal,Critical Discourse Analysis,Corpus Linguistics,Quantitative Methods,Cognitive Linguistics

English verb-particle combinations

Diachronic evolution of English verb-particle combinations

  • Expires after: 28-09-2019
  • Keywords: Phrasal Verb,Particle Verb,Textual Variation,Diachronic Variation,Quantitative Methods