Alumni

PhD Alumni

Amer Ahmed

BA (University of Mosul)
MA & PhD (York University)

  • Research interests: Morphosyntax and syntax-semantics.
  • Dissertation: Case in Standard Arabic: A Dependent Case Approach

Fatema Al'Rubai'ey

BA (Sultan Qaboos University)
MA (University of Victoria)
PhD (York University)

  • Research interests: second language acquisition, language, culture and identity, identity and second language pragmatics.
  • Dissertation: Identity and pragmatic transfer: The role of Omani EFL learners' identitites in their pragmatics choices in English

Philip Comeau

BA (Dalhousie University)
MA & PhD (York University)

Professeur, Département de linguistique, Université du Québec à Montréal

  • Research interests: Acadian French, North American French, grammatical variation, language contact, language and the media, socio-syntax, variationist sociolinguistics.
  • Dissertation: A Window on the Past, A Move Toward the Future: Sociolinguistic and Formal Perspective on Variation in Acadian French

D. Rick Grimm

BA (University of Calgary)
MA (University of Alberta)
PhD (York University)

  • Research interests: spoken Ontario French, minority French in Canada, language variation and change, language contact (specifically French and English), diachronic linguistics, language maintenance and sociolinguistic theory.
  • Dissertation: Grammatical Variation and Change in Spoken Ontario French: The Subjunctive Mood and the Expression of Future Temporal Reference

Ali Hadidi

BSc (Iran University of Science and Technology)
MA (University of Tehran)
PhD (York University)

Course Director, Department Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, York University

  • Research interests: Written composition processes of L2 learners from cognitive and sociocultural theory (SCT) perspectives, sociocultural theory of mind, (critical) discourse analysis, text analysis, second language education (SLE) and acquisition (SLA); English for specific purposes (ESP).
  • Dissertation: Cognition and Rhetoric in English Language Learners' Writing: A Developmental Study

Jessica King

BA (University of Guelph)
MA & PhD (York University)

  • Research interests: Second Language Education; language policy; immigration and citizenship; language, culture, and identity; development of writing for academic purposes.
  • Dissertation: Intersections between the life stories of internationally-trained immigrant women and institutional narratives of immigrant success in Ontario

Iryna Lenchuk

BA (National Linguistic University, Ukraine)
MA (OISE, University of Toronto)
PhD (York University)

Course Director, Department Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, York University

  • Research interests: Second language acquisition and the study of narrative.
  • Dissertation: Aspect and Case in Interlanguage Grammars: The Case of English Learners of Russian

Angela Meyer Sterzik

BA (University of Waterloo)
TESL Certificate (Conestoga College)
MA & PhD (York University)

  • Research interests: Adult second language acquisition, English for academic purposes: Reading/Writing/Listening/Speaking, High-stakes assessments, pedagogy .
  • Dissertation: Going Beyond the Text: The Inferencing Processes of Skilled Readers in L1 & L2 Across Reading Tasks

Jeffrey Millar

BA (McGill University)
TESL Certificate (Concordia University)
MA & PhD (York University)

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Cinncinatti

  • Research interests: Language Policy and Planning; Ethnography of Language Policy; Language Assessment for purposes of immigration, Critical Language Testing; Critical Discourse Analysis (Dialectical-Relational and Discourse-Historical Approaches); Language Ideology, Standard Language Ideology; Language and (Post)Nationalism, discourses of language and national identity; Language and Governmentality, discourse/language as technologies of government; Language and Neo-liberalism.
  • Dissertation: The Revaluation of the National Language in a Post-National Era: Language Policy and the Governance of Migration and Citizenship

Tanya Romaniuk

BA (McMaster University)
TESL Certificate (York University)
MA & PhD (York University)

  • Research interests: broadcast talk, Conversation Analysis, Discourse Analysis, Institutional Talk, language and gender, political discourse
  • Dissertation: Cracks in the Glass Ceiling?: Laughter and Politics in Broadcast News Interviews and the Gendered Nature of Media Representations

MA Alumni

Major Research Papers or Theses

Linguistics

Amer Ahmed

  • The Movement Theory of Control in Iraqi Arabic: A Case of PRO or pro?

Nathalie Alexandre

  • Variation in the Spoken French of Franco-Ontarians: Preposition De Followed by the Deictic Pro-forms ca and la, aller in… (Thesis)

Tasneem Alfaktir

  • Language Choice during the Syrian Revolution

Sandra Anacleto

  • "Nós" and "a gente": A Grammaticalization case in Azorean Portuguese

Yvette Anderson

  • Hillbillies, Schmucks and Gangsters: A Perceptual Dialectology Study of the Greater Toronto Area

Christopher Arthur

  • Critical Discourse Analysis of the Killing of Iraqi Civilians by the US Military During the 2003 Invasion of Iraq in the Toronto Area Print Media

Yvette Bailey

  • The Role of Jamaican Creole in Formal Education

David Bell-Patterson

  • Handshape and Contact Point Restrictions in American Sign Language

Gavin Bembridge

  • Cleft Constructions in Scottish Gaelic

Elena Berlanda

  • New Perspectives on Digraphia: A Framework for the Sociolinguistics of Writing Systems

Arjun Bhalla

  • The Importance of Markedness and Sonority in Syllable Theory and Syllabic Parsing: A Theoretical and Computational Linguistic Analysis

Archna Bhatia

  • An Investigation of Adverb Placement in Hindi

Ashley Bourassa

  • The Performative Construction of Gay Male Speech: A Comparative Approach

Alison Butler

  • Linguistic Contributions to the Literacy Development of African American Vernacular English-speaking Children

Man-To Cheng

  • Classifiers: A Comparative Study of Cantonese and Mandarin

Barbara Chettle

  • The Phonologies of Old and Classical Portuguese, Spanish and Ladino, and the Development of Papiamentu

Daryl Chow

  • Singlish can say what?: A study of optional wh-in-situ Singaporean English

Charmaine Chung

  • ‘Uh, I do not have authority for that': Variation in courtroom discourse

Courtney Collings

  • To Catch a Killer: An analysis of the discourse used by Toronto-based newspapers in framing the 2003 SARS epidemic

Phillip Comeau

  • The Integration of Words of English Origin in Baie Sainte-Marie Acadian French

Joe Correia

  • Portingles Use in the Greater Toronto Area

Luba Dachevski

  • The Politics of Language Policy in Latvia

Paul DeDecker

  • The Canadian Shift Beyond the City Limits (Thesis)

Carly Dickerson

  • The Linguistic Expression of Gender Identity: Albania's 'Sworn Virgins' (MA Thesis)

Rhonda Dinardo

  • A New Hegemonic Masculinity? A Critical Discourse Analysis of Dominance and Violence in Eminem’s Rap Lyrics

Melonie Fullick

  • McMaster’s Directions: Managerialist Discourse and Change in Higher Education

Caroline Fung

  • Linguistic capital: Implications of language policy in Singapore'

Jaryd Gabison

  • Loanword Pitch Accentuation in Japanese: A Stratal Optimality Approach

Benedict Gauthier

  • The Valley Girl “Syndrome” Uptalk in Contemporary Toronto English

Angelika Giester

  • Aspects of Dialect Standardization in Upper Austria

Rohanna Gooljarsingh

  • Changes in the Use of Doz/Iz in Trinidadian Creole

Chantal Gratton

  • Resistance and Resilience: The Linguistic Construction of Non-Binary Transgender Identities

Karolyn Gruszewski

  • "I know, I'm not only gorgeous, I'm also fabulous!": Complimenting and Related Discursive Strategies in a Polish-Canadian Community of Practice

Sarah Hamilton

  • Not Just “One of them Things”: The Conditioning of the Demonstrative Plural Pronoun Variable in the West Virginia

Hyunjung Han

  • Phonetic Spelling in Internet Korean

Mithila Haque

  • t/d-Deletion and Canadian Vowel Shift in Toronto English by Bangladeshi-Canadians

Kristina Hollinger

  • Narrative expansion in patient-surgeon interaction

D. Kyle Horn

  • The Development of English Modal Auxiliaries: A Generative Examination

Chao Jia

  • Developing openness to otherness: A personal case study in intercultural communication

Charlies Julian

  • Frozen Morphology and Historical Agentivity in Pidgin Genesis

Do-Hee Jung

  • Are things r and l?  All things r and l.  Perception of English r and l by Adult Native Speakers of Korean

Shizuko Kawai

  • The Study of the Choice of the Vocabulary in the Translations of the Bible into Japanese – From the Viewpoint of Language Contacts in the Far-East Asia

C. Sachi Kikuchi

  • Japanese-English Codeswitching: A Case Study of Three Sisters in Toronto

Taeyoul Kim

  • The Korean Nominal Structure and Default Case

Evelyne Kisembe

  • The Phonology of Tone in Lubukusu Verbs

Laura Kisielyte

  • The Phonology of Tone in Lubukusu Verbs

Michaela Kondan

  • "What do you mean you're stressed out?": The Concept of Stress in Biomedicine and Alternative Health Care Systems

Dana Kunsir

  • The Discourse of Political Interviews with Barack Obama in Broadcast Journalism

Gabrielle LaFortune

  • A Qualitative Study of Anti-Feminist Discursive Strategies in Online Comment Sections" (Thesis)

Rory Laing

  • A Study on Interaction and Face-Work in an Online Community

Sunghwa Lee

  • Anxiety in Second Language Teaching and Learning

Olga Levitski

  • Trilingual Code-Switching as Communication Strategy: Russian Israelis in Toronto

Walter Lotje-Murr

  • Pornoun Drop in Catalan

Elena Magistro

  • The European Union and the Creation of a European Identity

Parul Malhotra

  • English Language Education in India

Emily Mayberry

  • English Language Spread in The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Natalia Mazzaro

  • Speaking Spanish with Style: A Sociolinguistics Analysis of /s/ in Corrientes, Argentina (Thesis)

Sean Meades

  • “We need to do more ground work to find out what we need to do”: Evaluating the Impact of the Federal Aboriginal Language Initiative in Ontario

Shirah Milgram

  • The Theory of Universal Grammar: Historical tensions and debates

Asma Mohran

  • Automatic Speech Recognition Systems: A Linguistic Perspective

Viktor Nemethy

  • Language Rights, Language Laws and Minorities

Jaqueline Ng

  • Influence of First Language on Second Language Acquisition

Scott Paauw

  • A Historical Analysis of the Lexical Sources of Sri Lanka Malay (MA Thesis)

Andrew B. Peters

  • Structural Problems in the Syntax of Multiple Modality

 Selena Phillips-Boyle

  • Aviation discourse between air traffic controllers and pilots

Sebastien Plante

  • Semantic Roles and Argument Structure: Overview and Discussion

Dmitri Priven

  • Lest They Forget: Bilingual Education as a Way to Prevent First Language Attrition among Immigrant School-Age Children (Thesis)

Milica Radisic

  • Subject Raising and Obligatory Subject Control in Serbian

John Riebold

  • Creak in the Rain: Phonation in Oregon English

Thomas Ristimaki

  • Energy in the Discourse of Alternative Health and Medicine

Yulia Rodionova

  • French-lexified Caribbean Creole Languages in French-speaking and English-speaking Environments

Tanya Romaniuk

  • Looks like a mayor, thinks like a mayor, talks like a neighbour”: The discourse construction of David Miller (Thesis)

Anna Romanov

  • Online Advertising as Example of Evolvement of the Advertising Genre

Maia Sakvarelidze

  • Properties of the Russian Reflexive Morpheme

Ozlem Savaglu

  • Is it all Greek to me? An Empirical Study of Cypriot Turkish

Gabriel Smith

  • Racism in Olympic Sports News: A Critical Discourse Analysis

Ricardo Tabone

  • Variation in the Reflexive Clitic Particles in Brazilian Portuguese

Alex Tang

  • Factors Influencing the Non-Development of a Foreign Accent

Marina Tchistaia

  • Diachronic Changes in Adpositional Constructions in North West Karaim

Katerina Tetzloff

  • The Effects of Grassman's Law in Hindi Speakers: An Experimental Investigation

Neda Trajkovska

  • Change of Social Identity and Language Learning: A Study of the Macedonian Immigrants in Toronto (MA Thesis)

Marie-Claude Tremblay

  • Cross-Linguistic Influence in Third Language Acquisition: The Role of L2 Proficiency (Thesis)

Gerald Turner

  • Voices of Kirkland Lake: The Sociolinguistics of Local vs. Non-Local Aspirations in Northern Ontario

Masaaki Urano

  • Japanese Particles and Syntatic Representations

Maria Vasiliou

  • Sistah’s Speech: A Critical Review of African American Women’s Language

Kristan Verhaeghe

  • Language Impairment in Autism: Grammatical or Pragmatic Deficit?

Akinori Watanabe

  • Honorification in Modern Japanese

Mehrdad Wellington

  • The ‘Market” in Neoliberal Discourse

Neil Wick

  • Analyzing Language Variation and Change as a Complex Adaptive System

Caron Wong

  • Multilingualism, Language Maintenance, and Cultural Identity: A Case Study among Chinese-Speaking Communities in Toronto

Keturah Wong

  • A Comparative Analysis of Three Sign Language Transcription Systems

Lyndsay Woolridge

  • Managing truth and deception in context: Effects of strategic questioning in border crossing interrogations

Tamam Youssouf

  • Issues in the Standardization of the Oromo Orthography

Ming-Chu Yuen

  • The Syntatic Errors in English of Hong Kong Cantonese Speakers

Applied Linguistics

Nader Abbasi

  • A Study on Language Identity Shift in Azeri-Iranians Living in Canada

Alida Abbott

  • The Hidden Benefits of a CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning Facility)

Farhana Ahmed

  • ESL/EFL Students' Attitudes to Native and Non-Native Speaker Teachers of English in Two University Settings (Thesis)

Shaheda Akter

  • Narrative Positionings and Agency of Three NNESTs: Shaping and Reshaping Teachers' Identities in the New World

Monjurul Alam

  • Expertise in L2 Writing: Potential for the Integration of the Writing-as-a-Process Approach in the EAP Program at University of Chittagong

Kastriot Alika

  • Linguistic and Contextual Factors in Second Language Vocabulary Acquisition

Rebecca Allen

  • "Thunder or Lightning: Addressing Nonverbal Communication in the ESL Classroom"

Ali Alshehab

  • The Writing Centre as a Pedagogical Environment for Active Learning: Feedback in the Contact Zone

Nadia Al-Siraj

  • Analysis of the Discourse and Linguistics Features of Essays Written for YELT

Amy Altobelli-Sendrea

  • Communicative Competence: A Lack of Definitional and Theoretical Consistency

Krystyna Arnold

  • Effects of Accent on Perceived Fluency

 Leila Asgari

  • A Year in a Persian-Canadian Boy's Language Socialization: An Immigrant Family's Challenges

Mojtaba Azizi

  • A Critical Analysis of Research on Integrated and Independent Tasks for Assessing ESL Writing

Christina Bailey

  • Narrating the Immigrant Experience: A Case Study Investigating the Way in which One Woman Depicits Life as a Italian Immigrant in Canada

Richard Baltus

  • Teaching Practices of ESL Teachers in Elementary Schools in Ontario

Nancy Barrington

  • E-mail Pragmatics: Stepping up from College to the Workplace

Tekiye Bayram

  • Mother Tongue Use in the Classroom

Robert Bianchi

  • National Language Planing in Indonesia and Israel: A Contrastive Analysis of Two Case Studies

Celine Bissonnette

  • Learning English Online: Options and Issues

Joanna Blumenfeld

  • Motivation the "Neglected Heart" of Language Instruction

Angela Bobotsis

  • The Role of Emotions in Language Learning

Nettie Boivin

  • Assessing Constraints and Affordances in the TEYL/TEFL Language Ecology: Distinctions between Early and Late Primary School Students

Maryana Bontsal

  • Language Policies and Language Planning in Contemporary Ukraine

Stephanie Branyik

  • Issues of Fairness in Language Testing: An Investigation of Test-Takers' Perspectives on the York English Language Test (YELT)

Leah Brooker

  • Responding to L2 Student Writing

Jeff Brown

  • Aspirations in Praxis: Challenges, Trends and Issues in Critical ELT

Rosa Sofia Cementina

  • Language Teachers' Digital Mindsets: Links between Everyday Use and Professional Use of Technology

Mina Chamanafruz

  • The Relationship between Culture and Strategies Used by ESL Students in Listening

Joyce Chan

  • The Common European Framework of Reference in Canadian Official Language Education

Kuei-Chan Chen

  • Narration of My Trilingual Identity Path from An Ecological Perspective

Chao-Hsun Cheng

  • Exploring the Knowledge Base of Two Experienced ESL Teachers: A Case Study

Su-young Choi

  • Korean ESL Students’ Perceived Difficulties in Improving Communicative Competence in ESL Courses in Toronto

Sohel Chowdhury

  • Factors that Encourage or Discourage Teachers' Use of Moodle in the EAP Classroom

Peter Christensen

  • Language Planning Practices and Wolofization in Senegal (Thesis)

Christina Cole

  • Technology-Mediated Strategies for Providing Feedback on Second Language Writing

Irena Conley

  • The Influence of Repeated Revisions on L2 Students’ Writing

Ilse Contois

  • Implications of Bilingual Brain Research for Brain-Compatible Approaches to Second Language Pedagogy

William Cook

  • Whose Arabic? A Case Study of Arabic Language Acquisition in the UAE

Daniel Cornish

  • Applying a Validity as Argument Approach to L2 DA: A Literature Review

Mirjana Cutura

  • Preparing ESL Students for Academic Programs: A Case Study Exploring Student Perspectives

Arup Das

  • Journeying towards Content-Based ESL Instruction

Jijun Deng

  • To Be an “Intercultural Speaker” in the Globalized Village — A Survey of Newly Arrived Chinese Immigrant Professionals Living in Canada

Jason DeNicolais

  • Revisioning the World of Music: A Song-Writing Seminar for the EAP Classroom

Alison Devine-Tanimura

  • Performing the Speech Act of Apology in Japanese as a Foreign Language

Grazyna Drzazga

  • The Effectiveness of Teaching Communications Strategies to ESL/EFL Learners: A Literature Review

Fang Duan

  • Getting to Know English, teaching English, and living English: My Lanuage Learning Narrative

Li-Min Eng

  • Internationally Educated Nurses(IENs) at Work in Toronto: The IENs’ Perspective

Adriana Estevez

  • A Critical Review of the TESOL Technology Standards: What are teachers' perceptions of these standards and the use of digital technology within the ESL/EFL Classroom

Xing Fang

  • [When Chickens are Required to Learn Ducks’ Tongue]: Cantonese Speakers’ Language Attitudes in a Changing China

Grazyna Fijal-Samsel

  • Contemporary Debates of Standardization of English as an International Language: An Analysis of Implications for the Non-Native Educator

Julio Fonseca

  • Co-Construction of Identities in the Classroom Setting

Yan Fu

  • First Language Maintenance in Two Chinese Immigrant Families

Lyudmyla Gamaleeva

  • Attending to Form and Meaning: The NET Method — Noticing, Explicitness, Tasks

Alex Gamalyeyev

  • Using Authentic Materials to Develop L2 Students’ Listening Comprehension Skills

Patricia Glogowski

  • Face Threatening Acts and Politeness in a Faceless Medium — An Online Discussion Forum

Danielle Gomes Ferreira

  • English Teaching in Brazil: Redesigning English Classes in Public High Schools

Jose Gonzalez

  • Some”Whys,””Hows,” and “Whats” about language Policies and Planning in California

Michael Greenberg

  • Guidelines for the Creation of a Holistic English for Business Purposes Course

Jeannie Haller

  • Academic Listening Comprehension and L1/L2 Note-Taking

Dongkeun Han

  • A Comparative Analysis of Textbooks (Korean and English Norm Contexts) for Undergraduate Writing Courses

Johanna Hansanen

  • ESL Students’ Pragmatic Awareness

Snezhana Harizanova

  • Attention to Grammar in a Finnish Context: Curriculum and Classroom Practice

Maggie Heeney

  • Collaborative Awareness Reading Training (CART): Student and Teacher Perceptions of the Reciprocal Teaching Approach

Sreemali Herath

  • Digging the Text: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Selected Sri Lankan ELT Textbooks

Yim Ngan Ho

  • Developing an Adult Immigrant ESP Programme: A Case Study of “Practical

Leslee Hodges

  • L2 Vocabulary Learning: Potential Enhancement of Current Instructional Practices in the Intermediate French as a Second Language Classroom

Lisa Hopkins

  • I Thought I Was Teaching English: Addressing Race and Racism in the Canadian ELT Context

Patrick Huang

  • LGBT in the adult ESL classroom: A Case Study

Shenyu Huang

  • Immigrant Chinese Students’ Perceptions of their English Communicative Competence Relative to their Classroom English Training and their Field

Wen-Hsuan Huang

  • Teachers' Perception of Cooperative/Collaborative Assessment

Alison Hughes

  • Policy in Practice: The Ontario International Languages Program

Jennifer Humphrey

  • English linguistics capital: Singapore’s language policy and the social stratification of its population

Du Nam Hwang

  • Biliteracy Attainment of Immigrant Minority Children: A Critical Review

Fumie Lida

  • Japanese linguistic Culture, English policy, and recent proposals on the status of English in Japan

Barbara Ireland

  • Interaction in an Intact Classroom: A Teacher Research Perspective

Jaqueline Jeffers

  • Analysis of Resources for Instruction in Listening Comprehension for Second Language Learners at CLB 6 or Higher

Gary Jennings

  • Issues of Activities for L2 Writing: The use of Contrastive Rhetoric, Voice and L1 as a thinking Language when composing

Yongfang Jia

  • Chinese Non-English Majory Graduates’ Perceptions of the Communicative Approach in EFL Teaching in China

Kris Johnston

  • Examining the Community of Inquiry Framework for Collaborative Online Language Learning Using Web 2.0 Technologies

Nora Jung

  • Putting adult back into adult ESL education: A literature review

Kefayat Kabkab

  • Orthographic and Cognitive Factors in Learning to Read in a Second Language:  Implications for Teaching to Reading to Persian ESL/EFL Learners

Noreen Kassam

  • Stuttering and Language Development: Is there a Link?

Beth Kettner

  • English-Only Policies in Education: Motivations and Implications

Sokhom Kheng

  • Localization in K-pop: Implications for EFL Education through Hip-hop Pedadogy in Korea

Samir Khidir

  • Language Policy and Attitudes in Algeria: Nation Building and Identity Crisis

Kyung Kim

  • Korean High School Students’ Perception and Attitudes toward L1/L2 use in EFL classrooms

Jessica King

  • Teacher Perceptions of Rubrics and Feedback in a College-level Writing Course

Eleni Kirikopoulos

  • Language Testing and the Naturalization Process in Germany: Is the Test Appropriate for its Context?

Beata Kobylinska

  • The Relationship between Teacher Trainees’ Knowledge Base and their Teaching Practices (MA Thesis)

Michael Koslowski

  • A Survey and Synthesis of Cross-Language Transfer Theory: From Contrast to Interdependence to Interconnectedness and Back Again

Anna Kotchoubei

  • Assessment and Evaluation of ESL Students in Mainstream Classroom

Irene Kouretsos

  • Attitudes Towards and Perceptions of Foreign-Accented Speech

Osvaldo Lavezzari

  • Anxiety in Second Language Teaching and Learning

Simon Leclerc

  • Exploring Mediation in Teaching Practice: A Case Study in a TESOL Program

Keile Legge

  • Language and the Inuit Identity: Attitudes, Values and Beliefs about Inuttitut in Kuujjuaraapik, Quebec

Patrycja Legut

  • Non-Native English Speaker Teachers in the Canadian Work Environment: Challenges and Practices

Hui Li

  • Reticent or Active: Some Chinese students’ class participation in an international high school in Canada

Lin Li

  • Undergraduates’ Attitudes toward and Evaluation of Nonnative Speaker Teaching Assistants(NNSTAs) at York University and NNSTA’s Experience and Perspectives

Ju-hsia Liu

  • The Role of Culture in ELT in Taiwanese Teacher Education

Jennie Lopes

  • Intragroup Attitudinal Influences on Learners in a Portuguese Community School

Iraj Manzoori

  • The Second Language Teacher in the Post-method Era

Neftali Martin Plaza

  • Cross-Cultural Differences and Similarities in the Performance of Three Politeness Strategies: A Literature Review

Chinedu Mba

  • Meeting the Needs of Foreign Trained Professsionals: An Analysis of Sector-Specific Orientation, Terminology Training, Information and Counselling (STIC)

Heather-Lynne Meacock

  • Exploring the Disjunction: Medical Discourse and Narrative at the Site of Diagnosis

Rachelle Meilleur

  • Job Opportunities and Professionalism Issues in EFL

Jonathan Mendelsohn

  • The Speech of Holden Caufield: How Real is It?

Angela Meyer Sterzik

  • Communication Strategies: Enhancing Global Communication

Jeffrey Millar

  • Racialization Processes and Language Policy Discourse: Official English and the Discursive Representation of Immigration Reform in the Inhofe Amendment Debate, May 2006 (Thesis)

Farida Mirzai

  • Cohesion and coherence issues in L2 writing and Female Arab learners' perceptions in EFL context

Sylvia Nikias

  • Bandura’s Self-Efficacy Theory and Language Learners

Shira Packer

  • Learner Responses to Pragmatic Instruction in an L2 Classroom

Henry Park

  • A Study of the Effects of Raised Awareness of Metacognition through Systematic Self-Reflective Journals on the Journal Writers’ L2 Learning Strategies

Gazala Pathan

  • Language Recovery Patterns in the Asphasic Brain

Silvia Pauvk

  • An Inquiry into the UnderRepresentation of ESL Students in a School in the Toronto French Immersion Program

Gary Pemberton

  • There's more than one way to read: how reader-response criticism and literacy and cultural studies can inform EAP practices in colleges

Jean Price

  • Gaelic in Scotland and Nova Scotia: Policy and Planning Issues Within the Diaspora

Arjan Prifti

  • Peculiarities of English Academic Vocabulary Affecting Its Learnability Among Secondary School Students in Ontario

Paula Psyllakis

  • Formulaic Language in the Discourse of People with Alzheimer’s Disease

John Quinn

  • Language loss: Power issues as the cause of language shift in Ireland — cultural, politcal and economic factors

Jannet Rae

  • Questions in the Speech of Children with Down Syndrome

Newton Ranaweera

  • The Effects of Teaching Rhetoric on L2 Writer Identity: A Literature Review

Andrea Rankin

  • Change in a College ESL Curriculum: Teachers’ Roles and Perspectives

Beatrice Rosenfield

  • Enhancing Reading Proficiency In the Second Language Learner

Nidhi Sachdeva

  • Face-to-face classroom instruction combined with online home assignments: a study of ESL student’s perceptions of Moodle

Mansour Safdari

  • “A Glass of Red Milk Please!”: Teachers Reaction to ‘De-colonized’ ELT Textbooks in Iran

Beatrice Rosenfield

  • Enhancing Reading Proficiency In the Second Language Learner

Nidhi Sachdeva

  • Face-to-face classroom instruction combined with online home assignments: a study of ESL student’s perceptions of Moodle

Mansour Safdari

  • “A Glass of Red Milk Please!”: Teachers Reaction to ‘De-colonized’ ELT Textbooks in Iran

Christine Scardicchio

  • A Critical Examination of Issues in the Development of High-Stakes Language Tests within the Canadian Language Benchmarks Framework

Aliya Shah

  • Transitioning from EFL to ESL Teaching: Narratives of Three ESL Teachers in Toronto

Sobia Shahid

  • Integrating CLT Principles into a Grammar-focused Course in the EFL Program at the National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad

Nooshin Shakiba

  • The Influence of Age on Adult Second Language Learners’ Accent: A Literature Review

Misun Shin

  • “Supplementing regular English reading classes with extensive reading in the South Korean context”

Suzanne Sixsmith

  • Maintaining Inuktitut in a changing ecology: The legacy of colonialism in Nunavut schools and its impact on the survival of the Inuit Language

Nikolay Slavkov

  • Legitimizing inequalities through language use: Critical Analysis of the Canadian Government’s Discourse on the Live-in Caregiver’s Program

Jessica Soltys

  • Speech Acts and Pragmatics in ESL Textbooks

Heejin Song

  • Reconceptualizing Cosmopolitanism in English Education in South Korea: A Critical Discourse Analysis of the English Language Curriculum and Textbooks

Priyantha Sri Vijayasri

  • Current Thinking on Alternative Language Assessment

Yael Stern

  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Children with Autism: Considering the Use of PECS and Sign Language

Miao Sun

  • Teaching College English Listening in China: Difficulties and Possibilities

Dulani Suraweera

  • Employing “Focus on Form” in the intermediate EAP classroom at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Michelle Szabo

  • “Purposeful mistakes”: how adult language learners construct positive identities through non-standard language"

Khadija Tahira

  • A Review of Research on the Effects of Extensive Reading on ESL/EFL Learners' Reading Proficiency

Fei Tang

  • Beyond Orthographic Reform: German Orthography in the Era of Electronic Writing

Sawsan Tarannum

  • The Efficacy of Written Corrective Feedback: A Literature Review

Yi Tao

  • A Communicative Approach to the Teaching of Spoken English: What can Chinese Teachers tell Us?

Jun Tian

  • The Effectiveness of Peer Feedback in L2 Writing Class in China

Augustina Tocalli-Beller

  • All I’s on L2 Vocabulary Acquisition

Ivan Todorovski

  • Crucial Factor in the Construction of the Macedonian Literacy Language

Fred Tsutagawa

  • "What's so Funny?": The effects of explicit humor instruction of sociocultural-historical knowledge bases on the humor comprehension of North American comedy films by advanced second language learners of English

Marlon Valencia Cabrera

  • Colombia bilingue? A language education policy Analysis

Kathleen Verhoef

  • Intonation at work: Problem posing in an ESL for Customer Service programme

Elena Vitkova

  • The Role of Language Play in Second Language Learning

Changjiang Wang

  • The Effects of Swear Words on the Perception of Accented English

Shifeng Wang

  • A Diary Study of an Immigrant’s Language Self-Study Experience

Theodore Way

  • Constructing a Voice: Second Language Acquisition in Survivors of Torture

Fang Wei

  • The Language Learning Strategies of Adult ESL Learners: Case Studies of Individual Differences and Preferred Learning Strategies in Academic Listening Tasks

Christine Wiseman

  • The Language, Social, and Cultural Needs of Adult ESL Immigrants

Robert Wood

  • Language Learning 2.0: Writing on the Read/Write Web

Shijing Xu

  • The Perspectives of Chinese Visiting Scholars in Canada on the Teaching and Learning of English for Non-English Major Students in China

Yejun Xu

  • Characteristics of Chinese EFL Composition and Problems in Academic Writing as Perceived by Chinese EFL Students

Lihui Yang

  • An Investigation Into Chinese Immigrant Newcomers’ Listening Strategies From The Perspective Of Identity Theories

Jun Zhao

  • Is it appropriate? The influence of culturally loaded words on EFL students’ competence to judge appropriateness of words