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Smith-Khan, Laura – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2019
This article explores public debates about credibility in media discourse regarding a Somali refugee who was raped on Nauru. Given the pseudonym "Abyan", she was living on Nauru as a result of Australian refugee policy and was brought to Australia for medical assistance. Her treatment by the Australian authorities became the subject of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Credibility, News Media, News Reporting
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Drury, Helen – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2018
Successful research and teaching of discipline genres is based on collaboration among language and learning specialists with expertise in applied linguistics, and subject area specialists with expertise in the knowledge and communication practices of their disciplines. These interdisciplinary collaborations involve experts coming together around…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Intellectual Disciplines, Interdisciplinary Approach, Communities of Practice
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Moore, Stephen H.; Knox, John S. – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2018
Until relatively recently, financial planning typically involved investment advisers advising relatively wealthy and financially literate individuals about where to place their abundant disposable incomes. Today, many financial planners are focused on advising individuals with modest incomes and little understanding of finance how best to manage…
Descriptors: Money Management, Applied Linguistics, Income, Discourse Analysis
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Curnow, Timothy Jowan; Kohler, Michelle – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2017
From its inception in 1977 until its last year of publication by an Australian publisher in 2015, the "Australian Review of Applied Linguistics" featured over 700 articles related to applied linguistics. This publication history provides a unique resource for tracing the scope and change of the applied linguistics landscape in Australia…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Applied Linguistics, Language Research, Periodicals
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Koca-Helvaci, Zeynep Cihan – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2017
Since the public's awareness and interest in the usage of biotechnology in agriculture has increased drastically, this study seeks to discover the macro and micro discursive strategies in corporate image building by Monsanto, which is not only the leader but also happens to be the most criticized company of the agribusiness market (Mitchell,…
Descriptors: Corporations, Schemata (Cognition), Reputation, Merchandise Information
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Donehue, Tracey E. – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2017
Based on Darvin and Norton's (2015) reconceptualization of identity theory highlighting the recursive relationship between identity, capital, and ideology, this study posits that refugee and asylum seeker adolescents and adults in transit on Nauru are ascribed a 'displacement identity' through externally imposed normative ideologies. In addressing…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Discourse Analysis, Self Concept, Refugees
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Lipovsky, Caroline – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2017
A number of linguistic studies on courtroom discourse deal with witness examinations, however counsels' opening statements have been given relatively little attention. Drawing on the analysis of a Crown Prosecutor's opening statement in a murder trial held at the Supreme Court of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, and using the Systemic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Story Telling, Court Litigation, Lawyers
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Tudini, Vincenza; Strambi, Antonella – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2017
Focusing specifically on the negotiation of commonality, this study explores rapport building (Spencer-Oatey, 2000) in online intercultural text chat, where Australian students of Italian interact with L1 Italian speakers. Although the initial purpose of the examined chat exchanges is to facilitate L2 acquisition, analysis of transcripts indicates…
Descriptors: Italian, Computer Mediated Communication, Second Language Learning, Native Speakers
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Swain, Merrill – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2013
In this paper, one of the goals is to highlight a disciplinary intersection between applied linguistics, psychology and gerontology. Though connections between applied linguistics and psychology, and applied linguistics and gerontology, have been made in the past, the particular intersection described offers some new insights by making use of a…
Descriptors: Gerontology, Applied Linguistics, Theory of Mind, Older Adults
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Bae, Eun Young; Oh, Sun-Young – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2013
Within the theoretical and methodological framework of Conversation Analysis, the present study explores the nature of the native speaker (NS) and nonnative speaker (NNS) identities in repair practices of English conversation. It has identified and analyzed in detail repair sequences in the data and has also conducted quantitative analyses in…
Descriptors: Linguistics, Native Speakers, Classification, English (Second Language)
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Liu, Lian; Stevenson, Marie – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2013
This study examines stance in cross-cultural media discourse by comparing disaster news reports on the Sichuan earthquake of May 2008 in a Chinese, an Australian Chinese, and an Australian newspaper. The stance taken in the news reports is examined using the Attitude sub-system of Martin and White's (2005) Appraisal framework. The analysis…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Natural Disasters, Discourse Analysis, Contrastive Linguistics
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Dixon, Sally – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2013
Within the Australian education system, Aboriginal students' use of non-standard English features is often viewed simplistically as evidence of non-attainment of literacy and oral-English milestones. One reason for this is the widespread use of assessment tools which fail to differentiate between native-English speakers and students who are…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language)
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Sanchez-Castro, Olga; Mrowa-Hopkins, Colette – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2012
This study seeks to examine variations in patterns of interactivity as they are displayed in the ongoing discourse construction of high and low self-efficacy learners of Spanish in the context of computer-mediated-communication. The paper specifically focuses on the analysis of synchronous text chats of six university students of Spanish at…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Second Language Learning, Spanish, Interpersonal Communication
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Hatoss, Aniko – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2012
While most language-planning and policy (LPP) studies have focussed on language decisions made by government bodies, in recent years there has been an increased interest in micro-level language planning in immigrant contexts. Few studies, however, have used this framework to retrospectively examine the planning decisions of religious institutions,…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Family Involvement, Ideology, Foreign Countries
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Adnan, Zifirdaus – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2011
Research article introductions (RAIs) play a significant role in gaining publication, and therefore have been studied by many applied linguists. Research into RAIs published in Indonesia has begun to be developed (Adnan, 2009; Mirahayuni, 2001; Safnil, 2000), and generally conclude that Indonesian Humanities RAIs were structured differently from…
Descriptors: Research Reports, Foreign Countries, Indonesian, Humanities
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