- Current students
Senior Lecturer, Academic Leader - Language Studies, School of Bridgepoint
School of Bridgepoint
BA (Hons)London., PGDESL Leeds., MA(Hons)
- Factors affecting second language acquisition
- Use of corpus studies in language teaching
- Employment-focused language teaching.
Romova, Z., & Varley, S. E. (2018). What metaphors tell us about the market: reconciling linguistics, cognition and pragmatics in order to understand the impact of metaphor use on society. Sociolinguistics Symposium 22, University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ.
Romova, Z., & Varley, S.E. (2017). Is there a housing crisis in New Zealand or is it only a metaphor? Results
of a critical metaphor analysis. New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics (Vol. 23(2)).
Varley, S. E. (2012). Unit Standards: English Language and English for academic purposes. The 13th National Conference for Community Languages and ESOL, ITC Tertiary Institute, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
Varley, S. (2006). I'll just look that up in the concordancer: Integrating corpus consultation into the language learning environment. CLESOL 2006 Conference 'Origins and connections: Linking theory, research and practice'.
Varley, S., & Ayres, R. (1998). Dead or Alive? Language Teachers Examine a Corpus. Presented to the Sixth National Conference on Community Languages and English for Speakers of Other Languages, Palmerston North.