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Steve Varley

Senior Lecturer, Academic Leader - Language Studies, School of Bridgepoint
School of Bridgepoint
Location: Building 170, Room 2026

Qualifications

BA (Hons)London., PGDESL Leeds., MA(Hons)

Profile

Interest Areas
  • Factors affecting second language acquisition
  • Use of corpus studies in language teaching
  • Employment-focused language teaching.

Publications

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)).
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/4246

Varley, S. (2013). Panel discussion on the New Zealand Certificate in English Language (NZCEL). Warm-up for Winter AKTESOL Expo, Unitec, Auckland. June 8.

Varley, S. E. (2012). New Zealand Certificate in English Language: where did it come from and what does it mean for us. AKTESOL branch of TESOLANZ, AIS, St Helen's Asquith campus, Auckland.

Varley, S. E. (2012). New Qualifications in English Language. The 13th National Conference for Community Languages and ESOL, ITC Tertiary Institute, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

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. E. (2012). New English Language Qualifications. TESOLANZ News (Vol. May 2012).

Varley, S. (2009). I'll just look that up in the concordancer: integrating corpus consultation into the language learning environment. Computer Assisted Language Learning0958-8221 (Vol. 22 2).

Varley, S. (2009). Corpora, Collocations and Corncordances: The learner as language detective. TESOLANZ Newsletter (Vol. 18 1).

Varley, S. (2008). Spicing up grammar and vocab teaching with a dash of corpus consultation. CLESOL Retold Language Teacher's Symposium.

Varley, S. (2008). Spicing up grammar and vocab teaching with a dash of corpus consultation. 11th National Conference for Community Languages and ESOL (CLESOL 2008).

Varley, S. (2006). I'll just look that up in the concordancer: Integrating corpus consultation into the language learning environment. CLESOL Retold Conference.

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.