Supervision

I supervise postgraduate research students in a range of second language acquisition topics including syntax, vocabulary and teaching strategies at both MA by Research and PhD level. I am keen to consider further topics relating to L2 vocabulary/syntax and language learning aptitude.

PhD students

First supervisor

Afnan Aboras
Title: The link between the acquisition of vocabulary and syntax by Arabic learners of English (working title)
Level: PhD
First supervisor: Dr Vivienne Rogers
Second supervisor: Dr Cornelia Tschichold

Khaled Alamri
Title: The effects of pre-teaching sub-technical vocabulary cognitively and productively on the learners’ retention.
Level: PhD
First supervisor: Dr Vivienne Rogers
Second supervisor: Dr Cornelia Tschichold

Gabriele Luoni
Title: The link between the acquisition of vocabulary and syntax by L2 learners of Italian (working title)
Level: PhD
First supervisor: Dr Vivienne Rogers
Second supervisor: Dr Cornelia Tschichold

Second supervisor

Khaled Alhazmi
Title: tbc
Level: PhD
First supervisor: Professor Jim Milton
Second supervisor: Dr Vivienne Rogers

Ben Jones
Title: A history of Welsh English (brief working title)
Level: PhD
First supervisor: Dr Robert Penhallurick
Second supervisor: Dr Vivienne Rogers

Catherine Richards
Title: English for Radiographers: what words do they need and how to test them.
Level : PhD
First supervisor: Dr Cornelia Tschichold
Second supervisor: Dr Vivienne Rogers

MA by Research students

First supervisor

Scott Pride
Title: Individual differences in language attainment: to what extent do native speakers of English vary in syntactic competence.
Level: MA by Research (passed viva March 2016)
First supervisor: Dr Vivienne Rogers
Second supervisor: Dr Robert Penhallurick

Recently completed

2016

Elsa Morgan-Pientka
Title: ‘Breaking the ice’: Studying formulaic language in high and mid-level frequency bands.
Level: MA by Research (passed viva Feb 2016)
First supervisor: Dr Vivienne Rogers
Second supervisor: Dr Federica Barbieri

Tariq Umrani
Title: Current Practices of English Language Teaching and Implementation of (CLIL) at University of Sindh, Pakistan
Level: PhD
First supervisor: Dr Vivienne Rogers
Second supervisor: Dr Michael Daller

2014

George Higginbotham: Individual profiling of second language learners through word association.
Level: PhD
First supervisor: Prof Paul Meara
Second supervisor: Dr Vivienne Rogers

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