Current PhD students

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PhD research

Najla Alfadda nalf965@aucklanduni.ac.nz Business Complaints Calls in Saudi Arabic: A Pragmatic Discourse Analytic Study
Hamed Al-Tairi halt239@aucklanduni.ac.nz Tongue Retraction in Arabic: An Ultrasound and Acoustic Study
Engy Abdel Baky eabd312@aucklanduni.ac.nz  A study of Twitter feminist discourse in Egypt from a critical discourse analysis perspective
Mahmoud Aljamal malj874@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Warning in Jordanian and Modern Standard Arabic: A Socio-Pragmatic Analysis.
Hamideh Baggali Basmenji hbag761@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Genre Learning and Academic Writing: Postgraduate Students at a University in Iran
Morteza Bagheri Sangachin mbag026@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Making Sense of Native and Non-native English Teachers’ Teaching Beliefs and Classroom Practices and How They Attribute Their Stated Beliefs to Different Factors
Jovan Cavor jcav007@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Issues of target culture acquisition and identity construction in Korean learners of English in New Zealand.
Brett Chapman bcha046@aucklanduni.ac.nz  The Use of the Present Perfect and Simple Past in New Zealand English
Orlando Chaves Varon o.varon@auckland.ac.nz The development of second language writing skills in a comprehensive foreign language curriculum in
Colombia
Farnaz Rajabi Mehr fraj787@aucklanduni.ac.nz Study of Metadiscourse in Conference Presentations of Humanities Postgraduate Students: A comparison of Native Speakers and Non-native Speakers of English
Jihua Dong jdon104@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Corpus-based study of the evaluative phraseology in agriculture academic discourse
Shuangshuang Chen cshu118@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Null subjects in Chinese
Mengxia Fu mfu804@aucklanduni.ac.nz  The Effects of the Timing of Recasts on the Acquisition of Different Linguistic Targets in Written and Oral Tasks
Morena Dias Botelho De Magalhaes mdia013@aucklanduni.ac.nz  A narrative study of doctoral students' experiences in meeting the language demands of studies in one English medium university.
Maria Guapacha Chamorro m.guapachachamorro@auckland.ac.nz Computer versus paper-based foreign language writing: How does the writing medium affect EFL writers’ cognitive processes, text quality and raters’ scoring?
Mandana Hazrat mhaz902@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Involvement Load Hypothesis and its impact on vocabulary learning
Maki Hignett mhig861@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Fukushima refugees in New Zealand: Identity and second language development
Jiye Hong jhon860@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Personalized Curriculum and Assessment Standards of CLIL: L2 Motivation, Aptitude, Achievement and Career Aptitude
Melissa Irvine mirv844@aucklanduni.ac.nz  An emerging language variety in St. Lucia
Ye Jin yjin128@aucklanduni.ac.nz  A cognitive approach to the semantics of up/down and shang/xiz
Thi (Ngoc Phuong) Le lphu532@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Research articles in Applied Linguistics and Mechanical Engineering: A corpus-based study into rhetorical structures and linguistic features
Yan Liang ylia161@aucklanduni.ac.nz  The relationship between form-focused instruction and learners’ language acquisition in CSL classroom.
Hye-Young Lim hlim020@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Changes in New Zealand students’ beliefs about language learning and second language proficiency
Xiaohua Liu lxia617@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Establishing the Foundation for a Diagnostic Assessment of Reading in English for Academic Purposes
Yali Liu lyal807@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Writing for publication: Lecturers of foreign languages (other than English) in China
Sayantan Mandal sman788@aucklanduni.ac.nz  PF: From Philosophical Postulations to Typological, Computational and Evolutionary Evidence
Pascal Matzler pmat757@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Doctoral writing in the natural sciences: the texts and contexts of mentoring by co-authorship
Alexander Muir amui001@aucklanduni.ac.nz  “Distributed exponence” - how syntax constructs the morphology of the verb phrase
Van Vuong Nguyen nvuo729@aucklanduni.ac.nz  A comparative study of metaphor used in economic discourse in English and Vietnamese based on corpus linguistics and cognitive linguistics.
Seunghee Pak spak011@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Motivation and identity of youth refugee ESL learners in New Zealand.
Nhu'Luan Pham lpha937@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Humanizing global EFL course-books for students in Vietnam: Effects on language performance, interest and self-esteem
Priscilla Shak Yee Ping psha628@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Developing a Framework for Effective Group Assessment in the ESP Classroom
Miyoung Song mson055@aucklanduni.ac.nz  The Effects of Extensive Reading on Vocabulary Acquisition and Reading Comprehension and the Mediating Effects of Working Memory and Motivation
Siriphan Suwannalai ssuw152@aucklanduni.ac.nz  The long-term impact of study abroad on English language teacher educators' professional identity development in Thailand
Gervazio Tchesa gtch098@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Functional features and the acquisition of L2 English
Pariwat Thararuedee ptha186@aucklanduni.ac.nz  The Employability of Non-native English Teachers in Thailand.
Imdad Ullah i.ullah@auckland.ac.nz Preparing Learners for a Global Experience: Prospects and Challenges for Developing Intercultural Communicative Competence of EFL Learners in Pakistan
Vivian Qiong Wang qwan175@aucklanduni.ac.nz  The Effects of Different Types of Planning and +/- Few Elements on L2 Oral Production
Worasuda Wattanawong wwat208@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Critical Discourse Analysis on Gender Ideologies in Asian Children's Literature
Lan Wei lwei389@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Investigating the Influence of Age and Aptitude on the Implicit and Explicit Knowledge of ESL Learners
Tana Wu twu403@aucklanduni.ac.nz  Eating and Drinking Expressions in Mongolian: a Corpus-based Study
Xiaoming Xun xxun001@aucklanduni.ac.nz  A Narrative Inquiry into EFL Teachers' Research Experience in Chinese Institutional Research Communities of Practice