Fields of interest:
Critical discourse analysis
English for academic purposes
English for specific purposes
Second language listening
Ssecond language teacher education
Critical Discourse Analysis in Historiography: The Case of Hong Kong’s Evolving Political Identity. Palgrave/Macmillan. 2011.
Reconciling approaches to genre analysis in ESP: the whole can equal more than the sum of the parts. In D. Belcher, A. Johns and B. Paltridge (Eds.) New directions in ESP research. Michigan: University of Michigan Press. pp. 119-144. 2011.
Presumed meaning in the discursive construction of socio-cultural and political identity. (joint author with Solomon Leong) Journal of Pragmatics. 42 (8), 2240–2252, 2010.
The linguistic and the contextual in applied genre analysis: the case of the audit report (joint author with A. Wan) English for Specific Purposes. 29 (1), 78-93, 2010.
Use of signalling nouns across L1 and L2 writer corpora. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics. 15 (1), 34-53, 2010.
Advances in Discourse Studies. (joint editor and contributor with V. Bhatia and R. Jones). London: Routledge. Total pages 262, 2008
Corpora in Language Teaching, in The Handbook of Language Teaching M. H. Long and C. J. Doughty (Eds.). Wiley-Blackwell: Oxford pp. 327-350. 2009.