Dr Vaclav Brezina

Dr Vaclav Brezina

Senior Research Associate

County South
Lancaster University
Bailrigg
Lancaster
United Kingdom
LA1 4YL


Tel: +44 1524 510828

Current Research

I am currently involved in the following areas of research: 1) Trinity-Lancaster spoken learner corpus, 2) Statistics in corpus linguistics and 3) English vocabulary.

I have developed the following corpus resources:

2014

Significant or random?: a critical review of sociolinguistic generalisations based on large corpora

Brezina, V. & Meyerhoff, M. 2014 In: International Journal of Corpus Linguistics. 19, 1, p. 1-28 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Is there a core general vocabulary?: introducing the New General Service List

Brezina, V. & Gablasova, D. 2014 In: Applied Linguistics.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2013

Philosophical anthropology and philosophy in anthropology

Brezina, V. 2013 Philosophy and anthropology: border crossing and transformations.. Giri, A. K. & Clammer, J. R. (eds.). London: Anthem Press

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

Corpus tools in EAP: a response to Davies (2013)

Brezina, V. 12/2013 In: Journal of English for Academic Purposes. 12, 4, p. 311-312 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Certainty and uncertainty in spoken language: in search of epistemic sociolect and idiolect

Brezina, V. 2013 Variation in language and language use: linguistic, socio-cultural and cognitive perspectives. Reif-Hülser, M., Robinson, J. A. & Pütz, M. (eds.). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, p. 97-130 34 p. (Duisburger Arbeiten zur Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft; vol. 96)

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

2012

Google Scholar as a linguistic tool: new possibilities in EAP

Brezina, V. 2012 Future directions in applied linguistics: local and global perspectives. Gitsaki, C. & Baldauf, R. B. (eds.). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishers

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

Use of Google Scholar in corpus-driven EAP research

Brezina, V. 12/2012 In: Journal of English for Academic Purposes. 11, 4, p. 319-331 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2010

"Definitely know what I’d do”: In search of epistemic sociolect/idiolect

Brezina, V. 2010 Preceedings from the LAUD symposium.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsPaper

2009

“We only say we are certain when we are not”: a corpus-based study of epistemic stance

Brezina, V. 2009 The Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference SLOVKO 2009. Bratislava: Tribun

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsPaper

2008

'Já myslím, že určitě' – vybrané jistotní a postojové známky v rozhovorech

Brezina, V. & Gablasova, D. 2008 Čeština v mluveném korpusu. Kopřivová, M. & Waclawičová, M. (eds.). Prague: Lidové noviny, (Studie z korpusové lingvistiky; vol. 7)

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

2007

Spoken word, written text and beyond

Brezina, V. 2007 Preproceedings of the Wittgenstein Symposium.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsPaper

 

 

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