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Sarah Lee

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts

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Biography

Dr. Sarah Lee completed her PhD (Linguistics) at Rice University, in Houston, Texas, USA. She also has a BA (Philosophy) from the Australian National University, and a M.Litt. (Linguistics) from the University of Sydney.

Teaching Summary

Autumn 2016-2017: Influence of English 1 Q31M01, Literary Linguistics Q32106, Literary Linguistics (MA) Q34M05.

Spring 2016-2017: Influence of English 2 Q31M02, Sociolinguistics Q33M05, Malaysian English Q33MO4.

Research Summary

Areas of interest: World Englishes, especially English in Asian and urban contexts; Multilingual practices; Global/international English; Language and society; Cognitive/functional approaches to… read more

Selected Publications

  • DEBRA ZIEGELER and SARAH LEE, 2009. The ACTION FOR RESULT metonymy in Singaporean and Malaysian English.. In: KLAUS-UWE PANTHER, LINDA THORNBURG and ANTONIO BARCELONA, eds., Metonymy and Metaphor in Grammar. John Benjamins. 291-322
  • MICHEL ACHARD and SARAH LEE, 2016. Towards a model of multilingual usage.. In: LOURDES ORTEGA, ANDREA E. TYLER, HAE IN PARK, MARIKO UNO, ed., The Usage-based Study of Language Learning and Multilingualism.: Best papers from Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) 14, 2014. 1. Georgetown University Press. 255-273

Current Research

Areas of interest: World Englishes, especially English in Asian and urban contexts; Multilingual practices; Global/international English; Language and society; Cognitive/functional approaches to grammar; Discourse / Conversation Analysis.

Current research projects: innovations in English usage in multilingual cosmopolitan areas, especially the use of personal reference terms, discourse items, and emergent information structure patterns.

Past Research

Corpus linguistics; Field linguistics.

  • MICHEL ACHARD and SARAH LEE, 2016. Towards a model of multilingual usage.. In: LOURDES ORTEGA, ANDREA E. TYLER, HAE IN PARK, MARIKO UNO, ed., The Usage-based Study of Language Learning and Multilingualism.: Best papers from Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) 14, 2014. 1. Georgetown University Press. 255-273
  • DEBRA ZIEGELER and SARAH LEE, 2009. The ACTION FOR RESULT metonymy in Singaporean and Malaysian English.. In: KLAUS-UWE PANTHER, LINDA THORNBURG and ANTONIO BARCELONA, eds., Metonymy and Metaphor in Grammar. John Benjamins. 291-322
  • DEBRA ZIEGELER and SARAH LEE, 2006. Causativity reduction in Singaporean English. English World-Wide. 27(3), 265-294
  • SARAH LEE and DEBRA ZIEGELER, 2004. Analysing a semantic corpus study across English dialects: searching for paradigmatic parallels.. In: ANDREW WILSON, PAUL RAYSON and DAWN ARCHER, eds., Corpus Linguistics around the World Rodopi. 121-140

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