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Biography

Cassi is an Applied Linguist with a particular interest in academic literacy and advanced language development.  Since 2014, she has overseen the development of the Macquarie University Longitudinal Learner Corpus (MQLLC), a unique diachronic corpus following learners throughout their university enrolment. This project investigates learners' development of academic literacy and the factors of students' success and university retention. 

Research interests

Cassi's research interests include academic literacy, genre-based pedagogy, English for Research Publication Purposes, first/second language instruction, Systemic Functional Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics and Grammatical Metaphor.

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Projects 2015 2018

Research Output 2013 2018

  • 20 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 6 Article
  • 1 Chapter
metaphor
university development
Grammatical Metaphor
EFL Learners
Academic Writing

'According to ... ': analysing learner development of referencing and evidence integration

Liardét, C. & Black, S. 2016 In : English Australia journal. 31, 2, p. 45-71 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evidence
student
language
conversation
communication

Grammatical metaphor: Distinguishing success

Liardét, C. L. 1 Jun 2016 In : Journal of English for Academic Purposes. 22, p. 109-118 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

metaphor
resources
linguistics
university
semester

Nominalization and grammatical metaphor: Elaborating the theory

Liardét, C. L. 1 Oct 2016 In : English for Specific Purposes. 44, p. 16-29 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

metaphor
semester
linguistics
university
resources

Academic literacy and grammatical metaphor: mapping development

Liardét, C. 2015 In : TESOL international journal. 10, 1, p. 29-46 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

metaphor
literacy
linguistics
resources
examination