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Researcher: Li, W (Dr Lucy Li)

Fields of Research

Discourse and pragmatics
English as a second language
Chinese languages

Research Objectives

Languages and linguistics
Communication across languages and culture

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A sociopragmatic analysis of email requests in Mandarin Chinese and Australian English; Approaches to Translation Studies
An empirical study on pragmatic transfer in the performance of refusals; Foreign Language Research
Linking up learners of Chinese with native speakers through WeChat in an Australian tertiary CFL curriculum; Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education
Pragmatic Failure in Cross-Cultural Communication; Translation Studies and Cross-Cultural Communication
Pragmatic Transfer and Development; John Benjamins Publishing Company
Requests made by Australian learners of Chinese as a foreign language; Journal of Language Teaching and Research

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision