Dr Philip Durrant
Senior Lecturer in Language Education

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Key publications



Durrant P (2017). Lexical bundles and disciplinary variation in university students’ writing: Mapping the territories. Applied Linguistics, 38, 165-193. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Durrant P (2014). Corpus frequency and second language learners' knowledge of collocations: a meta-analysis. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 19(4). Abstract.  Full text.
Durrant P (2014). Discipline and Level Specificity in University Students' Written Vocabulary. Applied Linguistics, 3(35), 328-356. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Durrant P, Schmitt N (2010). Adult learners′ retention of collocations from exposure. Second Language Research, 26(2), 163-188. Abstract. DOI.
Durrant P, Schmitt N (2009). To what extent do native and non-native writers make use of collocations?. International Review of Applied Linguistics, 47(2), 157-177. Abstract. DOI.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Lu C, Durrant P (2017). A corpus-based lexical analysis of Chinese medicine research articles. asian journal of applied linguistics, 4, 3-15. Full text.
Cangır H, Büyükkantarcıoğlu N, Durrant P (2017). Investigating Collocational Priming in Turkish. Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 13, 465-486. Full text.
Durrant P (2017). Lexical bundles and disciplinary variation in university students’ writing: Mapping the territories. Applied Linguistics, 38, 165-193. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
McLaughlin J, Durrant P (2017). Student Learning Approaches in the UAE: the case for the achieving domain. Higher Education Research and Development Abstract.  Full text.
Durrant P (2016). To what extent is the Academic Vocabulary List relevant to university student writing?. English for Specific Purposes, 43, 49-61. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Durrant P (2014). Corpus frequency and second language learners' knowledge of collocations: a meta-analysis. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 19(4). Abstract.  Full text.
Durrant P (2014). Discipline and Level Specificity in University Students' Written Vocabulary. Applied Linguistics, 3(35), 328-356. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Durrant P (2013). Formulaicity in an agglutinating language: the case of Turkish. Corpus linguistics and linguistic theory, 9(1), 1-38. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Durrant P, Mathews-Aydinli J (2011). A function-first approach to identifying formulaic language in academic writing. Journal of English for Specific Purposes, 30(1), 58-72. Abstract.  Full text.
Durrant P, Schmitt N (2010). Adult learners′ retention of collocations from exposure. Second Language Research, 26(2), 163-188. Abstract. DOI.
Durrant P (2010). Alison Wray, ″Formulaic language: Pushing the Boundaries“. Applied Linguistics, 31(1), 163-166.
Durrant P, Doherty A (2010). Are high-frequency collocations psychologically real? Investigating the thesis of collocational priming. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory, 6(2), 125-155. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Durrant P (2009). Investigating the viability of a collocation list for students of English for Academic Purposes. Journal of English for Specific Purposes, 28(3), 157-179. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Durrant P, Schmitt N (2009). To what extent do native and non-native writers make use of collocations?. International Review of Applied Linguistics, 47(2), 157-177. Abstract. DOI.
Durrant P (2007). Nadja Nesselhauf. Collocations in a learner corpus. Functions of Language, 14(2), 251-261.

Chapters

Ardavani S, Durrant P (2015). How have political and socio-economic issues impacted on the motivation of Iranian university students to learn English?. In  (Ed) English language teaching i the Islamic Republic of Iran: Innovations, trends and challenges, London: British Council, 35-45.  Abstract.
Durrant P, Siyanova-Chanturia A (2015). Learner Corpora and Psycholinguistic Research. In Granger S, Gilquin G, Meunier F (Eds.) The Cambridge Handbook of Learner Corpus Research, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Abstract.
Jones M, Durrant P (2010). What can a corpus tell us about vocabulary teaching materials?. In McCarthy M (Ed) The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics, London: Routledge, 387-400.

Reports

Durrant P, Walker C, Michel R (2015). Using PTE Academic to predict achievement and measure proficiency gains in an intensive EAP foundation programme.  Abstract.  Full text.

Publications by year



2017

Lu C, Durrant P (2017). A corpus-based lexical analysis of Chinese medicine research articles. asian journal of applied linguistics, 4, 3-15. Full text.
Cangır H, Büyükkantarcıoğlu N, Durrant P (2017). Investigating Collocational Priming in Turkish. Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 13, 465-486. Full text.
Durrant P (2017). Lexical bundles and disciplinary variation in university students’ writing: Mapping the territories. Applied Linguistics, 38, 165-193. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
McLaughlin J, Durrant P (2017). Student Learning Approaches in the UAE: the case for the achieving domain. Higher Education Research and Development Abstract.  Full text.

2016

Durrant P (2016). To what extent is the Academic Vocabulary List relevant to university student writing?. English for Specific Purposes, 43, 49-61. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2015

Ardavani S, Durrant P (2015). How have political and socio-economic issues impacted on the motivation of Iranian university students to learn English?. In  (Ed) English language teaching i the Islamic Republic of Iran: Innovations, trends and challenges, London: British Council, 35-45.  Abstract.
Durrant P, Siyanova-Chanturia A (2015). Learner Corpora and Psycholinguistic Research. In Granger S, Gilquin G, Meunier F (Eds.) The Cambridge Handbook of Learner Corpus Research, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Abstract.
Durrant P, Walker C, Michel R (2015). Using PTE Academic to predict achievement and measure proficiency gains in an intensive EAP foundation programme.  Abstract.  Full text.

2014

Durrant P (2014). Corpus frequency and second language learners' knowledge of collocations: a meta-analysis. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 19(4). Abstract.  Full text.
Durrant P (2014). Discipline and Level Specificity in University Students' Written Vocabulary. Applied Linguistics, 3(35), 328-356. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2013

Durrant P (2013). Formulaicity in an agglutinating language: the case of Turkish. Corpus linguistics and linguistic theory, 9(1), 1-38. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2011

Durrant P, Mathews-Aydinli J (2011). A function-first approach to identifying formulaic language in academic writing. Journal of English for Specific Purposes, 30(1), 58-72. Abstract.  Full text.

2010

Durrant P, Schmitt N (2010). Adult learners′ retention of collocations from exposure. Second Language Research, 26(2), 163-188. Abstract. DOI.
Durrant P (2010). Alison Wray, ″Formulaic language: Pushing the Boundaries“. Applied Linguistics, 31(1), 163-166.
Durrant P, Doherty A (2010). Are high-frequency collocations psychologically real? Investigating the thesis of collocational priming. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory, 6(2), 125-155. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Jones M, Durrant P (2010). What can a corpus tell us about vocabulary teaching materials?. In McCarthy M (Ed) The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics, London: Routledge, 387-400.

2009

Durrant P (2009). Investigating the viability of a collocation list for students of English for Academic Purposes. Journal of English for Specific Purposes, 28(3), 157-179. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Durrant P, Schmitt N (2009). To what extent do native and non-native writers make use of collocations?. International Review of Applied Linguistics, 47(2), 157-177. Abstract. DOI.

2007

Durrant P (2007). Nadja Nesselhauf. Collocations in a learner corpus. Functions of Language, 14(2), 251-261.