Prof Mike McCarthy  English language articles

For a complete list of Michael McCarthy's books, published papers, articles and chapters in edited books, click here.

 Recent papers (click on links)

​McCarthy, M. J. (2010) Spoken fluency revisited. English Profile Journal. Online.

McCarten, J. and McCarthy, M. J. (2010) Bridging the gap between corpus and course book: the case of conversation strategies. In Mishan, F. & Chambers, A. (eds) Perspectives on Language Learning Materials Development. Oxford: Peter Lang, 11-32.

Buttery, P and McCarthy, M. J. (2012) Lexis in spoken discourse. In J. Gee and M. Handford (eds)
The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Analysis. Abingdon, Oxon and New York: Routledge, 285-300.

McCarthy, M. J. & O’Keeffe, A. (2012) Competencies explored and exposed: Grammar, lexis, communication and the notions of levels. In M. Eisenmann and T. Summer (eds.)
Basic issues in EFL teaching and learning. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 55-67.

McCarthy, M. and O'Keeffe, A. (2012). Analyzing Spoken Corpora. In C. A. Chappelle (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.

Amador Moreno, C., McCarthy, M. J. & O’Keeffe, A. (2013) Can English provide a framework for Spanish response tokens?
Yearbook of Corpus Linguistics and Pragmatics 2013: 175-201.

​Clancy, B. & McCarthy, M. J. (2014) Co-constructed turn taking. In Aijmer, K. and Ruehlemann, C. (eds.) Corpus Pragmatics: A Handbook. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 430-453.

McCarthy, M. J. (2015) The role of corpus research in the design of advanced level grammar instruction. In M. A. Christison, D. Christian, P. A. Duff, & N. Spada (Eds.). (2015).
Teaching and learning English grammar: Research findings and future directions. New York, NY: Routledge, 87-102.

Carter, R. A. & McCarthy, M. J. (2015) Spoken grammar: Where are we and where are we going?
Applied Linguistics 1-21. doi:10.1093/applin/amu080.

Buttery, P., McCarthy, M. J. & Carter, R. A. (2015) Chatting in the academy: informality in spoken academic discourse. In N. Groom, M. Charles and S. John (eds.)
Corpora, Grammar and Discourse. In honour of Susan Hunston. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 183-210.

McCarthy, M. J. (2015) “’Tis mad, yeah”: Turn openers in Irish and British English. In Amador-Moreno, C. P., McCafferty, K. and Vaughan, E. (eds.)
Pragmatic Markers in Irish English. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 156-175.

McCarthy, M. J. (2016) Teaching grammar at the advanced level. In E. Hinkel (ed.) Teaching
English Grammar to Speakers of Other Languages.  New York: Routledge, 203-221.

Caines, A., McCarthy, M. J. & O’Keeffe, A. (2016) Spoken language corpora and pedagogical applications. In F. Farr & L. Murray (eds.)
The Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 348-361.

McCarthy, M. J. & McCarten, J. (2016) Creativity and conversation: key concepts in spoken grammar. In D. Xerri and O. Vassallo (eds.) Creativity in English Language Teaching. Malta: ELT Council, 127-136.

Vaughan, E. and McCarthy, M. J. (2017) Research in corpora in language teaching and learning. In E. Hinkel (ed.)Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning. Vol. III. New York: Routledge, 173-185.

Carter, R and McCarthy, M. J. (2017) Spoken Grammar: Where Are We and Where Are We Going ? Applied Linguistics, 38, 1, 1-20.

McCarthy, M.  J. (2017) Usage on the move: evolution and re-volution. Training Language and Culture, 1, 2 , 8-22.

​Vaughan, E., McCarthy, M. J. and Clancy, B. (2017) Vague category markers as turn-final items in Irish English. World Englishes  36 (2): 208-223.

McCarthy, M. J. (2017) Changes in English Grammar – The Tortoise, Not the Hare. EMC Emagazine 78: 50-52.

McCarthy, M. J. & McCarten, J. (2018) Now You’re Talking! Practising Conversation in Second Language Learning. In C. Jones (ed.) Practice in Second Language Learning. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 7-29.

Malyuga, E. & McCarthy, M. J. (2018) English and Russian vague category markers in business discourse: Linguistic identity aspects. Journal of Pragmatics. Volume 135, pp. 39-52.

Mike McCarthy articles