​​Chapter on teaching conversation by Mike McCarthy and Jeanne McCarten

in Christian Jones (ed.) Practice in Second Language Learning.

Professor Mike McCarthy English language reference and teaching materials

New, revised and updated edition of Mike

McCarthy's highly successful book for native- and

expert-users of English, Grammar and Usage:

Your Questions Answered

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Recent  book by Mike McCarthy: 101 Tips for English Language

Learners. With tips for academic writing, exercises and answer

key. Advice on common errors, standard usage and more. 

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Chapter by Caines, A., Buttery, P. and McCarthy, M. J. (2018) “You still talking to me?” The zero auxiliary progressive in spoken British English, twenty years on’, in V. Brezina, R. Love and K. Aijmer (eds) Sociolinguistic Variation in Contemporary British English: Exploration of the Spoken BNC 2014. London: Routledge: 209-234.


Article by Elena Malyuga and Mike McCarthy: English and Russian vague category markers in business discourse: Linguistic identity aspects.Journal of Pragmatics. Volume 135, pp. 39-52.


Interested in the Welsh language and  Welsh corpora? Choose your language for information about the  National Corpus of Contemporary Welsh  / Corpws Cenedlaethol Cymraeg Cyfoes (CorCenCC) project:

The project

​   The team

​Mike McCarthy is a project consultant