PROFESSOR MICHAEL MCCARTHY
News of research, talks, publications, etc.
Article by Mike McCarthy: 'Changes in English Grammar – The Tortoise, Not
the Hare', English Media Centre emagazine 78: 50-52.
A book on an important subject by Kieran Harrington - highly recommended:
Professor Mike McCarthy English language reference and teaching materials
Article on Irish and British English by Elaine Vaughan, Mike McCarthy
and Brian Clancy in World Englishes , 2017,36 (2): 208-223.
A truly well-deserved Lifetime Achievement Award went to Mike McCarthy's friend, co-author and colleague of 30 years, the late Prof. Ron Carter, at the British Council ELTONS Awards Ceremony, 14th June 2017. If you'd like to watch Mike's video tribute to Ron, extracts from which were shown at the ceremony, click here.
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.
Article by Mike McCarthy, 'Usage on the Move: evolution and re-volution', available online in the ICC journal Training Language and Culture, 2017, 1 (2): 8-22.
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:
Mike McCarthy is a project consultant
New 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.