John Read

List of John Benjamins publications for which John Read plays a role.


Subjects Applied linguistics | Corpus linguistics | Discourse studies | Language acquisition | Language policy | Language teaching | Multilingualism | Pragmatics | Translation Studies | Writing and literacy


As a result of investigations showing that communication problems can be a significant contributing factor to major aviation accidents, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has established a set of Language Proficiency Requirements. All pilots and air traffic controllers engaged in… read more
Read, John and I.S.P. Nation 2004 Measurement of formulaic sequencesFormulaic Sequences: Acquisition, processing and use, Schmitt, Norbert (ed.), pp. 23–35 | Article
Shameem, Nikhat and John Read 1996 Administering a performance test in Fiji HindiThe Language Testing Cycle: From inception to washback, Wigglesworth, Gillian and Catherine Elder (eds.), pp. 80–104 | Article
As part of a research study on language maintenance and shift in the Indo-Fijian community in Wellington, New Zealand, a performance test was developed to assess the speaking and listening skills in Fiji Hindi of a sample of the Indo-Fijian teenagers. The design of the test needed to take account… read more