Tess Fitzpatrick

List of John Benjamins publications for which Tess Fitzpatrick plays a role.



Mollet, Eugène, Alison Wray, Tess Fitzpatrick, Naomi R. Wray and Margaret J. Wright 2010 Choosing the best tools for comparative analyses of textsInternational Journal of Corpus Linguistics 15:4, pp. 429–473 | Article
What measurements should linguists use when comparing texts written by different writers? We report aspects of a systematic evaluation of 381 different language measures derived from 200 analytic tools, carried out during the pilot for a study exploring genetic contributions to language variation.… read more
Wray, Alison and Tess Fitzpatrick 2008 Why can't you just leave it alone? Deviations from memorized language as a gauge of nativelike competencePhraseology in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching, Meunier, Fanny and Sylviane Granger (eds.), pp. 123–147 | Article
This chapter reports an investigation into the capacity of language learners to improve their performance through the memorization of specifically targeted linguistic material. Six intermediate/advanced learners of English memorized nativelike versions of conversational turns that they anticipated… read more
Fitzpatrick, Tess 2006 Habits and rabbits: Word associations and the L2 lexiconEUROSLA Yearbook: Volume 6 (2006), Foster-Cohen, Susan H., Marta Medved Krajnovic and Jelena Mihaljević Djigunović (eds.), pp. 121–145 | Article
Word associations have traditionally been used in linguistic research as a means of accessing information about the organisation of the mental lexicon. A number of important studies have revealed differences in word association behaviour in the L1 and the L2, but have failed to find consistent… read more