Bronwen Patricia Dyson

List of John Benjamins publications for which Bronwen Patricia Dyson plays a role.


Subjects Cognition and language | Language acquisition | Multilingualism | Psycholinguistics | Theoretical linguistics
Subjects Cognition and language | Language acquisition | Multilingualism | Psycholinguistics

Sociocognitive Approaches to Second Language Pedagogy

Edited by Bronwen Patricia Dyson

Special issue of Australian Review of Applied Linguistics 33:3 (2010) 140 pp.
Subjects Applied linguistics | Corpus linguistics | Discourse studies | Language acquisition | Language policy | Language teaching | Multilingualism | Pragmatics | Translation Studies | Writing and literacy


Is oral feedback on thesis writing from supervisors and academic literacy advisors (ALA) based on writing criteria, such as the MASUS (Measuring the Academic Skills of University Students) criteria (Bonanno & Jones, 2007)? The study aimed to investigate the distribution of supervisory and ALA… read more
Dyson, Bronwen Patricia 2019 Chapter 4. Are speech and writing teachable? Re-examining developmental constraints on pedagogyTeachability and Learnability across Languages, Arntzen, Ragnar, Gisela Håkansson, Arnstein Hjelde and Jörg-U. Keßler (eds.), pp. 71–93 | Chapter
Does the teachability hypothesis (Pienemann 1984, 1989) apply to spoken and written L2 English questions? Given varied findings on this issue, the present chapter reports on a study of 20 postgraduate students, divided into experimental and comparison groups. The experimental group, which comprised… read more
Research on second language acquisition has located individual variation, without clarifying whether language processing prompts learners to differ systematically in the production of syntax and morphology. To address this issue, the study examined the hypothesis on variation in Processability… read more
Dyson, Bronwen Patricia 2010 EditorialSociocognitive Approaches to Second Language Pedagogy, Dyson, Bronwen Patricia (ed.), pp. 25.1–25.11 | Miscellaneous
Dyson, Bronwen Patricia 2010 Learner language analytic methods and pedagogical implicationsSociocognitive Approaches to Second Language Pedagogy, Dyson, Bronwen Patricia (ed.), pp. 30.1–30.21 | Article
Methods for analysing interlanguage have long aimed to capture learner language in its own right. By surveying the cognitive methods of Error Analysis, Obligatory Occasion Analysis and Frequency Analysis, this paper traces reformulations to attain this goal. The paper then focuses on Emergence… read more
In this article I present the concept of ‘focus on learnable form’ and show how it could be implemented in the classroom. ‘Focus on form’ research has produced increasing evidence that a form focus can improve the acquisition of the particular form while remaining compatible with the communicative… read more
An interest in investigating the effect of instruction on interlanguage development prompted me to conduct a study on a small group of adult migrant learners of English. As a first step, the learners were assessed for their stage of syntactic development. This assessment showed that a… read more