Faculty of Arts - Cultures, Languages and Linguistics
Dr Helen Basturkmen
- English for specific purposes
- Discourse analysis: cohesion and coherence; pragmatics and genre analysis
- Feedback on written discourse
Current research projects include an investigation into cohesion and connectivity in student writing and a study of language-related strategies of subject lecturers.
I am currently supervising students who are researching:
- Teachers’ provision of feedback on discourse features in students’ writing
- Comparative genre study for pedagogical purposes
- Team teaching in Japan
- Teacher feedback & student self-regulation
- Genre learning
Basturkmen, H. Ideas and Options in English for Specific Purposes (2006). New York: Routledge. 200 pp.
Basturkmen, H. Developing Courses in English for Specific Purposes (2010). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 176 pp.
Basturkmen, H. Replication research in comparative genre analysis in English for Academic Purposes. Language Teaching: Surveys and Studies. Cambridge University Press.
Basturkmen, H. Between territories and domains: ESP-oriented enquiry in the borders - course development, genre analysis and the role of ESP in education. ASP (Revue de Group d'Etude et de la Recherche en Anglais de Specialite).
Rose, P. & Basturkmen, H. Exploring children's use of referencing in narrative writing in Guyana. New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics, 19 (1): 35-44.
Basturkmen, H. Language for Specific Purposes. Review Article. In Michael Byram, and Adelheid Hu (eds.) Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (pp. 391-395). Oxford: Routledge.
Basturkmen, H. English for Specific Purposes. In Michael Byram, and Adelheid Hu (eds.) Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (pp. 223-225). Oxford: Routledge.
Nguyen, Thi Thuy Minh & Basturkmen, H. Requesting in Vietnamese as a second language. In Roever, C. & Nguyen, H. T. (Eds.). Pragmatics of Vietnamese as native and target language (pp. 13-75). Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i, National Foreign Language Resource Center.
Basturkmen, H., East, M. & Bitchener, J. Supervisors' on-scrtip feedback comments on drafts of dissertations: socialising students into the academic discourse community. Teaching in Higher Education DOI:10.1080/13562517.2012.752728 http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/cdW9RU2tsuhV77ASxfHd/full
Basturkmen, H. “Metalanguage” In C. A. Chapelle (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.
Basturkmen, H. “Needs analysis and syllabus design for language for specific purposes.” In C. A. Chapelle (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.
Reprint: Nesi, H. & Basturkmen, H. 2012. Lexical bundles and discourse signalling in academic lectures. Reprinted in Biber, D. & Reppen, R. (Eds.) Corpus Linguistics: Volume 1: Lexical Studies. Sage Benchmarks in Language and Linguistics (pp. 287-306). Los Angeles: Sage Publications.
East, M., Bitchener, J. & Basturkmen, H. What constitutes effective feedback to postgraduate research students? The students' perspective. Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 9 (2), 2012.
Basturkmen, H. 2012. Languages for specific purposes curriculum creation and implementation in Australasia and Europe. Modern Language Journal, 96, S1: 59-70.
Basturkmen, H. 2012. Review of research into the correspondence between language teachers' stated beliefs and practices. System, 40, 2: 282-295.
Basturkmen, H. 2012. A genre-based investigation of discussion sections in research articles in dentistry and disciplinary variation. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 11, 2: 134-144.
Nguyen, T. T. M. and Basturkmen, H. “Chapter 9, Teaching Constructive Critical Feedback". In Tatsuki, D. and Houck, N. (eds.) Pragmatics from research to practice: Teaching speech acts. Alexandria, VA: TESOL.
Philp, J., Walter, S. And Basturkmen, H. “Peer interaction in the foreign language classroom: what factors foster a focus on form?" Language Awareness, 19, 4. 261-279.
Bitchener, J, Basturkmen, H. and East, M. “The focus of supervisor written feedback to thesis/dissertation students", International Journal of English Studies, 10, 2. 79-98.
Basturkmen, H. “Commenting on results in published research articles and masters dissertations in language teaching", Journal of English for Academic Purposes 8: 241-251.
Basturkmen, H. “Chapter 4. Back cover blurbs: Puff pieces and windows on cultural values.”, In Hyland, K. and Diani, G. (ed.), Academic evaluation: review genres in university settings, Basingstoke, UK, Palgrave MacMillan, pp 68-86.
Nesi, H. and Basturkmen, H. “Lexical bundles and discourse signalling in academic lectures", In Flowerdew, J. and Mahlberg, M. (ed.), Lexical cohesion and corpus linguistics, Amsterdam/Philadelphia, John Benjamins Publishing Company, pp 23-43.
Sponsored by Macmillan Education: Developing specific purposes courses. 4th English for Specific Purposes Conference, Hochschule, Elm, Germany, 04 Oct 2013 - 05 Oct 2013.
Plenary: Between territories and domains. ESP-oriented enquiry in the borders. Course development, genre analysis and the role of ESP in education. 34th GERAS International Conference, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, Paris, France. 22 Mar 2013 - 23 Mar 2013.
I have been a lecturer in the Department of Applied Language Studies and Linguistics for over ten years. Prior to this, I worked as a lecturer and in the Office of Consultation and Training at the University of Kuwait and as a lecturer and teacher educator (Diploma in Language Teaching) in Turkey. Currently I am on the editorial review board of two journals: Journal of English for Academic Purposes and New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics.
|Language Teaching and Learning|
|Course||Title||Availability in 2014|
|LANGTCHG 101||Introduction to Language Teaching||Semester 1, repeated Semester 2|
|LANGTCHG 205||Developing Literacy in a Second Language||Semester 1|
|LANGTCHG 744||Discourse Analysis||Semester 1, repeated Semester 2|
|LANGTCHG 754||Special Topic: English for Specific Purposes||Semester 2|