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
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 | Article
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
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 | Article
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
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 | Article