Tomáš Gráf

List of John Benjamins publications for which Tomáš Gráf plays a role.


Fluent L2 English speakers frequently use discourse markers (DMs) as a speech management strategy, but research has largely ignored how this develops across different proficiency levels and how it is related to immersive experiences. This study examines the developmental patterns of three DMs –… read more | Article
Gráf, Tomáš and Kateřina Vašků. 2022. Chapter 13. Derivational paradigms in ELT textbooks. Paradigms in Word Formation: Theory and applications, Ruz, Alba E., Cristina Fernández-Alcaina and Cristina Lara-Clares (eds.), pp. 343–378
Developing morphological awareness is an effective learning strategy which can simplify learning L2 vocabulary. The present chapter explores how far morphological-awareness activities are represented in over 100 international ELT coursebooks, 10 teacher training manuals and 17 practice books. The… read more | Chapter
Gráf, Tomáš and Lan-Lanfen Huang. 2022. Persistent errors in spoken English among Taiwanese and Czech learners at CEFR B2 and C1. Complexity, Accuracy and Fluency in Learner Corpus Research, Leńko-Szymańska, Agnieszka and Sandra Götz (eds.), pp. 137–158
The study provides empirical evidence illustrating the development of grammatical accuracy in spoken learner English from CEFR’s B2 to C1 levels of accuracy. It uses the CEFR-rated and error-tagged Taiwanese and Czech sub-corpora of LINDSEI containing altogether 54 B2 and 36 C1 speakers. The… read more | Chapter
Gráf, Tomáš. 2019. Speech rate revisited: The effect of task design on speech rate. Learner Corpora and Language Teaching, Götz, Sandra and Joybrato Mukherjee (eds.), pp. 175–190
The present study aims to explore the effect of elicitation-task design on speech rate. The data derives from the Czech learner subcorpus of the Louvain International Database of Spoken English Interlanguage (LINDSEI_CZ), its native English counterpart the Louvain Corpus of Native English… read more | Chapter