Dr Christopher J Hall
(Newcastle ), MA (York), PhD (Southern California)
Reader in Applied Linguistics
T: +44 (0)1904 876876
- Merrison, A. J., Griffiths, P., Bloomer, A.
& Hall, C. J. (forthcoming). Introducing language in
use (2nd edn.). London and New York:
- Hall, C. J., Smith. P. H. & Wicaksono, R.
(2011). Mapping applied linguistics. A guide for students and
practitioners. London and New York: Routledge.
- Hall, C. J. (2005). An introduction to
language and linguistics. Breaking the language spell. London
and New York: Continuum.
- Hall, C. J. (1992). Morphology and
mind. A unified approach to explanation in linguistics.
London and New York: Routledge.
Recent peer-reviewed articles and
- Hall, C. J. (2013). Cognitive
contributions to plurilithic views of English and other languages.
Applied Linguistics, 34, 211-231.
- Hall, C. J., Schmidtke, D. &
Vickers, J. (2013). Countability in world Englishes. World
Englishes, 32, 1, 1-22.
- Ecke, P. & Hall, C. J. (2012). Tracking
tip-of-the-tongue states in a multilingual speaker: Evidence of
attrition or instability in lexical systems? International
Journal of Bilingualism.doi: 10.1177/1367006912454623
- Hall, C. J. & Reyes, A. (2009).
Cross-linguistic influence in L2 verb frames: the effects of word
familiarity and language proficiency. In Benati, A. & Roehr, K.
(Ed.), Issues in second language proficiency (pp.
24-44). London: Continuum.
- Hall, C. J., Newbrand, D., Ecke, P., Sperr.
U., Marchand, V. & Hayes, L. (2009). Learners’ implicit
assumptions about syntactic frames in new L3 words: The role of
cognates, typological proximity and L2 status. Language
Learning, 59, 1, 153-202.
- Hall, C. J., Wicaksono, R., Liu, S., Qian, Y.
and Xiaoqing, X. (2013). English reconceived: Raising teachers'
awareness of English as a ‘plurilithic’ resource through an online
course. London: British Council.
- Hall, C. J. (2012). Testing Englishes: Time
to move from monolithic myth to plurilithic reality?
IATEFL TEASIG Newsletter, 52,
- Hall, C. J., Smith, P. H. and Wicaksono, R.
(2012). Mapping applied linguistics from the bottom up: A
conversation. ELT Research, 26, 24-26.
Recent lectures and conference talks
Academic conferences and
Plenary addresses, keynote addresses and
- Cognitive resources and processes in ELF.
A construction-based approach (Invited lecture). Launch of the
Centre for Global Englishes, University of Southampton, May
- “Mind the gap”. Teachers’ incompatible
conceptions of English as an International Language (Invited
lecture). Research Seminar Series, School of Education, University
of Leeds, March 2012.
- Ontologies of English: Can teachers’
beliefs be reconciled? (Invited lecture). Research Seminar
Series, Centre for Language Learning Research, University of York,
- Linguistics for theorists of musical
understanding (Invited lecture). Research Seminar Series,
Leeds College of Music, May 2010.
- Multiple Englishes, multiple attainments
and the multilingual mind (Invited lecture). Applied
Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition Research Seminar
Series, University of Greenwich, London, March 2010.
- The bilingual lexicon as cognition and
culture (Invited lectures): (I) The Parasitic Model of
vocabulary development in additional languages; (II)
Ultimate attainment in vocabulary development: The challenge
from World Englishes. Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan,
Poland, April 2009.
- Changing Englishes and conceptions of
English in a globalizing world: teachers’ experiences using an
online course (with Rachel Wicaksono). Annual Conference of
the American Association for Applied Linguistics, Dallas, USA,
- Reconciling beliefs about form and
function in ELF for English teachers. 5th International
Conference of English as a Lingua Franca, Boğaziçi University,
Istanbul, Turkey, May 2012. (Paper in the Special Symposium on
Approaching Complexity in ELF Research, organised by Robert Baird,
University of Southampton.)
- Language disinvention for ELT from the
bottom-up, through theory and talk. 16th World Congress of
Applied Linguisitcs, Beijing, China, August 2011. (Part of the
symposium Applied Linguistics from the Bottom-up,
co-organised with Patrick H Smith and Rachel Wicaksono.)
- World Englishes, ELF, language
disinvention and language cognition: Complementary perspectives on
L2 learning, teaching and assessment. 6th BAAL
Language Learning and Teaching Special Interest Group Conference,
King's College London, July 2010.
- Which nouns count in English as a Lingua
Franca. 3rd International Conference of English as a Lingua
Franca, University of Vienna, Austria, May 2010.
Professional conferences and
Plenary addresses, keynote addresses and
- Changing Englishes for international
communication (Invited lecture). Higher Education Academy
seminar on Changing Englishes in Internationalising Universities,
York St John University, September 2012.
- Handling hybridity: British English,
China English, English as a Lingua Franca (Invited lectures).
(a) British Council, Beijing, China; (b) Suzhou University of
Science and Technology, China; and (c) Changshu Institute of
Technology, China, September 2010.
- Preparing for TEsSOL (Teaching Englishes
to Speakers of Other Languages) (Plenary address).
36th National Conference of the Mexican Association of
Teachers of English (MEXTESOL), Monterrey, Mexico, October
- “One language and many voices.”
Which nouns count in English as a Lingua Franca (Keynote
address). 36th National Conference of the Mexican
Association of Teachers of English (MEXTESOL), Monterrey, Mexico,
- English for international opportunity:
The role of native-speaker norms (Keynote address). British
Council IELTS Conference, Shanghai, China, December 2008.
- World Englishes, vocabulary teaching and
the mental lexicon (Keynote address). 35th National
Conference of the Mexican Association of Teachers of English
(MEXTESOL), León, Mexico, October 2008.
- Challenging monolithic models of English.
An online tutorial. 46th Annual Conference of the
International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign
Language, Glasgow, March 2012.
- Meaning in second language acquisition:
Insights from Conceptual Semantics. 32nd National Conference
of the Mexican Association of Teachers of English (MEXTESOL),
Zacatecas, Mexico, October 2005.
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