Prof. Diane PECORARI

Visiting address
CMC-M8018
Phone: +852 34428850

Author IDs

Willing to take PhD students: yes

Biography

Diane Pecorari works within the area of English Applied Linguistics. Her research has investigated aspects of English for academic purposes and second-language writing, (including source use and plagiarism), and the widespread and growing phenomenon of English medium instruction.

She has taught courses in linguistics, academic writing and professional communication. In addition, she has designed and taught professional skills development courses for university teacher who want to work pedagogically with questions such as how to work against plagiarism, how to promote students' writing skills and how to teach effectively in the English-medium classroom.

Research Interests/Areas

Educational linguistics, English for Academic Purposes, Aspects of second language writing, including source use and intertextuality