PhD projects


 They are currently writing their PhD thesis at the Centre for English Corpus Linguistics:


Basma Bouziri

PhD project: A corpus-assisted genre analysis of the Tunisian Lecture Corpus (TLC): Focus on metadiscourse

Supervisor: Fanny Meunier, Habib Abdesslem


Amélie Bulon

PhD project: Receptive knowledge and productive use of target-like phraseological units in L2 English or Dutch by French-speaking CLIL and non-CLIL learners

Supervisor: Fanny Meunier


Ludivine Crible

PhD project: Discourse markers as markers of (dis)fluency in native spoken French and English.

Supervisors: Gaëtanelle Gilquin & Liesbeth Degand


Amandine Dumont

PhD project: Fluency and disfluency in spoken English. Investigation of fluency profiles in English learner speech in comparison with native speech.

Supervisors: Gaëtanelle Gilquin & Sylviane Granger


Maïté Dupont

PhD project: Cohesive markers of contrast in English and French: a combined corpus linguistic and systemic functional approach

Supervisors: Sylviane Granger & Liesbeth Degand


Caroline Gerckens

PhD project: The development of phraseological competence in L2 English. A longitudinal corpus-based study of high frequency verbs

Supervisors: Sylviane Granger (UCL) & Ulrike Altendorf (Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany)


Isa Hendrikx

PhD project: Acquisition of intensifying constructions in Dutch and English by French-speaking CLIL and non-CLIL learners.

Supervisor: Kristel van Goethem & Fanny Meunier


Samantha Laporte

PhD project: Verb-complementation patterns across New Englishes: a corpus-driven approach.

Supervisor: Gaëtanelle Gilquin


Tim Marchand

PhD project: An investigation into expert and learner corpora of computer-mediated communication

Supervisor: Sylviane Granger


Natassia Schutz

PhD project: Verbs in English for Academic Purposes: A cross-discplinary corpus-driven study

Supervisor: Sylviane Granger


Julie Van De  Vyver

PhD project: Mobile-assisted language learning: new technologies in foreign language teaching and learning

 Supervisor: Fanny Meunier