Dr Angela Ardington

  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, Learning Centre
    BA Hons (Leeds), DipTEFL (Leeds), PGCE (Sussex), MA (Sussex), MPhil (Syd), PhD (UWS)

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Ardington, A 2013 ‘Negotiating shared perspectives that move in and out of sociability: Play and aggression in technologically mediated communication’, Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict, vol. 1:2, pp. 165-193.

Harvey A 2001 'A dramaturgical analysis of charismatic leader discourse', Journal of Organizational Change Management, vol.14:3, pp. 253-265.

Harvey A 2001 'Relational clauses in English technical discourse: patterns of verb choice', Pragmatics, vol.11:4, pp. 379-400.

Ardington, A 2011 ‘Writing: An essential and powerful communication tool for today’s ‘3 dimensional ‘ engineering graduate’, EATAW Journal of Academic Writing, vol.1, pp. 61-70.

Ardington, A 2006 ‘Playfully negotiated activity in girls’ talk’, Journal of Pragmatics, vol. 38, pp. 73-95. Available online at www.sciencedirect.com.

Ardington, A 2005 ‘Stance taking in reporting verbs’, CD format. Selected papers presented at the 3rd European Association of Teachers of Academic Writing (EATAW), June, Athens, Greece.

Ardington, A 2003. ‘Alliance building in girls’ talk: a conversational accomplishment of playful negotiation’, Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, Journal of Applied Linguistics, vol. 26:1, pp. 38-54.

Book Chapters

Ardington, A 2014. (to appear) ‘Learning spaces as meeting places: Academic literacy is everyone’s responsibility'. Intersections: Applied Linguistics as a Meeting Place, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Ardington, A 2011. ‘Alliance building and identity work in early adolescent girls’ talk; Conversational accomplishments of playful duelling’ pp. 109-138 in Language, culture and the dynamics of age, eds. A Duszak and U Okulska Mouton De Gruyter: Berlin, New York.

Ardington, A 2011. ‘Tourist advertising of Australia: Impolite or situation-appropriate? Or a uniquely Aussie invite lost in translation’. pp. 253-269 in Situated politeness, eds. B L Davies, A J Merrison and M Haugh. Continuum: London, New York.

Conference Presentations

Ardington, A ‘Gloves off on the Parliamentary Floor: Questions Without Notice in the House of Representatives’, EPICS VI 6THInternational Symposium on Intercultural, Cognitive and Social Pragmatics, May 2014, University of Seville, Seville, Spain.

Ardington, A ‘From institutional concerns to personal attacks: Negotiating shared perspectives in computer-mediated discourse’, IMPOLIN, Impoliteness and Interaction, May 2013, Kazimierz Wielki University, Bydgoszcz, Poland.

Ardington, A ‘Negotiating shared perspectives that move in and out of sociability, play and aggression in technologically mediated communication’, 1st International Pragmatics Conference of the Americas and 5th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics, October 2012, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA.

Ardington, A ‘Developing an equitable language of assessment for creative works in the design studio: Exploring current understandings and practices’, Writing Development in Higher Education. Enacting Thoughtful Pedagogies and Inclusive Values in Writing Development, July 2012, Liverpool Hope University, England.

Ardington, A ‘Applied linguistics as a meeting place. The international context: space for reviewing literacy support in the disciplines’, 2nd Combined Conference of ALAA/ ALANZ ANU, December 2011, University of Canberra, Australia.

Ardington, A ‘Forging New Directions in Academic Language and Learning. The Honours Year: Stepping from the familiar to the unfamiliar’,10th AALL Biennial Conference, November 2011, University of Adelaide, Australia.

Ardington, A ‘The Honours thesis proposal; Stepping from the familiar to the unfamiliar’, (CERLIS) GENRE VARIATION IN ENGLISH ACADEMIC COMMUNICATION. June 2011, University of Bergamo, Italy.

Ardington, A ‘Cultures of Writing: Disciplinary Identities, Individual Values’, European Writing Centres Association (EWCA) (Re)Thinking and (Re)Situating the Writing Center and WAC Connection in Europe and Beyond, May 2010, American University of Paris, France.

Ardington, A ‘Negotiating different approaches to knowledge through interdisciplinary exchange: The way forward for sustainable writing development’, 13th Writing Development in Higher Education (WDHE) Conference, June 2010, London Metropolitan University, England.

Professional Memberships

  • Association for Academic Language and Learning (AALL)
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Language of Aggression and Conflict (JLAC)
  • Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA)
  • Linguistic Politeness Research Group (LPRG)
  • European Association of the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW)