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Dr Anne O'Keeffe

Dr Anne O'Keeffe

B Ed; MA (ELT) and PhD (Applied Linguistics)
Senior Lecturer

Research interests

Applied linguistics, with specialisation in the use of Corpus Linguistics to explore areas such as Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis, Learner Corpora, Learner Grammar and Media Discourse. Coordinator of Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies (IVACS) Research Centre. 

For more, see Anne's IVACS profile; Google Scholar profile; Research Gate profile; Academia profile.

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Publications

 

Books

Pérez-Paredes, P., O’Keeffe, A. and Mark, G. (Under contract/2021) Corpus Linguistics for Language Learning Research. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

O’Keeffe, A., Clancy, B. and Adolphs, S. (2020) Introducing Pragmatics in Use. 2nd Ed. London: Routledge.

Carter, R.A., McCarthy, M. J., Mark G. and O’Keeffe, A. (2011) English Grammar Today. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Carter, R.A., McCarthy, M. J., Mark G. and O’Keeffe, A. (2011) English Grammar Today. Workbook. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

O’Keeffe, A., Clancy, B. and Adolphs, S. (2011) Introducing Pragmatics in Use. London: Routledge.

McCarthy, M. J., O'Keeffe, A. and Walsh, S. (2009) The Vocabulary Matrix: understanding, learning, teaching. Boston, MA: National Geographic/Cengage.

O'Keeffe, A., McCarthy, M. J. and R. A. Carter (2007) From Corpus to Classroom: language use and language teaching. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

 O'Keeffe, A. (2006) Investigating Media Discourse. London: Routledge.

 

Edited Books

O’Keeffe, A. and McCarthy, M. J. (Eds.) (In Under contract/2021) The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics. 2nd Ed. London: Routledge.

O’Keeffe, A. and McCarthy, M. J. (Eds.) (2010) The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics. London: Routledge.

 

Editor of Book Series 

The Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics Series

The Routledge Corpus Linguistics Guides Series

Guest editor of Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers (Cambridge University Press) ( title: Thornbury, Scott, (2019) 101 Grammar Questions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)

 

Journal articles

O'Keeffe, A. (2020). Data-driven learning – a call for a broader research gaze. Language Teaching, 1-14. doi:10.1017/S0261444820000245 

O’Keeffe, A. and Mark, G. (2017) “The English Grammar Profile of learner competence: Methodology and key findings”. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 22: 4, 457-489.

Amador Moreno, C. P., McCarthy, M. J. and O’Keeffe, A. (2013) “Can English Provide a Framework for Spanish Response Tokens?”. The Yearbook of Pragmatics and Corpus Linguistics, 1(1):175-201.

O’Keeffe, A. and Walsh, S. (2012) “Applying corpus linguistics and conversation analysis in the investigation of small group teaching in higher education”. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory, 8(1): 159–181.

O’Keeffe, A. (2011) “Teaching and Irish English”. English Today, 27(2), 57-63.

Walsh, S., Morton, T. and O'Keeffe, A. (2011) “Analyzing university spoken interaction: a corpus linguistics/conversation analysis approach”.  International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 16(3): 326-345.

Walsh, S. and O'Keeffe, A. (2010) “Investigating higher education seminar talk”. Novitas-ROYAL, 4 (2), 141-158.

O'Keeffe, A. and Amador Moreno, C. P. (2009) “The pragmatics of the be + after + V-ing construction in Irish English”. Intercultural Pragmatics, 6 (4): 517-534.

O’Keeffe, A. (2004) “‘Like the wise virgins and all that jazz’ – using a corpus to examine vague language and shared knowledge”. Language and Computers, 52(1), 1-20.

McCarthy, M. J. and O’Keeffe, A. (2004) “Research in the teaching of speaking”. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 24, 26-43.

Farr, F., Murphy, B. and O'Keeffe, A. (2004) “The Limerick Corpus of Irish English: design, description and application”. Teanga (Yearbook of the Irish Association for Applied Linguistics), 21: 5-29.

O’Keeffe, A. and Farr, F. (2003) “Using Language Corpora in Language Teacher Education: pedagogic, linguistic and cultural insights”. TESOL Quarterly, 37(3), 389-418.

McCarthy, M. and O'Keeffe, A. (2003) “‘What's in a name?’ - vocatives in casual conversations and radio phone-in calls”. Language and Computers, 46(1) 153-185.

O'Keeffe, A. (2001) “Five ideas for using authentic television clips”. Forum for English Language Teachers (Ireland), 3(3): 14-17.

O'Keeffe, A. (2001) “TEFL in Ireland - reflecting a profession?”. Forum for English Language Teachers (Ireland), 3(2): 6-11.

Barker, G. and O’Keeffe, A. (1999) “A Corpus of Irish English – Past, Present, Future”. Teanga (Yearbook of the Irish Association for Applied Linguistics), 18, 1-11.

 

Journals edited

Ní Mhocháin, R. and  O’Keeffe, A. (Eds) (2018) Corpus Pragmatics 2(4).

Becker Lopes Perna, C. and O’Keeffe, A. (Eds) (2017) Letras de Hoje: Estudos e debates em linguística, literature e língua portuguesa 52(3), special issue on “The Pragmatics of Interlanguage”.

O’Keeffe, A. and  Ní Mhocháin, R. (Eds) (2017) Corpus Pragmatics 1(4), 293-295.

O'Keeffe, A. and Farr, F. (Eds) (2011) International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, special issue on “Applying Corpus Linguistics”. 16(3).

O’Keeffe, A. and Walsh, S. (Eds) (2007) Language Awareness, special issue on “Raising language awareness through analysing discourse in context”. 16(3).

Farr, F. and O’Keeffe , A. (Eds) (2004) Teanga (Yearbook of the Irish Association for Applied Linguistics), special issue on “Corpora, variation and the language classroom”. 21.

 

Journal editorials

O’Keeffe, A. and  Ní Mhocháin, R. (Eds) (2018) “Introduction”. Corpus Pragmatics 2(4), 217-219.

Ní Mhocháin, R. and O’Keeffe, A. (Eds) (2017) “Introduction”. Corpus Pragmatics 1(4): 293–295.

Becker Lopes Perna, C. and O’Keeffe, A. (2017) “The Pragmatics of Interlanguage”. Letras de Hoje: Estudos e debates em linguística, literature e língua portuguesa 52(3), 284-285.

Farr, F. and O’Keeffe, A. (2011) “Introduction”.  International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, special issue on “Applying Corpus Linguistics”. 16(3): 151-156.

O’Keeffe, A. and Walsh, S. (2007) “Introduction”.  Language Awareness, special issue on “Raising language awareness through analysing discourse in context”. 16(3): 149-154.

Farr, F. and O’Keeffe , A. (2002) “Introduction”.  Teanga (Yearbook of the Irish Association for Applied Linguistics), special issue on “Corpora, variation and the language classroom”. 21. 2-5.

 

Chapters in Edited Volumes

O’Keeffe, A. (In preparation). “Data-Driven Learning and the Second Language Acquisition Interface Debate”. In P. Peréz-Paredes and Mark, G. (Eds.) Beyond the Concordance: Multiple Applications of Language Corpora for Language Education. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

O’Keeffe, A. (Under contract/2021) “Second Language Speaking”. In M. Aronoff (Ed.) Oxford Bibliographies. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

O’Keeffe, A. and Mark, G. (Under review) “Bloody hell, I’m grand: Adjective forms and use in spoken Irish and British English”. In C. Amador-Moreno and S. Lucak (Eds.)

O’Keeffe, A. and Mark, G. (2020) “Grammar”. In D. Knight and S. Adolphs (Eds.) Handbook of English Language and Digital Humanities. London: Routledge, 143-163.

Farr, F. and O’Keeffe, A. (2019) “Using corpora to analyse language”. In S. Walsh and S. Mann (Eds) Routledge Handbook of English Language Teacher Education London: Routledge, 268-282.

O’Keeffe, A. (2018) “Corpus-based function-to-form approaches”. In A. H. Jucker, K. P. Schneider and W. Bublitz (Eds.) Methods in Pragmatics.  Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 587 – 618.

O’Keeffe, A. and Mark, G. (2018) “The grammars of English’. In P. Seargeant and A. Hewings (Eds.) The Routledge Handbook of English Studies. London: Routledge, 136-149.

Amador-Moreno, C. P. and O’Keeffe A. (2018) He's after getting up a load of wind: a corpus-based exploration of be +after + V-ing constructions in spoken and written corpora. In Villanueva-Romero, Diana, C. P. Amador Moreno and Manuel Sánchez García (Eds.) Voice and Discourse in the Irish Context. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 47-73.

Caines, A., McCarthy, M.J. and O’Keeffe, A. (2016) “Spoken language corpora and pedagogic applications”. In F. Farr and L. Murray (Eds.) Routledge Handbook of Language Learning and Technology. London: Routledge, pp. 348 - 361.

Moloney, D. and O’Keeffe, A. (2016) “A case study in language teacher education”. In M. J. McCarthy (Eds.) The Cambridge Guide to Blended Learning for Language Teaching. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 176-199.

Clancy, B. and O’Keeffe, A. (2015) “Pragmatics”. In D. Biber and R. Reppen, (Eds.) The Cambridge Handbook on Corpus Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 235 – 251.

Vaughan, E. and O’Keeffe, A. (2015) “Corpus Analysis”. In K. Tracy, C. Ilie and T. Sandel (Eds.) The International Encyclopedia of Language and Social Interaction, Denver, CO: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. pp. 252-268.

Cheng, W. and O’Keeffe, A. (2015) “Vague Language”. In K. Aijmer and C. Rühlemann (Eds.) Corpus Pragmatics: A Handbook. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp.686-869.

McCarthy, M.J. and O’Keeffe, A. (2014) “Spoken Grammar”. In M. Celce-Murcia, D. M. Brinton, & M. A. Snow (Eds.) Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language (4th ed.). Boston, MA: National Geographic/Cengage, pp. 271 - 287.

O’Keeffe, A. and Farr, F. (2012) “Using Language Corpora in Language Teacher Education: pedagogic, linguistic and cultural insights”. D. Biber and R. Reppen, (Eds.) Corpus Linguistics (Volume 4): Methods and Applications. London: Sage, 335- 365.

Clancy, B. and O’Keeffe, A. (2012) “Using a corpus to enhance pragmatic awareness”. In M. D. García-Pastor (Ed.) Teaching English as a Foreign Language: Proposals for the language classroom. Catarroja, València: Perifèric, pp. 27-60.

McCarthy, M.J. and O’Keeffe, A. (2012) “Analysing Speech Corpora”. In T. Cobb (Ed.) The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. New York: Wiley-Blackwell, pp.104-112.

O'Keeffe, A., (2012) “Corpora and Media Studies”. In K. Hyland, M. H. Chau and M. Handford (Eds.) Corpus Applications in Applied Linguistics. London: Continuum, pp. 117-131.

McCarthy, M.J. and O’Keeffe, A. (2012) “Competencies Explored and Exposed: Grammar, Lexis, Communication and the Notion of Levels”. In T. Summer and M. Eisenmann (Eds.) Basic Issues in EFL-Teaching and Learning. Heidelberg Universitätsverlag Winter, pp. 55-67.

O’Keeffe, A. (2012) “Vocabulary Instruction”. In A. Burns and J. Richards (Eds.) The Cambridge Guide to Pedagogy and Practice in Language Teaching. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 236-245.

O’Keeffe, A. (2011) “Media and Discourse Analysis”. In J. P. Gee and M. Handford (Eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Analysis. London: Routledge, pp. 441-454.

O’Keeffe, A. (2011) “The Media”. In J. Simpson (Ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Applied Linguistics. London: Routledge, pp. 67-80.

O'Keeffe, A. and McCarthy, M. J. (2010) “Historical perspective: what are corpora and how have they evolved?” In A. O’Keeffe and M.J. McCarthy (Eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics. London: Routledge, pp. 3-13.

O’Keeffe, A. and Adolphs, S. (2008) “Response tokens in British and Irish English”. In K.P. Schneider and A. Barron (Eds.) Variational Pragmatics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 69-98.

McCarthy, M.J. and O'Keeffe, A. (2008) “Corpora and the Study of Spoken Language”. In A, Ludeling, M. Kytö and T. McEnery (Eds.), Handbook of Corpus Linguistics. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 1-16.

Walsh, S., O'Keeffe, A., & McCarthy, M. (2008) “ ‘…post-colonialism, multi-culturalism, structuralism, feminism, post-modernism and so on so forth’ – vague language in academic discourse, a comparative analysis of form, function and context”. In R. Reppen and A. Ädel (Eds.),Corpora and Discourse (SCL31). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 9-29.

Walsh, S. and O’Keeffe, A. (2007) “Applying CA to a modes analysis of third-level spoken academic discourse”. In H. Bowles, and P. Seedhouse (Eds.) Conversation Analysis and Languages for Specific Purposes. Berlin: Peter Lang, pp. 101-139.

Evison , J., McCarthy, M.J. and O’Keeffe, A. (2007). “ ‘Looking out for love and all the rest of it’: vague category markers as shared social space”. In J. Cutting (Ed.) Vague Language Explored.  Basingstoke: Palgrave, pp.138-157.

O’Keeffe, A. and Breen, M. (2007) “ ‘At the hands of the Brothers: a corpus-based lexico-grammatical analysis of stance in newspaper reporting of child sexual abuse”. In J. Cotterill (Ed.) The Language of Sex Crimes. Basingstoke: Palgrave, pp. 217-236.

McCarthy, M.J. and O’Keeffe, A. (2006) “Second Language Speaking”. In K. Brown (Ed.) Encyclopaedia of Language and Linguistics 2nd Edition. Oxford: Elsevier, pp. 95-101.

O'Keeffe, A., (2005) “ ‘You’ve a daughter yourself?’: a corpus-based look at lexico-grammatical choices and pragmatic effects in question forms in an Irish radio phone-in”. In K.P. Schneider and A. Barron (Eds) The Pragmatics of Irish English, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 339-366.

O’Keeffe, A. (2004) “‘Like the wise virgins and all that jazz’ – using a corpus to examine vague language and shared knowledge”. In U. Connor and T. Upton (Eds) Discourse in the Professions: Perspectives from Corpus Linguistics. Amsterdam: Rodopi, pp. 1-20.

McCarthy, M. and O'Keeffe, A. (2003) “‘What's in a name?’ - vocatives in casual conversations and radio phone-in calls”. In P. Leistyna and C. Meyer (Eds) Corpus Analysis: Language Structure and Language Use, Amsterdam: Rodopi, pp. 153-185.

O’Keeffe, A. and Binchy, J. (2003) “Reading and writing at university – raising genre awareness as initiation into a discourse community”. In G. Shiel and U. Ní Dhálaigh (Eds) Other Ways of Seeing: Diversity in Language and Literacy. Dublin: Reading Association of Ireland, pp. 220-228.

Brosnan, G., O'Keeffe, A. and Binchy, J. (2003) “Feeding back feedback - towards a cyclical model for learner support”. In R. Tormey (Ed.) Teaching Social Justice: Intercultural and Development Education Perspectives on Education’s Context, Content and Methods. Dublin and Limerick: Irish Aid and Centre for Educational Disadvantage Research, pp. 191-199.

Farr, F. and O’Keeffe, A. (2002). “Would as a hedging device in an Irish context: an intra-varietal comparison of institutionalised spoken interaction”. In R. Reppen, S. Fitzmaurice and D. Biber, (Eds) Using Corpora to Explore Linguistic Variation, Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 25-48.

O'Keeffe, A. (2002) “Exploring indices of national identity in a corpus of radio phone-in data from Irish radio”. In: A. Sánchez Macarro (Ed.) Windows on the World: Media Discourse in English, Valencia: Universidad de Valencia, pp. 91-113.

O'Keeffe, A. (2000) “Exploring television as an exponent of pragmatic and sociocultural information in foreign language learning”. In T. Lewis and A. Rouxeville (Eds)., Technology and the Advanced Language Learner, London: CILT, pp. 23-52.

O'Keeffe, A. (2000) “Undergraduate Academic Writing: an analysis of errors and weaknesses in syntax, lexis, style and structure”. In G. Shiel, U. Ní Dhálaigh and E. Kennedy (Eds.), Language and Literacy for the New Millennium. Dublin: Reading Association of Ireland, pp. 167-186.

 

Reports

Pérez-Paredes, P., Mark, G. and O’Keeffe, A. (2020) “The impact of usage-based approaches on second language learning and teaching”. Cambridge Education Research Reports. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Ring, E., Mhic Mhathúna, M., Moloney, M., Hayes, N., Breathnach, D., Stafford, P., Carswell, D., Keegan, S., Kelleher, C., McCafferty, D., O’Keeffe, A., Leavy, A., Madden, R. and Ozonyia, M. (2017) An examination of concepts of school readiness among parents and educators in Ireland. Dublin: Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

Denny, E., Brosnan, G., O’Keeffe, A., Denny, E., Farr, F., Risquez, A., Hoyne, S., Fitzgerald, M., Ryan, M.F. (2015) Transitions from Second Level and Further Education to Third Level. Focused Research Report No. 6., funded by The National Form for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

O’Keeffe, A., Binchy, B. and Healy, C. 2008. Evaluation of interventions and supports to alleviate educational disadvantage in three County Limerick schools. Report to Limerick County Vocational Education Committee.

O’Keeffe, A. and Breen, M. 2001, At the hands of the Brothers: A corpus-based lexico-grammatical analysis of stance in newspaper reporting of child sexual abuse cases involving the Irish Christian Brothers 1998-2000. Report to the Laffoy Commission on Child Sexual Abuse/The Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse.

Breen, M. and O’Keeffe, A. 2001, Framing the Past: the reporting of the Christian Brothers in the Irish Media, 1998-2000. Report to the Laffoy Commission on Child Sexual Abuse/The Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse.

 

Online database

O’Keeffe, A. and Mark, G. (2015) The English Grammar Profile. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press