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All data is as of June 17, 2024.

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Clenton Jon
Associate Professor
Affiliation Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Discipline English
Academic Degrees Swansea University PhD Applied Linguistics
Research Fields Humanities; Linguistics; Foreign language education
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Comments My main research interests include the assessment of vocabulary knowledge, second language (L2) productive vocabulary development, productive vocabulary knowledge and fluency, second language acquisition, word association studies, lexical processing, and L2 assessment. I have examined several vocabulary measurement tools, with attempts to isolate the construct of productive vocabulary knowledge. Findings have resulted in several international journal article publications.
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Currently supervising 3 PhD students:
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Investigating potential relationships between productive vocabulary knowledge and aspects of fluency (Dion Clingwall)
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Identifying Technical Vocabulary in the Agricultural Context: Establishing an Agriculture Word List (Warren Tang)
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MWS-Fluency Relationships (Daniel Hougham)
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Completed students:
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Bridging the Vocabulary Gap for English as an Additional Language Learners (Gavin Brooks)
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Investigating typical IELTS lexical profiles (Thwin Myint Myint Maw )
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Exploring potential relationships between productive vocabulary measures, writing, and IELTS (Yajie Li)...................................................................................................
Investigating the Effects of Massing and Spacing on Learning Explicit and
Tacit Vocabulary Knowledge through Flashcards (Zheng Guangliang)
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Topic Education/School/Language
SDGs 4 Quality education 5 Gender equality 10 Reduced inequalities 17 Partnerships for the goals
Educational Programs [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Integrated Arts and Sciences : Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences : Integrated Arts and Sciences
[Master's Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : Integrated Arts and Human Sciences Program
[Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : Integrated Arts and Human Sciences Program
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