Maristi Partridge is a senior lecturer at the School of Languages on the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University. She recently completed her doctoral thesis Verb complementation patterns in Black South African English in which she provided a collostructional analysis of the verb complementation patterns in BSAE. She is interested in investigating the constraints that shape the verb complementation patterns in Black South African English. Her research draws on corpus linguistics, construction grammar and sociolinguistics.
PUBLICATIONS & PROJECTS
Partridge, M. 2011. A comparison of lexical specificity in the communication verbs of L1 English and TE student writing. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, 29(2):135-147.
Partridge, M. 2008. Influences on the interpreter’s performance in the classroom. (In: Verhoef, M. & Du Plessis, T., eds. Multilingualism and educational interpreting: innovation and delivery. Pretoria: Van Schaik. pp. 67-81
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