• Discourse analysis of popular song lyrics

      Turner, E (AUT University, 2011)
      This paper outlines a thesis that involves a three-tier approach to the discourse analysis of historically and culturally significant song lyrics in the New Zealand album Whats’ Be Happen? (Herbs, 1981). The study is framed ...
    • Empowering the apprentice academic: teaching writing at postgraduate level

      Sachtleben, A; Strauss, P; Turner, E; Sachtleben, A; Strauss, P; Turner, E (Equinox Publishing Ltd, 2009)
      Tertiary institutions offer a variety of provision for postgraduate students aimed at the development of academic writing skills. This article using a series of workshops and individual tutorials designed specifically for ...
    • IELTS and an English for academic study programme: points of similarity and areas of divergence

      Turner, E; U, A; Cartner, H; Jenner, C; Mann, E (CLESOL, 2009)
      This paper describes an analysis of assessments on a preparatory, English for academic study (EAS) programme at a New Zealand university and of IELTS tests. The university accepts students with the required Band 6 overall ...
    • What’s Be Happen? The discourse of reggae lyrics thirty years on

      Turner, E (University of Otago, 2012)
      This article discusses What’s Be Happen?, New Zealand’s first reggae album, released by the band Herbs in July 1981. The lyrics and adopted ‘message music’ constitute a nexus that connects, marks and speaks of salient ...