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Personal profile

Biography

Deborah Hill is a linguist and has been with the TESOL program for over a decade. She has had teaching and research experience at universities in Australia and Holland. She has had extensive experience teaching intensively in the program's offshore programs in Vietnam and China (2003-2008).

Areas of Teaching

  • Deborah Hill teaches units related to language and linguistics, particularly grammar and sociolinguistics. She has taught a wide range of units in the MA TESOL program over the past decade.

Research Interests

  • Deborah Hill's research interests are the language and culture of Longgu (Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands) and the teaching of English grammar.

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language Social Sciences
semantics Social Sciences
Melanesia Social Sciences
valency Social Sciences
pragmatics Social Sciences
agricultural development Social Sciences
Papua-New Guinea Social Sciences
possession Social Sciences

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Projects 2012 2013

Research Output 1992 2019

Expensive English: an accessible language approach for Papua New Guinea agricultural development

CAFFERY, J. & HILL, D., 17 Feb 2019, In : Development in Practice. 29, 2, p. 147-158 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

agricultural development
Papua-New Guinea
language
equity
programme

Longgu: Conceptualising the Human Person from the Inside Out

HILL, D., 2019, Heart- and Soul-like constructs across languages, cultures and epochs. Peeters, B. (ed.). 1st ed. New York: Routledge, p. 58-81 24 p. (Routledge Studies in Linguistics).

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookChapter

Person
Ancestors
Conceptualization
Personhood
Visible

Counting by Tens: Specific Counting in Southeast Solomonic Languages

HILL, D. & Unger, P., Jun 2018, In : Oceanic Linguistics. 57, 1, p. 123-143 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

language
linguistics
evidence
Southeast
Language

Bride-price, baskets, and the semantic domain of “carrying” in a matrilineal society

HILL, D., 2016, In : Oceanic Linguistics. 55, 2, p. 503-524 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

semantics
language
gender
Society
Semantic Domains
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Narrative texts and clause order:changes over time

HILL, D., 2016, In : Australian Journal of Linguistics. 36, 3, p. 350-368 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

narrative
language
genre
time
Narrative Text