Dr Alex Baratta

Lecturer in Lang, Linguistics & Comm

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Publications

  1. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  2. Published

    A sociolinguistic perspective on accent and social mobility in the UK teaching profession

    Donnelly, M., Baratta, A. & Gamsu, S., 2019, In : Sociological Research Online.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    Accent and Linguistic Prejudice within British Teacher Training

    Baratta, A., 2017, In : Journal of Language, Identity and Education. 16, 6, p. 416-423

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Applying the results of a student’s longitudinal source use to the teaching of citations

    Baratta, A., 2013, In : Professional and Academic English.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Considering the Anglo model of writing for the development of critical thinking

    Baratta, A., 2017, In : Double Helix. 5, p. 1-11 5.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    Do accents matter in modern Britain?

    Baratta, A., 14 Jul 2014, In : The Guardian.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    Does a regional accent hold you back?

    Baratta, A., 8 Jul 2014, In : Daily Mail.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    Ey up: Call for accent bias to be protected by employment discrimination

    Baratta, A., 9 Jul 2014, In : Daily Express.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Published

    Getting personal in academic writing: the importance of the personal essay.

    Baratta, A., 2009, In : Professional and Academic English. 34, 4-7

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Published

    Helping foundation year students to understand discipline-specific writing skills

    Baratta, A., 2010, In : Inform. 6, 7-9.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Is the Korean Language Really an Orphan?

    Baratta, A., 8 Mar 2012, In : The Korea Herald, March 8th.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Keeping it real or selling out: The effects of accent modification on personal identity

    Baratta, A., 2016, In : Pragmatics and Society. 7, 2, p. 291 – 319 7 (2).

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    Laying the foundations for discipline-specific writing skills

    Baratta, A., 2009, In : Inform. 4, 9-10

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    Leather on willow – and lots of flannel.

    Baratta, A., 14 Jul 2014, In : The Telegraph.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Published

    Mancs try to ‘hide’ accents and sound 'posher' at work.

    Baratta, A., 8 Jul 2014, In : Manchester Evening News, July 8th.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Published

    Mandatory Academic Writing Classes: They'll Thank You for It Later

    Baratta, A., 2010, In : Times Higher Education, August 5th..

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Military impoliteness as an (eventually) unmarked form: A comment on Bousfield (2007)

    Baratta, A., Jan 2014, In : Journal of Pragmatics. 60, p. 17-23 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Mocking accents should be a crime

    Baratta, A., 9 Jul 2014, In : Daily Star.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Negative feelings about accents can undermine Britons' sense of identity.

    Baratta, A., 8 Jul 2014, In : The Independent, July 8th.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published

    Nominalization development across an undergraduate academic degree program

    Baratta, A. M., Apr 2010, In : Journal of Pragmatics. 42, 4, p. 1017-1036 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    Putting the accent on the way we speak can be a stressful matter

    Baratta, A., 12 Jul 2014, In : Eastern Daily Press.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    Religion and Literacies in Higher Education: Scoping the Possibilities for Faith-based Meaning Making

    Baratta, A. & Smith, P., 8 Dec 2016, In : Critical Studies in Teaching and Learning (CriSTaL). 4, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published

    Revealing stance through passive voice

    Baratta, A. M., Jul 2009, In : Journal of Pragmatics. 41, 7, p. 1406-1421 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    Semantic and lexical issues in writings by Korean children

    Baratta, A., 2013, In : ESL Journal, 1-21..

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published

    Teachers are told to drop their accent

    Baratta, A., 25 May 2015, In : The Times.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    The implications of bringing Freshman Composition to a British university.

    Baratta, A., 2012, In : Journal of Academic Writing. 2, (1), p. 35-47

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    The use of English in Korean TV drama to signal a modern identity

    Baratta, A., 2014, In : English Today. 30, 3, p. 54-60 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Published

    There’s nowt wrong with the way we talk

    Baratta, A., 19 Jul 2014, In : Chorley Guardian.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Published

    Using film to introduce and develop academic writing skills among UK undergraduate students

    Baratta, A. & Jones, S., 2008, In : Journal of Educational Enquiry. 8, 2, p. 15-37 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Published

    Victims of regional accent bias ‘need legal protection'

    Baratta, A., 9 Jul 2014, In : The Times.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Published

    Visual literacy for students' learning

    Baratta, A., 27 Feb 2012, In : The Korea Times, February 27th.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Published

    What will you drink? Spirits or hard liquor?

    Baratta, A., 11 Jul 2012, In : The Korea Times, July 11th.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Published

    Why I wish I'd kept my Welsh accent

    Baratta, A., 9 Jul 2014, In : The Guardian.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Published

    Y'alright Sir! Mancunian teachers under pressure to drop their accent in the classroom.

    Baratta, A., 28 Jan 2015, In : Manchester Evening News.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Letter › Research › Peer-reviewed
  36. Published

    Abandoning the Rhetoric of Assertion: An Anglo Model Alternative?

    Baratta, A., 2017, In : Double Helix. 4

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  37. Chapter › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  38. Published

    A fine how do you do: Contextual factors within English greetings.

    Baratta, A., Vyas, M. (ed.) & Patel, Y. (ed.), 2009, Teaching English as a Second Language: A New Pedagogy for a New Century. New Delhi, India: PHI Learning, 162-179

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  39. Published

    Implications for teaching the thesis statement in the UK university

    Baratta, A. & Spencer, E. T. (ed.), 2010, Sociolinguistics. New York: Nova Science Publishers, p. 137-151

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  40. Chapter › Research › Peer-reviewed
  41. Published

    A lack of phonological inherentness: perceptions of accents in British education

    Baratta, A., 2021, Pragmatics of accents. John Benjamins Publishing Company

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  42. Published

    I speak how I speak: A discussion of accent and identity within teachers of ELT

    Baratta, A., 2018, Criticality, Teacher Identity, and (In)equity in English Language Teaching: Issues and Implications. Yazan, B. & Rudolph, N. (eds.). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer Nature, p. 163-178

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  43. Published

    What's in a name? A discussion of the linguistic implications for the student-teacher relationship in the EFL classroom

    Baratta, A., 2020, Global Englishes language teacher education. Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  44. Conference contribution › Research › Peer-reviewed
  45. Published

    A Visual Approach in Writing Revision.

    Baratta, A., 2005, Foundation Year Symposium. Manchester Metropolitan University

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  46. Published

    Black and White in the Cinema.

    Baratta, A., 2004, (Mis)Representation in Media. The University of Manchester

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  47. Published

    Bridging the Gap between the Personal and Academic Identities in University-Level Writing

    Baratta, A., 2014, European First Year Experience. Nottingham Trent University..

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  48. Published

    Developing a standard accent(s) for teaching in Britain

    Baratta, A., 2017, Linguistic Dominance and Inequality, Malmö, Sweden. University of Malmö

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  49. Published

    Invited Guest Speaker for my paper How to Make a Good Argument - Teaching the Thesis Statement to University Students

    Baratta, A., 2011, Student Writing and Transition, Nottingham Trent University..

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  50. Published

    Standard English, but not a Standard Accent

    Baratta, A., 2015, Resisting the Standard Conference, University of Sheffield..

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  51. Published

    The Visual Classroom.

    Baratta, A., 2007, Developing the Independent Learner. Manchester Metropolitan University

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  52. Published

    Using Film to Initiate EFL Students into the World of Critical Thinking

    Baratta, A., 2015, Film, Languages and Media in Education (FLAME) Conference. Manchester Metropolitan University..

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  53. Published

    Using Film to Introduce and Develop Academic Writing Skills among UK Undergraduate Students.

    Baratta, A., 2009, The Roles of Writing Development in Higher Education and Beyond. Coventry University

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  54. Published

    Utilising Film Clips in Academic Writing Pedagogy.

    Baratta, A., 2004, Realms. The University of Manchester

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  55. Published

    Who Will I Be Today? Investigating the Link between Accent and Teacher Identity

    Baratta, A., 2015, British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference. Queen’s University Belfast..

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  56. Paper › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  57. Published
  58. Paper › Research › Peer-reviewed
  59. Published

    Accent modification as a means to construct a professional teacher identity in Britain

    Baratta, A., 2 Jul 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  60. Published

    Accent Preference in British Teacher Training

    Baratta, A., 10 Jul 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  61. Published

    Addressing accent as part of Teachers' Standards

    Baratta, A., 13 Sep 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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    Teaching 'Standard' EFL: The use of World Englishes in the EFL Classroom

    Baratta, A., 11 Mar 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  66. Published

    The need for standard accents in British teaching

    Baratta, A., 1 Jun 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  67. Published

    The Use of World Englishes to Teach Inner-Circle English

    Baratta, A., 29 Aug 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  68. Published

    World Englishes in English Language Teaching

    Baratta, A., 12 Sep 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  69. Poster › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  70. Published

    Them’s Fightin’ Words: The Use of Linguistic Conversion to Signal Threat

    Baratta, A., 2014.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  71. Other › Research › Not peer-reviewed
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    Teaching the Thesis Statement in UK Academic Writing Classes

    Baratta, A., 2010.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

  75. Published

    Writing in the Disciplines, CEEBL, The University of Manchester.

    Baratta, A., 2010.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

  76. Article › Research
  77. Published

    As a teacher, does your accent matter?

    Baratta, A., 13 Sep 2019, TES.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  78. Published

    British teachers and linguistic homelessness

    Baratta, A., Feb 2018, Babel, 22, 1, p. 36-39.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  79. Published

    Korean language speakers should take pride in Konglish – it’s another wonderful example of linguistic diversity

    Baratta, A., 13 Jun 2019, The Conversation.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  80. Published

    The confrontation of identities: How university students manage academic and religious selves in higher education

    Baratta, A. & Smith, P., 2018, Educational Studies.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  81. Other contribution › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  82. Published

    Academic writing goes to the movies

    Baratta, A., 2016, University of Manchester.

    Research output: Other contribution

  83. Published

    Teachers should keep their regional accents, say pupils

    Baratta, A., 6 Jan 2017

    Research output: Other contribution

  84. Other contribution › Research › Peer-reviewed
  85. Published

    Northern accents 'not GOOD ENOUGH': Teachers pressured to ditch voice for posh twang, Daily Express.

    Baratta, A., 2016, Northern and Shell Media Publications.

    Research output: Other contribution

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    Trainee teachers from northern England told to modify their accents, The Guardian.

    Baratta, A., 2016, London : Guardian News and Media Limited.

    Research output: Other contribution

  89. Book › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  90. Published

    A guide to academic writing in Britain

    Baratta, A., 2019, Amazon Kindle. 107 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  91. Published

    Academic writing goes to the movies: Getting critical in your essays

    Baratta, A., 2019, Amazon Kindle. 80 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  92. Published

    Sting in the tale: A collection of seven short stories with twist endings

    Baratta, A., 2019, Amazon Kindle.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  93. Book › Research › Peer-reviewed
  94. Published

    Academic Writing in the Language, Literacy and Communication (LLC) Programme

    Baratta, A., 2007, Manchester: University of Manchester. 28 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  95. Published

    Accent and Teacher Identity in Britain: Linguistic Favouritism and Imposed Identities

    Baratta, A., 2018, London: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  96. Published

    Read Critically

    Baratta, A., 2020, Sage Publications Ltd.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  97. Published

    Visual Writing

    Baratta, A., 2010, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  98. Published

    World Englishes in English Language Teaching

    Baratta, A., 14 Mar 2019, Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  99. Commissioned report › Research › Peer-reviewed
  100. Published

    Putting an accent on the future: Global Strategic Trends: The Future Starts Today. 6th Edition.

    Baratta, A., 2017, Development Concepts and Doctrine Centre - Ministry of Defence.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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  108. Web publication/site › Research
  109. Accepted/In press

    Have you ever 'poshed up' your accent? Teachers pressured to speak “the Queen’s English”, The Telegraph.

    Baratta, A., 12 May 2016, (Accepted/In press)

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

  110. Published

    Jamaica Inn complaints reveal widespread accent prejudice

    Baratta, A., 2014

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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