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Prof. dr. A.J. (Bertus) van Rooy

Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Capaciteitsgroep Engelse taal en cultuur
Fotograaf: Mardo Photos

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  • Publicaties


    • van Rooy, A. J. (2024). World Englishes: The local lives of a global languages. Edinburgh University Press.


    • Esimaje, A., van Rooy, B., Jolayemi, D., Nkemleke, D., & Klu, E. (Eds.) (2023). African perspectives on the teaching and learning of English in higher education. (Global South Perspectives on TESOL). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003279433 [details]
    • Kotze, H., Korhonen, M., Smith, A., & van Rooy, A. J. (2023). Salient differences between Australian oral parliamentary discourse and its official written records: A comparison of ‘close’ and ‘distant’ analysis methods. In M. Korhonen, H. Kotze, & J. Tyrkkö (Eds.), Exploring Language and Society with Big Data: Parliamentary Discourse across Time and Space (pp. 54-88). John Benjamins Publishing Company.
    • van Rooy, A. J. (2023). Subject clauses in Afrikaans. In I. Feinauer, & R. Gouws (Eds.), Fritz Ponelis en die Afrikaanse Taalkunde (pp. 289-310). Sun Media.
    • van Rooy, B. (2023). Linguistic dualities: Deconstructible or defensible? Stellenbosch Papers in Linguistics Plus, 67, 107-114. https://doi.org/10.5842/67-1-1012 [details]



    • Botha, W., van Rooy, B., & Coetzee-Van Rooy, S. (2021). Researching South African Englishes. World Englishes, 40(1), 2-11. https://doi.org/10.1111/weng.12468 [details]
    • Botha, W., van Rooy, B., & Coetzee-van Rooy, S. (2021). South African Englishes: A contemporary bibliography. World Englishes, 40(1), 136-151. https://doi.org/10.1111/weng.12477 [details]
    • Coetzee-Van Rooy, S., & van Rooy, B. (2021). The History of English Language Attitudes within the Multilingual Ecology of South Africa. In A. Onysko (Ed.), Research Developments in World Englishes (pp. 121-147). (Bloomsbury Advances in World Englishes). Bloomsbury Academic. https://doi.org/10.5040/9781350167087.ch-007 [details]
    • Maritz, A., & van Rooy, B. (2021). “Linking the Dots”: Metaphors in the Narrative of Self-Justification by Former President Zuma. Language Matters, 52(1), 30-49. https://doi.org/10.1080/10228195.2021.1885478 [details]
    • Smith, A., Korhonen, M., Kotze, H., & van Rooy, B. (2021). Modal and Semi-modal Verbs of Obligation in the Australian, New Zealand and British Hansards, 1901–2015. In P. Peters, & K. Burridge (Eds.), Exploring the Ecology of World Englishes in the Twenty-first Century: Language, Society and Culture (pp. 301-323). Edinburgh University Press. https://doi.org/10.1515/9781474462877-018 [details]
    • Van Rooy, B. (2021). A Diasystematic Construction Grammar analysis of language change in the Afrikaans and English finite verb complement clause construction. In H. C. Boas, & S. Höder (Eds.), Constructions in Contact 2: Language change, multilingual practices, and additional language acquisition (pp. 109-138). (Constructional Approaches to Language; Vol. 30). John Benjamins Publishing Company. https://doi.org/10.1075/cal.30.05van [details]
    • van Rooy, B. (2021). Grammatical change in South African Englishes. World Englishes, 40(1), 24-37. https://doi.org/10.1111/weng.12470 [details]
    • van Rooy, B. (2021). Reflections of Afrikaans in the English Short Stories of Herman Charles Bosman. In P. Peters, & K. Burridge (Eds.), Exploring the Ecology of World Englishes in the Twenty-first Century: Language, Society and Culture (pp. 46-63). Edinburgh University Press. https://doi.org/10.1515/9781474462877-006 [details]



    • Fuchs, R., van Rooy, B., & Gut, U. (2019). Corpus-based research on English in Africa. In A. U. Esimaje, U. Gut, & B. E. Antia (Eds.), Corpus Linguistics and African Englishes (pp. 38–69). John Benjamins. https://doi.org/10.1075/scl.88.03fuc
    • Kruger, H., van Rooy, B., & Smith, A. (2019). Register change in the British and Australian Hansard (1901-2015). Journal of English Linguistics, 47(3), 183-220. https://doi.org/10.1177/0075424219857114
    • van Rooy, B. (2019). Evaluating explanations for past-time reference with unmarked verb forms in African Englishes. In A. U. Esimaje, U. Gut, & B. E. Antia (Eds.), Corpus Linguistics and African Englishes (pp. 186-204). John Benjamins. https://doi.org/10.1075/scl.88.09van
    • van Rooy, B. (2019). Learner corpus research in South Africa (1989-2019). Language Matters, 50(3), 70-89.
    • van Rooy, B. (2019). Reconsidering Kachru’s work on Englishes in their multilingual ecologies. World Englishes, 38(1&2), 280-293. https://doi.org/10.1111/weng.12402


    • Kruger, H., & van Rooy, B. (2018). Register variation in written contact varieties of English. English World Wide, 39(2), 214-242. https://doi.org/10.1075/eww.00011.kru
    • van Rooy, B., & Kruger, H. (2018). Hybridity, globalisation and models of Englishes. In S. C. Deshors (Ed.), Modeling World Englishes: Assessing the interplay of emancipation and globalization of ESL varieties (pp. 77-108). John Benjamins. https://doi.org/10.1075/veaw.g61.04van



    • Kruger, H., & Van Rooy, B. (2016). Constrained language: A multidimensional analysis of translated English and a non-native indigenised variety of English. English World-Wide, 37(1), 26-57. https://doi.org/10.1075/eww.37.1.02kru
    • Kruger, H., & van Rooy, B. (2016). Syntactic and pragmatic transfer effects in reported-speech constructions in three contact varieties of English influenced by Afrikaans. Language Sciences, 56, 118-131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.langsci.2016.04.003
    • Van Rooy, B., & Kruger, H. (2016). Faktore wat die weglating van die Afrikaanse onderskikker dat bepaal. Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe, 56(1), 102-116. https://doi.org/10.17159/2224-7912/2016/v56n1a7
    • van Rooy, B. (2016). Present perfect and past tense in Black South African English. In Re-assessing the Present Perfect: Corpus Studies and Beyond (Vol. 91, pp. 149-168). De Gruyter.
    • van Rooy, B., & Kruger, H. (2016). The innovative progressive aspect of Black South African English: The role of language proficiency and normative processes. International Journal of Learner Corpus Research, 2(2), 205-228. https://doi.org/10.1075/ijlcr.2.2.04van


    • Bekker, I., & Van Rooy, B. (2015). The pronunciation of english in South Africa. In The Handbook of English Pronunciation (pp. 286-300). Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118346952.ch16
    • van Rooy, B. (2015). Annotating learner corpora. In The Cambridge Handbook of Learner Corpus Research (pp. 79-106). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139649414.005
    • van Rooy, B., & Coetzee-Van Rooy, S. (2015). The language issue and academic performance at a South African University. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, 33(1), 31-46. https://doi.org/10.2989/16073614.2015.1012691
    • van Rooy, B., & Kruger, H. (2015). The case for an emergentist approach. Stellenbosch Papers in Linguistics Plus, 48, 41-67. https://doi.org/10.5842/48-0-676
    • van Rooy, B., & Piotrowska, C. (2015). The development of an extended time period meaning of the progressive in Black South African English. In P. Collins (Ed.), Grammatical Change in English World-Wide (pp. 465-483). (Studies in Corpus Linguistics; Vol. 67). John Benjamins Publishing Company. https://doi.org/10.1075/scl.67.19roo



    • Van Rooy, B. (2013). Corpus linguistic work on black South African english. English Today, 29(1), 10-15. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0266078412000466
    • van Rooy, B., & Pretorius, E. J. (2013). Is reading in an agglutinating language different from an analytic language? An analysis of isiZulu and English reading based on eye movements. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, 31(3), 281-297. https://doi.org/10.2989/16073614.2013.837603



    • Van Rooy, B., & Van Den Doel, R. (2011). Dutch and Afrikaans as post-pluricentric languages. International Journal of the Sociology of Language, (212), 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1515/IJSL.2011.043
    • van Rooy, B. (2011). A principled distinction between error and conventionalized innovation in African Englishes. In J. Mukherjee, & M. Hundt (Eds.), Exploring Second-Language Varieties of English and Learner Englishes (pp. 189-207). (Studies in Corpus Linguistics; Vol. 44). John Benjamins Publishing Company. https://doi.org/10.1075/scl.44.10roo








    • van Rooy, B., & Pretorius, R. (2003). A word-class tagset for Setswana. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, 21(4), 203-222. https://doi.org/10.2989/16073610309486344
    • van Rooy, B., Wissing, D., & Paschall, D. D. (2003). Demystifying incomplete neutralisation during final devoicing. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, 21(1-2), 49-66. https://doi.org/10.2989/16073610309486328


    • Van Rooy, B. (2002). Stress placement in Tswana English: The makings of a coherent system. World Englishes, 21(1), 145-160. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-971X.00237
    • van Rooy, N., & Schäfer, N. (2002). The effect of learner errors on POS tag errors during automatic POS tagging. Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, 20(4), 325.
    • van der Walt, J. L., & van Rooy, B. (2002). Towards a norm in South African Englishes. World Englishes, 21(1), 113-128. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-971X.00235


    • van Rooy, B., & Wissing, D. (2001). Distinctive [voice] implies regressive voicing assimilation. In Distinctive Feature Theory (pp. 295-334). Mouton de Gruyter.


    • Noël, D., van Rooy, B., & van der Auwera, J. (2014). Diachronic Approaches to Modality in World Englishes: Introduction to the Special Issue. Journal of English Linguistics, 42(1), 3-6. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/0075424213512655 [details]
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