Regina Weinert

Regina Weinert was Ikerbasque Senior Research Fellow
during 2009/2010 at the University of the Basque Country in
Vitoria-Gasteiz. She came from the University of Sheffield, where
she was Reader in Germanic Linguistics. She takes a usage-based
and functional approach to grammar and specialises in
spoken language syntax and discourse-pragmatics.
She also maintains an interest in formulaic language.

Her research on native spoken language fed into her Ikerbasque
project into the Spoken English of Advanced Foreign Language
Learners with L1 Basque/Spanish

Regina Weinert is currently Professor in General and
Applied Linguistics at Northumbria University, UK.

More details about Regina Weinert can be found at


Research Interests

Syntax and discourse-pragmatics

Spoken language

Deixis and modality

Usage-based models and formulaic language

Native and non-native language

    , Regina Weinert. (2007) Spoken Language Pragmatics. Analysis of Form-Function Relations. Pub.:Continuum. ISBN: 978-08264-9331-6.

    , Miller, J., Regina Weinert. (1998) (2nd edition 2009). Spontaneous Spoken Language. Syntax and Discourse. Pub.:Oxford University Press. ISBN: 978-0-19-956125-4.