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Thomas A. Upton

Campus Address: CA 441D
Phone: 317-274-4226
Fax: (317)278-2525
Email: tupton@iupui.edu
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Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Director, Program for Intensive English
Professor of English


B.A. Wheaton College 1983
M.A. Wheaton College 1985
M.A. University of Minnesota 1989
Ph.D. University of Minnesota 1993

Academic Interests

Teaching English as a Second Language, applied linguistics, second language acquisition, corpus linguistics, second language reading, discourse analysis, English for academic and specific purposes, intensive English instruction


author, Reading Skills for Success: A Guide to Academic Texts (University of Michigan Press, 2004);
co-author, Discourse on the Move: Using corpus analysis to describe discourse structure (John Benjamins Publishing Co., 2007);
co-author, Strategies in Responding to the new TOEFL Reading Tasks (Monograph No. 33, Educational Testing Services, 2006);
articles in System>, Discourse Studies>, Language Testing Journal, Journal of College Reading and Learning, English for Specific Purposes: An International Journal, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, and TESL-EJ;
and in books: New Ways in Content-Based Instruction, New Ways of Using Computers in Language Teaching, Mainstreaming: Case Studies in TESOL Practice Series, Corpus Analysis: Language Structure and Language Use.


Editorial Board member for English for Specific Purposes: An International Journal.

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