updated July 2020

Villarreal, D., Clark, L., Hay, J. & Watson, K. (2020) From categories to gradience: Auto-coding sociophonetic variation with random forests. Laboratory Phonology: Journal of the Association for Laboratory Phonology, 11(1), http://doi.org/10.5334/labphon.216

Rashid S., Howard J., Cunningham U. and Watson K. (2020) Learner training in MALL: a Pakistani case study. Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17501229.2020.1737076.

Brand, J., Hay, J., Clark, L., Watson, K. & Sóskuthy, M. (2019) Systematic covariation of monophthongs across speakers of New Zealand English. In Sasha Calhoun, Paola Escudero, Marija Tabain & Paul Warren (eds.) Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 2019 (pp. 1878-1882). https://assta.org/proceedings/ICPhS2019/papers/ICPhS_1927.pdf

Heyne, M., Wang, X., Derrick, D., Kieran, D., & Watson, K. (2018). The articulation of /ɹ/ in New Zealand English. Journal of the International Phonetic Association. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025100318000324

Watson, K. (2018). Regional Variation in English Accents and Dialects. In J. Culpeper, P. Kerswill, R. Wodak, & T. McEnery (Eds.), English Language: Description, Variation and Context (pp. 337-357). 2nd edition. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Watson, K. (2018). Phonetics. In J. Culpeper, P. Kerswill, R. Wodak, & T. McEnery (Eds.), English Language: Description, Variation and Context (pp. 11-29). 2nd edition. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Rashid, S., Cunningham, U., Watson, K. & Howard, J. (2018). Revisiting the digital divide(s): Technology-enhanced English language practices at a university in Pakistan. Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 1(2), 64-86. https://dx.doi.org/10.29140/ajal.v1n2.7

Watson, K. (2018) Dialects of British and Southern Hemisphere English. In C. Boberg, J. Nerbonne & D. Watt. The Handbook of Dialectology. Oxford: Blackwell, 439-449. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118827628.ch25

Le, Thinh Van, Cunningham, U. & Watson, K. (2018) The Relationship Between Willingness to Communicate and Social Presence in an Online English Language Course. The JALT CALL Journal, 14/1, 43-59. access here

Rashid S., Cunningham U. and Watson K. (2017) Task-based language teaching with smartphones: a case study in Pakistan. Teachers and Curriculum 17(2): 33-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.15663/tandc.v17i2.167

Watson, K., & Clark, L. (2017). The Origins of Liverpool English. In R. Hickey (Ed.), Listening to the Past: Audio Records of Accents of English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 114-141. doi:10.1017/9781107279865.007

Honeybone, P., Watson, K., & van Eyndhoven, S. (2017). Lenition and T-to-R are differently salient: The representation of competing realisations of /t/ in Liverpool English dialect literature. In S. Hancil, & J. Beal (Eds.), Perspectives on Northern Englishes. Berlin: De Gruyter. 83-110. https://www.degruyter.com/view/product/463578

Fromont, R., & Watson, K. (2016). Factors influencing automatic segmental alignment of sociophonetic corpora. Corpora, 11(3), 401-431. https://doi.org/10.3366/cor.2016.0101

Leach, H., Watson, K., & Gnevsheva, K. (2016). Perceptual dialectology in northern England: Accent recognition, geographical proximity and cultural prominence. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 20(2), 192-211. https://doi.org/10.1111/josl.12178

Clark, L., & Watson, K. (2016). Phonological leveling, diffusion, and divergence: /t/ lenition in Liverpool and its hinterland. Language Variation and Change, 28(1), 31-62. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954394515000204

Gnevsheva, K., & Watson, K. (2016). Second language accent variation and ‘passing’ as a native speaker. In Babel (Vol. 15, pp. 40-43). [Magazine].

Watson, K. (2015). First year sociolinguistics and the teaching/research nexus. Te Reo, 58, 115-132.

Watson, K., & Clark, L. (2015). Exploring listeners’ real-time reactions to regional accents. Language Awareness, 24(1), 38-59. https://doi.org/10.1080/09658416.2014.882346

Maguire, W., Clark, L., & Watson, K. (2013). Introduction: what are mergers and can they be reversed? English Language and Linguistics, 17(2), 229-239. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1360674313000014

Watson, K., & Clark, L. (2013). How salient is the NURSE~SQUARE merger?. English Language and Linguistics, 17(2), 297-323. doi:10.1017/S136067431300004X

Honeybone, P., & Watson, K. (2013). Salience and the sociolinguistics of Scouse spelling: Exploring the phonology of the Contemporary Humorous Localised Dialect Literature of Liverpool. English World-Wide, 34(3), 305-340. doi:10.1075/eww.34.3.03hon

Walsh, L., Hay, J., Bent, D., Grant, L., King, J., Millar, P. & Watson, K. (2013). The UC QuakeBox Project: Creation of a community-focused research archive. New Zealand English Journal, 27, 20-32.

Kerswill, P., & Watson, K. (2013). Phonological considerations in sociophonetics. In J. Holmes, & K. Hazen (Eds.), Research Methods in Sociolinguistics: A Practical Guide (pp. 136-148). London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Watson, K. (2013). Language myths and New Zealand English in the news. New Zealand English Journal, 27, 1-6.

Clark, L, Watson, K. & Maguire, W. (2013) Special Issue: Phonological mergers in English. English Language and Linguistics 17(2). See here for the full volume.

Watson, K. (2012). Patterns of accent variation in British English. In D. Clayton (Ed.), Language. A Student Handbook on Key Topics and Theories (pp. 44-59). London: English and Media Centre.

Clark, L., & Watson, K. (2011). Testing claims of a usage-based phonology with Liverpool English t-to-r. English Language and Linguistics, 15(3), 523-547. doi:10.1017/S1360674311000153

Watson, K. (2009). Regional Variation in English Accents and Dialects. In J. Culpeper, F. Katamba, P. Kerswill, R. Wodak, & T. McEnery (Eds.), English Language: Description, Variation and Context (pp. 337-357). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Watson, K. (2009). Phonetics. In J. Culpeper, F. Katamba, P. Kerswill, R. Wodak, & T. McEnery (Eds.), English Language: Description, Variation and Context (pp. 11-29). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Watson, K. (2007). Liverpool English. Journal of the International Phonetics Association, 37(3), 351-360. doi:10.1017/S0025100307003180

Watson, K. (2006). Phonological resistance and innovation in the North-West of England. English Today, 22(2), 55-61. doi:10.1017/S0266078406002100

Watson, K. (2006). Lenition and Segmental Interaction: Evidence from Liverpool English (and Spanish). Glossa, 1(1), 54-71.

Watson, K. (2002). The realization of final /t/ in Liverpool English. Durham Working Papers 8, 195-205.