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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Rosie Oxbury


Research - PhD



Research Interests:

  • Variationist sociolinguistics
  • language contact
  • youth language
  • multilingualism
  • discourse analysis


Oxbury, R. (2020). The forms and functions of "Breaking into song" during in-group conversations. Text & Talk 40(2), 195-218.

Oxbury, R., and de Leeuw, E. (2020). Style-shifting in Multicultural London English in an all-girls homework club: A group of 11-year-old girls in Hackney change their pronunciations of the innovative Multicultural London English diphtongs according to the speech context. English Today 36(3), 59-69.