Tina Krennmayr - -

Is an Assistant Professor at VU University Amsterdam.

She does corpus research on metaphor variation in discourse and develops methods for metaphor identification. She also applies metaphor research to foreign language learning. She has published on the integration of corpus research in ESP teaching and has studied the development of figurative language use by non-native speakers of English across different levels of written language competency, together with Jeannette Littlemore. Her recent research focuses on teaching phrasal and prepositional verbs using teaching techniques based on cognitive linguistics.