Ms Thi Ngoc Phuong Le

Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics (Honours), University of Queensland, Australia

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy


Phuong Le gained her BA degree in English Language Teaching from the University of Foreign Language Studies in Vietnam, and her MA degree in Applied Linguistics (TESOL Stream) from the University of Queensland in Australia. She taught English for several years in Vietnam before she started her PhD. She is currently a PhD candidate in Applied Language Studies and Linguistics at the Faculty of Arts, the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Her research interests include genre analysis, corpus linguistics methods, English for specific and academic purposes, and academic writing. 

Research | Current

Her current research project involves move analysis and their linguistic realisations in research articles, using the corpus linguistics approach.


The University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship, 2015-2018



Student Representative at the Department of Applied Language Studies and Linguistics, responsible for circulating information on seminars, workshops, scholarships, and conferences

Areas of expertise

  • English language teaching
  • Genre analysis
  • Discourse analysis
  • Corpus linguistics methods
  • Academic writing

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Member of CLL Symposium Organising Committee, 2017

Contact details

Alternative contact


Tel: +64 9 373 7599 ext 71630

Primary office location

ARTS 2 - Bldg 207
Level 2, Room 210
New Zealand