Prof. María de los Ángeles Gómez-González

Department of English & German Philology

University of Santiago de Compostela Avda, Spain

Full Professor of English Language and Linguistics



1996 Ph.D., University of Santiago de Compostela, English Philology

1989 M.A. (T.E.SO.L.), Central Connecticut State University

1988 B.A., University of Santiago de Compostela, Germanic Languages (English)

Publications (selected)

  1. Gómez-González, M. Á. 2015. Cohesion. In Tracy, K., Ilie, C. & Sandel, T. (eds.) The International Encyclopedia of Language and Social Interaction. Boston: John Wiley & Sons.
  2. Gómez-González, M. Á. and A. P. García Varela. 2014. Discourse-organizational patterns in English and Spanish: Some notes on the thematic management of news reports.
  3. Gómez-González, M. Á. 2014. Canonical tag questions in English, Spanish and Portuguese. A Discourse-Functional Study. Languages in Contrast: 14.1. 93-126.
  4. Gómez González, M. Á. 2013. A reappraisal of lexical cohesion in English conversations. Applied Linguistics 34.2. 128-150. Available since 2012 at Doi: 10.1093/applin/ams026.
  5. Hannay, M. and M. Á. Gómez-González. 2012. Thematic parentheticals in Dutch and English. Linguistics and the Human Sciences 6.1-3. 99–127.
  6. Taboada, M. and M. Á. Gómez-González. 2012. Discourse markers and coherence relations: comparison across markers, languages and modalities. Linguistics and the Human Sciences, 6. 17-41.
  7. Gómez González, M.Á. 2011. Lexical cohesion in multiparty conversations. Language Sciences 33.1. 167-179.
  8. Gómez González, M.Á. 2010 (a). Evaluating lexical cohesion in telephone conversations. Discourse Studies 12.5. 1-25.
  9. Gómez González, M.Á. 2010 (b). Lexical cohesion in multiparty conversations. Language Sciences Online.
  10. Gómez González, M.Á. 2004. A three-dimensional account of it-clefts in discourse: a corpus-based study. Southwest Journal of Linguistics (SWJL) 23.2. 1-40.
  11. Gómez González, M.Á. 2001. Some reflections on systemic functional grammar: with a focus on theme. Word 13.1. 1-23.
  12. Gómez González, M.Á. 1998 (a). About topicality and thematicity in functional grammar (FG) and systemic functional grammar. Seminarios de Lingüística 2. 49-67.
  13. Gómez González, M.Á. 1998 (b). A corpus based analysis of extended multiple themes in present day English. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 3.1. 81-114.
  14. Gómez González, M.Á. 1998 (c). Aspects of topic and topicality in functional grammar. Working Papers in Functional Grammar 65. 1-22.
  15. Gómez González, M.Á. 1998 (d). Some remarks on systemic functional grammar. Interface 12.2. 65-80.
  16. Gómez González, M.Á. 1998 (e). The ins and outs of the notion of 'aboutness'. Interface 13.1. 19-32.
  17. Gómez González, M.Á. 1998 (f). Towards an alternative account of FG topic. Verba 25. 345-356.
  18. Gómez González, M.Á. 1997 (a). A contrastive critique of topic and theme in functional grammar (FG) and systemic functional grammar (SFG). RESLA 12. 75-94.
  19. Gómez González, M.Á. 1997 (b). An alternative analysis of multiple themes in present day English: arguments from discourse. Atlantis 19.1. 135-160.
  20. Gómez González, M.Á. 1997 (c). Notes on theme, topic and givenness: the state of the art. Moenia 3. 135-155.
  21. Gómez González, M.Á. 1997 (d). On It extrapositions: Evidence from Present day English. Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses 10. 95-108.
  22. Gómez González, M.Á. 1996. Theme: topic or framework? Miscelánea 17. 123-140.
  23. Gómez González, M.Á. 1995. Theme: a heuristic method for discourse analysis. Estudios Ingleses de la Universidad Complutense 3. 43-54.
  24. Gómez González, M.Á. 1994. The relevance of theme in the textual organization of BBC News reports. Word 45.3. 293-305.

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