Welcome to my webpage!

I am a member of the English Department here at KUL, e-mail: wguz[at]o2.pl

Research interests:

  • corpus linguistics
  • patterns of language variation
  • English and Slavic linguistics
  • syntax of spontaneous speech

Current research projects:

  • relativization strategies in conversational Polish (który, co, że)
  • complementizer semantics in Polish



  • (2017) "Resumptive pronouns in Polish co relative clauses." Journal of Slavic Linguistics 25(1), 95–130.

  • (2017) “Definiteness and specificity in two types of Polish relative clauses.” In. J. Emonds and M. Janebová (eds.) Language Use and Linguistic Structure. Proceedings of the Olomouc Linguistics Colloquium 2016. Olomouc Modern Language Series Vol. 5. Palacký University Olomouc, 323–342. (full text)

  • (2017) “Wh-pronoun and complementizer  relative clauses: unintegration features in conversational Polish.” Studies in Polish Linguistics 12(1), 1–26. (full text)

  • (2015) "Spoken wh-clefts in the British National Corpus". In: Anna Bloch-Rozmej, Anna Bondaruk, and Anna Prażmowska (eds.) Spotlight on Melody and Structure in Syntax and Phonology. Studies in Linguistics and Methodology (SLAM), vol. 9. Lublin: Wydawnictwo KUL, 151–171.
  • (2015) “The structural non-integration of wh-clefts.” English Language and Linguistics 19(3), 477-503. (abstract)

  • (2015) “Variation in adverb placement: pre- and postverbal well.” In W. Malec, M. Rusinek (eds.) Within Language, Beyond Theories (Volume III), Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics and Corpus-based Studies. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 163–181.
  • (2014) “Non-ly adverbs in preverbal position: the case of fast.” English Language and Linguistics 18(01), 133–156. (abstract)

  • (2012) “The distribution of the suffix -ness across registers.” In: W. Skrzypczak, T. Fojt, S. Wacewicz (eds.), Exploring Language through Contrast. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 69-81. (Google Books)

  • (2012) “Are nonce words really deviant, context-dependent, and unlexicalizable?” In: E. Cyran, H. Kardela, B. Szymanek (eds.), Sound, Structure and Sense. Studies in Memory of Edmund Gussmann. Lublin: Wydawnictwo KUL, 223-238.

  • (2010) Register variation and lexical innovation. A study of English nominalizations. Lublin: Wydawnictwo KUL.

  • (2009) “Some current tendencies in English derivational neologisms.” In: J. Rubach (ed.), PASE Papers in Literature, Language and Culture. Part Two. Papers in Linguistics. Warszawa: MATRIX, 108-115.

  • (2009) “English affixal nominalizations across language registers.” Poznań Studies in Contemporary Linguistics 45(4), 461-485. (full text pdf)

  • (2008) “Semi-affixes and combining forms: A taxonomic view.” In: M. Charzyńska-Wójcik, A. Malicka-Kleparska, J. Wójcik (eds.), Language Encounters. Lublin: Towarzystwo Naukowe KUL, 127-136.

  • (2004) “Suppletive relational adjectives in English.” In: Kardela, W. J. Sullivan, A. Głaz (eds.), Perspectives on Language. Lublin: Wydawnictwo UMCS, 81-89.

  • (2002) “English equivalents of Polish personal Nomina Attributiva.” In: Mańczak-Wohlfeld, E. (ed.), Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Conference of the Polish Association for the Study of English. Kraków: Jagiellonian University Press, 49-59.

Ostatnia aktualizacja: 10.07.2017 13:08