Cliff Goddard

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Cliff Goddard is a professor of linguistics at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia.[1] He is, with Anna Wierzbicka, a leading proponent of the Natural semantic metalanguage approach to linguistic analysis.[2] Goddard's research has explored cognitive and cultural aspects of everyday language and language use, and he is considered a leading scholar in the fields of semantics, and cross-cultural pragmatics.[3]

Selected publications[edit]


  1. ^ "Professor Cliff Goddard". UNE Staff. University of New England. 2008-12-05. Retrieved 2010-09-14. 
  2. ^ Schalley, Andrea C.; Zaefferer, Dietmar (2007). Ontolinguistics: how ontological status shapes the linguistic coding of concepts. Mouton de Gruyter. p. 460. ISBN 3-11-018997-6. 
  3. ^ Senft, Gunter; Östman, Jan-Ola; Verschueren, Jef, eds. (2009). Culture and Language Use. John Benjamins. ISBN 90-272-0779-8.