Neomy Storch

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Neomy Storch
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Born (1954-07-09) 9 July 1954 (age 64)
ResidenceMelbourne, Australia
Alma materMonash University
Known for
Scientific career
WebsiteStorch on the website of the University of Melbourne

Neomy Storch (born 1954) is an Australian linguist. She is currently a professor of applied linguistics at the University of Melbourne, Australia.[1] Her research focuses on second language acquisition with a special focus on second language writing. She is noted for her work on second language acquisition, collaborative writing, and academic writing.

Along with Cumming, Hyland, Kormos, Matsuda, Manchón, Ortega, Polio and Verspoor she is considered as one of the most prominent researchers on second language writing.[by whom?]


Storch obtained her Bachelor of Economics degree at the Monash University in 1976. In 1995 she obtained her Master of Arts degree and in 2001 a PhD at the University of Melbourne.

Since 2010, she has been a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Second Language Writing.[2]


Storch's work has been published in the Journal of Second Language Writing, Language Learning, TESOL Quarterly, Language Teaching Research, Language Testing, System and Studies in Second Language Acquisition.

In 2013 her first book, entitled Collaborative Writing in L2 Classrooms on collaborative writing was published by Multilingual Matters. [3]




  • Teaching Writing for Academic Purposes to Multilingual Students. (2017)[6]


  • "Patterns of interaction in ESL pair work." (2002)
  • "Collaborative writing: Product, process, and students’ reflections." (2005)
  • "Is there a role for the use of the L1 in an L2 setting?" (2003)
  • "How collaborative is pair work? ESL tertiary students composing in pairs." (2001)
  • "Pair versus individual writing: Effects on fluency, complexity and accuracy." (2009)


  1. ^ "Storch - University of Melbourne". 29 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Journal of Second Language Writing Editorial Board".
  3. ^ "Collaborative Writing in L2 Classrooms by Neomy Storch - Multilingual Matters - Channel View Publications".
  4. ^ "The role of feedback in second language learning processes - The University of Melbourne".
  5. ^ "A/PROF Neomy Storch - The University of Melbourne".
  6. ^ Storch, Neomy (2017). Teaching Writing for Academic Purposes to Multilingual Students. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group. p. 220. ISBN 9781138284234.

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