Dr. Marty Meinardi



BA in English Language, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands

MA in English Literature and Drama Studies, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands

Cert TESOL, Trinity College London awarded

PhD in Applied Linguistics, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland

2006 Dissertation: The use of real English in language learning: making authentic NS speech accessible through a novel digital slow-down tool. 


Previous Appointments:

Researcher and Senior Researcher, Digital Media Centre, Dublin Institute of Technology.

Enterprise Ireland funded interdisciplinary DITCALL project

Enterprise Ireland sponsored FLUENT project

EU-funded FluenCi project

Pronunciation and fluency in language learners and the occurrence of formulaic sequences in native speaker speech and its role in acquiring fluency.

Second language acquisition and in particular oral and aural skills acquisition.

 Technology enhanced learning

Language processing

Norton, S. and Meinardi, M. (2013) “The United Colours of Etiquette:  Interculturality in the Higher Education Classroom”, Sense and Sensitivity, edited by Elisabeth Lillie,  Cultural Identity Studies Volume 13, Peter Lang Publishing. ISBN978-3-03911-869-4

Campbell, D.F, Meinardi, M. and B. Richardson (2010).Dublin Institute of Technology’s Dynamic Speech Corpus. IATEFL 2009 Cardiff Conference Selections. B. Beaven Ed. Canterbury: IATEFL

Meinardi, M. 2010, The Use of 'Real' English in Language Learning, Saarbruecken: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. 

(ISBN-13: 978-3838343358)

Meinardi, M. (2009).Speed bumps for Authentic Listening Material.  ReCALL an International Journal on Technologies and Language Learning, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Vol. 21, part 3, September 2009, pp.302-318

Meinardi, M. (2007), The Use of Spoken Authentic language in EFL and ESL, Modern English Teacher, 16/3  www.onlineMET.com

Meinardi, M. (2007) Shared and Mutual Knowledge in Language Learning, Modern English Teacher, Volume 16/1 www.onlineMET.com

Norton, S. and M. Meinardi. (2007). Assessing the Writing of International Learners: A Discussion in Two Voices. English Teaching professional. Issue 48, January, Modern English Publishing Ltd.

Campbell, D., Meinardi, M. and B. Richarson. (2007). “The Need for a Speech Corpus”. ReCALL an International Journal on Technologies and Language Learning, Cambridge: CambridgeUniversity Press

Coyle, E. Donnellan, O. Jung, E. Meinardi, M. et al. (2005) Slowing Down Speech in the Development of a Speech Therapy Tool Aimed at Children with Verbal Apraxia Int J Dis Human Dev 2005;4(4):285-293  Freund Publishing House Limited

Meinardi, M. (2006)When Cultures Collide. ELGazette, English Language Journal. September issue www.elgazette.com

Campbell, D., Meinardi, M. and B. Richardson. (2004) “Naturally Speaking, but Slow”.Speak Out. Pronunciation Special Interest Group Publication IATEFL ISSN 1026-4345 Issue 32, November.


(2014) Susan Norton, Marty Meinardi, The United Colours of Etiquette, Modern Languages Research Seminars, Semester Two 2013-2014, Cultural and Linguistic Transfer, University of Ulster, Faculty of Arts, Coleraine, Northern Ireland

(2011) Dermot Campbell, Marty Meinardi, Charles Pritchard and Yi Wang"Getting Exercised about Nothing",

(2010) Dermot Campbell, Yi Wang, Marty Meinardi, Bunny Richardson, Ciaran Macdonaill and Charles Pritchard"Dialogic Fluency - Why it Matters",

(2010) Eoin Kilfeather, Dermot Campbell, Yi Wang, Ciaran Macdonaill, Marty Meinardi and Bunny Richardson"HTML5 and the Learner of Spoken Languages",

(2009) Dermot Campbell, Marty Meinardi, Bunny Richardson, Yi Wang and Ciaran Macdonaill"DIT’s Dynamic Speech Corpus and Dialogic Fluency "

(2009) Dermot Campbell, Yi Wang, Ciaran Macdonaill, Marty Meinardi and Bunny Richardson"The DIT Dynamic Speech Corpus"

(2007, September) Meinardi, M. ‘Speed Bumps for Authentic Listening Material’, EuroCALL Conference Mastering Multimedia; Teaching through Technology, Coleraine, Ireland

(2006) D. Campbell, M. Meinardi and B. Richardson: ‘A Corpus with teeth and Tongue’ EuroCall  Conference: Integrating CALL into Study Programmes Granada, Spain

(2006) D. Campbell, M. Meinardi and B. Richardson: “Let the Corpus Speak!”. IATEFL Conference, Harrogate, United Kingdom

(2006) Campbell, D., Meinardi, M. and B. Richardson. “What We Know and What We Do”. MATSDA Conference, Dublin, Ireland

(2005) Campbell, D., Meinardi, M. and B. Richardson. EuroCALL Conference, JagiellonianUniversity, Krakow, Poland

(2005) Campbell, D., Meinardi, M. and B. Richardson. ‘DITCALL, Slow and Sure’. IVACS (Intervarietal Applied Corpus Studies) symposium at Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland.

(2004) Campbell, D., Meinardi, M. and B. Richardson. ‘Naturally Speaking, but Slow’. Joint Pronunciation and Learner Independence Special Interest Group Event, University of Reading, UK.

(2004) Campbell, D., Meinardi, M. and B. Richardson. ‘DITCALL, Digital Tools for CALL’. EuroCALL  conference, University of   Vienna, Austria.

(2003) McEvoy, J. and M. Meinardi. “No Problem?  No Drama”. Looking In/Looking Out,

Virtuous Learning Environments in the Applied Arts:  Do Social or Political Issues Influence your Teaching?, Dublin Institute of Technology Teaching and Learning Seminar

Harting Scholarship for one year academic study at Bristol University, UK

DIT awarded Scholarship for PhD study


  • Tel 402 4587
  • Email marty.meinardi@dit.ie
  • Teaching Areas

    Lectures on:

    English as a major language, Cultural background, the Language of Business and Current Affairs on the International Business and Language Degree (IBL DT558)

    Communicative Fluency, Introduction to Language Learning and Teaching and Introduction to TEFL all on the English Studies and a Language Degree (DT517)

    Drama in Education on the Social Care Degree (DT517).

    Year 3 Coordinator for International Business and a Language Degree