Tess FitzpatrickProfessor Tess Fitzpatrick is an applied linguist with a particular interest in the investigation of lexical acquisition and attrition; the investigation of lexical retrieval processes (with a focus on word association behaviour); the creation and evaluation of vocabulary knowledge assessment tools and the design and application of innovative language learning techniques. Tess is leading the design of the pedagogical tools, including the construction and application of frequency-based word lists. She is also supporting Dawn (with Steve Morris) in directing the CorCenCC project and ensuring targets are met