Dr Zaneta Mok - Nat School of Allied Health (Faculty of Health Sciences)

Assistant Supervisor – Only eligible to supervise with a fully accredited Principal or Co-supervisor


Dr Zaneta Mok is a lecturer in Speech Pathology with a strong background in clinical linguistics. Her research focuses on the application of social and functionally based approaches to linguistics to communication disorders. She is especially interested in how to support social communication and interaction for people with dementia and aphasia and outcome measurement in everyday discourse and conversation.


Phone :(03) 99533754 (Melbourne)
Email :zaneta.mok@acu.edu.au
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Research Interests

Clinical Linguistics ; Dementia ; Aphasia ; Social Interaction ;

Methods Expertise

Systemic Functional Linguistics ; Discourse Analysis ;

Research Projects

No research project is currently recorded.

Selected Publications


Comparing multi-modality and constraint-induced treatment for aphasia: a preliminary investigation of generalisation to discourse, in Aphasiology

Communicative effectiveness of pantomime gesture in people with aphasia, in International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders


Staging casual conversations for people with dementia, in Dementia

"Getting to know you": Situated and distributed cognitive effort in conversations with dementia, in Dialogue and Dementia: Cognitive and Communicative Resources for Engagement


A systemic functional linguistic investigation of the linguistic construction of interpersonal relationships in dementia, in Seminars in Speech and Language