Journal Articles

  1. Masrai, A. & Milton, J. How many words do you need to speak Arabic? An Arabic vocabulary size test. The Language Learning Journal, 47(5), 519-536.
  2. Masrai, A., Milton, J., & Milton, J. Measuring the contribution of academic and general vocabulary knowledge to learners' academic achievement. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 31, 44-57.
  3. Alhazmi, K., Milton, J., Johnston, S., & Milton, J. Examining ‘vowel blindness’ among native Arabic speakers reading English words from the perspective of eye-tracking. System, 80, 235-245.
  4. Masrai, A., Milton, J., & Milton, J. The role of informal learning activities in improving L2 lexical access and acquisition in L1 Arabic speakers learning EFL. The Language Learning Journal, 46(5), 594-604.
  5. Milton, J., Dobbs, T., Neal, G., Hutchings, H., Whitaker, I., & Milton, J. The Readability of Online Patient Resources for Skin Cancer Treatment. Oncology and Therapy, 5(2), 149-160.
  6. Masrai, A. & Milton, J. How Different Is Arabic from Other Languages?. Journal of Applied Linguistics and Language Research, 3(1), 15-35.
  7. Masrai, A. & Milton, J. An investigation of the relationship between L1 lexial translation equivalence and L2 vocabulary knowledge. International Jounral of English Linguistics, 5(2), 1-7.
  8. Milton, J. French lexis and formal exams in the British foreign language classroom. Revue Francaise de Linguistique Appliquee, 20(1), 107-120.
  9. Alhazmi, K. & Milton, J. Phonological vocabulary size, orthographic vocabulary size, and EFL reading ability among native Arabic speakers.. Journal of Applied Linguistcs, 30, 26-43.
  10. Milton, J. The impact of L1 lexical organisation in L2 vocabulary acquisition. Language in Focus Journal, 1(1), 15-34.
  11. Masrai, A. & Milton, J. Investigating the Relationship between the Morphological Processing of Regular and Irregular Words and L2 Vocabulary Acquisition. International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Literature, 4(4), 192-199.
  12. Masrai, A., Milton, J., & Milton, J. Word Difficulty and Learning among Native Arabic Learners of EFL. English Language Teaching, 8(6)
  13. Milton, J. & Milton, J. Vocabulary size revisited: the link between vocabulary size and academic achievement. Applied Linguistics Review, 4(3), 151-172.
  14. Milton, J., Jonsen, S., Hirst, S., Lindenburn, S., & Milton, J. Foreign language vocabulary development through activities in an online 3D environment. The Language Learning Journal, 40(1), 99-112.
  15. Milton, J. & Milton, J. Vocabulary uptake from informal learning tasks. Language Learning Journal, 36(2), 227-237.
  16. MILTON, J. & Milton, J. French vocabulary breadth among learners in the British school and university system: comparing knowledge over time. Journal of French Language Studies, 18(03), 333


  1. Milton, J. & Milton, J. Measuring Second Language Vocabulary Acquisition Multilingual Matters.
  2. Richards, B., Daller, M., Malvern, D., Meara, P., Milton, J., Treffers-Daller, J., & Milton, J. Palgrave Macmillan

Book Chapters

  1. Milton, J. & Roghani, S. Measuring child L2 vocabulary acquisition through immersion in school.. Current Trends in Second/Foreign Language Teaching and Teacher Education: Research Perspectives.
  2. Milton, J., Alexiou, T., Mattheoudakis, M., & Milton, J. Kowledge of spoken form. Dimensions of vocabulary knowledge (pp. 13-29). Basingstoke
  3. Fitzpatrick, T., Milton, J., & Milton, J. Conclusion: reconstructing vocabulary knowledge. Dimensions of vocabulary knowledge (pp. 173-177). Basingstroke
  4. Tess Fitzpatrick, T., Milton, J., & Milton, J. Introduction: deconstructing vocabulary knowledge. Dimensions of vocabulary knowledge (pp. 1-12). Basingstroke
  5. Milton, J. The acquisition of the lexicon.. The Cambridge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition (pp. 441-460). Cambridge