Prof Enlli Thomas

Professor in Education, Associate Pro-Vice Chancellor

Contact info

Position: Director of Research and Impact 

Email: enlli.thomas@bangor.ac.uk

Phone: 01248 383053

Location: Eifionydd, Normal Site

  1. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  2. Published

    Acquiring complex structures under minority language conditions: Bilingual acquisition of plural morphology in Welsh

    Binks, H. L., Thomas, E. M., Williams, N., Jones, L. A., Davies, S. & Binks, H., 21 Nov 2013, In : Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. 17, 3, p. 478-494

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    Bilingual Welsh–English children's acquisition of vocabulary and reading: implications for bilingual education

    Rhys, M. & Thomas, E., 2013, In : International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. 16, 6, p. 633-656

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Bilingual first-language development: Dominant language takeover, threatened minority language take-up.

    Gathercole, V. M. & Thomas, E. M., 1 Apr 2009, In : Bilingualism - Language and Cognition. 12, 2, p. 213-237

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Bilingualism, executive control, and age at diagnosis among people with early-stage Alzheimer's disease in Wales

    Clare, L., Whitaker, C. J., Craik, F. I. M., Bialystok, E., Martyr, A., Martin-Forbes, P. A., Bastable, A. J. M., Pye, K. L., Quinn, C., Thomas, E. M., Gathercole, V. C. M. & Hindle, J. V., Sep 2016, In : Journal of Neuropsychology. 10, 2, p. 163-85 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    Brain potentials reveal semantic priming in both the 'active' and the 'non-attended' language of early bilinguals

    Martin, C. D., Dering, B., Thomas, E. M. & Thierry, G., 1 Aug 2009, In : Neuroimage. 47, 1, p. 326-333

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    Children's productive command of grammatical gender and mutation in Welsh: an alternative to rule-based learning.

    Gathercole, V. M., Thomas, E. M. & Gathercole, V. C., 1 Aug 2007, In : First Language. 27, 3, p. 251-278

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    Cognitive Reserve in Parkinson’s Disease: The Effects of Welsh-English Bilingualism on Executive Function

    Martin, P. A., Hindle, J. V., Martin-Forbes, P. A., Bastable, A. J., Pye, K. L., Martyr, A., Whitaker, C. J., Craik, F. I., Bialystock, E., Thomas, E. M., Mueller Gathercole, V. C. & Clare, L., 14 Apr 2015, In : Parkinson's Disease. p. 1-10

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Published

    Cognitive effects of bilingualism: digging deeper for the contributions of language dominance, linguistic knowledge, socio-economic status and cognitive abilities

    Gathercole, V. M., Thomas, E. M., Jones, L., Guash, N. V., Young, N. & Hughes, E. K., 1 Sep 2010, In : International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. 13, 5, p. 617-664

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Published

    Designing a normed receptive vocabulary test for bilingual populations: A model from Welsh.

    Gathercole, V. M., Gathercole, V. C., Thomas, E. M. & Hughes, E., 1 Jan 2008, In : International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. 11, 6, p. 678-720

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Developing language-appropriate task items for identifying literacy difficulties in Welsh-speaking children.

    Thomas, E. M. & Lloyd, S. W., 1 Jan 2008, In : Dyslexia Review. 20, 1, p. 4-9

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Does language dominance affect cognitive performance in bilinguals? Lifespan evidence from preschoolers through older adults on card sorting, Simon, and metalinguistic tasks

    Kennedy, I. A., Young, N. E., Gathercole, V. C., Thomas, E. M., Kennedy, I., Prys, C., Young, N., Viñas Guasch N., N. V., Roberts, E. J., Hughes, E. K. & Jones, L., 5 Feb 2014, In : Frontiers in Psychology: Developmental Psychology. 5

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    Effaith amlder iaith yn y cartref ar wybodaeth oedolion o’r system o greu enwau lluosog yn y Gymraeg

    Binks, H. & Thomas, E., Oct 2016, In : Gwerddon. 22, p. 31-46

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    Electrophysiological Cross-Language Neighborhood Density Effects in Late and Early English-Welsh Bilinguals

    Grossi, G., Savill, N., Thomas, E. & Thierry, G., 18 Oct 2012, In : Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry. p. 3475346

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Published

    Executive control in older Welsh monolinguals and bilinguals

    Clare, L., Whitaker, C. J., Martyr, A., Martin-Forbes, P. A., Bastable, A. J. M., Pye, K. L., Quinn, C., Thomas, E. M., Gathercole, V. C. M. & Hindle, J. V., 6 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Cognitive Psychology. 28, 4, p. 412-426

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Published

    Exploring bilinguals' social use of language inside and out of the minority language classroom.

    Thomas, E. M. & Roberts, D. B., 1 Jan 2011, In : Language and Education. 25, 2, p. 89-108

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Exploring minority language input sources as means of supporting the early development of L2 vocabulary and grammar

    Williams, N. & Thomas, E., Jul 2017, In : Applied Psycholinguistics. 38, 4, p. 855-880

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Gweld y Gair: Standardisation and clinical application of a Welsh language measure for estimation of premorbid intellectual functioning

    Clare, L., Toms, G., Thomas, E., Hindle, J. & Woods, R., 31 Jul 2017, In : FPOP Bulletin. 139

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Long-term outcomes for bilinguals in minority language contexts: Welsh-English teenagers’ performance on measures of Grammatical Gender and Plural Morphology in Welsh

    Binks, H. & Thomas, E., Jul 2019, In : Applied Psycholinguistics. 40, 4, p. 1019-1049

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published

    Posterior N1 asymmetry to English and Welsh words in Early and Late English-Welsh bilinguals.

    Grossi, G., Savill, N., Thomas, E. M. & Thierry, G., 1 Sep 2010, In : Biological Psychology. 85, 1, p. 124-133

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    Psychology Teaching and Learning in Wales.

    Thomas, E. M., 1 Jan 2004, In : Psychology Learning and Teaching. 4, 1, p. 11-14

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    Socioeconomic level and bilinguals' performance on language and cognitive measures

    Mueller Gathercole, V. C., Kennedy, I. A. & Thomas, E. M., Nov 2016, In : Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published

    Teasing apart factors influencing Executive Function performance in bilinguals and monolinguals at different ages

    Gathercole, V. C. M., Thomas, E. M., Viñas Guasch, N., Kennedy, I., Prys, C., Young, N. E., Roberts, E. J., Hughes, E. K. & Jones, L., Oct 2016, In : Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism. 6, 5, p. 605-647

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    The effects of lifelong cognitive lifestyle on executive function in older people with Parkinson’s disease

    Hindle, J., Martin-Forbes, P., Martyr, A., Bastable, A., Pye, K., Gathercole, V., Thomas, E. & Clare, L., Dec 2017, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 32, 12, p. e157-e165

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published

    The learner's voice: exploring bilingual children's selective language use and perceptions of minority language competence

    Lewis, W. G., Thomas, E. M., Apolloni, D. & Lewis, G., 8 Jan 2014, In : Language and Education. 28, 4, p. 340-361

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    Variation in language choice in extended speech in primary schools in Wales: implications for teacher education

    Thomas, E. M., Lewis, W. G. & Apolloni, D., 1 May 2012, In : Language and Education. 26, 3, p. 245-261

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    WHODUNNIT? Language interaction in identification of sentential subjects in Wales and Patagonia

    Gathercole, V., Perez-Tattam, R., Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., Laporte, N. & Thomas, E., 3 Oct 2019, In : International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. 22, 7, p. 897-918

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Chapter › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  29. Published

    Bilingual construction of two systems: To interact or not to interact?

    Gathercole, V. M., Perez-Tattam, R. S., Gathercole, V. C., Perez Tattam, R., Stadthagen-Gonzalez, H., Thomas, E. M., Thomas, E. M. (ed.) & Mennen, I. (ed.), 27 Nov 2014, Advances in the Study of Bilingualism. 2014 ed. Multilingual Matters, p. 63-89

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  30. Published

    Children's acquisition of Welsh in bilingual setting: a psycholinguistic perspective.

    Thomas, E. M., Mayr, R. & Morris, D. (ed.), 1 Jan 2010, Welsh in the 21st Century.. 2010 ed. University of Wales, Press, p. 99-117

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  31. Published

    Cross-linguistic influence and patterns of acquisition: the emergence of gender and word order in German-Welsh bilinguals

    Thomas, E. M., Cantone, K. F., Davies, S., Shadrova, A., Thomas, E. M. (ed.) & Mennen, I. (ed.), 27 Nov 2014, Advances in the Study of Bilingualism. 2014 ed. Multilingual Matters, p. 41-62

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  32. Published

    Introduction: Advances in the study of bilingualism

    Mennen, I. C., Thomas, E. M., Mennen, I. & Thomas, E. M. (ed.), 9 May 2014, Advances in the Study of Bilingualism. 2014 ed. Multilingual Matters, p. xvii-xxv

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  33. Published

    Minority Language Survival: Input Factors Influencing the Acquisition of Welsh.

    Thomas, E. M., Gathercole, V. C., Cohen, J. (ed.), McAlister, K. T. (ed.), Rolstad, K. (ed.) & MacSwan, J. (ed.), 1 Jan 2005, Proceedings of 4th International Symposium on Bilingualism.. 2005 ed. Cascadilla Press, p. 852-874

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  34. Published

    Teaching and assessing psychology through a minority language: lessons from Wales.

    Thomas, E. M., Wilkinson, R. (ed.), Zegers, V. (ed.) & Van Leeuwen, C. (ed.), 1 Jan 2006, Bridging the Assessment Gap in English-Medium Higher Education.. 2006 ed. AKS-Verlag, p. 179-194

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  35. Chapter › Research › Peer-reviewed
  36. Published

    Addressing Teacher Confidence as a Barrier to Bilingual Classroom Transmission Practices in Wales

    Parry, N. & Thomas, E., 5 Feb 2021, The psychological experience of integrating language and content. Talbot, K., Gruber, M-T. & Nishida, R. (eds.). Multilingual Matters, (Psychology of Language Learning and Teaching; no. 12).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  37. Published

    Teasing apart factors influencing executive function performance in bilinguals and monolinguals at different ages: Teasing apart factors

    Gathercole, V., Thomas, E., Vinas-Guasch, N., Kennedy, I., Prys, C., Young, N., Roberts, E., Hughes-Parry, E. & Jones, L., 12 Jun 2019, Bilingualism, Executive Function, and Beyond: Questions and insights. Sekerina, I., Spradlin, L. & Valian, V. (eds.). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, Vol. 57 . p. 295-336 42 p. (Studies in Bilingualism; vol. 57).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  38. Published

    The linguistic, cognitive and emotional advantages of minority language bilingualism

    Young, N., Rhys, M., Kennedy, I. A. & Thomas, E., 1 Feb 2017, Bilingualism and Minority Language in Europe: Current Trends and Developments. Lauchlan, F. & Parafita Couto, M. D. C. (eds.). Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 120-142

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  39. Paper › Research › Peer-reviewed
  40. Published
  41. Book › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  42. Published

    Advances in the Study of Bilingualism

    Mennen, I. C. (ed.), Thomas, E. M. (ed.) & Mennen, I. (ed.), 9 May 2014, 2014 ed. Multilingual Matters.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  43. Published

    Bilingual Teaching Methods: A quick reference guide for educators

    Thomas, E., Apolloni, D. & Parry, N., 22 Nov 2018, Bangor University. 72 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  44. Published

    Dulliau Addysgu Dwyieithog: cyfeirlyfr cyflym i addysgwyr

    Thomas, E., Apolloni, D. & Parry, N., 9 Nov 2018, UK: Bangor University. 72 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  45. Published

    Trosglwyddo Iaith Mewn Teuluoedd Dwyieithog Yng Nghymru / Language Transmission in Bilingual Families in Wales.

    Gathercole, V. C. (ed.) & Thomas, E. M. (ed.), 1 Jan 2007, 2007 ed. Welsh Language Board.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  46. Book › Research › Peer-reviewed
  47. Published

    Agweddar ar Ddwyieithrwydd

    Thomas, E. & Webb-Davies, P., 6 Aug 2017, Caerfyrddin, Wales: Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  48. Commissioned report › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  49. Published

    Re-thinking Educational Attainment and Poverty (REAP) - in Rural Wales

    ap Gruffudd, G., Spencer, L., Payne, J., Wilde, A., Watkins, R., Jones, S., Thomas, E. M., Hughes, C. & O'Connor, B., 1 Nov 2017, Bangor University. 130 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report