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Blood, Cynthia L. 1992. Subject-Verb Agreement in Kisar. NUSA, An Indonesian Linguistic Journal 34:1–21.
Blood, Cynthia L. 2010. Helping language learners be culture learners: Using speech act analysis to increase pragmatic competence. Paper presented at the International Congress on Language Learning 7, Colorado Springs, Colorado. September 27, 2010.
Blood, Cynthia L. 2007. Coming alongside to help a language school. Paper presented at the International Congress on Language Learning 6, Colorado Springs, Colorado. October 12, 2007.
Blood, Cynthia L. 2007. Training Penyegaran Pelatih-Pelatih (Refreshment Training for Language Teachers). Teachers’ Inservice at the KPN Language Exchange, Bandung, Indonesia. July 9–13, 2007.
Blood, Cynthia L. 2004. How can twelve pre-field weeks really impact language and culture learning? Paper presented at the International Congress on Language Learning 5, Colorado Springs, Colorado. October 14, 2004.