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English Linguistics II

Englische Sprachwissenschaft II


Main Research Interests

  • Contact-induced variation and change
    • Phonological transfer
    • Borrowing of constructions
  • Cognitive aspects of language variation
    • Persistence and frequency phenomena
    • Grammaticalization
    • Formulaic language and lexical storage
  • Mechanisms of phonological change
  • Methods of language teaching past and present and learner English

Research Supervision

I would be happy to supervise student dissertations on all levels from BA to Ph.D. in any of the above areas.

Current Ph.D. Supervisions

  • ‘The Syntax of Iranian Learner English’ (G. Bahar)
  • ‘Exploring the BAWE: Patterns in student academic writing’ (Khan-duc Kuttig)