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"I find cultural motivations of language use quite fascinating.They play an important role in the evolution and dynamics of South Pacific Englishes."
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"My research interests comprise the way we represent linguistic knowledge in our mind with an emphasis on how we learn, store, process and use the sound patterns of the languages we know, and how these patterns interact with other components of language such as sentence formation and meaning, as well as with domains outside language such as music."
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"I am particularly interested in the sounds of language and in how they are treated by different speakers and in different domains."
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"My main research deals with the linguistics-didactics interface, especially with individual differences that enable successful foreign language learning."
Phone: +49 931 31-83226
"I am particularly interested in the use of language in relation to its cultural and societal context, and in how speakers and writers express themselves in different situations."
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"I am interested in the development of the English language over time, using computers to analyze language and texts, the origin and use of words, and matters of pronunciation."
Phone: +49 931 31-83593
"I am particularly interested in the mechanisms of language change and, in this context, the complex interplay of language-internal and language-external factors influencing the choice of one variant over the other."