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Research interests

(socio-)historical linguistics (esp. historical syntax), corpus linguistics, general linguistics, language variation and change, dialectology, contact-induced effects, lexical/semantic changes, clausal syntax


Modules taught in the past:

  • BA Seminar (Linguistics)
  • History of English
  • Structures and Sounds of English 1 [Descriptive grammar]
  • Structures of English 2 [Descriptive grammar]
  • English as a World Language
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Methods and Corpus Technology in Variationist Research
  • Perspectives on Language Education [lectures on various topics within ELT]
  • Writing for Research in English
  • Academic Essay Writing
  • Introduction to Academic Writing
  • Spoken Communication/Academic & Professional Communication
  • Pronunciation
  • English Linguistics
  • English Phonology
  • Perspectives on the English Language 1 (English for Professional Purposes)
  • Perspectives on the English Language 2 (Texts & discourse components)
  • Varieties of English (CES1-4)
  • Linguistics of Language Learning [SLA]
  • Organizational Communication

From 1st Aug 2021: an affiliated researcher

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Eastern Finland

Award Date: 15 Jun 2016

Master, Nicolaus Copernicus University

Award Date: 24 Jun 2003