John Stonham

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

Office:         Room 1103
Division of English Language and Literature
Education Complex Building
Pukyong National University
599-1 Daeyeon 3-Dong
Busan, 608-737 South Korea

Tel. No.:     82 51 629 5385 (Office)

Email:         stonham@pknu.ac.kr
jtstonham@gmail.com

Web page:  http://stonham.dyndns.org/

Education

1985-1990   Stanford University, M.A., Ph.D.
 Ph.D. thesis: Current Issues in Morphological Theory
   Supervisor:   P. Kiparsky
   Committee members:  W. Leben, K.P. Mohanan, W. J. Poser

1982-1985   University of Victoria, B.A. (Hons)

Languages (in approximate decreasing order of competence)

Communicative:

  English, French, Cantonese, Spanish, German, Mandarin Chinese, Korean, Nuuchahnulth, Italian, Japanese.

Reading Knowledge:

  Latin, Written Chinese, Sanskrit.

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Appointments

2006-         Professor, Division of English Language and Literature, Pukyong National University, Busan.

2005-2006 External Examiner, Department of Linguistics and English Language, University of Manchester.

2003-2006 External Examiner, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Edinburgh.

2002-2006 Reader in Linguistics, School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

2000-2002 Senior Lecturer, Department of English Literary and Linguistic Studies, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

1995-2000  Lecturer, Depts. of English and of Linguistics, University of Hong Kong.

1994-1995  Independent Research, on Nuuchahnulth materials of Edward Sapir.

1992-1993  Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Ottawa.

1990-1992  Assistant Professor and Director of Phonetics Laboratory, Department of Linguistics, University of Maryland.

1989-1990  Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

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Professional Memberships

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Grants and Awards

Research Council Grants

2006 Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Dissemination Award associated with research grant No. B/RG/AN7953/APN12323, ‘The Study of Nuuchahnulth Grammar: Consequences for a theory of language.’

2001  Sole Investigator for Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) research grant No. B/RG/AN7953/APN12323, ‘The Study of Nuuchahnulth Grammar: Consequences for a theory of language.’ 2001-2006.

1997  Sole Investigator for Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC) research grant, ‘Textual Database of Nootka.’ 1997-2000.

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Other Grants

2006  Pukyong University Seed Grant,  ‘Cheju Dialect Study.’ Nov. 2006-Nov. 2008.

2004  University of Newcastle Research Fellowship.

2003  University of Newcastle Research Leave.

2002  University of Newcastle Summer Vacation Scholarship.

1998  Sole Investigator for Hong Kong University CRCG Grant, ‘On the nature and scope of metathesis in natural language.’

1996  Sole Investigator for Hong Kong University CRCG Grant, ‘Cantonese Tonal Phonology.’

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Awards

1989  Sloan Fellowship in the Humanities, 1989.

1985  Stanford University Doctoral Fellowship, 1985-1989.

1985 Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council Queen’s Fellowship, 1985.

1985 University of Victoria Jubilee Medal (Highest Graduating Average in Arts), 1985.

1985  Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities, Finalist, 1985.

1983  University of Victoria Scholarships, 1983-1985.

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Publications

Books and Monographs

2011. Doing Phonetics. Seoul: Kyungmoon Publishing. 283 pp.

2009. Introduction to Phonology. Seoul: Hankuk Munhwasa. 277 pp.

2014: 2nd printing, Hankuk Munhwasa.

2006. Morphology. 2nd ed. With Francis Katamba. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 399 pp.

Translation: 2008. J.-H. Kim and G.-R. Kim (tr.), 형태론  [Hyengteron]. Seoul: Hankuk Munhwasa. (Korean).

Review: L. Bauer in Lexis, vol. 1, Aug. 2006.

2005. A Concise Dictionary of the Nuuchahnulth Language of Vancouver Island. New York: The Edwin Mellen Press. 537 pp.

2004. Linguistic Theory and Complex Words. London: Palgrave. xiv, 302 pp.

Review: E.J. Vajda in LINGUISTList, Vol. 16, no. 1104, Apr 07, 2005.

1999. Aspects of Tsishaath Nootka Phonetics & Phonology. Munich: LINCOM Europa. xii, 155 pp.

1995. Cognition and Representation in Linguistic Theory. A. Culioli, M. Liddle (ed./tr.) & J. Stonham (tr.). Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins. Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 112. x, 161pp.

Review: T. Bearth in Pragmatics & Cognition, vol. 9, no. 1:135-147, 2001.

1994. Combinatorial Morphology. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins. Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 120. xii, 206 pp.

Reviews: R. Lieber in Language, vol. 72, no.1: 130-132 (1996); F.M. Berezin in Реферати́вный журна́л: Языкознание [Referativnyj Zhurnal: Jazykoznanie], series 6, no. 3:68-72, 1995 [in Russian]; Volker Heeschen in Germanistik, 37, no. 2: 406 , 1996 [in German]; Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of America, Bulletin, Apr. 1995; O. Fischer & W. van der Wurff in The Year’s Work in English Studies, 76: 33-4, 1998; ‘Combinatorial morphology.’ in Journal of Indo-European Studies, 27, 3-4, 493-494, 1999.

1990. Current Issues in Morphological Theory. Doctoral dissertation, Stanford University, x, 253 pp. Diss. Abstracts Int’l, Ann Arbor, MI. 1991, 51:11, 3729-A. UMI No. DA9108909

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Journal Articles and Book Chapters

2014. ‘An Early 20th Century Korean Phonetic Alphabet’. Journal of Universal Language, vol. 15, no. 2, 115-146. with Hyehyun Lee.

2011. ‘Merger of Vowels in Cheju Korean: Methodological Implications for doing fieldwork on endangered languages’. Linguistic Association of Korea Journal, vol. 9, no. 1, 23-40.

2011. ‘Middle Korean ㅿ and the Cheju Dialect.’ Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 74, 1, 97-118.

2010. ‘The Phonetic Value of Middle Korean ㅿ.’ With E-S. Kim. R.J. Fouser (ed.) Contemporary Korean Linguistics: International Perspectives. Seoul: Thaehaksa. pp. 348-378.

2010. ‘On the Accuracy of Early Transcriptions of Southern Wakashan.’ D. Beck (ed.) A Festschrift for Thomas M. Hess on the Occasion of his Seventieth Birthday. Bellingham, WA: Whatcom Museum Publications no. 21, pp. 254-276.

2009. ‘On the Perception of English Cw Clusters.’ With M-S. Seo and E-S. Kim. Journal of Language Sciences, 16-3, 207-227.

2009. ‘Level ordering in Nootka.’ K. Hanson & S. Inkelas (eds), The Nature of the Word: Essays in honor of Paul Kiparsky. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. pp. 225-240.

2008. ‘Nuuchahnulth.’ In Keith Brown & Sarah Ogilvie (eds) Concise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World, pp. 788-790. Oxford: Elsevier.

2008. ‘Wakashan.’ In Keith Brown & Sarah Ogilvie (eds) Concise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World, pp. 1155-1159. Oxford: Elsevier.

2008. ‘Verb–Argument Composition in Nuuchahnulth: A Special Case of Denominal Verb Formation.’ International Journal of American Linguistics 74, no.4, pp. 511-528.

2008. ‘Glides in Korean.’ With E-S. Kim and M-S. Seo. Korean Journal of Linguistics 33, no. 3, pp. 421-439.

2008. ‘Labialization in Nuuchahnulth.’ With E-S. Kim. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, vol 38, no. 1 pp. 25-50.

2008. ‘Nootka and the Duke of York Gambit.’ with E-S. Kim. Perspectives of Linguistics in the 21st Century. pp. 393-403.

2008. ‘Domains in Phonological Theory: A case study from Nuuchahnulth.’ Journal of Language Sciences, 15-1, 229-254.

2007. ‘Nuuchahnulth Double Reduplication and Stratal Optimality Theory.’ Canadian Journal of Linguistics, vol. 52, no. 1/2, 105-130.

2007. ‘On the Inherent Complexity of Language: The interaction of numerals and incorporation.’ Journal of Universal Language, vol. 8, no. 2, 79-103.

2007. ‘Metrical Inversion and Opacity.’ with E-S. Kim. Ono: Journal of the Korean Linguistics Society vol. 32, no. 2, 337-358.

2007. ‘Metathesis as Prosodic Repair.’ Journal of Phonetics, Phonology & Morphology, vol. 13, no. 1: 3-24.

2006. ‘Endangered Species: What we lose when a language dies.’ 2006. eMagazine, 32: 21-22.

2005. ‘Nuuchahnulth.’ Keith Brown (ed.), Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, (2nd ed.), vol. 8, pp. 741-744. Oxford: Elsevier.

2005. ‘Wakashan Languages.’ Keith Brown (ed.), Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, (2nd ed.), vol. 14, pp. 502-506. Oxford: Elsevier.

2005. ‘Metathesis.’ Keith Brown (ed.), Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, (2nd edition), vol. 8, pp. 92-94. Oxford: Elsevier.

2004. ‘Les Amériques.’ B. Comrie, S. Matthews, M. Polinsky (eds), C. Bricout (trans), Atlas des langues: L’origine et le développement des langues dans le monde, Editions Acropole, Paris. pp. 124-141. (French translation of the revised edition of The Atlas of Languages).

2003. ‘The Americas.’ B. Comrie, S. Matthews & M. Polinsky (eds), The Atlas of Languages: The origin and development of languages throughout the world, 2nd edition. Lon­don: Facts-on-File, Inc.; 124-141 .

Translations:

2007. Ilyés Emese (tr.), Atlas jazyků: Vznik a vývoj jazyků napříč celým světem, Vydavateľstvo:: Metafora. (Slovak).

2006. D. Németh (tr.),  A Nyelvek Világatlasza: A világ nyelveinek eredete és fejlődése, Kossuth Könyvkiadó ZRT, Budapest. (Hungarian)

2004. G. Athanasiou  (tr.), Οι Γλώσσες του Κόσμου, Η καταγωγή και η εξέλιξη των γλωσσών σε ολόκληρο τον πλανήτη. Sabbalas: Athens. (Greek)

2004. Catherine Bricout (tr.), Atlas des langues: L’origine et le développement des langues dans le monde. Editions Acropole, Paris. (French).

2003. Olga Škarić (tr.), Atlas jezika: podrijetlo i razvitak jezika u svijetu. Varaždin: Stanek. (Croatian)

2000. ‘Phonological Disruption and Subsequent Self-correcting Behaviors in Cantonese Aphasic Speakers.’ With R. K-S. Lee & E. M-L. Yiu. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders 35, no. 4 (2000): 475-486.

1999. ‘Learning Morphology: What makes a good textbook?’ With J. A. Nevis. Language, vol. 75, no. 4 (Dec 1999), pp. 800-808.

1997. ‘What Morphology can tell us about Syntax: An argument from Sinhala verb for­ma­tion.’ Language Sciences, vol. 19, no. 2: 139-151.

1996. ‘The Americas.’ 1996. B. Comrie, S. Matthews & M. Polinsky (eds), The Atlas of Language: The origin and development of languages throughout the world. London: Facts-on-File, Inc.; 126-143.

Translations:

1999. Fusa Katada (tr.) Sekai gengo bunka zukan: sekai no gengo no kiden to denba, pp: 126-143. Tokyo: Tooyoo Shurin. (Japanese)

1998. Jacek Fisiak (tr.) Atlas języków świata pochodzenie i rozwój języków świata, pp: 126-143. Poznań: Atena Oficyna Wydawnicza. (Polish)

1998. Iris Bahr & Barbara Frank (tr.) Bildatlas der Sprachen: Ursprung und Entwicklung der Sprachen dieser Erde, pp: 126-143. Augsburg: Bechtermünz Verlag. (German)

1998. Jeroen Wiedenhof (tr.) De Grote Taalatlas: oorsprong en ontwikkeling van taal en schrift in de gehele wereld, pp: 126-143. Haarlem: Schuyt & Co. (Dutch)

1995. ‘Holistic Linguistics: A case from Sinhala.’ Cahiers Lin­guist­iques d’Ottawa, vol. 23: 23-43.

1994. ‘All Moras are not Created Equal.’ Cahiers Linguis­tiques d’Ottawa, vol. 21:1-25.

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Conference Proceedings and other Papers

2008. ‘Double Reduplication: A dilemma for mono-stratal OT.’  with E-S. Kim. Proceedings of the Chicago Linguistic Society 41-1: 239-249.

2004. ‘Symmetry in Nuuchahnulth Syntax: The structure of the IP and DP.’ With S-M. Yiu. Proceed­ings of the Canadian Linguistic Associa­tion, 2003.

2003. ‘Southern Wakashan double reduplication.’ J. Brown, M. Kalmar & T. Peterson, (eds), Papers for the 38th International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages. Vancouver: University of British Columbia. pp. 237-251.

2002. ‘Wordhood in Nuuchahnulth.’ With S.M. Yiu. Proceedings of the Canadian Linguistic Association, 2002: 326-339.

2002. ‘The Nature of Nuuchahnulth Classifiers.’ With S-M. Yiu. Papers for the 37th International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages.

1999. ‘Noun Collocation in Nootka.’ 1999. M. Q. Hinkson & M. Ignace (eds.), Papers for the 34th International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages. Kamloops, B.C.: Simon Fraser U., pp. 231-250.

1998. ‘Numerals and Incorporation in Nootka.’ 1998. D. Bates (ed.), Papers for the 33rd International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages, Seattle: University of Washington, 384-394.

1998. ‘Cantonese Ge3 (嘅) and the Structure of the NP.’ 1998. Hua Lin (ed.), Proceedings of the Ninth North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics, Los Angeles: GLIS, 265-279.

1993. ‘On the Absence of Exchange Rules in General.’ 1993. Carrie Dyck (ed.) Proceedings of the 1993 Annual Conference of the Canadian Linguistic Association. Toronto: University of Toronto, 647-661.

1991. ‘Hypocoristic Formation in Nootka.’ 1991. J. Myers & P. E. Perez (eds), University of Arizona Coyote Papers: Arizona Phonology Conference 3. Tucson: University of Arizona, 119-134.

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Reviews

2007. Mark Aronoff & Kirsten Fudeman (2005) What is Morphology? Oxford: Blackwell. xviii + 257 pp. Modern Language Review, vol. 102, no. 1, 177-8.

1999. Bruce Hayes (1995) Metrical Stress Theory: Prin­ciples and case studies. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. xv + 455 pp. Word, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 284-290 (Aug. 1999).

1998. David Eberhard (1995) Mamaindé Stress: The need for strata. Dallas: SIL & Univ of Texas at Arlington. ix + 159 pp. Word, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 134-141 (Apr. 1998).

1997. Fidèle Mpiranya (1995) Swahili Phonology Reconsidered in a Diachronical Perspective: The Impact of Stress on Morphonemics and Syllable Structure. Cologne: Rüdiger Köppe. viii + 87 pp. Word, vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 483-487 (Dec. 1997).

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Citations of Publications (by year - from Google Scholar)

Citations by year

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Conference Presentations

2008. ‘Nasals and Syllabicity in Southern Wakashan.’ Phonetics/Phonology Parallel Session, the 18th International Congress of Linguists, Korea University, Seoul, Korea. July 25, 2008.

2008. ‘Language Change or Language Loss? The case of Nuuchahnulth.’ with E-S. Kim. Workshop on Language Diversity: From the Perspective of Descriptive Linguistics, the 18th International Congress of Linguists, Korea University, Seoul, Korea. July 21, 2008.

2007. ‘Nootka and the Duke of York Gambit.’ With E-S. Kim. 2007 International Conference on Linguistics in Korea (ICLK-2007), Seoul National University, Seoul, January 19-20, 2007.

2006. ‘Nuuchahnulth: Nominal and not so nominal, but pseudo?’ With S-M. Yiu. NIK Conference, Ottawa, 22nd February, 2006.

2005. ‘Anti-ambisyllabicity in Tyneside English.’ With Charley Rowe. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Jan. 6, 2005.

2003. ‘Symmetry in Nuuchahnulth Syntax.’ With S-M. Yiu. Annual Meeting of Canadian Linguistic Assoc­iat­ion, June 3, 2003.

2002. ‘The Word in Nuuchahnulth.’ With S-M. Yiu. Annual Meeting of Canadian Linguistic Association, May 24, 2002.

2002. ‘The Prosodic Word in Nuuchahnulth.’ Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas, Jan. 6, 2002.

2000. ‘Good-stocked with mussels: Incorporation on the edge.’ With S-M. Yiu. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Jan. 8, 2000.

2000. ‘Woman-buy vs. Two-have: Two types of incorporation in Nootka.’ With S-M. Yiu. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Jan. 8, 2000.

1997. ‘Cantonese Ge3 (嘅) and Phonological Theory.’ 9th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics, May 3, 1997.

1993. ‘On Getting Rid of Exchange Rules in General.’ Annual Meeting of the Canadi­an Ling­uist­ic Association, May 30, 1993.

1993. ‘On the Nature of the Rhyme.’ Depart­ment of Linguistics, University of Ottawa, Feb. 1993.

1992. ‘Anti-causatives in Sinhala and English: a unified ac­count.’ With A. Munn and C. Schmitt. Annual Meet­ing of the Linguistic Society of America, January 9, 1992.

1990. ‘Variable-length Vowels in Nootka: the long and the short of it.’ Annual Meeting of the Canadi­an Linguistic Association, May 20, 1990.

1990. ‘Transformation vs. Combination.’ Department of Linguistics, Stanford University, April, 1990.

1990. ‘Nootka Hypocoristics.’ Arizona Conference on Phonology, Tucson. March 24, 1990.

1989. ‘Metathesis as a Morpheme: The Straits Salish Case.’ Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, December 29, 1989.

1987. ‘Accent in Interior Salish: A case of morphologically­-conditioned stress assignment.’ 1987. Phonology Workshop, Stanford University.

1986. ‘On the Nature of Verb Forms in Sinhala.’ 1986. Conference on South Asian Syntax, Stanford University.

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Invited Talks

2012. ‘Restoring Humanity: One language at a time.’ Invited lecture for the Conference on Restoring Humanity, Pukyong National University, August 13, 2012.

2009. ‘Nootka and the Duke of York Gambit: Opacity and levels of representation.’ Invited lecture for the Department of Linguistics, Seoul National University, October 13, 2009.

2009. ‘Origin and Development of the Korean Writing System.’ Plenary lecture for Korea Week 2009, City University of Hong Kong, March 18, 2009.

2007. ‘The Phonetics-Phonology-Morphology Interface.’ Plenary Lecture for the Language Sciences Summer Conference, Dongeui University, Busan, August 23, 2007.

2004. ‘Stratal Segregation in the Southern Wakashan Lexicon.’ Plenary lecture for the Con­ference on Wakashan Linguistics, University of British Columbia, August, 2004.

2003. ‘Theoretical Implications of Double Reduplication: Evidence from Southern Waka­shan.’ Talk given to the Department of Linguistics, University of Leeds, July 23, 2003.

2002. ‘Clisis on the edge: Nuuchahnulth syntax and the nature of incorporation.’ Talk to the Department of Linguistics, University of Manchester, Dec. 15, 2002.

2002. ‘Nuuchahnulth Grammar and the Nature of the Word.’ Talk to the Department of Linguistics, University of Edinburgh, Jan. 15, 2002.

2001. ‘On the Nature of Incorporation in Nootka.’ Talk to the Department of Linguistics and English Language, University of Durham, Oct. 15, 2001.

2000. ‘A Lesson in Linguistics.’ Talk given in the Faculty Research Seminar, Faculty of Arts, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Nov. 6, 2000.

1999. ‘Ten-hunt and Five Whales: What they never told you about incorporation.’ Talk given in the Postgraduate Program in Linguistics, Department of Modern Languages & Intercultural Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Nov. 17, 1999.

1999. ‘Mandarin Phonetics and Phonology.’ Two-day seminar given to the Beijing Medical University, Oct. 7-8, 1999.

1997. ‘Quirky Rules in Morphology.’ Talk given at the Depart­ment of Chinese, Translation, and Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong, April 3, 1997.

1992. ‘Morphological Metathesis: Myth or Monster?’ Talk given at the Department of Linguis­tics, University of Ottawa, April, 1992.

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Media Interviews

Radio

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Newspapers

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Other Output

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Research in Progress

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Fieldwork

2006   Medumba grammar (Lytte Namenjo)

2002-2006 Nuuchahnulth Grammar (Mary Jane Dick, Sarah Webster, Kathy Robinson)

1995-2000 Cantonese Language (Betty Hung and others)

1987-88 Navaho Language (Horace Simpson)

1986-87 Sinhala Language Games (Kapila Boteju, Beryl Wijesinghe)

1983-85 Ditidaht Grammar (Flora Joseph, John Thomas)

1983 Xhosa phonology (Menziwe Mbeo)

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Service

Administrative Duties

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Consulting and Other Service

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Teaching

Undergraduate

I. Courses developed and taught

    Introduction to Linguistics, Introduction à la linguistique, Phonetics & Phonology, Introduction à la phonologie, General Morphology, English Words, English Phonetics & Phonology, Words, Optimality Theory, Phonology & Morphology, Lexical Phonology & Morphology, The Nature of Language, Topics in Language, Field Methods in Descriptive Linguistics

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Postgraduate

I. Courses developed and taught

    La phonologie, La morphologie, Morphological Theory, Phonological Theory, Lexical Phonology and Morphology, Research Methods, Linguistics Fieldwork, Introduction to Phonology and Morphology, Phonetics/Phonology, Acquisition of Phonology, English Phonics (School of Education - Primary), English Phonetics and Phonology (School of Education - Secondary)

II. Examining

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III. Supervision

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