Chair English Language and Linguistics
Office hours: Tuesday, 1 - 2 pm & by appointment (except on Tuesday, 20 June: 4-5 pm)
He studied mainly English and geography at Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany) and the University of Kent at Canterbury (UKC, England). He taught at the Universities at Bamberg (PhD 1985), Bayreuth (Habilitation 1991) and Dresden before coming to Chemnitz to set up a new department here in April 1993.
Current Courses: Intro, Applied, History, Academic English, Translation
MA Project Proposals: esp. Academic, Media, Web English
His main research interests are in Language & Culture (sociolinguistics, English in Africa and SE Asia), Language & Computers (corpus-linguistics, Internet English), and Language & Cognition (e-learning, Academic Writing).
- REAL Studies
- Corpora: corpus-based language learning, language processing and linguistics
- ETC: Empirical text and culture research