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Dr M AbecassisDr M. Abecassis

Senior Instructor in French
College Lecturer at Wadham and University College
Address:  Language Centre, 12 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HT
Email:   michael.abecassis@mod-langs.ox.ac.uk

 

Research

Michaël Abecassis's research interests are in applied linguistics, sociolinguistics and grammar.

Teaching

French language (grammar, essay, discourse)

Publications

Les Voix des Français Volume 1: à travers l'histoire, l'école et la presse, Collection: Modern French Identities, 93 (Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Wien: Peter Lang, 2010)

Les Voix des Français Volume 2: en parlant, en écrivant , Collection: Modern French Identities, volume 94 (Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Wien: Peter Lang, 2010)

The Representation of Parisian Speech in the Cinema of the 1930s, Modern French Identities, 33 (Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Wien: Peter Lang, 2005)

'The use of tense and mood in the dialogues of 1930s French films', Sintagma: Revista de Lingüística, 4 (2002), 39-55

'L’origine des indicateurs de style dans les dictionnaires français', La Banque de mots: Revue de terminologie française publiée par le Conseil International de la langue française, 64 (2002), 97-106

'A social study of address patterns in the dialogues of 1930s French films', Romanische Forschungen, 114, 3 (2002), 295-306

'Frequency and Saliency in a corpus of 1930s French films', Californian Linguistic Notes, Vol. XXVII, 2 (2002), 1-19

'A diachronic analysis of non-standard vocabulary in the dialogues of 1930s French films', Te Reo: Journal of the Linguistic Society of New Zealand, 43 (2000), 21-37