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Mara Haslam

Universitetslektor

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Telephone 08-120 766 92
Email mara.haslam@isd.su.se
Visiting address Universitetsvägen 10 E, plan 9
Room E 936
Postal address Institutionen för språkdidaktik 106 91 Stockholm

About me

Senior Lecturer in English with language educational orientation at the Department of Language Education.

I have worked as an English teacher and a language-teacher educator since 2002. I have extensive experience in teaching the English language to non-native speakers, but I particularly enjoy teaching pronunciation. My experiences in the pronunciation classroom fuel my research interests in second-language phonology. I received an M.A. in Linguistics from the University of Utah in 2004 and a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Utah in 2011. I have worked at Stockholm University since 2012, first at the Department of English and now at the Department of Language Education since 2014.

Teaching

I work primarily with preservice teachers who are learning to teach English in the Swedish school system. Since Swedish schools are required to begin their English teaching no later than grade 3, all primary school teachers need to learn how to teach the English language. My work is therefore focused on teaching English to young learners. I also teaches pronunciation to preservice teachers. Other teaching interests include educating teachers how to teach English to the deaf.

Research

My research interests lie in the area of second language phonology. I am currently running research projects that have to do with intelligibility of English as a Lingua Franca and effects of orthography on second language phonology acquisition.

Last updated: August 20, 2018

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