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Akan (Twi)

Erika Eichholzer :: eeichholzer@yahoo.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Vocabulary
  • Syntax
  • Literature
  • Teaching material

Albanian

Alexander Murzaku amurzaku@cse.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Natural language processing
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Lexicology
  • Lexicography
  • Morphology
  • Language teaching and language acquisition
  • Sociolinguistics

Enkelena Shockett (Qafleshi) :: enkelena@yahoo.com Areas of expertise:

  • Socialist realism
  • Albanian Modernist Writers
  • Translated Albanian literature
  • Albanian Grammar
  • Teaching materials

Arabic

Karima Benremouga :: kbenremouga@yahoo.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Modern Standard Arabic
  • Syntax
  • Vocabulary
  • Teaching material
  • Algerian, Egyptian and Gulf dialects

Stephen H. Franke :: Mutarjm@aol.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Regional dialects of Arabic (esp. dialects in the Gulf region)
  • Arabization / adaptation of foreign terms (esp. technology, industry)

ASL (American Sign Language)

Claude E. Mauk :: cemauk@pitt.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Phonetics
  • Phonology
  • Sociolinguistics

Assyrian

Stephen H. Franke :: Mutarjm@aol.com

Azeri

Stephen H. Franke :: Mutarjm@aol.com


Baluch

Stephen H. Franke :: Mutarjm@aol.com

Basque

Brad Williams :: bwill17@gmail.com

Belarusian

E Wayles Browne :: ewb2@cornell.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Learning and teaching materials
  • Translation
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Structure
  • Syntax
  • Vocabulary

Bosnian

E Wayles Browne :: ewb2@cornell.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Learning and teaching materials
  • Translation
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Structure
  • Syntax
  • Vocabulary

Danko Sipka :: Danko.Sipka@asu.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Lexicology
  • Lexicography
  • Morphology
  • Natural language processing
  • Language teaching and language acquisition
  • Historical linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Psycholinguistics

A Zoran Starčević :: zoranstar@yahoo.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Language teaching and language acquisition
  • Learning and teaching materials
  • Curriculum
  • Translation
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Historical linguistics
  • Structure
  • Phonology
  • Morphology
  • Syntax
  • Vocabulary
  • Language politics

Braj Bhasha

Ali Taqi :: ali@taqi.org

Areas of expertise:
  • Teaching Materials
  • History
  • Literature

Breton

Steve Hewitt :: s.hewitt@unesco.org

Bulgarian

Tsvetelina Yordanova :: yordanovats@hotmail.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Language history and use
  • Comparative and historical linguistics
  • Vocabulary; colloquial speech & slang
  • Grammar
  • History, literature and culture
  • Folklore
  • Translation

Burmese

John Okell:: jo@soas.ac.uk

Justin Watkins :: justin.watkins@soas.ac.uk


Catalan

Antoni Brosa :: abrosa@pie.xtec.es

Areas of expertise:
  • Syntax
  • Morphology
  • Phonetics
  • Vocabulary

Llorenç Comajoan :: lcomajoa@middlebury.edu

Areas of expertise:

Cebuano

Marina Hamoy:: cebuano_tagalog@yahoo.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Language teaching/pedagogy
  • Culture orientation
  • Verb morphology
  • Pronunciation
  • OPI using the ILR scale
  • Insular dialects of Cebuano
  • Available teaching materials
  • Reading materials
  • Curriculum/materials development
  • Program design/development
  • Translation

Chamorro

Katherine Aguon :: kbaguon@ite.net

Areas of expertise:
  • Available teaching materials

Chinese-Mandarin

Mitchell B. Brewer :: mitch269@aol.com

Tae-Jin Kim Buehrer :: tjbhrr@yahoo.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Phonology
  • Morphology
  • Syntax
  • Vocabulary
  • Metalinguistic development
  • Second language acquisition

Li-Jen Kuo :: lijenkuo.niu@gmail.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Phonology
  • Morphology
  • Syntax
  • Vocabulary
  • Metalinguistic development

Y.C. Li :: yli@sec.lang.hawaii.edu

Zhenyi Li :: zheli@itu.cc.jyu.fi

Other dialects:
  • Shanghainese Suzhou (Suchow)
  • Hangzhou (Hangchow)

Scott McGinnis :: scott.g.mcginnis4.civ@mail.mil

Areas of expertise:
  • Second language acquisition
  • Language pedagogy
  • Language testing
  • Program design

Tiberiu Weisz :: kaifengstones@yahoo.com

Weiping Wu :: wwpclc@cuhk.edu.hk

    Other dialects:
  • Southern Fukiense (Minnan, Chaouzhou)
  • Cantonese

Bu Yuan :: yuan_bu@hotmail.com

Croatian

E Wayles Browne :: ewb2@cornell.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Learning and teaching materials
  • Translation
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Structure
  • Syntax
  • Vocabulary

Danko Sipka :: Danko.Sipka@asu.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Lexicology
  • Lexicography
  • Morphology
  • Natural language processing
  • Language teaching and language acquisition
  • Historical linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Psycholinguistics

A Zoran Starčević :: zoranstar@yahoo.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Language teaching and language acquisition
  • Learning and teaching materials
  • Curriculum
  • Translation
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Historical linguistics
  • Structure
  • Phonology
  • Morphology
  • Syntax
  • Language politics

Danish

Michael Walker :: mcwalker@hotmail.com

Dari

Stephen H. Franke :: Mutarjm@aol.com

Druze

Stephen H. Franke :: Mutarjm@aol.com

Dutch

Antonius Broos :: tonbroos@umich.edu

Grada Schadee :: gradars@globalxs.nl


Estonian

Anne Tamm :: anne_tamm@yahoo.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Semantics, especially tense-aspect-mood
  • Morphology especially case marking, partitive
  • Lexicon
  • Teaching material
  • Computational applications (lexical databases, lexicography, speech synthesis)
  • Language contact, change, variation
  • http://www.dipfilmod.unifi.it/CMpro-v-p-184.html

Ewondo

(Beti-Bulu-Fang Group, Cameroon)

Erika Eichholzer :: eeichholzer@yahoo.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Vocabulary
  • Syntax
  • Literature
  • Teaching material


Fante

Kwesi Addae :: ADFNA@aol.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Syntax
  • Teaching material

Finnish

Tiina Haapakoski :: tiina.haapakoski@utoronto.ca

Areas of expertise:
  • Morphology
  • Syntax
  • Dialects
  • Etymology
  • Vocabulary
  • Available teaching material

Daniel Karvonen :: karvo001@umn.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Teaching Finnish as a second language
  • Phonology
  • Phonetics
  • Morphology
  • Etymology
  • Pronunciation

Johanna Laakso :: johanna.laakso@univie.ac.at

Areas of expertise:
  • Structure, history and origins of Finnish
  • Historical-comparative analysis of Finno-Ugric lannguages

Börje Vähämäki :: borje.vahamaki@utoronto.ca

Areas of expertise:
  • Syntax
  • Morphology
  • Pronunciation
  • History of Finnish
  • Linguistic approaches to Finnish


Galician

Kathleen March :: Kathleen_March@umit.maine.edu

Georgian

Mr. Kim Braithwaite :: kbtrans@cox.net

Areas of expertise:
  • Georgian language, history, and culture

Nona Mozer :: NMOZER@aol.com

Areas of expertise:
  • history and culture

Ghomala (Grassfields, West - Cameroon)

J. Seraphin Kamdem :: jseraphink@yahoo.com

Greek

Theano Yerasimou :: yera0001@umn.edu


Hausa

Roxana Ma Newman :: rmnewman@indiana.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Lexicography
  • Language teaching and pedagogy
  • Linguistics

Hawaiian

Puakea Nogelmeier :: puakea@hawaii.edu

Hebrew

Rutie Adler :: radler@berkeley.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • All levels, styles, purposes

Gila Ansell Brauner - gilaa@jafi.org

Dina Ripsman Eylon :: dina.eylon@utoronto.ca

Sima Gottesfeld :: simagot@yahoo.com

Aviva Kadosh :: akadosh@bjela.org

Areas of expertise:
  • Community teaching
  • Early childhood teaching

Adina Newberg :: adina@rrc.edu

Or Rogovin :: rogovin@u.washington.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Humanistic studies

Tirzah Rom :: trom@rrc.edu

Janis Smith :: jsmith@rrc.edu

Michael Walker :: mcwalker@hotmail.com

Tiberiu Weisz :: kaifengstones@yahoo.com

Naama Zahavi-Ely :: nxzaha@wm.edu

Hebrew (Ancient / Biblical)

Hélène Dallaire :: helene.dallaire@denverseminary.edu

Paul Overland :: poverlan@ashland.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Hebrew and SLA Pedagogy
  • Communicative Pedagogy of Classical Languages

Hindi

Sanjeev Jain :: skjain@irdaonline.org

Areas of expertise:
  • Indian culture
  • Modern Hindi literature
  • Travelogues
  • Meditation & life development

Rajesh Kumar :: drajeshk@hotmail.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Grammar and usages
  • Language teaching
  • Indian culture
  • Teaching pedagogy

Rachel Lileet :: lileet@hindistudies.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Pedagogy
  • http://www.hindistudies.com

Anil Shukla padmaja.shukla@hotmail.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Indian Literature (both Hindi and English)
  • Travel
  • Hindi Films and music

Nidhi Mehrotra :: nidhimehrotra@hotmail.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Grammar
  • Syntax
  • Vocabulary
  • Culture

Arun Prakash :: aprakashhindi@gmail.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Program establishment K-12
  • Learning material
  • Hinduism and Culture of India

Ali Taqi :: ali@taqi.org

Areas of expertise:
  • Teaching Materials
  • Pedaogy
  • History
  • Literature
  • Lexicography
  • Culture

Jyotsna Vaid :: jxv@psyc.tamu.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Bilingualism
  • Word recognition studies

Mohammad Jahangeer Warsi :: warsimj@gmail.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Computational linguistics
  • Language teaching
  • Communication studies
  • Sociolinguistics

Hungarian

Jeff Harlig :: jeff.harlig@sa.ucsb.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Available teaching materials
  • Pedagogy
  • Structure
  • Tense and aspect
  • Sociolinguistics

Eric Hood :: grunt@skylands.net

Areas of expertise:
  • Available teaching materials

Peter Vajk :: vajk@ix.netcom.com

Tiberiu Weisz :: kaifengstones@yahoo.com

Hurrian

Michael Walker :: mcwalker@hotmail.com


Icelandic

Elisabet Eir Cortes :: elisabet@ling.su.se

Jona E. Hammer :: hammer@duq.edu

Irish

S. Breandán Ó hUallacháin :: sbohuallachain@hotmail.com

Thomas W. Ihde :: thomas.ihde@lehman.cuny.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Teaching materials

Nancy Stenson :: stenson@umn.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Structure of Irish Language
  • Learning Tools
  • Languages in Contact

Italian

Khadar Ali :: kali@hct.ac.ae

Areas of expertise:
  • OPI interviewer


Michael Farina :: michael.farina@yale.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Technology in Teaching
  • Computer Mediated Communication (CMC)
  • Computer Aided Language Learning (CALL)
  • Communicative Homework
  • Available Teaching Materials
  • High School and College Study Abroad Programs
  • Majoring in Italian
  • Italian Culture

Rita Grassato :: rtgrsst@hotmail.it

Brittany Corbucci :: brittany.corbucci@gmail.com

Marcantonio Magnarapa :: marcantonio@magnarapa.com

http://www.magnarapa.com

Maria Simona Morosin :: geastrak@gmail.com

Areas of expertise:
  • teaching of Italian and English LS to young children and to adolescents
  • bilingualism
  • second language acquisition
  • neurobiology of language (cognitive processes involved)
  • neurolinguistics

Japanese

Joyce Jacobo :: joyjacobo@gmail.com

Tiberiu Weisz :: kaifengstones@yahoo.com


Kalenjin

Kibny'aanko Seroney :: kassuk@kassfm.co.ke

Areas of expertise:
  • Syntax
  • Phonology
  • Lexicography
  • Translation
  • Grammar
  • Learning and Teaching Materials
  • Website - http://www.Kassfm.co.ke

Kasmiri

Peter Hook :: pehook@umich.edu

Kazakh

William Dirks :: anazahqaan@yahoo.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Learning Kazakh as a foreign language
  • Culture

 

Khmer

Vichea In :: vin@indiana.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Practical Khmer (words and phrases commonly used in speaking)
  • Language acquisition (Khmer)

Prawet Jantharat :: jantharatp2@monterey.army

Areas of expertise:
  • Teaching materials
  • Availability of programs

Chhany Sak-Humphry :: sak@hawaii.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Old Khmer inscriptions
  • Pedagogy
  • Material development
  • Modern Khmer teaching

Khumi Chin

Justin Watkins :: justin.watkins@soas.ac.uk

Korean

Tae-Jin Kim Buehrer :: tjbhrr@yahoo.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Phonology
  • Morphology
  • Syntax
  • Vocabulary
  • Metalinguistic development
  • Second language acquisition

Kurdish

Stephen H. Franke :: Mutarjm@aol.com


Lao

Frederick H. Jackson :: fjackson@nflc.org

Lithuanian

Irena Gintilas :: lituanica@sbcglobal.net

Areas of expertise:
  • Syntax
  • Semantics
  • Grammar
  • Phonetics
  • Translation
  • Reading materials
  • Historical development of Lithuanian

Lombard (western)

Marco Tamburelli :: marcolings@yahoo.co.uk

Areas of expertise:
  • Syntax
  • Phonology
  • Historical development of Lombard


Macedonian

E Wayles Browne :: ewb2@cornell.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Learning and teaching materials
  • Translation
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Structure
  • Syntax
  • Vocabulary

Liljana Mitkovska :: liljana55@yahoo.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Grammar (i.e., Morpho-Syntax)
  • Vocabulary;
  • Colloquial speech and slang
  • Language history and culture
  • Translation

Marathi

Satish Kamatkar :: skamatka@yahoo.com

Areas of expertise:

 

Sudhir Kamatkar :: marathimitra@marathimitra.com

Areas of expertise:

Micronesian

Frederick H. Jackson :: fjackson@nflc.org

Mongolian

Duane L. Blanchard ::dblanchard@gmail.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Modern Mongolian (Khalkha)

Michael Walker :: mcwalker@hotmail.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Classical and Cyrillic Mongolian

Mon-Khmer

See Wa

Montenegrin

E Wayles Browne :: ewb2@cornell.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Learning and teaching materials
  • Translation
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Structure
  • Syntax
  • Vocabulary

Danko Sipka :: Danko.Sipka@asu.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Lexicology
  • Lexicography
  • Morphology
  • Natural language processing
  • Language teaching and language acquisition
  • Historical linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Psycholinguistics

A Zoran Starčević :: zoranstar@yahoo.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Language teaching and language acquisition
  • Learning and teaching materials
  • Curriculum
  • Translation
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Historical linguistics
  • Structure
  • Phonology
  • Morphology
  • Syntax
  • Language politics

Myanmar

See Burmese


Norwegian

Eilif Heyerdahl :: practicenorwegian@gmail.com

Areas of expertise:
  • culture and literature
  • political science
  • teaching
  • the classics

Liv Kari Herstad :: livkari@yahoo.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Pedagogy (Second Language teaching)
  • Daily life
  • Nynorsk
  • Vocabulary
  • Syntax

Louis Janus :: janus005@umn.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Norwegian morphology
  • Pronunciation
  • Language history
  • http://www.NorwegianLanguage.info

Stian Oksavik :: stian@mail.utexas.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Idiom usage

 


Old Church Slavonic

Steven P Hill :: s-hill4@illinois.edu


Pashto

Stephen H. Franke :: Mutarjm@aol.com

Abid Khan :: m.abid6@gmail.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Computational Morphology

Persian

Stephen H. Franke :: Mutarjm@aol.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Arabic loanwords in Persian / Farsi

Michael Craig Hillmann :: mhill@mail.utexas.edu

Pardis Minuchehr :: minupari@gmail.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Language pedogogy
  • Language testing and assessment
  • Culture and literature
  • Teaching language through film

Atefeh Oliai :: atefeh04@yahoo.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Curriculum development
  • Instructional materials development
  • Usage of literature for instructional materials of all levels
  • Online Testing and Assessment :0+ to 4+
  • Pedagogy / Teacher training
  • Text typology
  • Immersion programs
  • Intensive language programs k-16

Poguli

Peter Hook :: pehook@umich.edu

Polish

E Wayles Browne :: ewb2@cornell.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Learning and teaching materials
  • Translation
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Structure
  • Syntax
  • Vocabulary

Andy Golebiowski :: andywbuffalo@yahoo.com

Iwona Sadowska :: ibs3@georgetown.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Gender issues in Polish
  • Diminutives
  • Etymology

Danko Sipka :: Danko.Sipka@asu.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Language teaching / acquisition
  • Morphology

Ewa Szewc :: sapere.aude@vp.pl

Areas of expertise:
  • vocabulary
  • colloquial speech
  • literature
  • culture

Portuguese

Blair Bateman :: blair_bateman@byu.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Available teaching materials (especially textbooks)
  • Pedagogy
  • Teaching grammar
  • Teaching culture (Brazil and Portugal)

Maria Cristina Silveria :: silveira_maria@hotmail.com

Orlando R. Kelm :: orkelm@austin.utexas.edu

Areas of expertise:

Maria Eugenia Moratto :: moratto@csus.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Culture
  • Linguistics

Ana Sousa :: acsousa@csustan.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Portuguese as a global language
  • Teaching/learning Portuguese as a Second or Foreign Language
  • Teaching/learning Portuguese with open source web technology
  • http://www.portulan-online.net/

Punjabi / Panjabi

Gurinder Singh Mann :: mann@religion.ucsb.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Medieval Punjabi Literature
  • Teaching of Punjabi as a foreign language


Romanian

Tiberiu Weisz :: kaifengstones@yahoo.com

Russian

E Wayles Browne :: ewb2@cornell.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Learning and teaching materials
  • Translation
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Structure
  • Syntax
  • Vocabulary

Irina Kulikova :: tirwen@yandex.ru

Areas of expertise:
  • Colloquial speech
  • Slang
  • Grammar
  • Pronunciation

Nona Mozer :: NMOZER@aol.com

Areas of expertise:
  • history and culture

Kae Raratyuk :: katico@bigmir.net

Areas of expertise:
  • Vocabulary
  • Syntax
  • Culture
  • Dialects
  • Teaching materials

Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby :: jrouhie@pop.uky.edu

Areas of expertise:

Tsvetelina Yordanova :: yordanovats@hotmail.com


Serbian

E Wayles Browne :: ewb2@cornell.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Learning and teaching materials
  • Translation
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Structure
  • Syntax
  • Vocabulary

Danko Sipka :: Danko.Sipka@asu.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Lexicology
  • Lexicography
  • Morphology
  • Natural language processing
  • Language teaching and language acquisition
  • Historical linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Psycholinguistics

A Zoran Starčević :: zoranstar@yahoo.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Language teaching and language acquisition
  • Learning and teaching materials
  • Curriculum
  • Translation
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Historical linguistics
  • Structure
  • Phonology
  • Morphology
  • Syntax
  • Language politics

Shina

Peter Hook :: pehook@umich.edu

Slovenian

E Wayles Browne :: ewb2@cornell.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Learning and teaching materials
  • Translation
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Structure
  • Syntax
  • Vocabulary

Sm'algyax

Margaret Seguin Anderson :: anderson@unbc.ca

Areas of expertise:

Somali

Khadar Ali :: kali@hct.ac.ae

Areas of expertise:
  • OIP Interviewer

Mohja :: mohaaden@umn.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Syntax
  • Translation
  • Vocabulary
  • phonetics
  • beginners' teaching material

Swahili

Thomas Hinnebusch :: hinnebus@HUMnet.UCLA.EDU

Areas of expertise:
  • Language teaching pedagogy
  • Materials availability
  • Comparative and historical linguistics
  • Sociolinguistic situation of Swahili and other East African languages

James Nyachae Michira:: mich0289@umn.edu

Mpasua Msonobari :: msonobari@gmail.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Translation of Swahili and English
  • Technical terms
  • Travel study programs and internships in East Africa
  • Iintensive language drills
  • Swahili history and future status

Swedish

Valorie Arrowsmith :: varrow2@ecenet.com

Barbara Cartford :: barbaracartford@hotmail.com

Elisabet Eir Cortes :: elisabet@ling.su.se

Ben Larson :: belarson@york.edu


Tagalog

Marina Hamoy:: cebuano_tagalog@yahoo.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Language teaching
  • Pronunciation
  • OPI using ILR
  • Available teaching materials
  • Reading materials
  • Translation

Taiwanese

Pushpalatha Sundarsingh :: jsdsingh@omantel.net.om

Areas of expertise:
  • Playway method of teaching
  • Teaching spoken Tamil to non-native Tamil speakers
  • Guidance to research methodology

Thai

Frederick H. Jackson :: fjackson@nflc.org

Nanna Jonsson :: nthepchai@hotmail.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Language teaching
  • General linguistics
  • Historical-comparative linguistics
  • Literature/comparative literature

Tibeto-Burman

See Khumi Chin

Tongan

Richard "Lisiate" Thompson :: lisiate@aol.com

Turkish

Yeliz Celiker celi0016@umn.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Daily conversation


Uighur

William Dirks :: anazahqaan@yahoo.com

Ukrainian

E Wayles Browne :: ewb2@cornell.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Learning and teaching materials
  • Translation
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Structure
  • Syntax
  • Vocabulary

Natalia Pylypiuk :: natalia.pylypiuk@ualberta.ca

Areas of expertise:
  • Ukrainian literature: 11th-18th centuries and post-colonial period
  • Language teaching to native speakers of English, especially at the introductory and intermediate levels

Kate Raratyuk :: katico@bigmir.net

Areas of expertise:
  • Vocabulary
  • Syntax
  • Culture
  • Dialects
  • Teaching materials

Urdu

Stephen H. Franke :: Mutarjm@aol.com

Fran Pritchett :: fp7@columbia.edu

Website:

Ali Taqi :: ali@taqi.org

Areas of expertise:
  • Grammar
  • Teaching Materials
  • Pedaogy
  • History
  • Literature
  • Lexicography
  • Culture

Mohammad Jahangeer Warsi :: warsimj@gmail.com

Areas of expertise:
  • Computational linguistics
  • Language teaching
  • Communication studies
  • Sociolinguistics

Uzbek

William Dirks :: anazahqaan@yahoo.com

Areas of expertise:


Wa

Justin Watkins :: justin.watkins@soas.ac.uk

Wolof

Omar Ka :: ka@umbc.edu

Areas of expertise:
  • Phonology
  • Sociolinguistics (including Language Planning and Language Policy)
  • Learning materials development


Yiddish

David Goldberg :: DGoldberg@mla.org

Areas of expertise:
  • syntax
  • vocabulary
  • learning and teaching materials
  • translation,
  • dialectology.

Vera Szabo :: verele@umich.edu


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