Robert Daugs

Room 223
Phone: +49 (0) 431/880-3332

Office hours

Winter term 2017/18: Tue, 4-5pm


(Course materials are availabe on OLAT). For course descriptions and prerequisites see UnivIS)

Winter term 2017/18:

  • From the Phoneme to the Word: Usage-based morphology

Summer term 2017:

  • The Structure of English: A basic course in linguistics
  • Beyond the Word: Corpus-based approaches to modality



  • Daugs, Robert. [to appear]. On the development of modals and semi-modals in American English in the 19th and 20th centuries. In Turo Hiltunen, Joe McVeigh & Tanja Säily (eds.), How to turn language data into evidence. Helsinki: VARIENG.


PhD project

  • Variation and change of modal expressions in AmE