Curriculum Vitae

Personal data

 

Place of birth

Elmshorn, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Date of birth

February 19, 1937

Citizenship

German

 

Education

 

1957-1962

Universities of Hamburg, Freiburg, Edinburgh

1960-1961

Assistant Teacher, Plympton Grammmar School,
Plympton, Devon, GB

1962

 

"Staatsexamen für das Lehramt an Gymnasien"
(teaching certificate – equivalent to M.A.), Freiburg University, Germany
majors: English, Physical Education
minors: Philosphie, Education

1963-1964

"Wissenschaftlicher Assistent" (Assistant Professor)
Freiburg University, Germany

1964-1965


British Council Research Scholar,
Phonetics Department
Edinburgh University, GB

1965

PhD, Freiburg University

1966-1968

"Habilitandenstipendiat der DFG, "Privatdozent,
Universitätsdozent",Freiburg University, Germany

1969-

Full Professor of English at Kiel University, Germany

 

 

Professional interests and major areas of research:

English linguistics, phonetics, phonology, intonation, psycholinguistics, first and second language acquisition, language pathology, language contact, foreign language teaching, bilingual education, immersion teaching, foreign languages at preschool.

 

Major publications:

Englische Satzintonation. 1965 (PhD)

Linguistische Untersuchungen zum Parkinsonismus. 1970 (Habilitation)

Natürliche Zweisprachigkeit: Probleme, Aufgaben, Perspektiven. 1974

Studies in second language acquisition. 1979

Learning a second language. 1981

Papers on Language Acquisition, Language Learning and Language Teaching. 1983

Einführung in die Psycholinguistik. Ismaning: Hueber, 1988. Reprinted 1993 as: Psycholinguistik - Eine Einführung in die Lehr-und Lernbarkeit von Sprachen.

Bilinguale Unterrichtserprobung in Schleswig-Holstein. 1994

Lernen in einer fremden Sprache: Grundzüge des bilingualen Unterrichts. Ismaning: Hueber, 1995.