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Michaël Abecassis

Dr Michaël Abecassis, Lecturer in French

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MA status (DEA Grenoble; MLitt St And)

Michaël Abecassis teaches French language (prose,grammar, and essay writing) at Wadham. His research interests include applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, grammar, French cinema and francophone music.

 
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Selected publications

Le grain de la voix dans le monde francophone (to be published with Marcelline Block, Gudrun Ledegen and Maribel Peñalver Vicea) (Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien, Peter Lang, Modern French Identities) (2018).

Confident FrenchA Dictionary of Contemporary Usage, Phaeton Publishing Ltd, Dublin (2017).

An Anthology of French and Francophone Singers from A to Z: “Singin’ in French”, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2017). 

Abecassis Michael and Marcelline Block, French Cinema in Close-Up, Dublin, Phaeton Publishing Ltd, Dublin (2015).

Abecassis Michaël et Ledegen Gudrun, eds., Écarts et apports des médias francophones : lexique et grammaire (Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien, Peter Lang, Modern French Identities vol. 118) (2015).

Ecarts et apports des médias francophones: Lexique et grammaire, with Ledegen Gudrun, Collection: Modern French Identities, 108 (Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Wien: Peter Lang, 2013)

La Francophonie ou l’éloge de la diversité,  with Ledegen Gudrun et Karen Zouaoui eds, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011.

Les Voix des Français Volume 1: à travers l'histoire, l'école et la presse, with Ledegen Gudrun,  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 , with Ledegen Gudrun,  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