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Prof. Dr. Thorsten Brato

Corona update

Please see the Corona Update for information on my classes in the summer term 2020. 

Office Hours

Because of an appointment, the office hour on 17 June, will take place between 9.50h and 10.45h and from 1.15h to 1.45h.  

My office hours will be held as scheduled on Wednesdays, 10.15-11.45h using ZOOM. You can use your computer, tablet or phone to join using the details below. Once connected, you will enter the waiting room and I will ask you in once I am free.


Meeting ID: 920 7969 2687

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Meeting ID: 920 7969 2687

Research Interests

  • Structural nativization in Ghanaian English
  • Phonological Acquisition of English as a Second Language in Cameroon
  • Diachronic World Englishes
  • English in (West) Africa
  • Sociophonetics
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Scottish English
  • Language Variation and Change
  • Sociolinguistics

  1. Faculty of Languages, Literature, and Cultures
  2. Department of English and American Studies

English Linguistics

substitute CHair

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Brato

Thorsten Brato

Room PT 3.2.65