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Hon. Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. H.G.Widdowson (retired)

Research Interests

  • Applied linguistics.
  • English language teaching.
  • Discourse analysis.
  • Literary stylistics.

Selected Publications

  • Stylistics and the Teaching of Literature. London: Longman. 1975.
  • Teaching Language as Communication. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1978.
  • Explorations in Applied Linguistics, Vols 1 & 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1979 & 1984.
  • Aspects of Language Teaching. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1990.
  • Practical Stylistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1992.
  • Defining Issues in English Language Teaching. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2003.
  • Text, Context, Pretext. Oxford:Blackwell. 2004.
  • Discourse Analysis. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2007.

CV

  • 1969 - 77. Lecturer, Dept of Linguistics, University of Edinburgh
  • 1977 - 1998. Professor of  English, University of London Institute of Education.
  • Since 1998. Professor Emeritus
  • 1993 - 1998. Professor of Applied Linguistics, University of Essex.
  • 1998 - 2001. Professor of English Linguistics, University of Vienna,
  • Since 2001. Honorary Professor.

CONTACT:

Room: 3E-O2-15
T: +43 1  4277-424-41

henry.widdowson
(at)univie.ac.at

 

Office hour
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Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik /
Department of English
Universität Wien
Campus d. Universität Wien
Spitalgasse 2-4/Hof 8.3
1090 Wien
Austria

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