Michael AbecassisPositions

Senior French Instructor and Lecturer, Brasenose College, Christ Church, University College and Wadham College.

Qualifications

Licence, Maîtrise, DEA (Grenoble), DLang (St Andrews).

Academic Background and Previous Positions

2005-2012: External examiner in French (City University, Dundee and Oxford Brookes).

2005–present: College Lecturer in Christ Church, University of Oxford.

2003–present: College Lecturer (University College) in grammar, essay writing and prose, University of Oxford.

1999–present: Senior Instructor in French, University of Oxford.

1995–1999: Tutor in the French Department (business and science French, grammar, second-year oral, evening class and conversation class), University of St Andrews.

1993–1994: French (as a Foreign Language) Tutor, Centre Universitaire d'Etudes Françaises, Grenoble University.

Undergraduate Teaching Areas

French language (essay, grammar and translation)

Graduate Teaching Areas

French cinema

Research Interests

Francophone culture, cinema and music

Publications

(2019) Le grain de la voix dans le monde francophone (to be published with Gudrun Ledegen).

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

(2015) Abecassis Michael 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).

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

(2010) Abecassis Michael et Ledegen Gudrun, eds., Les Voix du français: Usages et Représentations : à travers l’histoire, l’école et la presse (Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien, Peter Lang, Modern French Identities vol. 93, Edited by Dr Peter Collier).

(2010) Abecassis Michael et Ledegen Gudrun, eds., Les Voix du français: Usages et Représentations : en parlant, en écrivant (Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien, Peter Lang, Modern French Identities vol. 94, Edited by Dr Peter Collier).

(2008) Abecassis Michael, Ayosso Laure et Vialleton Elodie, eds., Le Français parlé au XXIème siècle : Normes et variations , 2 volumes, (Paris, L’harmattan).

Single-Authored Books

(2018) Confident French from A to Z: A Dictionary of Niceties and Pitfalls, Phaeton Publishing Ltd, Dublin.

(2005) The Representation of Parisian Speech in the Cinema of the 1930s (Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien, Peter Lang, Modern French Identities vol. 33, Edited by Dr Peter Collier).


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