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Siti Norkhalbi Haji Wahsalfelah

Professors

David Deterding

Wan Zawawi Ibrahim

Associate Professors

Ahsan Ullah

Ampuan Hj Brahim bin Ampuan Hj Tengah

Gary Jones

Hj Asbol bin Hj Mail

Kamsiah Abdullah

Khondker Iftekhar Iqbal

Noor Azam OKMB Haji-Othman

Shui Kong Ho

Assistant Professors

Magne Knudsen

Paul Deyuan He

Rui Oliveira Lopes

Md Shafi Noor Islam

Senior Lecturers

Aini binti Hj Karim

Alistair Wood

Chris Woo

Debbie Ho

Hj Ramlee bin Hj Tingkong

Hjh Hairuni bte Hj Mohamed Ali Maricar

Hjh Dyg Fatimah binti Hj Awang Chuchu

James McLellan

Johannes L. Kurz

Kenny Siu Sing Huen

Martie Geiger-Ho

Salbrina Hj Sharbawi

Sharifah Nurul Huda Alkaff

Yabit Alas

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Ak Hj Ashrol Rahimy bin Pg Hj Damit

Asmali Hj Sulaiman

Daniel Wee

Dk Noor Hasharina bte Pg Haji Hassan

Ena Herni binti Wasli

Gabriel Yong

Grace Chin

Hannah Ho Ming Yit

Hjh Asiyah Az-Zahra bte Hj Ahmad Kumpoh

Hjh Aznah binti Hj Suhaimi

Izni Azrein bin Noor Azalie

Kathrina bte DP Haji Mohd Daud

Ken Whalen

Khairunnisa Haji Ibrahim

Lalit Dagar

Low Kok Wai

Mardina binti Hj Mahadi

Maslin bin Haji Jukin/Jukim

Mohd. Zefri Ariff bin Mohd. Zain Ariff

Nani Suryani binti Hj Abu Bakar

Norzurianie Hj Kamarulzaman

Pg Hj Mohamed Pg Damit

Rommel Curaming

Shirley Chin

Siti Mazidah binti Hj Mohamad

Eminent Visiting Professor

Adam Jaworski

Tutors

Ak Mohd Rahiman Pg Aliudin

Exzayrani binti Awang Sulaiman

Siti Badriyah Hj Mohd Yusof

Siti Ifwah Fauzani binti Hj Chuchu

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FASS Administrative Staff

Research Students

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David Deterding

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Academic Qualifications

BA in Chinese Studies (Durham University)
MPhil in Linguistics (Cambridge University)
PhD in Linguistics (Cambridge University)

Teaching

Research

Administrative Positions

Selected Publications

Books

Deterding, D. (2013). Misunderstandings in English as a Lingua Franca: An Analysis of ELF Interactions in South-East Asia. Berlin: De Gruyter. ISBN: 978-3-11-028859-9. (See Here)

Deterding, D., & Salbrina, S. (2013). Brunei English: A New Variety in a Multilingual Society. Dordrecht: Springer. ISBN: 978-94-007-6346-3. (See Here) (On-line Review) (Linguist List Review)

Deterding, D. (2007). Singapore English. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. (See Here)

Jones, S., & Deterding, D. (2007). Phonics and Beginning Reading: A Practical Guide for Teachers in Southeast Asia. Singapore: McGraw-Hill Education (Asia). (See Here)

Leong, A., Deterding, D., & Low, E. L. (2006). An Introduction to Linguistics. Singapore: McGraw-Hill Education (Asia).

Deterding, D., & Poedjosoedarmo, G. (2001). The Grammar of English: Morphology and Syntax for English Teachers in Southeast Asia. Singapore: Prentice Hall.

Deterding, D., & Poedjosoedarmo, G. (1998). The Sounds of English: Phonetics and Phonology for English Teachers in Southeast Asia. Singapore: Prentice Hall.

Papers in Refereed Journals

Ishamina Athirah & Deterding, D. (2015). The role of noun phrases in misunderstandings in Brunei English in ELF settings. Journal of English as a Lingua Franca, 4(2), 283–308. DOI: 10.1515/jelf-2015-0021. (PDF version).

Deterding, D. (2012). Intelligibility in spoken ELF. Journal of English as a Lingua Franca, 1(1), 185–190.

Clynes, A., & Deterding, D. (2011). Standard Malay (Brunei). Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 41(2), 259–268. (PDF Version) (Website)

Deterding, D. (2011). ELF-based pronunciation teaching in China. Chinese Journal of Applied Linguistics, 33(6), 3–15. (PDF version)

Deterding, D. (2010). Norms for pronunciation in Southeast Asia. World Englishes, 29(3), 364–367. (PDF version)

Salbrina, S., & Deterding, D. (2010). Rhoticity in Brunei English. English World-Wide, 31(2), 121–137. (PDF version)

Kirkpatrick, A., Deterding, D., & Wong, J. (2008). The international intelligibility of Hong Kong English. World Englishes, 27(3/4), 359–377.

Deterding, D., Wong, J., & Kirkpatrick, A. (2008). The pronunciation of Hong Kong English. English World-Wide, 29(2), 148–175.

Deterding, D. (2006). The North Wind versus a Wolf: short texts for the description and measurement of English pronunciation. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 36(2), 187–196.

Deterding, D., & Kirkpatrick, A. (2006). Emerging South-East Asian Englishes and intelligibility. World Englishes, 25(3/4), 391–409.

Deterding, D. (2006). The pronunciation of English by speakers from China. English World-Wide, 27(2), 175–198.

Deterding, D. (2005). Listening to Estuary English in Singapore. TESOL Quarterly, 39(3), 425–440.

Deterding, D. (2005). Emergent patterns in the vowels of Singapore English. English World-Wide, 26(2), 179–197.

Deterding, D. (2003). An instrumental study of the monophthong vowels of Singapore English. English World Wide, 2003, 24(1), 1–16.

Deterding, D. (2001). The Measurement of Rhythm: A Comparison of Singapore and British English. Journal of Phonetics, 29(2), 217–230.

Deterding, D. (1997). The formants of monophthong vowels in Standard Southern British English Pronunciation. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 27, 47–55. (PDF version) (Data Files)

Deterding, D. (1994). The intonation of Singapore English. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 24(2), 61–72. (PDF version)

Edited Books

Yamaguchi, T., & Deterding, D. (Eds.) (2016). English in Malaysia: Current Use and Status. Leiden, the Netherlands: Brill. (Pubisher's Link).

Deterding, D., Brown, A., & Low, E. L. (Eds.) (2005). English in Singapore: Phonetic Research Based on a Corpus. Singapore: McGraw-Hill Education (Asia). (See Here)

Deterding, D., Low, E. L. & Brown, A., (Eds.) (2003). English in Singapore: Research on Grammar. Singapore: McGraw-Hill Education (Asia). (See Here)

Brown, A., Deterding, D., & Low, E. L. (Eds.) (2000). The English Language in Singapore: Research on Pronunciation. Singapore: Singapore Association for Applied Linguistics. (See Here)

Book Chapters

Deterding, D. (2015). Segmentals. In M. Reid & J. Levis (Eds.), The Handbook of English Pronunciation (pp. 69–84). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Deterding, D. (2015). The phonology of Brunei English: L2 English or emergent variety. In U. Gut, R. Fuchs & E-M. Wunder (Eds.), Universal or Diverse Paths to English Phonology (pp. 8–21). Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. (PDF Version).

Deterding, D. (2014). The evolution of Brunei English: How it is contributing to the development of English in the world. In S. Buschfeld, T. Hoffmann, M. Huber, & A. Kautzsch (Eds.), The Evolution of Englishes. The Dynamic Model and Beyond (pp. 420–433). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. (PDF Version).

Deterding, D. (2012). Issues in the acoustic measurement of rhythm. In J. Romero-Trillo (Ed.), Pragmatics and Prosody in English Language Teaching (pp. 9–24). Dordrecht: Springer.

Kirkpatrick, A., & Deterding, D. (2011). World Englishes. In J. Simpson (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Applied Linguistics (pp. 373–387). London: Routledge.

Deterding, D., & Chia, C. (2011). The pronunciation of English by Secondary Two pupils in Singapore. In L. J. Zhang, R. Rubdy & L. Alsagoff (Eds.), Asian Englishes: Changing Perspectives in a Globalised World (pp. 29–51). Singapore: Pearson.

Deterding, D. (2010). Variation across Englishes: Phonology. In A. Kirkpatrick (Ed.), The Routledge Handbook of World Englishes (pp. 385–399). London: Routledge. (Speech files: Singapore, India, Nigeria).

Deterding, D. (2010). Norms for pronunciation of English in Singapore. In M. Cruz-Ferreira (Ed.), Multilingual Norms (pp. 195–213). Frankfurt: Peter Lang.

Deterding, D. (2006). The vowels of the different ethnic groups in Singapore. In D. Prescott (Ed.), English in Southeast Asia: Varieties, Literacies and Literatures (pp. 2–29). Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishers. (PDF version)

Deterding, D. (2003). Tenses and will/would in a corpus of Singapore English. In D. Deterding, E. L. Low & A. Brown (Eds.), English in Singapore: Research on Grammar (pp 31–38). Singapore: McGraw-Hill. (PDF version)

Low, E. L., & Deterding, D. (2003). A corpus-based description of particles in spoken Singapore English. In D. Deterding, E. L. Low, & A. Brown (Eds.), English in Singapore: Research on grammar (pp. 58–66). Singapore: McGraw-Hill. (PDF version)

Yeo, N. Y. J., & Deterding, D. (2003). Influences of Chinese and Malay on the written English of secondary students in Singapore. In D. Deterding, E. L. Low & A. Brown (Eds.), English in Singapore: Research on Grammar (pp. 77–84). Singapore: McGraw-Hill. (PDF version)

Deterding, D., & Poedjosoedarmo, G. (2000). To what extent can the ethnic group of young Singaporeans be identified from their speech? In A. Brown, D. Deterding & E. L. Low (Eds.), The English Language in Singapore: Research on Pronunciation (pp. 1–9). Singapore: Singapore Association for Applied Linguistics. (PDF version)

Deterding, D. (2000). Measurements of the /eɪ/ and /əʊ/ vowels of young English speakers in Singapore. In A. Brown, D. Deterding & E. L. Low (Eds.), The English Language in Singapore: Research on Pronunciation (pp. 93–99). Singapore: Singapore Association for Applied Linguistics. (PDF version)

Encyclopedia Articles

Deterding, D. (2012). Pronunciation Models. In C. A. Chapelle (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics (pp. 4722–4725). Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

Deterding, D. (2012). Pronunciation in World Englishes. In C. A. Chapelle (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics (pp. 4734–4741). Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

Non-refereed Journals

Deterding, D. (2015). The pronunciation of English by students in Guangxi, South China. Reflections: KMUTT Journal of Language Education, 20, 6––6. (PDF version)

Deterding, D. (2014). Consonant cluster simplification and intelligibility. Speak Out! The Newsletter of the IATEFL Pronunciation Special Interest Group, 50, 23–27. (PDF version)

Deterding, D. (2006). Reduced vowels in SE Asian English: should we be teaching them? South East Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 6(1), 71–78. (PDF version)

Deterding, D. (2006). Deletion of /t/ and /d/ in BBC English: implications for teachers in Singapore. STETS Language and Communication Review, 5(1), 21–23. (PDF version)

Deterding, D. (2005). How many consonant sounds are there in English? STETS Language and Communication Review, 4(1), 23–25. (PDF version)

Deterding, D. (2004). How many vowel sounds are there in English? STETS Language and Communication Review, 3(1), 19–21. (PDF version)

Deterding, D. (1998). Approaches to diglossia in the classroom: The middle way. REACT, 1998(2), 18–23. (PDF version)

Published Conference Papers

Xu, S., & Deterding, D. (2015). An acoustic study of monophthongs in Brunei Mandarin. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS-18), Glasgow, 10–14 August 2015. (PDF Version).

Deterding, D., & Xu, S. (2015). Acoustic investigation of neutral tone in Brunei Mandarin. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS-18), Glasgow, 10–14 August 2015. (PDF Version).

Deterding, D. (2011). Measurements of the rhythm of Malay. In Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Hong Kong, 17–21 August 2011, pp. 576–579. (PDF version).

Deterding, D. (2011). English language teaching and the Lingua Franca Core in East Asia. In Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Hong Kong, 17–21 August 2011, pp. 92–95. (PDF version).

Deterding, D., & Nolan, F. (2007). Aspiration and voicing of Chinese and English plosives. In J. Trouvain & W. J. Barry (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, ICPhS XVI (pp. 385–388), Saarbrücken, 6–10 August 2007. (PDF version).

Setter, J., & Deterding, D. (2003). Extra final consonants in the English of Hong Kong and Singapore. In M. J. Solé, D. Recasens & J. Romero (Eds.), Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, ICPhS XV (pp. 1875–1877), Barcelona, 3–9 August 2003. (PDF version).

Deterding, D. (1994). The Rhythm of Singapore English. In R. Togneri (Ed.), Proceedings of the Fifth Australian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology (pp. 316–321), Perth, 6–8 December 1994. (PDF version).

Recent Reviews

Deterding, D. (2015). Review of B. Heselwood, Phonetic Transcription in Theory and Practice. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 45(3), 314–316.

Deterding, D. (2015). Review of E. Grazzi, The Sociocultural Dimension of ELF in the English Classroom. Journal of English as a Lingua Franca, 4(2), 373–375.

Deterding, D. (2015). Review of W. J. Hardcastle, J. Laver & F. E. Gibbon (Eds.), The handbook of phonetic sciences (2nd edn.). Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 45(2), 180–183.

Deterding, D. (2014). Review of Roger Barnard and James McLellan (eds), Codeswitching in University English-Medium Classes: Asian Perspectives. South East Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 14, 36–37. (PDF Version).

Deterding, D. (2014). Review of J. Ruan and C. B. Leung (eds), Perspectives on Teaching and Learning English Literacy in China. Asian Englishes, 16(1).

Deterding, D. (2014). Review of I. Mackenzie, English as a Lingua Franca: Theorizing and Teaching English. Journal of English as a Lingua Franca, 3(2), 427–429.

Deterding, D. (2013). Review of S. A. Fullop, Speech Spectrum Analysis. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 43(1), 65–66.

Deterding, D. (2013). Review of C. Gussenhoven & J. Jacobs, Understanding Phonology. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 43(3), 356–358.

Deterding, D. (2013). Review of C. Stroud & L. Wee, Style, Identity and Literacy: English in Singapore. World Englishes, 32, 606–608.

Deterding, D. (2013). Review of C. L. Nelson, Intelligibility in World Englishes: Theory and applications. Language and Education, 27(1), 22–24.

Deterding, D. (2012). Review of M. Saxena & T. Omoniyi (Eds), Contending with Globalization in World Englishes. English World-Wide, 33(2), 236–239.

Deterding, D. (2012). Review of D. Schreier, P. Trudgill, E. W. Schneider & J. P. Williams, (Eds), The Lesser-Known Varieties of English. English World-Wide, 33(2), 221–224.

Deterding, D. (2012). Review of U. Smit, English as a Lingua Franca in Higher Education: A Longitudinal Study of Classroom Discourse. Journal of English as a Lingua Franca, 1(1), 209–211.

Deterding, D. (2011). Review of T. Hoffmann & L. Siebers (Eds.), World Englishes – Problems, Properties and Prospects. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 15(4), 543–547.

Deterding, D. (2011). Review of E. W. Schneider, English around the World. Asian Englishes, 14(1), 78–81.

Deterding, D. (2011). Review of J. Blommaert, The Sociolinguistics of Globalization, English World-Wide, 32(3), 389–391.

Deterding, D. (2011). Review of P. Sailaja, Indian English. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 15(3), 412–415.

Deterding, D. (2011). Review of Ma. L. S. Bautista & K. Bolton (Eds.), Philippine English: Linguistic and Literary Perspectives. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 15(3), 416–419.

Deterding, D. (2011). Review of B. E. Bullock, & A. J. Toribio (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Code-switching. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 15(2), 269–272.

Deterding, D. (2011). Review of J. Hay, M. Maclagan, & E. Gordon, New Zealand English. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 15(2), 272–274.

Deterding, D. (2011). Review of R-J. Anyanwu, Fundamentals of Phonetics, Phonology and Tonology. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 41, 85–86.

Deterding, D. (2011). Review of K. Murata, & J. Jenkins (Eds.), Global Englishes in Asian Contexts: Current and Future Debates / R. E. Silver, C. C. M. Goh, & L. Alsagoff (Eds.), Language Learning in New English Contexts: Studies of Acquisition and Development. ELT Journal, 65(2), 213–215.

Deterding, D. (2010). Review of D. Graddol, D. Leith, J. Swann, M. Rhys & J. Gillen, Changing English. English World-Wide, 31(3), 351–353.

Deterding, D. (2010). Review of K. A. King, N Schilling-Estes, L. Fogle, J. J. Lou & B. Soukup (Eds.), Sustaining Linguistic Diversity: Endangered and Minority Languages and Language Varieties. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 14(3), 415–419.

Deterding, D. (2010). Review of R. J. Blackwood, The State, the Activists and the Islanders: Language Policy on Corsica. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 14(2), 272–274.

Deterding, D. (2009). Review of R. Mesthrie & R. M. Bhatt, World Englishes: The study of new linguistic varieties, Journal of Sociolinguistics, 13(4), 565–568.

Deterding, D. (2009). Review of J. Jenkins, English as a Lingua Franca: Attitudes and Identity, English World-Wide, 30(3), 327–331.

Deterding, D. (2009). Review of B. B. Kachru, Y. Kachru & C. L. Nelson, The Handbook of World Englishes, Journal of Sociolinguistics, 13(1), 115–118.

Deterding, D. (2009). Review of A. Kirkpatrick, World Englishes: Implications for International Communication and English Language Teaching, English World-Wide, 30(1), 99-102.

Deterding, D. (2008). Review of A. Simpson (Ed.), Language and National Identity in Asia, Journal of Sociolinguistics, 12(5), 697–700.

Deterding, D. (2008). Review of J. C. Wells, English Intonation: An Introduction. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 19(1), 97–99.

Deterding, D. (2008). Review of R. Rubdy & M. Saraceni (Eds.), English in the World. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 18, 229–232.

Deterding, D. (2008). Review of K. Dziubalska-Kolaczyk & J. Przedlacka (Eds.), English Pronunciation Models: A Changing Scene. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 38(1), 95–98.

Deterding, D. (2007). Review of B. B. Kachru, Asian Englishes beyond the Canon, Journal of Sociolinguistics, 11(3), 437–440.

Deterding, D. (2007). Review of Y. Kachru, & C. L. Nelson, World Englishes in Asian Contexts, Journal of Sociolinguistics, 11(2), 307–311.

Deterding, D. (2007). Review of M. Cruz-Ferreira, Three is a Crowd? Acquiring Portuguese in a Trilingual Environment. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 17(2), 248–250.