Michaël Abecassis
College Lecturer in Modern Languages and Senior French Instructor

Further information

Language Centre
12 Woodstock Road
Oxford OX2 6HT

Michaël Abecassis

Teaching

Prose, essay writing and grammar.

Research

Michael Abecassis's research interests are in applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, grammar, French cinema and francophone music.

Articles & publications

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