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Name: Zoë  Boughton
Institution: University of Exeter
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State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Specialty: Regional and social accents in French: levelling, standardisation, perception
Subject Language(s): French
Selected Publications: 'Accent levelling and accent localisation in northern French: comparing Nancy and Rennes', forthcoming in Journal of French Language Studies.
'Investigating puristic attitudes in France: folk perceptions of variation in standard French', in Nils Langer & Winifred Davies, eds, Linguistic Purism in the Germanic Languages, Berlin, New York: De Gruyter, 2005.
'Methodological approaches to the study of French accent identification', in Marie-Anne Hintze, Tim Pooley & Anne Judge, eds, French accents: phonological and sociolinguistic perspectives, London: AFLS/CILT, 2001.
Courses Taught: History of French, external and internal
Articulatory phonetics of French
Old French texts and grammar
Dialectology in France
Dissertation Abstract: Phonological Variation in Contemporary Standard French: A tale of two cities

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