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Name: Mousa  A.  Btoosh (IPA: mu:sa)
Institution: Al-Hussein Bin Talal University
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State and/or Country: Jordan   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Philosophy of Language
Text/Corpus Linguistics
History of Linguistics
Forensic Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
Selected Publications: 1. 2011 Btoosh, Mousa A. & Taweel, Abeer Q. “Contrastive Rhetoric: Inflation, Verbal Voices, Polyphonic Visibility in Learners and Native Speakers’ Academic Writing- A Corpus-Based Approach”. To appear in Asian EFL Journal in Sept. 2011.

2. 2011 Btoosh, Mousa A.“Error Types in the Approximate System of Arab Students of English: A Multiple Classificatory Taxonomy. To appear in Indian Journal of Applied Linguistics Vol. 37 No. 1, March 2011.

3.2010 Btoosh, Mousa A. & Taweel, Abeer Q. “Burke & Austin: Comparing Insights on Studying Meaning”. European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 40 No. 3, Pp. 478-491.

4. 2010 Btoosh, Mousa A. “Wh-Movement in Standard Arabic: Optimality Theoretic Account.” Poznan Studies in Contemporary Linguistics, Vol. 46/1, Pp 1-26.

5. Btoosh, Mousa A. “Lexical complexity and frequency in L1 and L2 Students' writing: a computer corpus linguistics approach.” Corpora and ICT in Language Studies. Lodz Studies in Language, Vol. 13,Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.

6. 2006 Btoosh, Mousa A. “Constraint Interactions in Jordanian Arabic Phonotactics: An Optimality-Theoretic Approach.” Journal of Language and Linguistics, Vol. 5 No. 2. Pp. 192 – 221.
Courses Taught: - Computational Linguistics
- Phonetics and Phonology
- Error Analysis
- Syntax
- Introduction to Linguistics
- History of English Language

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