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Name: Ingrid  Mina Fandrych
Institution: Friedrich Alexander Universitaet Erlangen-Nuernberg
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State and/or Country: Bavaria
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Fandrych, Ingrid, 1999, 'The Vocabulary of the New South Africa: Cross-Border Raids or Peaceful Integration?' in Falkner, W & HJ Schmid, eds, 1999, Words, Lexemes, Concepts: Approaches to the Lexicon, Tuebingen: Gunter Narr, 307 - 317.

Fandrych, Ingrid, 2001, 'Word Processors: Grammar and Spelling Assistance: Consequences for Second Language Learning and Teaching' in The Internet TESL Journal, June 2001, at http://iteslj.org/Articles/Fandrych-WordPro.html;
published in an extended version as:
Fandrych, Ingrid, 2001, 'Word Processors and Language Teaching: A Case Study of Assignments by NUL Students and of Other Texts' in NUL Journal of Research, vol. 9, 97 - 119.

Fandrych, Ingrid, & Chris Dunton, 2002, 'Toyin Adewale: A Preliminary Survey of her Poetry and Fiction', in English in Africa, vol 29, number 2, 85 - 99.

Fandrych, Ingrid, 2003, 'Socio-Pragmatic and Cultural Aspects of Teaching English for Academic Purposes in Lesotho' in Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, vol 21 number 1/2, 15 - 27.

Fandrych, Ingrid, 2007, “Electronic Communication and Technical Terminology: A Rapprochement?” in NAWA Journal of Language and Communication, volume 1, number 1, June 2007, 147-158.

Fandrych, Ingrid, 2008, “Submorphemic Elements in the Formation of Acronyms, Blends and Clippings” in Lexis – E-Journal in English Lexicology 2: Submorphemics, October 2008.
Courses Taught: Morphology, Socio-pragmatic Aspects of Word-Formation
Language and Gender,
Sociolinguistics, World Englishes,
English for Academic Purposes
Academic Paper Abstract: The importance of English communication skills in multilingual settings in Southern Africa

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