2011 TC Research
Teachers College, Columbia University
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Leslie M. Beebe

Professional Background

Educational Background

B.A., Colorado College; M.A.T., Reed College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Scholarly Interests

Applied Linguistics. Sociolinguistics and second language acquisition. Rude speech and social rules of speaking.

Selected Publications

Issues in Second Language Acquisition: Multiple Perspectives (Harper and Row).

English in the Cross-Cultural Era: Social Rules of Speaking and TESOL (Simul Press).

"Risk-taking and the language learner" (Classroom Oriented Research in Second Language Acquisition).

"Sociolinguistic variation and style shifting: Chastisement and disagreement" (Language Learning).