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Cliff Burgess

Senior Lecturer

Undergrad Curriculum Chair / TESL Director

Education

  • PhD, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University
  • LL.B., University of British Columbia

Biography

Dr. Burgess is an experienced ESL instructor. His research interests include accent and fluency perception, speaking rate effects, and second language acquisition research design. Current research efforts focus on learner autonomy in the second language classroom.