Angela Kluge, Ph.D.

Senior Language Assessment Consultant

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Linguistics, Leiden University, 2014
  • M.A., Language and Communication Research, University of Wales, College of Cardiff, 2001
  • Master of Physical Education (Diplom Sportlehrer), Deutsche Sporthochschule Köln, 1983

Current positions

  • Certified Senior Language Assessment Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
  • Language Assessment Consultant, SIL Asia Area, 2009–
  • Reviewer of language survey reports submitted to SIL Electronic Survey Reports website, 2003–

Other professional experience and service

  • International Language Assessment Consultant, 2004–2011
  • Sociolinguistics and Survey Consultant, SIL Indonesia Branch, 2006–2009
  • Teacher, Language Survey, in U.K., 1992, 1994; in Germany, 2000, 2002; in Indonesia, 2004, 2006, 2007
  • Senior Survey Consultant, SIL Indonesia Branch, 2003–2006
  • Teacher, Phonetics, in Germany, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006
  • Chair, International Language Assessment Conference (ILAC), 2005
  • Teacher, survey workshops in Indonesia, 2003, 2005
  • Teacher, Sociolinguistics, in Germany, 1994, 1998, 2002; in Indonesia, 2005
  • Survey field work in Togo-Benin and Ghana, 1992–1999

Professional memberships

Language proficiencies

  • German: ILR 5
  • English: ILR 4
  • Indonesian: ILR 3 (comprehend, read); ILR 2+ (speak, write)
  • Papuan Malay: ILR 2+ (speak)
  • French: ILR 2 (comprehend, read)

Research interests

  • Development and standardization of language varieties that occur in clusters and continua
  • Bilingualism in standardized and non-standardized varieties of languages of wider communication / national languages
  • Nonstandard Malay varieties
  • Quantitative analysis of lexical and grammatical features
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