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, 2012–2016, 2017–
  • Director German SIL school (ssk – Seminar für Sprache und Kultur), 2014–
  • Language Assessment Consultant, SIL Asia Area, 2009–
  • Reviewer for SIL Electronic Survey Reports, 2003–

Other professional experience and service

  • International Language Assessment Consultant, 2004–2011
  • Sociolinguistics and Survey Consultant, SIL Indonesia Branch, 2006–2009
  • Senior Survey Consultant, SIL Indonesia Branch, 2003–2006
  • Survey field work in Togo-Benin and Ghana, 1992–1999
  • Periodically teaching language survey, sociolinguistics, and phonetics, 1992–

Professional memberships

  • German Linguistic Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft, DGfS), https://dgfs.de/en/, 2014-
  • Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT), http://www.linguistic-typology.org/, 2009–
    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

  • Language survey
  • Assessment of language varieties occurring in clusters and continua
  • Papuan Malay
  • Nonstandard Malay varieties
Malaysia