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Lupco Spasovski

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Biography

Dr. Lupco Spasovski has been teaching at Arizona State university since 1998 at the ASU Department of English. He specializes in pragmatics, ESL, and cross-cultural studies. At ASU, Dr. Spasovski held the positions of an Honors Disciplinary Faculty at Barrett, the Honors College, and an instructor at the ASU Critical Languages Institute -- an internationally recognized institute specializing in less commonly taught languages. Before moving to Arizona, from 1990-1998, he was a Lecturer in English linguistics at the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Skopje, Macedonia. 

Dr. Spasovski has designed, taught, and supervised courses in general and applied linguistics, English grammar, phonetics and phonology, sociolinguistics, methods of teaching English, EFL, ESL, ESP, and writing.  His research and scholarly interests focus on pragmatics, phonology, sociolinguistics, second-language acquisition, and ESL. Dr. Spasovski is a recipient of a number of awards for academic excellence, student mentoring, and professional service.

Education

PHD, Rhetoric/Composition & Linguistics, Arizona State University
MA, English, Arizona State University
BA, English Language and Literature, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University

Research Interests

Pragmatics

Sociolinguistics

Second Language Acquisition and Theory

Phonology

English as a Second Language

Publications

Books

Spasovski, Lupco. Morphology and Pragmatics of the Diminutive: Evidence from Macedonian. Saarbrücken, Germany: Scholars' Press, 2016. Print.

 

Published Conference Papers

Spasovski, Lupco. On the Rules, Uniformity, and Consistency in Transcribing from English. Proc. of Seventeenth International Conference on Macedonian Language, Literature, and Culture, Ohrid. Skopje: Ss. Cyril and Methodius UP, 2017. 83-101. Print.

Spasovski, Lupco.  On the Phonology and Semantics of Level Intonation Patterns in American English. Language and Society at the Turn of the 21st Century: Proceedings of the First International Congress of the Macedonian Applied Linguistics Association. Ed. by Lj. Stefanovski and J. Lazarevska. Skopje: University of Skopje, 2000. 107-13. Print.

 

Articles in Journals

Spasovski, Lupco.  Catch 22: Semantics of Black Humor. Lettre Internationale. Dec.1995: 40-2. Skopje: Gjurgja. Print.

 

Book Reviews

Rottenberg, Annette T. and Donna Haisty Winchell. Elements of Argument, 10th ed. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin's. 2012. Print

Kramer, Christina E. Macedonian: A Course for Beginning and Intermediate Students. Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Pres., 1999. Print.

Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
LIN 510Linguistics
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
LIN 510Linguistics
LIN 520Second-Lang Acquisition Theory
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
LIN 510Linguistics
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 404Studies 2nd Lang Acquisition
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LIN 510Linguistics
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 102First-Year Composition
ENG 404Studies 2nd Lang Acquisition
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 108First-Year Composition
ENG 194Special Topics
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 102First-Year Composition
ENG 108First-Year Composition
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 102First-Year Composition
ENG 404Studies 2nd Lang Acquisition
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 102First-Year Composition
ENG 107First-Year Composition
ENG 108First-Year Composition
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 102First-Year Composition
ENG 107First-Year Composition
ENG 108First-Year Composition
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 108English for Foreign Students
Honors / Awards

Distinguished Instruction, Critical Language Institute, The Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies, Arizona State University
Honors Disciplinary Faculty Outstanding Mentor, Barrett, The Honors College, Arizona State University
The Xavier College Award for Excellence in Teaching
Arizona State University Russian and East European Studies Consortium Research Fellow
Arizona State University Graduate Associate Scholarship
The British Council Post-Graduate Scholarship, London University College, UK
Italian Government International Students Award, University of Perugia, Italy

Professional Associations

Linguistic Society of America

Maricopa Community Colleges Faculty Association