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Robert William McCaul (Roibeard Liam Mac Cathmhaoil)
Cork

Bio: Language teacher, learner and linguist. I am interested in phonology, language change, morphology, language revival, shift & maintenance, second language acquisition, historical linguistics and multilingualism. I'm also a CELTA, DELTA qualified EAP Lecturer and IELTS teacher (currently at UCC, Ireland; previously at Brunel University, London & EIU, HCMC, Vietnam) & Cambridge and IELTS expert. Before teaching and writing, I was a multi-lingual European tour guide, Latin music DJ, Salsa expert and world traveller. I love people, finding out about things, conversation lover and I was, for a time, a bar top dancer in a club in mi querido Quito in Ecuador. I speak Irish, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Latin and a little bit of German, Greek and Vietnamese. Other interests include: Human Rights, Women's Rights, Global Politics, Economics, Latin America & South East Asian affairs, the Middle East, Africa (Especially West Africa) and History. Gaeilge: Tá suim agam i dteangeolaíocht, i ndátheangachas agus i nGaeilge. Language Shift/ Maintenance, Na Teangacha Rómánsacha, Athbheochan Teanga, Shealbhú (an dara) Teanga

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