Franz Andres Morrissey

Curriculum Vitae

Lecturer at the
Department of English
University of Bern
Länggass-Str. 49
CH-3000 Bern-9

Tel. +41 31 631 82 45 (37 59)
Fax +41 31 631 36 36

Born in Altdorf, Central Switzerland, in 1957, education in St.Gallen, studies in applied linguistics, folk poetry, English and German literature at the University of Zürich, Ph.D. in linguistics at the University of Bern on language choice in bilingual education. EFL teacher since 1977, mainly on university level and in adult education, with excursions into pre-school to gymnasium level teaching.

Past activities: ESP course design, coordinator for research project on bilingual education in Switzerland, editor and author of EFL course for Swiss secondary schools and musician in various rock and folk groups.

Present activities: running writing workshops (creative and academic), teaching language and, teacher training courses at the English Department of Bern University, running creative writing workshops for the British Council Switzerland and free-lance, writing poetry and doing poetry performances.

More FAM

Performances and Talks

FAM: Up Close

Unplanned Sabbatical, Coming to an End

Books to Read, Part II

Books to Read, Part I

Tracks, Lines and Videoclips

Now that the Show is Over …

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