Department Head, Professor of English
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1997
Office: Griffin 221
Teaching and Research Areas
Linguistics, Speech/Writing Differences, TESOL, Malay
Mark Honegger’s book English Grammar for Writing (Houghton Mifflin 2005) teaches grammar from the perspective of comparing with speech with writing. Recent articles include “No Grammar and Grammar Appreciation: Two Approaches to the G-Word” and “ESL and Dialects in the Writing Classroom” in Winning Ways of Coaching Writing: A Practical Guide for Teaching Writing, Grades 6-12 (Allyn & Bacon, 2001) and reviews of three books: Interrogative Investigations: The Form, Meaning and Use of English Interrogatives, Lexical Categories: Verbs, Nouns and Adjectives, and Predicting New Words: The Secrets of Their Success (for the Journal of English Linguistics).