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Arild Høie Henriksen

Associate Professor

51110 ( Universitetsveien 51, Kristiansand )
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Associate professor of English language and didactics

PhD in Linguistics (University of Agder, 2020)

MPhil in English (University of Oslo, 2002)

MA in Language, Mind, and Communication (Newcastle University, UK, 2001)

Practical-Pedagogical Education (University of Oslo, 1999)

BA in English and German intermediate level and one term of practical-pedagogical education (University of Oslo, 1999)

Research interests

My PhD lies within the Minimalist Programme of Generative Grammar. My thesis deals with passive constructions in English and Norwegian with a special focus on expletive passives. 

Courses and teaching

Courses taught at UiA

  • EN-146, spring 2016 (English Word and Sentence Structure)
  • EN-912, 2015-2016 (Language and didactics, English 2 for teachers)
  • EN-910, 2015-2016 (Language and didactics, English 1 for teachers)
  • EN-145, autumn 2015 (English Usage)
  • EN-411, autumn 2015 (Linguistic Theory) (Two guest lectures)
  • EN-122, autumn 2014 (English Phonetics and Pronunciation)

Work experience


    Academic interests

    • Generative grammar
    • Syntax
    • Semantics
    • The interface between syntax and semantics
    • Language philosophy
    • Language acquisition and learning
    • Language didactics
    • Multilingualism

    Last changed: 20.01.2021 14:01