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Wiktor Jassem

Wiktor Jassem was Polish English language and philology educator. Recipient Kay Elemetrics award International Society Phonetic Science, Utrecht, 1983. Member International Phonetic Association (council member since 1951), Polish Phonetic Association (president 1980-1998).

Background

  • Jassem, Wiktor was born on June 6, 1922 in Cracow, Poland. Son of Arnold and Felicja (Statter) Jassem.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Wroclaw, Poland, 1951. Dr.habil. in technical, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1973.

    Career

    • Lecturer English phonetics, Old English University Wroclaw, 1946-1954. Senior lecturer, reader Polish & English phonetics University Poznan, 1954-1968. Associate professor Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, 1978, full professor speech acoustics, 1986.

      Head Department Acoustic Phonetics, Poznan, 1957-1992.

    Works

    • Author: Intonation of Conversational English, 1951, Podstawy fonetyki akustycznej, 1973, The Phonology of Modern English, 1983. Editor: Speech Analysis and Synthesis 5 vols., 1968-1972.

    Membership

    Member International Phonetic Association (council member since 1951), Polish Phonetic Association (president 1980-1998).

    Personality

    Interests

    Classical music.

    Connections

    • Married Grazyna Rogowicz, 1955 (divorced 1969). Children: Dorota, Krzysztof. Married Piotra Lobacz, June 20, 1970.
    • father: Arnold Jassem
    • mother: Felicja (Statter) Jassem
    • spouses: Grazyna Rogowicz
    • Piotra Lobacz
    • children: Dorota Jassem
    • Krzysztof Jassem
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    Born June 6, 1922
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    • 1951
      University Wroclaw
    • 1973
      Polish Academy Sciences
    • 1946 - 1954
      Lecturer, English phonetics
    • 1954 - 1968
      senior, lecturer
    • 1978
      associate, professor Polish Academy Sciences
      Poznan, Wielkopolskie, Poland