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John Christopher Corne

French educator

John Christopher Corne, French educator. Club: University (Auckland).

Background

Corne, John Christopher was born on July 5, 1942 in Auckland, New Zealand. Son of Charles Frederick and Marie Cynthia (Restall) Corne.

Education

Children– Cecilia Jane Lei Kum, Chloe Lucinda Lei Yin, Nicholas Christopher Tien Choy. Bachelor, University Auckland, 1964, Master of Arts with honors, 1965, Doctor of Philosophy, 1970.

Career

Lecturer in French, University Auckland, 1968-1971, senior lecturer, 1972-1985, associate professor, since 1986. Member Comite International des Etudes Creoles, Aix-en-Provence, 1976-1979.

Works

  • Author: Seychelles Creole Grammar, 1977, (with Philip Baker) Isle de France Creole: Affinities and Origin, 1982. Editor journal. Te Reo, 1982-1987. Member editorial board Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages, Carrier Pidgin, Antipodaes.

    Contributor articles to professional publications Member Jour.French Language Studies, Linguistic Society New Zealand (editor 1982-1987, secretary since 1988), Society for Caribbean Linguistics, Association Quebecoise de Linguistique.

Membership

Club: University (Auckland).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Brewing, cooking, gardening, golf.

Connections

Married Michele Paule Boissery, 1964 (divorced 1973).; married Daphne Wong Too, December 20, 1978. Children– Philippe Paul Charles, Brigitte Marie.

father:
Charles Frederick Corne

mother:
Marie Cynthia (Restall) Corne

spouses:
Michele Paule Boissery

Daphne Wong Too

children:
Philippe Paul Charles Corne

Brigitte Marie Corne