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Linguistics educator

John George Bordie, American Linguistics educator. American Council Learned Socs. fellow, 1954-1955; Rockefeller Foundation fellow, 1956-1957. Member Linguistic Society American, Teachers English to Speakers Others Langs., American Oriental Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Background

Bordie, John George was born on April 3, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John and Helena Jozefin (Kozubal) Bordie.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Chicago, 1949;Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1958.

Career

Assistant professor linguistics and English, Georgetown University, 1958-1961;coordinator linguistics and literacy, Electronic Teaching laboratories, Washington, 1961-1963;deputy director training, Peace Corps, North and East Africa, also South Asia, 1963-1966;member of faculty, University Texas-Austin, 1966-1995;professor linguistics, curriculum and instruction, University Texas-Austin, 1974-1995;professor emeritus, University Texas-Austin, since 1995;professor emeritus, Foreign Language Education Center, since 1996. Visiting professor Cornell Univercity, 1965, Karachi U., 1980-1981. Member solar and windenergy advising committee Texas Energy and Natural Resources Council, 1979.

Fulbright senior lecturer, Pakistan, 1980-1981, 82-83, Pakistan, 1991-1992, Iraq, 1989-1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Teaching of African Languages, 1961, English Structure Drills, 1963, A Dari Course, 1968. Editor: Journal Linguistic Association S.W, 1976-1982.

Membership

Member Linguistic Society American, Teachers English to Speakers Others Langs., American Oriental Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Connections

Married Margaret Lyne Miller, July 22, 1950 (divorced December 1955). 1 child, Ruth Claire. Married Camilla May Berkley, February 11, 1956.

Children: Helena Robin, Ralph Leon.

father:
John Bordie

mother:
Helena Jozefin (Kozubal) Bordie

spouses:
Margaret Lyne Miller

Camilla May Berkley

children:
Ruth Claire Bordie

Helena Robin Bordie

Ralph Leon Bordie