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Name: Ghada  Khattab (IPA: ɣa:da χɑtˤ:ɑ:b)
Institution: Newcastle University
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State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Arabic, North Levantine
Selected Publications: Khattab, G. Phonetic accommodation in children’s code-switching. In: Barbara E. Bullock and Almeida Jacqueline Toribio, ed. The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Code-switching. Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Docherty, G.J. & Khattab, G. Sociophonetics and Clinical Linguistics. In: Howard, S. & Ball, M, ed. Handbook of Clinical Linguistics. Oxford: Blackwell, 2008, pp. 603-625.
Khattab, G. A phonetic study of gemination in Lebanese Arabic. In: Special session on ‘Arabic at the beginning of the 2nd Millenium’ at the the 16th International Congress of the Phonetic Sciences 2007, Saarbruecken, Germany: Universitaet des Saarlandes.
Khattab, G. Lebanese speech acquisition. In: S. McLeod, ed. The International Guide to Speech Acquisition. USA: Thomson Delmar Learning, 2007.
Khattab, G, Al-Tamimi, F, and Heselwood, B. Acoustic and auditory differences in the /t/-/t/ opposition in male and female speakers of Jordanian Arabic. In: Sami Boudelaa, ed. Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XVI: Papers from the sixteenth annual symposium on Arabic linguistics, Cambridge, March 2002. Cambridge, UK: John Benjamins, 2006, pp. 131-160.
Khattab, G. Phonological acquisition by Arabic-English bilingual children. In: Zhu Hua and Barbara Dodd, ed. Phonological Development and Disorders in Children : A Multilingual Perspective. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters Ltd, 2006, pp. 383-412.
Khattab, G. Child Bilingualism. In: M. Eid, A. Elgibali, K. Versteegh, M. Woidich, and A. Zaborski, ed. Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2005.
Khattab, G. Age, input, and language mode factors in the acquisition of VOT by English-Arabic bilingual children. In: Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences 2003, Barcelona: Causal Productions
Khattab, G. /l/ production in English-Arabic bilingual speakers. International Journal of Bilingualism 2002, 6, 335-354.
Khattab, G. /r/ production in English and Arabic bilingual and monolingual speakers. Leeds Working Papers in Linguistics & Phonetics 2002, 9.
Khattab, G. VOT in English and Arabic bilingual and monolingual children. In: D. Parkinson & E. Benmamoun (eds.)., ed. Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XIII-XIV. Papers from the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Annual Symposia on Arabic Linguistics. Amsterdam/ Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Co., 2002.
Courses Taught: Phonetics and phonology; Instrumental phonetics; Sociolinguistics; Bilingualism,

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