Alain Flaubert Takam

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Arts & Science
Modern Languages and Linguistics

French, Linguistics

Research expertise

Alain Flaubert Takam’s current research focuses on language in education planning, especially acquisition planning, that is, language planning as it relates to the teaching and learning of minority languages in a bilingual or multilingual context. He is also interested in endangered language revitalization, contact linguistics, language variation, the sociolinguistics of translation and socio-pragmatics.


- Sociolinguistics

- Applied linguistics

- Language policy & planning

- Endangered languages

- Socio-pragmatics

- Sociolinguistics of translation

- Official bilingualism in Cameroon and Canada

- Cameroon English


Not currently taking Graduate Students