Biodata

Rolf Palmberg [a.k.a. råffe]


o Auktoriserad översättare, edsvuren translator: svenska-engelska-svenska. Authorised translator: Swedish-English-Swedish. 

o Teacher of EFL methodology in the Åbo Akademi University teacher-training programmes for class teachers, foreign-language teachers and special-education teachers [1979-2012].

o Presenter of 100 conference papers and workshops in a dozen European countries and in Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, the Philippines, South Korea, Indonesia, and Azerbaijan.

o Author of 260 articles on applied linguistics and EFL methodology, author/co-author of 100 CALL programs and Java applets, and author/editor of 20 books [including conference proceedings, handbooks, and eBooks].

o Author of 200 articles on travelling and geographical curiosities

o Creator of three geography-related websites: Tripoint spotting - a personal diary, Borders borders borders, and Enclaves of the World.
      
o Member of the International Border Research Group.


o For an interview by Tara Bedwell for TEFL.net [June 2009], click here.