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Silvia Bauer-Marschallinger studied English and History, Social Sciences and Political Education (teaching degree) at the University of Vienna and the University of Manchester (Erasmus). She joined the English Department in October 2017 as a uni:docs fellow and is now working on her PhD project on content and language integration in Austrian history CLIL settings.

Research interests:

  • CLIL and other forms of bilingual education
  • SLA
  • language teaching
  • history didactics


Bauer-Marschallinger, S. (2016). The Acquisition of Historical Competences in the CLIL History Classroom. ÖGSD Tagungsberichte, 1, 3-6. (proceedings of the 8th Young Researchers’ Conference of the Austrian Society for Language Teaching).

Dalton-Puffer, C., Kröss, L., Hopf, J., Hofmann, V., Brückl, K., Bauer-Marschallinger, S. & Lechner, L. (accepted).  CDFs in Austrian CLIL lessons.  European Journal of Applied Linguistics.

Dalton-Puffer, C.&  Bauer-Marschallinger, S. (submitted).  Cognitive Discourse Functions meet Historical Competences: Towards an integrated pedagogy in CLIL history education. Journal of Immersion and Content-Based Education.

Conference Talks:

Bauer-Marschallinger, S. & Dalton-Puffer, C. (2016, November). Kognitive Diskursfunktionen und Historische Kompetenzen im CLIL Unterricht. Presentation at Österreichische Linguistiktagung (Austrian Linguistics Conference), Graz, Austria.

Dalton-Puffer, C. & Bauer-Marschallinger, S. (2016, June). Identifying joint concerns in content and language pedagogies. Presentation at Sociolinguistics Symposium 21, Murcia, Spain.

Bauer-Marschallinger, S. (2016, May). Acquisition of historical competences in CLIL history education. Presentation at 8. Nachwuchstagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Sprachendidaktik (8th Young Researchers’ Conference of the Austrian Society for Language Teaching), Vienna, Austria.


  • since October 2017: University Assistant (prae-doc) with uni:docs fellowship, Department of English and American Studies
  • September 2016 - July 2017: teaching internship (Unterrichtspraktikum) at International Business College Hetzendorf & English teacher at Vienna Business School Floridsdorf
  • 2016: Mag.phil. English and History, Social Sciences and Political Education (teaching degree), University of Vienna & University of Manchester (Erasmus)
  • 2015/ 2016: student assistant & (e-)tutor for English linguistics at the Department of English and American Studies
  • 2012-2016: summer course leader and English teacher at EF Language Travel (New York, Dublin, Oxford, Brighton, and Hastings)
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