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Mag. Marlene Schwarz


Marlene Schwarz joined the department in October 2015
as a uni:docs fellow. She holds a teaching degree in English
and Italian from the University of Vienna and is currently
working on her PhD project on vocabulary acquisition
in out-of-school contexts.


Research Interests

  • Language teaching and learning
  • Vocabulary acquisition
  • Extramural English / Out-of-school learning
  • Language attitudes

 

Publications

Schwarz, Marlene. 2016. "Beyond the walls: Vocabulary learning from extramural English". In Boniecki, Monica. ÖGSD Tagungsberichte 1, 58-61.
http://www.oegsd.at/Publikationen/Tagungsberichte/tabid/3852/Default.aspx

Schwarz, Marlene. 2013. "Learning with Lady GaGa& Co: Incidental EFL vocabulary acquisition from pop songs". VIEWS 22, 17-48.

 

Conference talks

"English Everywhere? Raising Awareness about Extramural English in Austria". ALA 2016 Languages for Life: Educational, Professional and Social Contexts. Wien, 19th to 22nd July 2016.

"Beyond the walls – Vocabulary learning from Extramural English". 8. ÖGSD Nachwuchstagung Sprachendidaktik: Der wissenschaftliche Nachwuchs im Dialog (8th Young Researchers' Forum of the Austrian Association for Language Teaching). Wien, 21st May 2016.

"Measuring vocabulary learning from Extramural English in Austria". Lexical Studies Research Network Conference 2016 (Cardiff University). Cardiff, 9th-11th March 2016.

"Beyond the walls - Vocabulary learning from Extramural English". 6. ÖGSD Tagung "Sprachen und Kulturen: vermitteln und vernetzen" (6th Conference of the Austrian Society for Language Teaching). Salzburg, 20th-21st November 2015.

"Learning with Lady GaGa& Co: Incidental EFL vocabulary acquisition from pop songs". 5th AILA-Europe Junior Researcher Meeting in Applied Linguistics. Dublin, 19th June 2013.

"Learning by listening - Incidental vocabulary acquisition from pop songs". 4. Nachwuchstagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Sprachendidaktik (4th Young Researchers' Conference of the Austrian Society for Language Teaching). Linz, 19th May 2012.

"Attitudes of Austrians towards gender-inclusive language forms in written German." 3. Österreichische Studierendenkonferenz der Linguistik (3rd Austrian Students' Conference of Linguistics). Salzburg, 4th December 2012.

 

Poster presentations

"The receptive vocabulary size of Austrian upper secondary school students and its relation to extramural English". 4th Annual Conference of the Vocabulary Special Interest Group of the British Association for Applied Linguistics. Reading, 4th July 2017.

"Beyond the wall -Vocabulary learning from extramural English in Vienna, Austria"29th International Conference on Foreign / Second Language AcquisitionSzczyrk, May 19th 2017.

 

CV

  • since Oct. 2015: University Assistant (prae-doc) with uni:docs fellowship,
    Department of English and American Studies
  • since Sep. 2013: AHS teacher for English and Italian
  • 2012/13 Foreign language assistant in the UK
  • 2012 Mag. phil. English and Italian Studies, University of Vienna
  • 2012/11 Student assistant at the Department of English and American Studies

CONTACT:

Room: 3G-O1-24 (1st floor)
T: +43 1 4277 424-63

marlene.schwarz
@univie.ac.at

Office hours in summer:
by appointment only!

Office hours from October:
Monday, 10-11 a.m.



Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik /
Department of English
Universität Wien
Campus d. Universität Wien
Spitalgasse 2-4/Hof 8.3
1090 Wien
Austria

T: +43-1-4277-424 01
F: +43-1-4277-9424
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