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Mag. Julia SKALA

 Research interests

  • Tense and aspect marking
  • The English present perfect and its interplay with adverbial constructions of time
  • Theoretical frameworks: Cognitive Grammar, Construction Grammar, Functional Discourse Grammar
  • Language comparison German – English – Mandarin Chinese
  • Grammar acquisition in the EFL classroom

        Member of the FunCog Research Group

Teaching

  • Introduction to the Study of Language 2 (Morphology & Syntax)
  • Proseminar Linguistics 1
  • Integrated Language and Study Skills 1
  • Tutorial for Language Analysis

Conferences & Workshops

  • 50th annula meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE 50) 10-13 September 2017, Zurich: 'Another piece of the Present Perfect Puzzle - Past Adverbials and the Present Perfect in Contemporary American English'
  • International Workshop on Functional Discourse Grammar 2017 (IW-FDG-2017) 26-27 June 2017, Amsterdam: 'The (US American) English Present Perfect in Functional Discourse Grammar'
  • International Conference on Functional Discourse Grammar 2016 (IC-FDG-2016) 31 August-2 September 2016, Vienna: 'The interaction of the English present perfect with relative and absolute time adverbialss in FDG' (Organizer)
  • Chronos 12 15-17 June 2016, Caen: 'Notions of the Past: a Cognitive Approach to Past Time Grammar’
  • 5th Austrian Students’ Conference of Linguistics (ÖSKL 5) 16-18 November 2012, Vienna:Organizer

Publication

  • Skala, Julia. 2013. “Practice Makes Present Perfect: A Small Scale Study about the Meaning Concepts of the Present Perfect in Experts‘ and Laypeople‘s Minds”. In: Windhaber, Irene; Anreiter, Peter. Proceedings of the 4th Austrian Students’ Conference of Linguistics. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 190-218.

CV

  • 2015 –          PhD student of English / University assistant (prae-doc)
  • 2014 – 2015   English teacher in the gifted program of the SKP
  • 2012 – 2015   English teacher at Phönix High School
  • 2006 – 2013   Mag.phil in English studies, University of Vienna
                        Academic major: English Linguistics
                        Academic minors: Sinology & Teaching German as a FL
  • 2013             Student Assistant and Tutor at the Department

 

 

CONTACT:

Room: 3E-O2-04A
(3rd floor - 2. Stock - end of the right-hand-side hallway)

T: +43 1 4277 424 55

Office Hour:

Friday 14:00 - 15:00

julia.skala@univie.ac.at

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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