Doctoral Theses

 

In Progress

 

Allgäuer, Elisabeth-Maria

Multilingual training at school: Does it enhance language proficiency and metalinguistic awareness in multilingual learners?

 

Gomig, Marlene

University students' attitudes towards multilingualism in Austria and Australia - A comparison

 

Megens, Manon

Crosslinguistic Awareness in Processes of Multilingual Attrition

 

Mayr-Keiler, Kerstin

Portrait of Multilingual Voicescapes

 

Pittracher-Terek, Valentina

Testing the M-Factor: Linguistic Awareness and Multicompetence in Multilinguals in Monolingual vs. Bilingual Contexts

 

Tovmasov, Anna (second advisor)

Sprachbiographien von MigrantInnen: Identität und Integration

 

 

Finalized

 

Oberhofer, Kathrin (2014)

Metalinguistic Abilities in Young Language Learners. A longitudinal study on the development of metalinguistic abilities and executive function in early foreign language learners (children enrolled in bilingual or English-immersion preschools) vs. in children in monolingual preschools.


Hofer, Barbara (2013)

On The Dynamics of Early Multilingualism. A psycholinguistic study of bilingual education in South Tyrol

 

Forrat Viva, Marta (2007)

Cross-cultural marriages : English - Spanish bilinguals in Australia

 

 

Diploma Theses

In Progress
 

 

Colvin, Stephan Lukas

Code-switching in the setting of a bilingual family

 

Geiger, Sarah

How is metalinguistic awareness tested?

 

Graus, Stefanie

Crosslinguistic lexical influence from English on Italian in written production

 

Ieronimo, Nicole

Cross-linguistic influence and interaction in third language acquisition

 

Gächter, Kathrin

Preferred Images in English, French and German Proverbs

 

Pfeifer, Denise

Language aptitude in multilingual pupils - a comparison of learners with different language backgrounds in South Tyrol

 

Praxmarer, Ingrid Elisabeth

English as a third language in migrant children

 

Finalized

Unterhauser, Nadine
Role of English as a Supporter language in the French Written Task of Multilingual Learners


Unterthiner, Dominik
Visualising the Enhanced Multilingual Monitor - in the Dynamic Model of Multilingualism
 implications for the language classroom

 

Platzgummer, Patrick (2013)

The Value of the English Language in Tyrolean Radio Advertising: A Lexicological Analysis of Life Radio Tirol Combined with a Didactic Approach

 

Pargger, Katharina (2013)

The impact of metalinguistic awareness on multilingual learners exploring foreign languages in the classroom

 

 

Stuckey, Nicole (2013)

Keepin’ it Real South-Tyrolean Style. The African Vernacular English and the construction of rap identities in South Tyrol

 

Strasser, Nina (2013)

Spontaneous speech production in English learners

 

Thurner, Theresa (2013)

Language attrition and language situation of German-speaking immigrants in Australia with focus on how Australian school systems take childrens’ migrational backgrounds into consideration

 

Burgstaller, Julia (2012)

The Value of Comics for Language Learning: How can comics and 'light' literature be used for learning a (foreign) language?

 

Desnica, Janina (2012)

Multilingualism and Emotions: A Study of Croatian Immigrants in Australia

 

Maurer, Sarah (2012)

Phrasemes in the English Language Classroom

 

Mohr, Jasmin Nicole (2012)

Multilingualism in the Brain. Problems and Perspectives in Neurolinguistics and a Reflection on the Topic's Relevance for the Language Classroom

 

Shanley, Angela (2012)

Language production in bilingual children with implications for teaching

 

Sigl, Christine (2012)

Language maintenance in a multilingual school context

 

Amann, Caroline (2011)

Bilingual education - a token for concultural pragmatics?

 

Betsch, Jeanette (2011)

L2 and L3 attrition after four months? The role of metalinguistic awareness and implications for teaching

 

Gröbner, Claudia (2011)

Wild children - a proof of the critical period hypothesis?

 

Megens, Manon Antonius Elisabeth (2011) 

Language attrition after four months? Emergence of lexical attrition in the English L2 oral production of Austrian multilingual learners

 

 

 

Pircher, Simone (2011)

Language identity and linguistic situation in South Tyrol : sociolinguistic, educational and affective perspectives on multilingualism with English

 

Plankl, Petra (2011)

Students’ attitudes towards multilingualism with English at the art school 'Cademia'

 

Schipflinger, Elisabeth (2011)

English as a third language: State-of-the-art

 

Schwab, Andreas (2011)

Motivation in second language acquisition: A study at Linfield College (US) with teaching implications

 

 

Ager, Sylvia Maria (2010)

English as a bridge language for the acquisition of Italian, Spanish and French - Implications for language teaching

 

Mair, Viktoria (2010)

The Acquisition of pragmatic competence in English language learners

 

Schostal, Marie-Therese (2010)

Self-repair and repair in English as a lingua franca

 

Sprenger, Barbara (2010)

Crucial Factors in successful adult language learning

 

Ackerer, Julia (2009) 

Italian language and culture in American English: Some evidence from a corpus - based analysis with suggestions for instruction

 

Fellacher, Ulrike (2009)

English and Spanish Politeness Strategies: A Contrastive Study of Requests expressed in Mike Leigh's "Happy Go Lucky" and Pedro Almodóvar's "Volver" including Teaching Perspectives

 

Gomig, Marlene (2009)

Vocabulary learning strategies in English textbooks

 

Menghin, Karin (2009)

Language disorders in bilingual children

 

Peska Stephanie Renate (2009)

Attitudes towards English amongst bi- and multilingual adolescents in Malta

 

 

 

Rauter, Lisa (2009)

Acquisition of grammar in children - A comparative study of passive voice construction in a monolingual and a bilingual kindergarten

 

Sorko, Julia Karin Anna (2009)

Language attrition and multilingualism – New perspectives from Dynamic Systems Theory

 

Tavernini, Marlene (2009)

From communicative competence to intercultural communicative competence

 

Erschbaumer, Sarah (2008)

Code-switching: A most widely accepted communicative strategy?

 

Frei, Helga (2008)

English as a third language in South Tyrol - The role of cognates in the English language classroom

 

Hojas, Karoline (2008)

Anglicisms in sports companies - From “Kreuzlandrad” to “Hitschhaik”

 

Ladinig, Kathrin (2008)

Mind the Gap - The lack of conceptual fluency in English language learning

 

Oberhofer, Kathrin (2008)

Metalinguistic ability and early foreign language learning

 

Unterweger, Barbara (2008)

Students' attitudes towards multilingualism with English at a European school

 

Walcher, Elisabeth (2008)

Word order transfer in third language acquisition German-Italian bilingual students' acquisition of English word order in a German educational context

 

Gächter, Kathrin (2007)

Preferred images in English, French and German proverbs

 

Haslinger, Heidemarie (2007)

Cross-cultural pragmatics at school

 

Pellegrini, Silvia (2007)

Teaching English grammar rules - An inquiry into the didactics of future reference in English

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