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

 

Hofer, Barbara

Early trilingualism in South Tyrol. A psycholinguistic perspective.

 

Megens, Manon

"Crosslinguistic Awareness in Multilingual Attrition"

 

Oberhofer, Kathrin

The development of cognitive-metalinguistic abilities in children with early foreign language learning.

 

Pittracher-Terek, Valentina

Testing the M-Factor

 

Tovmasov, Anna (second advisor)

"Sprachbiographien von MigrantInnen: Identität und Integration"

 

 

Finalized

 

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

 

Desnica, Janina

Emotions & multilingualism

 

Ieronimo, Nicole

Cross-linguistic influence and interaction in third language acquisition

 

Maurer, Sarah

Collocations & idioms in second language acquisition

 

Mohr, Jasmin Nicole

Neurolinguistic Aspects of Multilingualism

 

Pircher, Simone

Attitudes towards English amongst bi- and multilingual students in South Tyrol

 

Praxmarer, Ingrid Elisabeth

English as a third language in migrant children

 

Shanley, Angela

Early English in bilingual programs

 

Sigl, Christine

Language maintenance in a multilingual school context

 

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

 

 

Finalized

 

Amann, Caroline (2011)

Bilingual education - a token for concultural pragmatics?

 

Burgstaller, Julia (2011)

How can comics and 'light' literature be used for learning a (foreign) language - Can comics be used for language learning?

 

Betsch, Jeanette (2011)

Language attrition after four months and the role of metalinguistic awareness - Consequences 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 oral production of Austrian multilingual subjects

 

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