Kathrin Oberhofer


Oberhofer








Mag.phil, Dr.phil.
Senior Lecturer

 

E-mail: kathrin.oberhofer@uibk.ac.at
Room: 40312
Phone: +43 512 507 4191
Office hour summer semester 2016: Tuesdays, 14:00 – 15:00 (please e-mail ahead to secure a time slot)

 

Research interests

-        bilingualism and multilingualism
-        early foreign language learning
-        metalinguistic awareness, cognitive control and executive function
-        language attrition and multilingual development

PhD thesis (completed 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

 

Work and teaching experience (selection)

-        English and French teacher at Gymnasium and NMS (lower and upper secondary academic school)
-        Project manager of the LAILA project
-        Associate lecturer for English and Translation Studies (University of Innsbruck)
-        various in-service training workshops for school teachers and pre-school educators
-        various in-service English language skills courses for engineers, graphic artists, designers, administrative staff
-        Translation, editing and proofreading (German and English) in various areas


Selected publications, presentations, lectures, and workshops 

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