Mag. Marlene Schwarz
T: +43-1-4277-42463

Consultation hours: by appointment

Comments: I have moved to the 2nd floor: Room: 3G-O2-19

Winter term 2017
122051 PS PS Linguistics - Vocabulary
Summer term 2017
Smit, U., & Schwarz, M. (2017). English in Austria: policies and practices. in R. Hickey (Hrsg.), English in German-speaking Europe Cambridge University Press.
Schwarz, M. (2016). Beyond the walls: Vocabulary learning from extramural English. in M. Boniecki (Hrsg.), ÖGSD Tagungsberichte Vol. 1: 8. Nachwuchtstagung. Sprachendidaktik: Der wissenschaftliche Nachwuchs im Dialog (Band 1, S. 58-61). [15] Graz: ÖGSD.
Schwarz, M. (2013). Learning with Lady GaGa& Co: Incidental EFL vocabulary acquisition from pop songs. VIEWS: Vienna English Working Papers, 22, 17-48.
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 "Beyond the wall - vocabulary learning from extramural English in Vienna, Austria", which explores Viennese upper secondary school students' contact with English during their leisure time and potential connections between this additional language input and vocabulary knowledge.

Research interests

Language teaching and learning
Extramural English and out-of-school learning
Vocabulary learning, teaching and testing

Conference talks and poster presentations

"Using Lex30 to explore the relationship between Extramural English and productive vocabulary knowledge". 40th annual conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics. Portland, March 18th-21st 2017.

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

"English everywhere? Engagement with extramural English among Viennese teenagers". 9th AILA-Europe Junior Researcher Meeting in Applied Linguistics. Vienna, September 6th-8th 2017.

"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, 3rd-4th July 2017.

"Beyond the wall -Vocabulary learning from extramural English in Vienna, Austria". 29th International Conference on Foreign / Second Language Acquisition. Szczyrk, May 18th-20th 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
2011/12 Student assistant at the Department of English and American Studies

Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik

Spitalgasse 2, Hof 8 (Campus)
1090 Wien
Room: 3G-O2-19

T: +43-1-4277-42463
F: +43-1-4277-842463

marlene.schwarz@univie.ac.at