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
Smit, U & Schwarz, M 2017, English in Austria: policies and practices. in R Hickey (ed.), English in German-speaking Europe. Cambridge University Press.

Schwarz, M 2016, Beyond the walls: Vocabulary learning from extramural English. in M Boniecki (ed.), ÖGSD Tagungsberichte Vol. 1: 8. Nachwuchtstagung. Sprachendidaktik: Der wissenschaftliche Nachwuchs im Dialog. vol. 1, 15, ÖGSD, Graz, pp. 58-61.


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 on vocabulary acquisition in out-of-school contexts.

Research interests

Language teaching and learning
Extramural English / Out-of-school learning
Vocabulary acquistion and testing

Publications

Smit, Ute & Schwarz, Marlene. In print. “English in Austria: policies and practices”. In R Hickey (ed.), English in the German-speaking world. Cambridge University Press.2016. 

"Beyond the walls: Vocabulary learning from extramural English". In Boniecki, Monica. ÖGSD Tagungsberichte 1, 58-61. http://www.oegsd.at/Publikationen/Tagungsberichte/tabid/3852/Default.aspx2013. 

“Learning with Lady GaGa & Co: Incidental EFL vocabulary acquisition from pop songs”. VIEWS 22, 17-48.

Conference talks

“Vocabulary learning from extramural English in Austria”. Annual conference for the Austrian Association of University Teachers of English (AAUTE 2018). Salzburg, May 4-5 2018.

“Extramural English and vocabulary acquisition: the case of a non-subtitling country”. Symposium of the Swedish Association of Applied Linguistics (ASLA 2018). Karlstad, 12-13 April 2018.

“The effect of engagement with extramural English on learners’ vocabulary size in a ‘non-subtitling’ country”. 41st annual conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL 2018). Chicago, 24-27 March 2018.

“Breaking the wall: How extramural English impacts vocabulary knowledge”. Language Education across Borders (LEAB 2018). Graz, 8-10 December 2017.

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

"English Everywhere? Raising Awareness about Extramural English in Austria". Association for Language Awareness 2016 Languages for Life: Educational, Professional and Social Contexts (ALA 2016). Wien, 19-22 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, 21 May 2016.

 "Measuring vocabulary learning from Extramural English in Austria". Lexical Studies Research Network Conference 2016 (Cardiff University). Cardiff, 9-11 March 2016.

"Beyond the walls - Vocabulary learning from Extramural English". 6. ÖGSD Tagung "Sprachen und Kulturen: vermitteln und vernetzen" (ÖGSD 2015, 6th Conference of the Austrian Society for Language Teaching). Salzburg, 20-21 November 2015.

“Learning with Lady GaGa & Co.: Incidental EFL vocabulary acquisition from pop songs”. 5th AILA-Europe Junior Researcher Meeting in Applied Linguistics (AILA JRM 2013). Dublin, 19 June 2013.

“Learning by listening – Incidental vocabulary acquisition from pop songs”.4. Nachwuchstagung der Österreichschen Gesellschaft für Sprachendidaktik (4th Young Researchers’ Conference of Austrian Society for Language Teaching). Linz, 19 May 2012.

“Attitudes of Austrians towards gender-inclusive language forms in written German”.3. Österreichische Studierendenkonferenz der Linguistik (ÖSKL 2010, 3rd Austrian Students’ Conference of Linguistics). Salzburg, 4 December 2010.

Poster presentations

"English everywhere? Engagement with extramural English among Viennese teenagers". 9th AILA-Europe Junior Researcher Meeting in Applied Linguistics (AILA JRM 2017). Vienna, September 6-8 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 (BAAL Vocab SIG). Reading, 3-4 July 2017.

"Beyond the wall -Vocabulary learning from extramural English in Vienna, Austria". 29th International Conference on Foreign / Second Language Acquisition (ICFSLA 2017). Szczyrk, May 18-20 2017.

CV

since Oct. 2015  University Assistant (prae doc) with uni:docs fellowship,
                           Department of English, University of Vienna
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

Vocabulary learning from extramural English in Austria

Schwarz, M. (Speaker)
5 May 2018

Activity: Science to ScienceTalk or oral contribution


Extramural English and vocabulary acquisition: the case of a non-subtitling country

Schwarz, M. (Speaker)
13 Apr 2018

Activity: Science to ScienceTalk or oral contribution



Beyond the walls – Vocabulary learning from extramural English

Schwarz, M. (Speaker)
11 Dec 2017

Activity: Science to ScienceTalk or oral contribution


Breaking the wall: How extramural English impacts vocabulary knowledge

Schwarz, M. (Speaker)
10 Dec 2017

Activity: Science to ScienceTalk or oral contribution


English everywhere? Engagement with extramural English among Viennese teenagers

Schwarz, M. (Speaker)
6 Sep 2017

Activity: Science to ScienceTalk or oral contribution



Beyond the wall -Vocabulary learning from extramural English in Vienna, Austria

Schwarz, M. (Speaker)
19 May 2017

Activity: Science to ScienceTalk or oral contribution


Using Lex30 to explore the relationship between Extramural English and productive vocabulary knowledge

Schwarz, M. (Speaker)
18 Mar 2017

Activity: Science to ScienceTalk or oral contribution


English Everywhere? Raising Awareness about Extramural English in Austria

Schwarz, M. (Speaker)
20 Jul 2016

Activity: OtherTalk or oral contribution


Beyond the walls – Vocabulary learning from Extramural English

Schwarz, M. (Speaker)
21 May 2016

Activity: OtherTalk or oral contribution


Measuring vocabulary learning from Extramural English in Austria

Schwarz, M. (Speaker)
11 Mar 2016

Activity: OtherTalk or oral contribution


Beyond the Walls - Vocabulary learning from Extramural English

Schwarz, M. (Speaker)
21 Nov 2015

Activity: OtherTalk or oral contribution


Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik

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marlene.schwarz@univie.ac.at