Mag. Dr. Armin Berger, MA
T: +43-1-4277-42435
Summer term 2020
122054 PS PS Linguistics - Phonetics / Phonology
Winter term 2019
122251 AR Advanced Course in Linguistics - Linguistic perspectives on validity in language testing

Heaney, H., & Berger, A. (2019). From local islands of knowledge to a shared, global understanding: a concept for improving assessment literacy in pre-service teachers of English at Vienna University, Austria. In C. Falkenhagen, H. Funk, M. Reinfried, & L. Volkmann (Eds.), Sprachen lernen integriert - global, regional, lokal: Dokumentation zum 27. Kongress für Fremdsprachendidaktik der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Fremdsprachenforschung (DGFF) Jena, 27.-30. September 2017 (pp. 187-200). Schneider Verlag Hohengehren GmbH. Beiträge zur Fremdsprachenforschung, Vol.. 15

Heaney, H., & Berger, A. (2018). Devloping rating instruments for the assessment of Academic Writing and Speaking at Austrian university English departments. In G. Sigott (Ed.), Language testing in Austria: Taking stock (Vol. 40, pp. 325-346). Peter Lang. Language Testing and Evaluation

Berger, A., & Heaney, H. (2018). Extending CEFR descriptors for an analytic rating scale of academic writing at C1 to C2 - a stop-gap measure? In Der Gemeinsame Europäische Referenzrahmen für Sprachen und seine Adaption im Hochschulkontext: 6. Bremer Symposion zum Sprachenlernen und -lehren (pp. 106-117). AKS-Verlag. Fremdsprachen in Lehre und Forschung, Vol.. 51

Berger, A. (2018). Rating scale validation for the assessment of spoken English as tertiary level. In Language testing in Austria: Taking stock (pp. 679-702). Peter Lang. Language Testing and Evaluation, Vol.. 40

Berger, A. (2017). Assessing academic speaking skills: From local rating scales to common reference points. Poster session presented at 6th Bremen Symposium, Bremen, Germany.



Berger, A. (2011). Creating language-assessment literacy: A model for teacher education. In J. Hüttner, B. Mehlmauer-Larcher, S. Reichl, & B. Schiftner (Eds.), Theory and practice in EFL teacher education: Bridging the gap (pp. 57-82). Multilingual Matters. New Perspectives on Language and Education, Vol.. 22

Berger, A. (2010). German. In R. Walker (Ed.), Teaching the pronunciation of English as a lingua franca (pp. 107-110). Oxford University Press. Oxford Handbooks for Language Teachers



Teaching and testing writing - the power of washback

Armin Berger (Speaker)
7 Nov 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



Foreign Language Teaching in Higher Education

Armin Berger (Speaker)
2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The implications of a competence-based approach to the EFL classroom

Armin Berger (Speaker), Helen Heaney (Speaker), Barbara Mehlmauer-Larcher (Speaker)
15 Feb 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


What the new “can do” descriptors can do for classroom assessment

Armin Berger (Speaker)
27 Jan 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



Extending CEFR descriptors for an analytic rating scale of academic writing at C1 to C2 – a stop-gap measure?

Armin Berger (Speaker), Helen Heaney (Speaker)
24 Feb 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Assessing speaking proficiency: An empirical definition of progression

Armin Berger (Keynote speaker)
20 May 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Assessing academic speaking skills: Rating scales as the de facto test construct

Armin Berger (Speaker)
16 May 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Countdown to the new standardized Matura: Assessing speaking

Armin Berger (Speaker), Helen Heaney (Speaker)
26 Apr 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Validating analytic rating scales for assessing speaking at C1 and above

Armin Berger (Speaker)
2 Jun 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Validating analytic rating scales for speaking at tertiary level

Armin Berger (Speaker)
16 Sep 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Testing advanced second language speaking: the validation of rating scales

Armin Berger (Speaker)
14 May 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Mind the gap? – Bridging the theory-practice divide in language testing

Armin Berger (Speaker)
26 Feb 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Department of English and American Studies

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