Annette Becker

Annette Becker, M.A.

Institut für Mehrsprachigkeit
Office Hours: by appointment
Forschungsgebiete und Interessen

Second Language Acquisition, TESL, Pragmatics, Critical Discourse Analysis, Media Discourse, Political Discourse Analysis, Politeness Theory, Appraisal Theory

Ausgewählte Forschungsprojekte

2016–2019 Bergische Universität Wuppertal, "Entwicklung von Unterrichtskonzepten zum Lesen lernen im Englischunterricht der Grundschule" (Kurztitel: "EULE")

https://www.kolbi.uni-wuppertal.de/de/erste-foerderphase/a1-curriculare-weiterentwicklung-mit-projektbasiertem-studieren/entwicklung-von-unterrichtskonzepten-zum-lesen-lernen-im-englischunterricht-der-grundschule-kurztitel-eule.html

Ausgewählte Publikationen

Books (co-author)

Forthcoming 2021. Bieswanger, M. & Becker, A. Introduction to English Linguistics. 5th edn. Tübingen: Narr Francke Attempto.

2017 Bieswanger, M. & Becker, A. Introduction to English Linguistics. 4th edn. Tübingen: Narr Francke Attempto.

2010 Bieswanger, Markus & Becker, Annette. Introduction to English Linguistics. 3rd edn. Tübingen: Narr Francke Attempto.

2008 Bieswanger, Markus & Becker, Annette. Introduction to English Linguistics. 2nd edn. Tübingen: Narr Francke Attempto.

2006 Becker, Annette & Bieswanger, Markus. Introduction to English Linguistics. 1st edn. Tübingen: Narr Francke Attempto.

Articles, book chapters

2018 Diehr, B., Becker, A., Breul, C., Frisch, S., Kastens, C. & Rumlich, D. Kohärenz im Englischstudium für die Primarstufe: Das Lehr-Lern-Konzept des Wuppertaler Projekts EULE. In: Kreutz, J., Hellmann, K., Schwichow, M. & Zaki, K. (Hrsg.). Kohärenz in der Lehrerbildung – Theorien, Modelle und empirische Befunde, 207–221. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

2018 "Was kann ich mit meiner Grundschulklasse lesen? Überlegungen zur Auswahl englischsprachiger Bilderbücher." Grundschule Englisch 63. 6–7.

2011 "Modality and engagement in British and German TV interviews." In: Aijmer, Karin, ed. Contrastive Pragmatics. Special Volume of Benjamins Current Topics. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 5–22.

2009 "Modality and engagement in British and German TV interviews." In: Aijmer, Karin, ed. Contrastive Pragmatics. Special Issue of Languages in Contrast 9.1. 5–22.

2007a "'Are you saying …?' A cross-cultural analysis of interviewing practices in TV election night broadcasts." In: Lauerbach, Gerda & Anita Fetzer, eds. Political Discourse in the Media: Cross-Cultural Perspectives. Amsterdam: Benjamins (= Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 160). 109–137.

2007b "Between 'us' and 'them': Two TV interviews with German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder in the run-up to Gulf War II." In: Hodges, Adam &Chad Nilep, eds. Discourse, War and Terrorism (= Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture 24). Amsterdam: Benjamins. 161–183.

2007c "The appropriateness of questions." In: Fetzer, Anita, ed. Context and Appropriateness. Amsterdam: Benjamins (Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 162). 147–166.

2005a "Interviews in TV election night broadcasts: A framework for cross-cultural analysis." In: Betten, Anne & Monika Dannerer, eds. Dialogue Analysis IX. Dialogue in Literature and the Media: Selected Papers from the 9th IADA Conference, Salzburg 2003 (= Beiträge zur Dialogforschung 27). Tübingen: Niemeyer. 61–71.

2005b "'Ja, Herr Bundeskanzler, aber ...': Zum Lesen von Fernsehinterviews." In: Lotz, Stefanie & Bettina Migge, eds. GrenzBereiche des Lesens. <http://publikationen.ub.uni-frankfurt.de/frontdoor/index/index/docId/4608>

2004 "To challenge or not to challenge: Two TV interviews with German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder in the Run-Up to Gulf War II." In: Greschonig, Steffen & Christine Sing, eds. Ideologien zwischen Lüge und Wahrheitsanspruch. Wiesbaden: Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag. 155–171.

Review

2008 Review of Discourse: A Critical Introduction, by Jan Blommaert. Linguistische Berichte 214: 253–254.

Conference report

2005 "Pragmatik, Philosophie und Pasta. Die 9. International Pragmatics Conference der International Pragmatics Association (IPrA) in Riva del Garda. " UniReport 8, 21.12.2005: 17. http://www.unireport.info/44481074/unireport_05_08.pdf

Presentations

2018a (with Frisch, S. & Kastens, C.) "Assessing EFL Reading Comprehension in Primary School." Reykjavík, University of Iceland, Early Language Learning Conference: Multiple PerspectivesDiverse Voices

2018b (with Diehr, B., Breul, C., Frisch, S. Kastens, C. & Lindau, L.) "Humming together – Entwicklung und Erfassung von Kohärenz des fachwissenschaftlichen und fachdidaktischen Wissens in der Englischlehrerbildung." Bergische Universität Wuppertal, KoLBi-Tagung Vielfalt und Kohärenz in der Lehrerbildung

2016a "Exploring the Language of English Children's Literature and its Potential for L2 Teaching at Primary School", University of Wuppertal, Designing Study and Research Projects

2016b Linguistic Perspectives on English Children's Literature and its Potiential for Improving L2 Reading Competence at Primary School, University of Wuppertal, KoLBi

2014 "Teaching the teachers: Theory and practice in P&P classes for German primary school teachers. " Łódź, University of Łódź, Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics, 8th International Conference on Native and Non-Native Accents of English, Accents 2014

2013 (with Anita Fetzer & Jacob Mey) "Constructing, reconstructing, and deconstructing expertise in mediated political discourse." New Delhi, 13th Conference of the International Pragmatics Association (IPrA), Narrative Pragmatics: Culture, Cognition, Context

2012 "The pragmatics of evidentiality in British and German political interviews." Łódź, 6th Łódź Symposium New Developments in Linguistic Pragmatics

2011 "Questioning Strategies in British and German Election Night Interviews." Ruhr-University Bochum, English Department, English Study Group

2010a "Körper – Metamorphosen: Einführung zur Eröffnung der Ausstellung von Merit Esther Engelke und Natascha Pranz." Gießen, FrauenKulturZentrum

2010b "Third order positioning in political interviews." Würzburg, International Association for Dialogue Analysis (IADA), Würzburg International Symposium on Dialogue in Politics

2009a "Appraisal in context." Melbourne, 11th Conference of the International Pragmatics Association (IPrA), Diversity, Context, and Structure

2009b "The visual rhetoric(s) of body metamorphoses." Presentation and live performance. With Merit Esther Engelke, artist and photographer, and Günther Grollitsch, dancer. East Lansing, MI, 7th Biennial Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference, Enabling Complexities: Communities/Writing/Rhetoric

2008 "Appraisal in (inter-)action." Freiburg, 1st Triennial Conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English (ISLE)

2007a "Drinking hemlock, dinner party wakes and the use of graduation in British and German election night interviews." Seville, 1st International Conference on Political Discourse Strategies, Estrategias del Discurso Político (EDIPO)

2007b "Modality and heteroglossia in British and German TV interviews." Göteborg, 10th Conference of the International Pragmatics Association (IPrA), Language Data, Corpora, and Computational Pragmatics

2007c "The language of evaluation in British and German TV interviews." Münster, 11th Conference of the International Association for Dialogue Analysis (IADA), Dialogue Analysis and Rhetoric

2006a "Facework and appraisal in political interviews." Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, IADA Workshop 2006, Dialogue In and Between Different Cultures

2006b "'How deep is the mess you’re in at present?' Questions in political interviews." Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Symposium "Discourse, Media, Culture" in honour of Prof. Dr. Gerda Lauerbach

2005 "The appropriateness of questions." Riva del Garda, 9. Konferenz der International Pragmatics Association (IPrA), Pragmatics and Philosophy

2004 "'Ja, Herr Bundeskanzler, aber ...': Zum Lesen von Fernsehinterviews." Kulturwissenschaftliche Vortragsreihe "Grenzbereiche des Lesens" des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses am FB 10 der Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main

2003a "Interviews in TV election night broadcasts: a framework for cross-cultural analysis." Salzburg, 9. Konferenz der International Association for Dialogue Analysis (IADA), Dialogue in Literature and the Media

2003b "To challenge or not to challenge: Two TV interviews with German chancellor Gerhard Schröder in the run-up to Gulf War II." Regensburg, Internationale Konferenz des DFG-Graduiertenkollegs "Kulturen der Lüge", Ideologien zwischen Lüge und Wahrheitsanspruch

Meine Kurzvita

Teaching

2018–2019 University of Osnabrück, Institute of English and American Studies

  • Reading English Children’s Literature – Linguistic Perspectives

2016–2019 University of Wuppertal, Institute of English and American Studies and School of Education

  • Reading English Children’s Literature – Linguistic Perspectives
  • Linguistic Perspectives on English Children’s Literature and its Potential for Improving L2 Reading at Primary School
  • Exploring Children’s Literature from a Linguistic Perspective
  • Begleitseminar zum Forschungsprojekt EULE

2013–2015 University of Rostock, Institute of English and American Studies

  • English Linguistics: An Introduction
  • Fundamentals of Grammar
  • Fundamentals of Grammar for Primary School Teachers
  • Phonetics & Phonology
  • Phonetics & Phonology for Primary School Teachers
  • Semantics

2011–2013 Julius-Maximilians-University Wuerzburg, Institute of English and American Studies

  • Introduction to English Linguistics
  • English Syntax
  • English Pragmatics
  • Old English
  • Text Linguistics
  • Adverbs and Adverbials

2009–2012 Ruhr-University Bochum, English Department

  • Linguistics I,2
  • Language and Politeness
  • Pragmatics Across Cultures
  • Institutional Discourse
  • Medical Discourse
  • News Interview
  • Communication II
  • Grammar I+III
  • Grammar MM

2002–2009 Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Institute of English and American Studies

  • Introduction to Linguistics,
  • Introduction to Pragmatics
  • Introduction to Discourse Analysis
  • Introduction to Language and Politics
  • Introduction to Media Language
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Language and Politeness
  • Analysing News Interviews
  • Talk at Work: Doctor-Patient Communication
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