Alexandra Schurz

Alexandra Schurz

PhD student at the Department of English and American Studies

 

Research interests
Second language acquisition
Morphosyntactic knowledge
Extramural English
Psycholinguistics





CV

Since Oct 2019
uni:docs fellow at the Department of English and American Studies
Since Oct 2017
PhD student, Department of English and American Studies, University of Vienna. Title of thesis: "From Classroom to Home: Blurred Borders between these Learning Environments and the Impact on Implicit and Explicit Grammatical Knowledge"
2018-2019 Teacher of English and French at the International Business College Hetzendorf, Vienna
2017/18
Teacher of English at GRG 19 Secondary School, Vienna
Sept 2017
Mag. phil. at the University of Vienna (teacher education programme in English/French)

Publications

  • Schurz, A., & Coumel, M. (under review). "Grammar teaching in ELT: A cross-national comparison of teacher-reported practices". Language Teaching Research.
  • Schurz, A. (2019). "Automaticity in L2 language production: The effect of instruction and recreation". In Schmiderer, K. (Ed.). ÖGSD Tagungsberichte 5, 52-55.
  • Schurz, A. (2018): "Do Rules Really Rule? Implicit and Explicit Grammatical Knowledge of Swedish learners of English". Vienna English Working Papers 27, 22-55.
  • Schurz, A. (2018): "Pathways to implicit and explicit morphosyntactic knowledge". In Fliri, B. (Ed.). ÖGSD Tagungsberichte 4, 37-41.

Conference talks

  • "From Classroom to Home: Blurry Borders between L2 English Learning Environments and their Impact on the Development of Explicit and Implicit Grammatical Knowledge". The 29th conference of the European Second Language Association (EuroSLA 2019). Lund, 26th August 2019.
  • "Who cares about accent? Implicit and explicit attitudes to phonetic variation in English among technical and humanities students". 44. Österreichische Linguistiktagung. Innsbruck, 27th October 2018.
  • "Moving along the scale from naturalistic to instructed L2 learning: exploring the impact of the learning environment on the construction of implicit and explicit grammatical knowledge". MMIRA International Conference 2018. Vienna, 24th September 2018.
  • "From Classroom to Home: Blurry Borders between L2 English Learning Environments and their Impact on the Development of Explicit and Implicit Grammatical Knowledge". 10. ÖGSD Nachwuchstagung. Klagenfurt, 26th May 2018.
  • "Implicit and Explicit Grammatical Knowledge: A Case Study of Swedish Learners of English". 9th AILA-Europe Junior Researchers Meeting in Applied Linguistics 2017. Vienna, 7th September 2017.
  • "Do Rules Really Rule? Implicit and Explicit Grammatical Knowledge of Swedish Learners of English". ASLA Karlstad 2018: Classroom research and language/languaging. Karlstad, 12th April 2018.