Research areas

Interlanguage pragmatic development

University context

selected publications

Schauer, G.A. (2021). Email communication in English and in German: a contrastive pragmatic investigation of German university students’ emails sent to university staff in their native and foreign language. In Economidou-Kogetsidis, M., Halenko, N. & Savić, M. (Eds), Email Pragmatics and Second Language Learners (pp. 179-201). John Benjamins.

Schauer, G.A. (2010). Study abroad and its effect on speech act performance. In A. Martinez Flor and E. Uso Juan (Eds.) Speech act performance: Theoretical, empirical and methodolgical issues (pp. 91-108). John Benjamins.

Schauer, G. A. (2009). Interlanguage pragmatic development: The study abroad context. Continuum/Bloomsbury.

Schauer, G. A. (2006). Pragmatic awareness in ESL and EFL contexts: Contrast and development. Language Learning, 56(2), 269-318.

Secondary school context

Schauer, G.A. (in press, 2022). Foreign language pragmatic development in an instructed secondary school context - investigating input and output focusing on the speech acts of agreement and disagreement. In Halenko, N. & Wang, J. (Eds.), Pragmatics and English Language Learning. Cambridge University Press.

Intercultural communication & Intercultural Communicative Competence

Schauer, G.A. (2022). Intercultural competence and pragmatics in the L2 classroom: views of in-service EFL teachers in primary, secondary and adult education. In McConachy, T. & Liddicoat, A. (Eds.), Teaching and Learning Second Language Pragmatics for Intercultural Understanding (pp. 173-198). Routledge.

Schauer, G.A. (2021). Measuring intercultural competence. In Winke, P. & Brunfaut, T. (Eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition and Language Testing (pp. 359-370). Routledge.

Schauer, G.A. (2016). Assessing intercultural competence. In D. Tsagari & J. Banerjee (Eds.), Handbook of Second Language Assessment. (pp. 181-202). Mouton de Gruyter.

Interlanguage pragmatic analysis of different learning contexts

University - Study abroad & EFL

Schauer, G. A. (2009). Interlanguage pragmatic development: The study abroad context. Continuum/Bloomsbury.

Schauer, G. A. (2006). Pragmatic awareness in ESL and EFL contexts: Contrast and development. Language Learning, 56(2), 269-318.

Primary school - state / public primary school & private international primary school

Schauer, G. A. (2019). Teaching and Learning English in the Primary School: Interlanguage Pragmatics in the EFL context. Springer.

Pragmatic analysis of L2 teaching materials

EFL teaching materials for the primary school

Schauer, G. A. (2019). Teaching and Learning English in the Primary School: Interlanguage Pragmatics in the EFL context. Springer.

EFL materials for the secondary school (incl. Special Educational Needs)

Schauer, G.A. (in press, 2022). Foreign language pragmatic development in an instructed secondary school context - investigating input and output focusing on the speech acts of agreement and disagreement. In Halenko, N. & Wang, J. (Eds.), Pragmatics and English Language Learning. Cambridge University Press.

Schauer, G.A. (2020). Lehrmaterialien für Sekundarschulschüler*innen mit speziellem Förderbedarf: eine kontrastive pragmatische Studie von Sprechakten in zwei Lehrwerken. In Glaser, K. & Limberg, H. (Eds.) Pragmatische Kompetenzen im schulischen Fremdsprachenunterricht (pp. 259-285). Peter Lang Verlag. [Please note that this is a publication written in German]

International textbooks / adult education

Schauer, G. A., & Adolphs, S. (2006). Expressions of gratitude in corpus and DCT data: Vocabulary, formulaic sequences, and pedagogy. System, 34(1), 119-134.

Pragmatic analysis of children's literature

Schauer, G.A. (in press, 2022). Exploring the potential of graphic novels for L2 pragmatic teaching and learning – focus on young learners. The Language Learning Journal.

Schauer, G. A. (2019). Teaching and Learning English in the Primary School: Interlanguage Pragmatics in the EFL context. Springer.

further publications are in progress

Pragmatics and young foreign language learners

Schauer, G.A. (2022, in press). Foreign language pragmatic development in an instructed secondary school context - investigating input and output focusing on the speech acts of agreement and disagreement. In Halenko, N. & Wang, J. (Eds.), Pragmatics and English Language Learning. Cambridge University Press.

Schauer, G.A. (in press, 2022). Exploring the potential of graphic novels for L2 pragmatic teaching and learning – focus on young learners. The Language Learning Journal.

Schauer, G.A. (2022). Teaching L2 Pragmatics to Young Learners: A Review Study. Applied Pragmatics, 4(2), 137-158. [Available Open Access here Teaching L2 pragmatics to young learners | John Benjamins (jbe-platform.com) )

Schauer, G.A. (2020). Lehrmaterialien für Sekundarschulschüler*innen mit speziellem Förderbedarf: eine kontrastive pragmatische Studie von Sprechakten in zwei Lehrwerken. In Glaser, K. & Limberg, H. (Eds.) Pragmatische Kompetenzen im schulischen Fremdsprachenunterricht (pp. 259-285). Peter Lang Verlag.

Schauer, G. A. (2019). Teaching and Learning English in the Primary School: Interlanguage Pragmatics in the EFL context. Springer.

Impoliteness Research

Schauer, G.A. (2017). "It's really insulting to say something like that to anyone": an investigation of English and German native speakers' impoliteness perceptions. In I. Kecskes & S. Assimakopoulos (Eds.), Current Issues in Intercultural Pragmatics (pp. 207-227). John Benjamins.

Culpeper, J., Schauer, G.A., Marti, L., Mei, M. & Nevala, M. (2014). Impoliteness and emotions in a cross-cultural perspective. SPELL: Swiss Papers in English Language and Literature, 30, 67-88.

Culpeper, J., Marti, L., Mei, M., Nevala, M., & Schauer, G.A. (2010). Cross-cultural variation in the perception of impoliteness: A study of impoliteness events reported by students in England, China, Finland, Germany and Turkey. Intercultural Pragmatics, 7(4), 597-624.

English Language Teaching

Primary school

Schauer, G. A. (2019). Teaching and Learning English in the Primary School: Interlanguage Pragmatics in the EFL context. Springer.

Primary / Secondary / Tertiary (contrastive)

Schauer, G.A. (2022). Intercultural competence and pragmatics in the L2 classroom: views of in-service EFL teachers in primary, secondary and adult education. In McConachy, T. & Liddicoat, A. (Eds.), Teaching and Learning Second Language Pragmatics for Intercultural Understanding (pp. 173-198). Routledge.

Email Pragmatics

Schauer, G.A. (2021). Email communication in English and in German: a contrastive pragmatic investigation of German university students’ emails sent to university staff in their native and foreign language. In Economidou-Kogetsidis, M., Halenko, N. & Savić, M. (Eds), Email Pragmatics and Second Language Learners (pp. 179-201). John Benjamins.

Gender & Diversity

Schauer, G.A. (in press, 2022). Exploring the potential of graphic novels for L2 pragmatic teaching and learning – focus on young learners. The Language Learning Journal.

Schauer, G.A. (2016). Towards a model of group-based cyberbullying: combining verbal aggression and manipulation approaches with perception data to investigate the portrayal of transgender people in seven newspaper articles. (41 pages) urn:nbn:de:gbv:547-201600661 . URL: https://www.db-thueringen.de/receive/dbt_mods_00030940

Further publications are in progress

Prof. Dr. Gila Schauer
Prof. Dr. Gila Schauer

 

Prof. Dr. Gila Schauer

Professor of English and Applied Linguistics

Sekretariat der Professur für Anglistische & Angewandte Sprachwissenschaft
(Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft)
Mitarbeitergebäude 1 / room 616