Prof. Dr. Gila A. Schauer

gila.schauer@uni-erfurt.de

Inhaberin der Professur für Angewandte Sprachwissenschaft mit Schwerpunkt Anglistik (Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft)

Kontakt

Mitarbeitergebäude 1 / Raum 608

+49 361 737-4349

Sprechzeiten

dienstags 15-16 Uhr

Besucheranschrift

Campus
Nordhäuser Str. 63
99089 Erfurt

Postanschrift

Universität Erfurt
Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft
Angewandte Sprachwissenschaft mit Schwerpunkt Anglistik
Postfach 90 02 21
99105 Erfurt

Prof. Dr. Gila A. Schauer

Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

10/2017 – 10/2019 Dekanin der Philosophischen Fakultät, Universität Erfurt

10/2012 – 09/2014 Direktorin des Sprachenzentrums, Universität Erfurt

seit 05/2012 Professorin für Anglistische und Angewandte Sprachwissenschaft, Universität Erfurt

09/2009 – 04/2012 Lecturer B, Department of Linguistics and English Language, Universität Lancaster

10/2005 – 04/2010 Direktorin des EAP/Study Skills Programms, Lancaster University

08/2005 – 08/2009 Lecturer A, Department of Linguistics and English Language, Universität Lancaster

2005 Promotion in Anglistik, School of English Studies,  Universität Nottingham (Betreuer*innen: Prof. Dr. Zoltan Dörnyei, Prof. Dr. Svenja Adolphs)

03/2003 – 06/2005 akademische Mitarbeiterin von Prof. Svenja Adolphs, School of English Studies, Universität Nottingham

01/2003 – 06/2005 Lehrbeauftragte für Seminare, School of English Studies, Universität Nottingham

02/2002 - 01/2003 Lehrerin für Deutsch als Fremdsprache, Language Service to Businesses, Universität Nottingham

2001 M.A. in Anglistik (mit Auszeichnung), School of English Studies, Universität Nottingham

Forschung

Publikationen

Monographien

Schauer, G. A. (2019). Teaching and Learning English in the Primary School: Interlanguage Pragmatics in the EFL context. Springer. Reviewed by Changqing Zheng & Shujun Chen in System (2020, 94, 102360).

Schauer, G. A. (2009). Interlanguage pragmatic development: The study abroad context. Continuum/Bloomsbury. Reviewed by Silvia Rodriguez Sabater in The Modern Language Journal (2011, 95(2), 333-334), Celeste Kinginger in Applied Linguistics (2011, 32(5), 572-574), Marcus Callies in The Year's Work in English Studies (2011, 123), & Shuai Li in Intercultural Pragmatics (2012, 9(1), 127-133).

Aufsätze & Buchkapitel in Alleinautorenschaft

Schauer, G.A. (im Druck). 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. (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. (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.

Schauer, G.A. (2017). Leading by example and giving teachers a voice: Alan Waters' contribution to ELT.
(9 pages). urn:nbn:de:gbv:547-201700040 . URL: https://www.db-thueringen.de/receive/dbt_mods_00031875

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

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

Schauer, G.A. (2012). Pragmatics and Grammar, In C.A. Chapelle (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics (pp. 4564-4571). Wiley-Blackwell.

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. (2008). Getting better in getting what you want: Language learners' pragmatic development in requests during study abroad sojourns. In M. Puetz & J. Neff-van Aertselaer (Eds.), Developing contrastive pragmatics: Interlanguage and cross-cultural perspectives (pp. 399-426). Mouton de Gruyter.

Schauer, G. A. (2007). Finding the right words in the study abroad context: The development of German learners' use of external modifiers in English. Intercultural Pragmatics, 4(2), 193-220.

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

Schauer, G. A. (2006). The development of ESL learners' pragmatic competence: A longitudinal investigation of awareness and production. In K. Bardovi-Harlig, C. Felix-Brasdefer & A. Omar (Eds.), Pragmatics and Language Learning (pp. 135-163). Second Language teaching and Curriculum Center University of Hawaii.

Schauer, G. A. (2004). May you speak louder maybe? Interlanguage pragmatic development in requests. In S. H. Foster-Cohen, M. Sharwood Smith, A. Sorace & M. Ota (Eds.), EUROSLA Yearbook (Vol. 4, pp. 253-273). John Benjamins.

Aufsätze und Buchkapitel in Co-autorenschaft

Culpeper, J., & Schauer, G.A. (2018). Pragmatics. In J. Culpeper, F. Katamba, P. Kerswill, T. McEnery and R. Wodak (Eds.) English Language: Description, variation and use (2nd ed.) (146-164). Palgrave / MacMillan.

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.

Culpeper, J., & Schauer, G.A. (2009). Pragmatics. In J. Culpeper, F. Katamba, P. Kerswill, T. McEnery and R. Wodak (Eds.) English Language: Description, variation and use (pp. 202-220). Palgrave.

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

Rezensionen

2010, Review: Alcón Soler, E. & A. Martinez-Flor (Eds.) (2008). Investigating pragmatics in foreign language learning, teaching and testing. Applied Linguistics, 31(2), 313-316.

2007, Review: Cho, Yongkil (2005). Grammatik und Hoeflichkeit im Sprachvergleich. Direktive Handlungsspiele des Bittens, Aufforderns und Anweisen im Deutschen und Koreanischen. (A Comparison of Grammar and Politeness in German and Korean: Directive Language Games with Requests, Injunctions and Instructions). Journal of Politeness Research, 3(2), 325-329.

Vorträge

Plenarvorträge

Foreign language pragmatic development in an instructed context - investigating input and output, plenary held at the Teaching and Learning L2 Pragmatics conference at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston, England, 28-29 June, 2018.

Eliciting data with the Multimedia Elicitation Task: a comparison of learners' requests in study abroad and EFL contexts, plenary held at the Universitat Jaume I, Spain, 8-9 November 2007.

Eingeladene Vorträge

Teaching pragmatics in the EFL context: textbooks and other input options, held at Leuphana University, Lüneburg, 22 June 2015.

Interlanguage pragmatics: What learners need to learn and teachers need to teach, held at the University of Bonn, 10 June 2013.

Developing productive and receptive pragmatic competence in the study abroad context: a multimedia investigation, invited presentation held at the University of Bristol, 15 February, 2006.

Konferenzvorträge

Being (dis)agreeable: investigating pragmatic strategies for agreeing and disagreeing in English as a foreign language (EFL) in secondary general and intermediate secondary schools in Germany, paper presented at the 15th International Pragmatics Conference, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 16 - 21 July, 2017.

Thanking and responding to thanks: Comparing speech act input provided in EFL textbooks & EFL learners' pragmatic output, paper presented at the 14th International Pragmatics Conference, Antwerp, Belgium, 26 - 31 July, 2015.

"It's really insulting to say something like that to anyone": an investigation of English and German native speakers' impoliteness perceptions, paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics and Communication , Valletta, Malta, 30 May - 1 June, 2014.

Impoliteness and culture: investigating English and German native speakers' perceptions of impoliteness events reported in England and Germany, paper presented at the Teaching and Learning (Im)politeness conference, London, 8-10 July, 2013.

Investigating the effect of explicit, implicit and no instruction on L2 learners’ use of apologies in the study abroad context, paper presented at the 44th the Annual Conference of the British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL), Bristol, 1-3 September, 2011. (co-presented with Nicola Halenko)

Sorry may not be enough: Examining the effects of explicit, implicit and no instruction on L2 learners’ interlanguage pragmatic development in the study abroad context, paper presented at the 12th International Pragmatics Conference, Manchester, 3-8 July, 2011. (co-presented with Nicola Halenko)

Impoliteness across cultures: a comparative analysis of impoliteness events in English and German, paper to be presented at 4th International Conference Intercultural Pragmatics, Madrid, Spain, 15-17 November, 2010. (co-presented with Jonathan Culpeper)

Impoliteness events in English and German: a cross-cultural investigation, presentation held at the 37. Oesterreichische Linguistiktagung, Salzburg, Austria, 5-7 December, 2009. (co-presented with Jonathan Culpeper)

Impoliteness in interpersonal interactions: a cross-cultural analysis of English and German, presentation held at the Annual Conference of the British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL), Newcastle, 3-5 September, 2009. (co-presented with Jonathan Culpeper)

Student-tutor communication in the university context: an intercultural pragmatic investigation, presentation held at the 15th World Congress of Applied Linguistics (AILA), Essen, Germany, 24-29 August, 2008.

The cross-cultural variation of impoliteness: A study of face-attack in impoliteness events reported by students in China, Britain, Germany and Turkey, presentation held at the 4th International Symposium on Politeness, Budapest, Hungary, 2-4 July, 2008. (co-presented with Jonathan Culpeper, Leyla Marti and Meilian Mei)

Communicating with university staff in a second language: frequent problems and possible solutions, presentation held at the BAAL Language Learning and Teaching SIG, Lancaster, 2-3 July, 2007.

Discussing students’ writing in academic tutorials: an interlanguage pragmatic investigation of institutional talk, presentation held at the Annual Conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL), Costa Mesa, USA, 21-24 April, 2007.

Which strategy? Language learners’ pragmatic choices in a study abroad and EFL context, presentation held at the joint AAAL and ACLA Conference, Montreal, Canada, 17-20 June, 2006.

Knowing when to say what to whom: a longitudinal investigation of students’ pragmatic development in a L2 university context, presentation held at the 31st LAUD Symposium, Landau, Germany, 27-30 March, 2006.

Noticing the p’s and q’s: the development of ESL learners’ pragmatic proficiency, presentation held at the Annual Conference of the British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL), Bristol, 15-17 September, 2005.

The development of ESL learners' pragmatic competence: A longitudinal investigation of awareness and production, presentation held at the 16th International Conference on Pragmatics and Language Learning, Indiana University – Bloomington, USA, 14-16 April, 2005.

To be direct or not to be direct: Learners’ and native speakers’ use of directness levels in requests, poster presentation held at Politeness Conference: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Language and Culture, Nottingham, 12 March, 2005.

Interlanguage pragmatic development from two angles: production and comprehension, presentation held at the Annual Conference of the British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL), London, 9-11 September, 2004.

The development of pragmatic awareness: A longitudinal study, presentation held at the Annual Conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL), Portland, OR, USA, 1-4 May, 2004.

May you speak louder maybe? Interlanguage pragmatic development in requests, presentation held at the Annual Conference of the European Second Language Association (EUROSLA), Edinburgh, 18-21 September, 2003.

Gutachtertätigkeiten

Fachzeitschriften

  • Applied Linguistics
  • Arts and Humanities in Higher Education
  • Canadian Modern Language Review
  • Intercultural Communication Education
  • Intercultural Pragmatics
  • International Review of Applied Linguistics
  • Journal of Language and Politics
  • Journal of Pragmatics
  • Language and Linguistics Compass
  • Language Learning
  • Language Teaching
  • Language Teaching Research
  • Language Testing
  • Modern Language Journal
  • Pragmatics & Society
  • Studies in Second Language Acquisition
  • System
  • TESOL Quarterly

Verlage

  • Bloomsbury
  • De Gruyter Mouton
  • John Benjamins
  • Routledge
  • Springer
  • Wiley
  • University of Hawaii Press

Fördereinrichtungen

  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (D)
  • Economics and Social Research Council (UK)
  • National Science Foundation (US)
  • Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO, Netherlands)

Lehre

Lehrveranstaltungen

  • Master Lehrveranstaltungen
    • Researching Language in Society
    • Researching Topics in Second Language Acquisition
    • Researching Topics in L2 Teaching
    • Topics in Discourse Analysis
    • Topics in ELT and SLA
    • Topics in Language and Gender
  • Bachelor Lehrveranstaltungen
    • Discourse Analysis
    • Introduction to Applied Linguistics
    • Issues in Applied Linguistics
    • Language and Gender
    • Second Language Acquisition
    • Semantics & Pragmatics (mit Prof. Hampe)

Betreuung von Promotionsarbeiten

Abgeschlossene Dissertationen

  • Kontrastiver Vergleich explizierter und implizierter Lehrmethoden bei Sprechakten (2014, gemeinsame Betreuung mit Prof. Dr. Geoffrey Leech, Lancaster University)
  • Erwerb von Modalität von EnglischlernerInnen (2011, gemeinsam mit Prof. Dr. Jonathan Culpeper, Lancaster University)

Derzeitige Dissertationen

Betreuung von Master Arbeiten

Master-Arbeiten (Auswahl)

  • Medizinische Kommunikation in der Frauenheilkunde – eine diskursanalytische Studie zum Gesprächsverhalten von Gynäkologinnen und ihren Patientinnen
  • Frauen auf YouTube: Eine korpusgestützte Diskursanalyse von YouTube Content
  • Pragmatische Entwicklungsstudie über den Sprechakt Auffordern / Bitten: deutsche Spanischlernende im spanischen akademischen Austauschkontext
  • Politische Talk Shows im öffentlich rechtlichen Fernsehen: eine diskursanalytische Untersuchung von Moderierenden und politischen Gästen unter Berücksichtigung von Gender
  • Genderlinguistische Untersuchung über Englischlehrbücher für Sekundarschulen
  • Institutioneller Geschäftsdiskurs: eine genderlinguistische Untersuchung
  • Kommissive Sprechakte im kulturellen Vergleich: eine kontrastive Studie des Deutschen und Spanischen
  • Analyse von Fremdsprachenlehrbüchern hinsichtlich der Vermittlung interkultureller Kompetenz
  • Einfache und erweiterte formulaic sequences in Fremdsprachenlehrbüchern
  • Sprachlernmotivation im Zielkontext: eine Untersuchung von nichtmuttersprachlichen Schüler*innen in einem englischen Internatskontext

Betreuung von Bachelor Arbeiten

Bachelor-Arbeiten (Auswahl)

  • Kontrastive pragmatische Untersuchung: Danksagungen und Danksagungserwiderungen von Muttersprachler*innen und Fremdsprachenlernenden
  • Pragmatische Lehrwerksanalyse - Meinungsäußerungen in der Regelschule
  • Pragmatische Entwicklung in der Regelschule
  • Institutioneller Diskurs: Konversationsanalyse und Sequenzen in online Kochsendungen
  • Stylistische Vergleichsuntersuchung eines Romans und eines digitalen transformativen Werkes
  • Die sprachliche Darstellung von Gender in Kinderbüchern
  • Gender und Komplimente: eine kontrastive Untersuchung weiblicher und männlicher amerikanischer MuttersprachlerInnen
  • CDA Analyse politischer Reden
  • Variationspragmatische Untersuchungen über Sprechakte im amerikanischen und britischen Englisch
  • Vergleichende Untersuchungen von Sprechakten im Englischen und Griechischen

Externe Prüfungstätigkeit

Promotion

2018 ‘An Exploratory Study of Expressing Disagreement in ELF Academic Group Discussion’, Lancaster University, England

2018 ‘Online sarcasm and its perception by second language learners: The case of Iraqi EFL learners in Iraq and the UK’, Lancaster University, England

2011 ‘Cross-cultural pragmatics: requests, and request refusals in Palestinian Arabic and British English’, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgien

Master

2008 - 2014 Externe Prüferin für den MA in Applied Linguistics an der University of Manchester, England.

Selbstverwaltung

Universitäre Ebene

06/2020 -                 WISEflow Projekt Team (Mitglied)

11/2019 –                 Bibliotheksausschuss, Universität Erfurt ( Mitglied)

01/2018 – 07/2018  Universitäre Arbeitsgruppe zum Lehrangebot, Universität Erfurt ( Mitglied)                   

01/2018 –                 Internationaler Beirat, Universität Erfurt (Mitglied)        

10/2017 – 09/2019  Senat, Universität Erfurt (permanenter Gast mit Rederecht)

10/2017 – 09/2019  Christoph Martin Wieland Forschungsforum, Universität Erfurt (Mitglied)

10/2017 – 09/2019  Consilium Decanale, Universität Erfurt (Mitglied)

01/2015 – 10/2017   Bibliotheksausschuss, Universität Erfurt (stellv. Vorsitzende 01/2016 –10/2017, Mitglied 01/2015 – 10/2017)

07/2014 – 06/2017   Gleichstellungsbeirat, Universität Erfurt (Mitglied)

10/2012 – 10/2017    Vorstand des Sprachenzentrums, Universität Erfurt (Vorsitzende 10/2012 – 9/2014, dann Mitglied)

10/2012 – 09/2014    Direktorin des Sprachenzentrums, Universität Erfurt

2007 – 2009                Lancaster University International Study Centre Management Board (Mitglied)

Fakultät

10/2017 – 09/2019 Haushalts- und Strukturkommission, Universität Erfurt (Vorsitzende)  

10/2017 – 10/2019 Dekanin der Philosophischen Fakultät, Universität Erfurt

05/2012 –                Fakultätsrat der Philosophischen Fakultät, Universität Erfurt (Mitglied 05/2012 – 09/2017, Vorsitzende 10/2017 – 09/2019, gewähltes Mitglied 10/2019 -)

Seminar / Abteilung

Seminar

10/2015 – 10/2016  Studienrichtungsbeauftragte BA Anglistik / Amerikanistik & MEd Englisch, Universität Erfurt

Abteilung (Auswahl)

03/2011 – 05/2012  Koordinatorin für MA in Applied Linguistics Double Degree with Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Lancaster University

01/2012 - 05/2012  Departmental MA Studies Committee (Mitglied), Lancaster University

01/2011 – 05/2012  Director of Studies für MA Programme: Language Studies, Discourse Studies, English Language and Literary Studies, Lancaster University

2011                          Departmental Postgraduate Studies Committee (Member), Lancaster University

01/2006 – 05/2006  Departmental Visiting Students & Scholars Coordinator, Lancaster University

09/2005 – 09/2006  Departmental Disability Officer, Lancaster University

2005 – 2008              Departmental Staffing Committee (Member), Lancaster University

2005 – 2012              Departmental Board (Member), Lancaster University