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Put your “big girl” voice on - Parliamentary heckling against female MPs
Heckles are an illegitimate, yet common way of commenting directly and immediately on what is being said at the lectern. However, (non-)verbal interjections can also be used to disconcert the speaker, thus scoring points ...
The Effectiveness of Lexicographic Tools for Optimising Written L1-Texts
We present an empirical study addressing the question whether, and to which extent, lexicographic writing aids improve text revision results. German university students were asked to optimise two German texts using (1) no ...
Small- and medium-sized enterprises in a multilingual region: best practices in multilingualism or missed opportunities?
The paper focuses on small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) located in bilingual/multilingual regions. We analyse how they manage multilingual communication, multilingual knowledge sharing, and internationalisation. ...
Alte und neue Formen der Mehrsprachigkeit in Südtirol
Strategien in der Förderung von Multilingual Awareness im Rahmen der Südtiroler Wanderausstellung „Sprachenvielfalt – in der Welt und vor unserer Haustür“
(Frank & Timme Verlag für wissenschaftliche Literatur, 2018)
This contribution presents a creative strategy to implement multilingual didactics in schools in a diverse multilingual European region. Due to South Tyrol‘s historical background, languages and linguistic diversity are ...
Dialekt als Norm? Zum Sprachgebrauch Südtiroler Jugendlicher auf Facebook
(de Gruyter, 2018)
For the DiDi project, we studied linguistic behaviour among Facebook users in the multilingual province of South Tyrol by looking at the Facebook texts written by 136 participants from the region. The corpus of texts ...
The Myth of the Digital Native: Analysing language use of different generations on Facebook
Digital Natives, i.e. people who grew up in a digital world, are said to be different to their counterparts, digital immigrants, regarding their communication habits and use of digital services. In this paper, we investigate ...
Kollaborative und kooperative Terminologiearbeit im Bereich Recht: Die Funktion der Rechtsfachleute
High quality terminology work generally requires the input, consultancy, and revision of native speaker domain experts. In this paper we describe the role and tasks of domain experts within the terminology workflow, with ...