Dr. Simone Lechner

wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin in der Sprachwissenschaft

Room 8013

August-Bebel-Straße 28

simone.lechner(at)uni-rostock.de

Tel.: +49 (0)381 498-2587

Fax: +49 (0)381 498-2594

Sprechzeit im Semester

Dienstag von

17.00 Uhr bis 18.00 Uhr 

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Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

04/2020 - 08/2020
Substitute Lecturer (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) at Europa-Universität Flensburg

01/2019 - 04/2020
Lecturer (Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben) at Leuphana University, Lüneburg

10/2015 - 03/2019
Lecturer (Lehrbeauftragte) at the University of Hamburg

10/2015 - 07/2020
Fulltime Doctoral Candidate (Scholarship Holder from 10/2015 to 09/2018) at the University of Hamburg

10/2014 - 07/2015
Research Fellow in the BMBF funded project MEZ (Mehrsprachigkeit im Zeitverlauf/Multilingual Development: A Longitudinal Perspective)

01/2014 - 12/2014
Research Fellow at the Faculty of English and American Studies (Department of Linguistics), University of Hamburg

12/2011 - 12/2013
Research Fellow in the Cluster of Excellency LiMA (Linguistic Diversity Management in Urban Areas, University of Hamburg)

07/2011
Magister Artium (Master of Arts) in English Linguistics, English Literature and Theological Philosophy at Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich

Interests

Interests

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Language Development in the Digital Age
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Cognitive Linguistics
  • Pragmatics
  • Discourse Analysis
Publications

Publications

2020
Lechner, Simone. Second Language Acquisition of Demonstratives. A cross-linguistic, multi-directional study of L1 English, L1 German and L1 Japanese learners of L2 German, L2 English and L2 Japanese. Elektronische Dissertationsschrift Staatsbibliothek Hamburg.

2018
Lechner, Simone. "Zum Einfluss von Kenntnissen in der Herkunftssprache auf die Verständlichkeit des Englischen als Fremdsprache." In: Grit Mehlhorn and Bernhard Brehmer (eds.): Potenziale von Herkunftssprachen: Sprachliche und außersprachliche Einflussfaktoren [= Forum Sprachlehrforschung 14]. Tübingen: Stauffenberg.

2016
Lechner, Simone. "Literale Fähigkeiten als Ressource beim Erwerb von Fremdsprachen in mehrsprachigen Kontexten." In: Peter Rosenberg and Christoph Schröder (eds.): Mehrsprachigkeit als Ressource in der Schriftlichkeit. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

2015
Siemund, Peter and Simone Lechner. "Transfer Effects when acquiring English as a foreign language in bi- and multilingual contexts." In: Hagen Peukert (ed.): Transfer Effects in Multilingual Language Development (Hamburg Studies on Linguistic Diversity 4). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

2015
Lechner, Simone and Peter Siemund. "The role of language external factors in the acquisition of English as an additional language by bilingual children in Germany." In: Heli Paulasto, Lea Meriläinen, Helka Riionheimo, and Maria Kok (eds.): Language Contacts at the Crossroads of Disciplines. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

2014
Lechner, Simone and Peter Siemund. "Double Threshold: Preconditions for positive language influence in English as an additional language in bi- and multilingual contexts." In: Mary Grantham O'Brian, Rahat Naqvi, Joseph W. Windsor and Rhonda G. Sim (eds.): Interdisciplinary Approaches to Multilingualism. Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences 5: 546. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00546.

Conference Presentations (Selection)

Conference Presentations (Selection)

09/2018
Lechner, Simone. “Deictic contrast relations in learners of English as a Second Language.” British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL), York, Great Britain

06/2018
Lechner, Simone. “Cross-Linguistic Influence in the Acquisition of Distance Relations by Learners of English, German and Japanese as a Second Language.” J-SLA, Tokyo, Japan.

04/2018
Lechner, Simone. “Deictic Contrast Relations in Learners of English as a Second Language.” EMLAR, Utrecht, Netherlands.

04/2017
Lechner, Simone. “Second Language Acquisition of Deictic Distance Relations.” ELSJ Spring Forum, Tokyo, Japan.

05/2015
Lechner, Simone. "Metalinguistic reflection in written and spoken production in foreign language acquisition by unbalanced bilinguals: A usage-based approach.” International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB 10), Rutgers, NJ, USA.

03/2015
Lechner, Simone.  "The acquisition of morphosyntactic and lexical features in the development of English as an L3 in German multilingual contexts." Norddeutsches Linguistik Kolloquium 16, Hannover, Germany.

09/2014
Lechner, Simone and Martin Kohlberger (University of Leiden/James Cook University). "Phonetic transfer onto L3 English." (Panel Advances in the investigation of L3 phonological acquisition, organized by Magdalena Wrembel and Jennifer Cabrelli Amaro). SLE 2014. Poznań, Poland.

06/2014
Lechner, Simone. "Expanding the Expanding Circle: German multilingualism and its effect on English." Sociolinguistics Symposium 20. Jyväskylä, Finland.

06/2014
Lechner, Simone. "From "the Mann eat" to "the man eats": The acquisition of morpho-syntactic and lexical features in the development of English as an L3 in German multilingual contexts."9th International Conference on L3 Acquisition and Multilingualism, Uppsala, Sweden.

03/2014
Lechner, Simone. "The role of parental motivation in the acquisition of English in bi- and multilingual contexts." Georgetown University Roundtable of Language and Linguistics (GURT 2014), Washington D.C., USA.

Teaching (Selection)

Teaching (Selection)

since 11/2020
Introduction to English Linguistics, Fundamentals of Grammar (University of Rostock)

since 10/2020
Language and Identity (European University of Flensburg)

04/2020 - 07/2020
Introduction to Lexicology, Pragmatics (European University of Flensburg)

03/2020
TOEIC preparation Intensive Course (B1/B2, Leuphana University Lüneburg)

10/2019 - 02/2020
Get English before it gets you! (B1/B2 English Course, Leuphana University Lüneburg)

09/2019
Oral Performance and Study Skills (Sprachpraxis, University of Hamburg)

07/2019
Text and Response (Sprachpraxis, University of Hamburg)

04/2019 - 07/2019
TOEIC Preparation Course B1 (with Lynette Kirschner, Leuphana University Lüneburg)

04/2019 - 07/2019
Tandem als Methode des Spracherwerbs und interkultureller Kompetenzen (Spanisch, Französisch, Englisch) (with Prof. Dr. Nuria Miralles Andress, Leuphana University Lüneburg)

03/2019
Intensive Preparation Course TOEIC (Leuphana University Lüneburg)

10/2018 - 01/2019
Oral Performance and Study Skills (Sprachpraxis, University of Hamburg)
Introduction to English Language Studies (Sprachpraxis, University of Hamburg)

04/2018 - 07/2018
Methoden der Linguistik (Linguistic Methods, University of Hamburg)

02/2017
Oral Performance and Study Skills (Sprachpraxis, University of Hamburg)

10/2016
Oral Performance and Study Skills (Sprachpraxis, University of Hamburg)

08/2016
Oral and Performance Skills (Sprachpraxis, University of Hamburg)

02/2016
Text and Response (Sprachpraxis, University of Hamburg)

04/2015 - 07/2015
Second and Third Language Acquisition (University of Hamburg)

11/2014 - 01/2015
Language and Video Games (University of Hamburg)

10/2014 - 02/2015
Introduction to English Linguistics (University of Hamburg)

04/2014 - 07/2014
Introduction to Applied Linguistics (University of Hamburg)

04/2014 - 07/2014
Varieties of English around the World (University of Hamburg)

Teaching

Teaching

SS 2021
Phonetics & Phonology
Fundamentals of Grammar

WS 2020/21
Introduction to English Linguistics
Fundamentals of Grammar