Sie sind hier: Startseite Sprachwissenschaft Lehrstuhl Kortmann … Dr. Anna Rosen

Dr. Anna Rosen


Contact details

Room: 4222

Phone: +49 (0)761 203 3321



Office address:

Englisches Seminar
Kollegiengebäude IV
Rempartstr. 15
79085 Freiburg



Research interests

  • spoken learner language
  • the interface between linguistics and foreign language teaching
  • corpus linguistics and the classroom
  • (morphosyntactic) variation and change
  • language contact
  • sociolinguistics
  • language and identity
  • Channel Island English




  • since 2013 Lecturer and researcher at the English Department, University of Freiburg
  • 2012-2013 Teacher trainee, Deutsch-Französisches Gymnasium, Freiburg
  • 2007-2011 Lecturer and research assistant at the English Department, University of Bamberg
  • 2004-2005 Teaching assistant at the German Department, University of Kent, Canterbury
  • 2003-2004 Foreign language assistant at two secondary schools in Burgundy, France




  • 2012-2013 Secondary school teacher training, full qualification (Zweites Staatsexamen) since 2013
  • 2007-2011 Doctoral studies in English linguistics and Language History, University of Bamberg (fieldwork funded by the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD, prize awarded by the University of Bamberg for outstanding PhD theses)
  • 2001-2003 and 2005-2007 English and French studies, University of Freiburg
  • 2004-2005 MA in European and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Kent (funded by the School of European Languages and Cultures of the University of Kent)




  • Fachdidaktik: Teaching Speaking (team teaching with M. Miller)
  • Linguistics in the Foreign Language Classroom
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Language and Identity
  • Learner English in Bamberg (team teaching with K. Sell)
  • Channel Island English
  • Doing Historical Linguistics
  • Language Change
  • English Word-Formation
  • Introduction to English Linguistics


I have also undergone further training in university didactics (Bavarian Certificate of University Didactics, E-Learning Certificate) and I have taught foreign language classes at several secondary schools (German, English and French) and at university level (German only).




  • 2016. "The fate of linguistic innovations: Jersey English and French learner English compared." International Journal of Learner Corpus Research 2.2: 302-322.
  • 2015. "Review of Christoph Bürgel and Dirk Siepmann (eds.), Sprachwissenschaft Fremdsprachendidaktik: Neue Impulse." Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik 63.3: 339-342.
  • 2014. Grammatical variation and change in Jersey English [Varieties of English Around the World G48]. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. (Reviewed on Linguist List, Issue 26.404, 2015 by J. Leimgruber)
  • 2012. (with Manfred Krug). “Standards of English in Malta and the Channel Islands.” Standards of English – Codified Varieties around the World. Ed. Raymond Hickey. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 117-138.
  • 2012. “‘That’s a real Jersey one, eh?’ Discourse marker eh in Channel Island English.” New Trends and Methodologies in Applied English Language Research II. Eds. David Tizón-Couto et al. Bern: Peter Lang. 143-181.
  • 2012. “Channel Island English.” The Mouton World Atlas of Variation in English. Eds. Bernd Kortmann and Kerstin Lunkenheimer. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 98-105.
  • 2011. “Channel Island English.” The Electronic World Atlas of Variation in English [eWAVE]. Eds. Bernd Kortmann and Kerstin Lunkenheimer. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthopology. (14 February 2015). 



Conference papers

  • 2016    "The use of smallwords in the speech of German learners of English: A corpus-based study of the factors of instruction and natural exposure." Teaching and Language Corpora Conference (TaLC) 12, Gießen
  • 2015    "The fate of linguistic innovations in Jersey English." ICAME 36, Trier
  • 2011    “Identity construction in Channel Island English.” The Fourth International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English (ICLCE 4), Osnabrück
  • 2011     “Identity construction in Channel Island English.” Interfaces in Language 3, Canterbury, UK
  • 2009     “‘That’s a real Jersey one, eh?‘: Discourse marker eh in Channel Island English.” The Second International Postgraduate Conference on English Linguistics (ELC 2), Vigo, Spain
  • 2009     “Discourse marker eh in Channel Island English: Focus on Jersey.” The Third International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English (ICLCE 3), London