Academic Activities

Chris Bongartz and her assistants attend international conferences on theoretical and applied linguistics and participate in international research debates. We also organize summer schools, workshops and further events in linguistics and language learning.


Events 2009

Summer school » GESSLA - Generative Studies in Second Language Acquisition


Conferences 2009

23. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Fremdsprachenforschung (DGFF), Sep 30 – Oct 3, 2009, Leipzig, Germany
Chris Bongartz and Udo Ohm chaired a session entitled “Intersections of sociocultural and psycholinguistic research in second language acquisition”
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International Symposium on Bilingualism 7, Jul 8-11, 2009, Utrecht, Netherlands
Chris Bongartz and Nadine Kolb presented an individual paper entitled “Full Transfer/Full Access in Child L2: Evidence from Genericity and the L2 Romance DP”.
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Quality management in language learning

Team Bongartz collaborates with a variety of partners in education and schooling and provides quality management and academic consulting for school programmes and institutions in language learning. We provide teacher trainings, academic consulting, language assessment and quality management for programs and institutions concerned with language learning and language pedagogy.

We are currently providing academic consulting for the following institutions:

» Kids on Top - Kids on Top is a private initiative offering afternoon language training for Kindergarten, pre-primary and primary school children. They adopt an immersion approach and teach a new language via content matters and in a playful way. Their curriculum includes content instruction in arts and music, social studies and mathematics. Click here to view their » brochure.


Projected additional content (under construction):

• conferences/talks (ppt’s, pdf’,)

• research trips (pix, videos)

• guest lectures (ppt’s, pdf’s)

• calendar (google calendar or similar function)


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Christian Eickbusch
Last updated May 11, 2010