Alessandra Tomaselli

foto,  July 23, 2015
Position
Full Professor
Academic sector
L-LIN/14 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - GERMAN
Research sector (ERC)
SH4_10 - Language typology

Office
Palazzo di Lingue,  Floor Primo,  Room 1.15
Telephone
+39 045802 8315
Fax
+39 045802 8320
E-mail
alessandra|tomaselli*univr|it <== Replace | with . and * with @ to have the right email address.

Office Hours

Thursday, Hours 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM,   Palazzo di Lettere, Floor Primo, room 1.06

Curriculum


CURRENT ACADEMIC POSITION
2000- :  Full professor for German Linguistics (SSD:L-LIN/14; SC: 10/M1) at the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of Verona.
UNIVERSITY SERVICE
2013- :  Dean's Advisor on Educational Policy.
RESEARCH  INTERESTS
-  Language-Grammar and Syntax
-  Language Change, Language Planning, Language Policies
- Dialectology
- Acquisition of German
- Corpus Linguistics
ORGANIZATION AND DIRECTION OF RESEARCH PROJECTS
2014- :  member of the European research project “Advancing the European Multilingual Experience”(AthEME) - FP7-SSH-2013-1 [Collaborative projects (Large Scale Integrated Research Projects)], project coordinator: prof. Lisa Lai-Shen Cheng, Leiden University, duration: 60 months (2014-2019).

Modules

Modules running in the period selected: 54.
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Course Name Total credits Online Teacher credits Modules offered by this teacher
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce German Language 1 [Cognomi A-L] (2020/2021)   9  eLearning
Master's degree in Linguistics German linguistics LM (2020/2021)   9  eLearning TEIL I
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce German Language 1 [Cognomi A-L] (2019/2020)   9  eLearning
Master's degree in Linguistics German linguistics LM (2019/2020)   9  eLearning TEIL I
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Publishing German I (2018/2019)   9  eLearning
Master's degree in Linguistics German linguistics LM (2018/2019)   9  eLearning TEIL I
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce German Language 1 [Cognomi A-L] (2017/2018)   9  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce German Language 1 [Cognomi M-Z] (2017/2018)   9  eLearning
Master's degree in Linguistics German linguistics LM (2017/2018)   9  eLearning TEIL I
Ph.D. programme in Foreign Literatures, Languages and Linguistics Attività didattica dottorato (2017/2018)   10   
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Publishing German I (2016/2017)   9  eLearning
Master's degree in Linguistics German linguistics LM (2016/2017)   9  eLearning TEIL I
TEIL II
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Publishing German I (2015/2016)   9  eLearning
Master's degree in Linguistics German linguistics LM (2015/2016)   9  eLearning TEIL I
Bachelor's degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures German I (2013/2014)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce German I [Cognomi A-E] (2013/2014)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce German I [Cognomi F-O] (2013/2014)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce German I [Cognomi P-Z] (2013/2014)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures German I (2012/2013)   9   
Master's degree in Linguistics German linguistics lm (2012/2013)   9    PARTE II
PARTE I
Bachelor's degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures History of the German Language (2012/2013)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce German I [Tur] (2011/2012)   9   
Master's degree in Linguistics German linguistics lm (2011/2012)   9    PARTE II
PARTE I
Bachelor's degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures German I (2010/2011)   9   
Master's degree in Linguistics German linguistics lm (2010/2011)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures History of the German Language (2010/2011)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures German I (2009/2010)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Tourism and International Commerce German I [Tur] (2009/2010)   9   
Master's degree in Linguistics German linguistics lm (2009/2010)   9   
Bachelor's degree in Languages and Cultures for Publishing German I (2008/2009)   9      Competenza linguistica B1
Bachelor's degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures German I (2008/2009)   9      Competenza linguistica B1
Lezioni
Postgraduate Degree in Linguistics (until 2008-2009) German linguistics (2008/2009)   3   
Degree in Linguistics and Foreign Language Didactics History of the German Language (2008/2009)   6   
Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures German I (2007/2008)   8   
Degree in Linguistics and Foreign Language Didactics History of the German Language (2007/2008)   6   
Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures German I (2006/2007)   8   
Degree in Linguistics and Foreign Language Didactics History of the German Language (2006/2007)   6   
Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures German I (2005/2006)   8   
Degree in Languages and Culture for Tourism Management and International Commerce German I [Matricole pari] (2005/2006)   10    10 
Postgraduate Degree in Linguistics (until 2008-2009) German linguistics (2005/2006)   3   
Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures German I (2004/2005)   8   
Master's degree in Modern Comparative Languages and Literatures (until 2008-2009) German II LS (1st language) (2004/2005)   6     
Master's degree in Modern Comparative Languages and Literatures (until 2008-2009) German II LS (2nd language) (2004/2005)   3     
Master's degree in Modern Comparative Languages and Literatures (until 2008-2009) German I (LS) (2004/2005)   6     
Degree in Linguistics and Foreign Language Didactics History of the German Language (2004/2005)   6     
Degree in Languages and Culture for Tourism Management German I [turistico] (2002/2003)   10     
Degree in Languages and Culture for Publishing German I (2001/2002)   8     
Four-year Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures German Linguistics (2001/2002)   1     
Degree in Linguistics and Foreign Language Didactics History of the German Language (2001/2002)   6     
Four-year Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures German Linguistics (2000/2001)   0     

 
Research interests
Topic Description Research area
Acquisition of German Acquisition of German as a second language for Romance speakers. Linguistics and L2 acquisition. Teaching and learning German as a foreign language German language and linguistics
Acquisition of German - Spracherwerb / Spracherlernung (des Deutschen)
Language change Principles of language change German language and linguistics
Language Change, Language Planning, Language Policies – Sprachwandel, Sprachplanung, Sprachpolitik
Language contact Theory of language contact in Northern Italy: (morpho-)syntactic, phonological and lexical phenomena in language contact situations. Focus on Germanic (Standard German, German dialects, German minority languages), Romance (Standard Italian, Northern Italian dialects, Ladin) and Slavic (Slovenians dialects). German language and linguistics
Germanic Grammar and Syntax – Grammatik und Syntax
Dialectology/Geolinguistics Theory and methodology in dialectology. Language mapping. Morphological systems of the German dialects. German-language island in Northern Italy. Microvariation German language and linguistics
Dialectology - Dialektologie
Teaching methods Interaction between grammatical theory and foreign language teaching, with special focus on the so-called "Felderanalyse". Language description in terms of object classes and foreign language teaching. Partes orationis and foreign language teaching. The benefits of linguistic awareness and crosslinguistic comparison in foreign language learning. Plural and multimodal approaches to multilingual competence development German language and linguistics
German language - Teaching methods
Syntax/Morphology Synchronic and diachronic aspects of German syntax (V2; syntactic features of pronominal elements; complementation). Morphosyntax of prefix verbs in German. Comparative syntax of the German dialects and the Germanic languages from the generative perspective. Inflectional morphology with special emphasis on language change. Predicative roots and their syntax. The syntax of adverbial clauses German language and linguistics
Germanic Grammar and Syntax – Grammatik und Syntax
Projects
Title Starting date
VinKo - Varietäten im Kontakt/Varietà in Contatto/Varieties in Contact 1/1/19
Progetto di eccellenza: Le Digital Humanities applicate alle lingue e letterature straniere 1/1/18
Germanic-Romance language contact in the Southern-Central Alps 3/1/14
Language Evolution and Language Decay: the notion of Protolanguage in the generative grammar perspective 1/1/12
Il Cimbro come laboratorio di analisi per la variazione linguistica in sincronia e diacronia - Proposte per l'implementazione dell'ASIS (Atlante Sintattico dell'Italia Settentrionale) 5/5/09
La modellizzazione della variazione linguistica in fonologia 7/15/07
Linee di sviluppo diacronico in un contesto di isola linguistica: Cimbro e Sappadino a confronto (continuazione) 10/1/05
Linee di sviluppo diacronico in un contesto di isola linguistica: Cimbro e Sappadino a confronto 10/1/04
COFIN 2001-2003 (Coordinatore Nazionale: Prof. Claudio Marazzini). Titolo specifico dell'unità di ricerca di Verona: "La rilevanza della Felderanalyse come interfaccia fra grammatica teorica e grammatica normativa nelle grammatiche del tedesco". 3/26/01
Per una storia della grammatica in Italia e in Europa: La rilevanza della "Felderanalyse" come interfaccia fra grammatica teorica e grammatica normativa nelle grammatiche del tedesco 1/1/01
Le isole linguistiche come esempio di variazione sintattica rispetto allo standard: il caso del cimbro. (1998) 1/1/98