Professional Development:

2004: B.A. in Psychology, Jacobs University Bremen

2006: M.Sc. in Cognitive Sciences, University of Amsterdam

2007: Lecturer/PhD Candidate in TEFL, University of Oldenburg

2011: Ph.D. in TEFL, University of Oldenburg

2012: Substitute Professor TEFL, University of Bremen

2014: Lecturer/Researcher in TEFL, University of Oldenburg

Monographs and Edited Volumes

Giesler, T. & Pfingsthorn J. (in Vorbereitung). Masters of Reflective Practice. Abschlussarbeiten in der Fremdsprachendidaktik. Trier: WVT.

Doff, S. & Pfingsthorn, J. (in Vorbereitung). Tagungsband - Abschlusskonferenz der HWK-Fokusgruppe “Media Meets Diversity @ School”: Implications and Challenges for Teacher Education.

Pfingsthorn, J. & Gehring, W. (erscheint 2020). Englische Fachdidaktik. Eine Einführung./Introduction to English Language Education (working title). Erich Schmidt Verlag.

Pfingsthorn, J. (2013). Variability in learner errors as a reflection of the CLT paradigm shift. In R. Kupetz & G. Blell (Hrsg.), “Fremdsprachendidaktik inhlats- und lernerorientiert”. Peter Lang.

Articles and Book Chapters

Pfingsthorn, J., Czura, A., Kramer, C. & Stefl, M. (appears 2019). Cultural diversity and the formation of professional identity: exploring the potential of telecollaboration in foreign language education. European Journal of Language Policy.

Pfingsthorn, J. (to appear). What are language errors? In S. Doff, T. Giesler und M. Tödter (Hrsg.) “Die Große Frage”. Trier: WVT.

Pfingsthorn, J. & Czura, A. (2017). Student teachers’ intrinsic motivation during short-term teacher training workshop. Language, Culture and Curriculum, 30.

Czura, A., & Pfingsthorn, J. (2016). The influence of short-term international intensive programme on student teachers’ perception of their future profession. Anglica Wratislaviensia 54.

Flöck, I. & Pfingsthorn, J. (2016). Comparing instrument-induced effects in EFL requests: Task-based approach versus Discourse Completion Task. Anglica Wratislaviensia 54.

Pfingsthorn, J. & Gehring, W. (2015). Ready to teach: The development of teacher trainees’ perceived competence. In Pixel (Hrsg.) Conference Proceedings of the 8th International Conference ICT for Language Learning: libreriauniversitaria.it, 336-342.

Flöck, I. & Pfingsthorn, J. (2014). Pragmatik und Englischunterricht. In W. Gehring & M. Merkl (Hrsg.), “Englisch lehren, lernen und erforschen”. Oldenburger Forum Fremdsprachen­unter­richt Band 7, Oldenburg: IBIT, 175 – 199.

Pfingsthorn, J. & Flöck, I. (2014). Investigating and Teaching Pragmatics: A Corpus-Based Approach. In W. Gehring & M. Merkl (Hrsg.), “Englisch lehren, lernen und erforschen”. Oldenburger Forum Fremdsprachen­unter­richt“. Band 7, Oldenburg: IBIT, 155 –173.

Engelhardt, M. & Pfingsthorn, J. (2013). Self-assessment and placement tests: A worthwhile combination? Language Learning in Higher Education, 2, 1, 75-89.

Pfingsthorn, J. (2012). Teaching and learning pragmatics: Where language and culture meet by Noriko Ishihara and Andrew D. Cohen. Book review. Journal of Pragmatics, 44, 4, 538-540.

Pfingsthorn, J. & Engelhardt, M. (2012). Errors in judgment of errors: Detection skills among EFL teacher trainees.” In: N. de Jong, K. Juffermans, M. Keijzer & L. Rasier (Hrsg.): Papers of the Anéla 2012 Applied Linguistics Conference. Delft: Eburon, 139-148.

Pfingsthorn, J. (2010). Error gravity: Intuitive ratings of non-native English teachers-in-training. In Engelhardt & Gehring (Hrsg.), “Fremdsprachendidaktik: Neue Aspekte in Forschung und Lehre”, Oldenburger Forum Fremdsprachendidaktik, BIS-Verlag, Oldenburg.

Pfingsthorn, J. (2010). “Skim it, scan it, group it, plan it! Learning strategies in use.” In Engelhardt & Gehring (Hrsg.), “Fremdsprachendidaktik: Neue Aspekte in Forschung und Lehre”, Oldenburger Forum Fremdsprachendidaktik, BIS-Verlag, Oldenburg.

Talks

(9/2018) Inklusiver Englischunterricht: Gemeinsam Lehren und Lernen (IEGLL-Tagung), Leuphana Universität Lüneburg: “Sprachliche und kulturelle Selbstrepräsentationen als Voraussetzung für Inklusion?“ (mit Christian Kramer)

(9/2018) Annual Colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society, Maynooth: „Peeking through the iron curtain: Methodological trends in Polish EFL textbooks in the socialist era“ (mit Tim Giesler)

(8/2018) MoSAiK-Project Conference: The Interplay of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education, Universität Koblenz-Landau: “Implicit attitudes of (pre-service) EFL teachers towards inclusive education: the Implicit Association Test as an empirical data collection tool in FL education?”

(06/2018) 8. Niedersächsisches Kolloquium der Fremdsprachendidaktik, Universität Hildesheim: “Please don’t staple my fingers! A task-based approach to requests in spoken EFL interactions” (mit Ilka Flöck)

(05/2018) Teacher Education Policy in Europe (Annual conference), University of Minho, Braga, Portugal: “Coming to terms with cultural and linguistic diversity as a prerequisite for inclusive education”

(04/2018) Telecollaboration and virtual exchange across disciplines: in service of social inclusion and global citizenship, Pedagogical University of Cracow, Polen: “Cultural diversity and the formation of professional identity: exploring the potential of telecollaboration in foreign language education” (mit Anna Czura, Christian Kramer und Martin Stefl)

(11/2017) Ringvorlesung: “Die große Frage— The grand question—La grande question”, Universität Bremen: “What are language errors?”

(11/2017) 2nd International Conference on Bilingual Education, Universität Cordoba, Spanien “Perpetuating (the lack of) plurilingual strategic competence: Preferences for and implementation of plurilingual resources among (future) non-native EFL teachers in Germany and Poland” (mit Christian Kramer)

(09/2017) 27th Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Fremdsprachenforschung, Universität Jena: “Die Bemessung pragmatischer Sprachbewusstheit: Precision und recall im metalinguistischen Beurteilungstest” (mit Ilka Flöck)

(07/2017) Gastvortrag, Universität Bremen: “Intertwined or disconnected? On the interplay of research and FL (teacher) education.”

(06/2017) ICCAGE Conference, Czech Technical University in Prag: “(In)flexible beyond the fixed? On the development of the multicompetent minds of non-native EFL teachers in Germany and Poland” (mit Christian Kramer)

(01/2017) Gastvortag, Universität Breslau, Polen: “Interlanguage pragmatics for beginners” (mit Christian Kramer)

(01/2017) Gastvortag, Universität Breslau, Polen: ““Dealing with language errors”

(07/2016) Innovations pédagogiques dans l’enseignement des langues étrangères: perspective historique (XVIe-XXIe siècles), University of Faro, Portugal: “Plus ça change, plus c’est la mȇme chose. Do innovations really innovate teaching modern foreign languages?” (mit Tim Giesler)

(11/2015) Language. Learning. Technology. Leuphana Universität Lüneburg: “In media res: exploring perceived media competence” (mit Christian Kramer)

(11/2015) Language. Learning. Technology. Leuphana Universität Lüneburg: “Glue, glue, glue. We need more glue: A task-based approach to requests in spoken EFL interactions” (mit Ilka Flöck)

(11/2015) 8th International Conference ICT for Language Learning, Florence, Italy: “Ready to teach: The development of teacher trainees’ perceived competence”

(04/2013) CLIL Conference 2013 on Modernizing Educational Practice: Perspectives in Content and Language Integrated Learning, Ustron, Poland: “Embracing the CLIL mindset: Attitudes towards and beliefs about CLIL among German teacher trainees”

(03/2013) 7. Niedersächsisches Kolloquium der Fremdsprachendidaktik, Universität Oldenburg: “Investigating and Teaching Pragmatics: A Corpus-based Approach” (mit Ilka Flöck)

(12/2012) 5. Nordwestdeutsches Linguistisches Kolloquium, Universität Oldenburg: “The COALLA collaboration: A corpus-based approach to speech acts and errors“ Posterpräsentation (mit Ilka Flöck)

(07/2012) 10th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference, Universität Warschau, Polen: „The COALLA collaboration. New directions in corpora development“ (mit Ilka Flöck)

(07/2012) Gastvortrag, Universität Bonn: „The COALLA collaboration. New directions in corpora development“ (mit Ilka Flöck)

(05/2012) 2. International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics, International Burch University Sarajevo, Bosnien und Herzegovina: “Let’s make that tower even higher: A task-based approach to directive speech acts in spoken EFL interactions” (mit Ilka Flöck)

(05/2012) Anéla 2012 Applied Linguistics Conference, Lunteren: “Errors in judgment of errors: Detection skills among EFL teacher trainees” (mit Maike Engelhardt)

(11/2011) CercleS Seminar: Ten years of the CEFR and the ELP, University of Groningen: “Self-assessment and placement tests: A worthwhile combination?” (mit Maike Engelhardt)

(11/2010) 5. Niedersächsiches Kolloquium der Fremdsprachendidaktik, Universität Hildesheim: “Learner errors as a reflection of didactic paradigm shifts”

(09/2010) 5. Tagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Sprachendidaktik - “Sprachen lernen: Kompetenzen entwickeln – Performanzen (über)prüfen, Universität Innsbruck: “Postersessions als Prüfungsform” (mit Wolfgang Gehring)

Teaching

Sommersemester 2018

  • Bachelorstudium: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning
  • Bachelorstudium: Introduction to Linguistics and the English Language
  • Bachelorstudium: New Research in Linguistics and Didactics

Wintersemester 2017/2018

  • Bachelorstudium: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning
  • Bachelorstudium: Plurilingualism and Pluriculturalism
  • Bachelorstudium: Beginning Language Learners
  • Abschlussarbeiten: Directed Studies

Sommersemester 2017

  • Bachelorstudium: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning
  • Bachelorstudium: Dealing with Errors
  • Abschlussarbeiten: Directed Studies

Wintersemester 2016/2017

  • Bachelorstudium: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning
  • Bachelorstudium: Teaching Communicative Competence
  • Masterstudium: Current Issues in ELT (Gym/WiPäd)
  • Masterstudium: Methodology in ELT (GHR)
  • Abschlussarbeiten: Directed Studies

Sommersemester 2016

  • Bachelorstudium: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning
  • Bachelorstudium: Doing Research in Didactics
  • Bachelorstudium: Teaching Pragmatics
  • Abschlussarbeiten: Directed Studies

Wintersemester 2015/2016

  • Bachelorstudium: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning
  • Bachelorstudium: Doing Research in Didactics
  • Abschlussarbeiten: Directed Studies

Sommersemester 2015

  • Masterarbeiten Kolloquium: Case Studies (Universität Bremen)
  • Masterstudium: Dealing with errors (Universität Bremen)
  • Bachelorstudium: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning

Wintersemester 2013/2014

  • Masterarbeiten Kolloquium: Case Studies
  • Masterstudium: Corpora in Language Teaching
  • Masterstudium: Learning Strategies in Practice
  • Masterstudium: Teaching Pragmatics
  • Bachelorstudium: Introduction to English Language Education

Sommersemester 2013

  • Masterarbeiten Kolloquium: Case Studies
  • Masterstudium: Using the European Language Portfolio
  • Masterstudium: Testing and Assessment
  • Masterstudium: Competences and Errors
  • Bachelorstudium: Historical and Theoretical Foundations of SLA

Wintersemester 2012/2013

  • Masterarbeiten Kolloquium: Case Studies
  • Masterstudium: Skills, knowledge, abilities
  • Masterstudium: Modern foreign language classrooms
  • Bachelorstudium: EFL Teaching and Learning Resources
  • Bachelorstudium: Introduction to English Language Education

Sommersemester 2012

  • Bachelorstudium: Doing Research in Didactics
  • Bachelorstudium: Learning Strategies in Practice
  • Bachelorstudium: Second Language Acquisition Theories, Classroom Implications
  • Bachelorstudium: Research Methods in Didactics and Linguistics
  • Basismodulübung: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning
  • Begleitveranstaltung für TutorInnen der Anglistik / Amerikanistik

Wintersemester 2011/2012

  • Bachelorstudium: Doing Research in Didactics
  • Bachelorstudium: Content and language integrated (CLIL) classrooms
  • Bachelorstudium: Interlanguage pragmatics: Classroom Applications
  • Bachelorstudium: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning
  • Begleitveranstaltung für TutorInnen der Anglistik / Amerikanistik

Sommersemester 2011

  • Masterstudium: Approaches to ELT (Grund-, Haupt- und Realschule)
  • Bachelorstudium: Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) classrooms
  • Masterstudium: Skills, knowledge, abilities (Gymnasium, Wirtschaftspädagogik) Begleitveranstaltung für TutorInnen der Anglistik / Amerikanistik
  • Bachelorstudium: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning
  • Bachelorstudium: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning

Wintersemester 2010/2011

  • Bachelorstudium: Interlanguage Pragmatics: Classroom applications
  • Begleitveranstaltung für TutorInnen der Anglistik / Amerikanistik
  • Basismodulübung: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning

Sommersemester 2010

  • Bachelorstudium: Testing and Assessment
  • Bachelorstudium: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning

Wintersemester 2009/2010

  • Bachelorstudium: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning
  • Bachelorstudium: Errors, mistakes, faults
  • Bachelorstudium: Pragmatics in English Language Teaching

Sommersemester 2009

  • Bachelorstudium: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning

Wintersemester 2008/2009

  • Bachelorstudium: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning

Sommersemester 2008

  • Bachelorstudium: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning

Wintersemester 2007/2008

  • Bachelorstudium: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning
  • Bachelorstudium: Errors, mistakes, faults

Sommersemester 2007

  • Bachelorstudium: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning