Anglistik / Amerikanistik

Research interests

  • Pragmatics
  • Interlanguage pragmatics
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Linguistic politeness
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Discourse and Conversation Analysis

PhD Dissertation

"Suggestions in English: A Contrastive Multimethod Analysis"

Conferences

  • (2012): "The COALLA collaboration: New directions in the development of learner corpora." Talk to be presented with Joanna Pfingsthorn at the 10th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference, Warsaw, July 2012.

  • (2012): "'Let's make that tower even higher': A task-based approach to directive speech acts in spoken EFL interactions." Paper presented with Joanna Pfingsthorn at the 2nd International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics, Sarajevo, May 2012.

  • (2012): "A methodological comparison of directive speech acts in American and British English: Discourse completion tasks versus conversational data." Talk presented at the first Pragmatics and Beyond conference at the University of Bonn, Bonn, January 2011.

  • (2011): "A methodological comparison of directive speech acts in American and British English: Discourse completion tasks versus conversational data." Poster presented at the 4th Northwestern German Linguistic Colloquium [Nordwestdeutsches Linguistisches Kolloquium], Bremen, December 2011. Downloads: >>Abstract<< >>Poster<<
  • (2010): "'Let's listen to The Commitments, you wanna?': Realising and identifying suggestions in American English conversations." Talk presented at the 3rd Northwestern German Linguistic Colloquium [Nordwestdeutsches Linguistisches Kolloquium], Oldenburg, December 2010. >>Abstract<<

Publications

Pfingsthorn, Joanna & Flöck, Ilka (submitted): "The COALLA collaboration: New directions in the development of learner corpora." Proceedings of the 10th Teaching and Language Corpora Conference.

Flöck, Ilka & Pfingsthorn, Joanna (submitted): "'Let's make that tower even higher': A task-based approach to directive speech acts in spoken EFL interactions." Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics.

Flöck, Ilka (2011): "Suggestions in British and American English: A corpus-linguistic study". In: Bochumer Linguistische Arbeiten 3, 67-81. (Special Issue: "Beyond Semantics: Corpus-based Investigations of Pragmatic and Discourse Phenomena edited by Stefanie Dipper & Heike Zinsmeister)