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Lisa-Christine Altendorf, M.A.


 Lisa-Christine Altendorf

I am a research assistant for the LETS team and a PhD student of Prof. Dr. Svenja Kranich.



Office Hours (Winter 2022/23)

Wednesdays, 10 am - 11am (Zoom or in person)

Please register for office hours via email and let me know whether you would prefer zoom or an in-person meeting.

Different times can be agreed upon via email.

Research Interests

  • Audiovisual Translation Studies
  • Critical Discourse Analysis
  • Language on Social Media
  • Computer Mediated Communication
  • Second Language Acquisition


Since 2022:

PhD student, Anglistik/Amerikanistik: Sprachwissenschaft, University of Bonn, Germany

Working title: Extramural activities and English language learning in German EFL students

2019 - 2022:

M.A. Applied Linguistics, University of Bonn, Germany 

Thesis: "Exploring the connection between extramural online activities, lexical diversity, and errors in German upper grade students"

2016 - 2019:

B.A. English Studies and German Studies, Bonn University, Germany


  • "Extramural Activities And German Students’ Proneness to Errors." Poster presentation at the "72. Studentische Tagung Sprachwissenschaft (StuTS)", November 2022.
  • "Extramural activities and German students' lexical diversity written texts: A case study." Talk at the "International Virtual Conference on Language and Literature (IVICOLL)" held by The Language Centre of State Polytechnic of Malang, October 2022.
  • "Exploring the connection between extramural online activities and English competence in German upper grade students". Talk at the "11th Bonn Applied English Linguistics Conference", July 2022.
  • "The protest paradigm and Black Lives Matter movements in 2020: how do US American and German news differ in their reports on the events?". Talk to be presented at the "34th Conference of the Canadian Association for Translation Studies (CATS)", May 2022 (online conference).
  • "Inivitation or offer? - Speech act recognition by German and American language users". Talk at the "10th Bonn Applied English Linguistics Conference", July 2021 (online conference).
  • "Collocational competence at university level - a case study of crosslinguistic influence between German and English". Talk at the Nachwuchstagung für Englische Linguistik (NEL3), February 2021 (online conference).
  • "'Sed Lex, Dura Lex' - Of Law Making and Breaking in The Shadowhunter Chronicles". Talk at "Understanding Imaginary Worlds": A students' conference on world-building in Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Beyond , June 2019.




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