Publications & Presentations

Books

Oliver, D., & Furniss, E. (2013). Russian full circle: A first-year Russian textbook. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Ancillary website    Review in Russian Language Journal

 

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Furniss, E. (2016). Teaching the pragmatics of Russian conversation using a corpus-referred website. Language Learning & Technology, 20(2), 38–60.

Furniss, E. (2013). Using a corpus-based approach to Russian as a foreign language materials development. Russian Language Journal, 63, 195-212.

 

Book Chapters

Furniss, E. (in press). Teaching pragmatics with corpus data: The development of a corpus-referred website for the instruction of routine formulas in Russian. In J. Romero-Trillo (Ed.), Yearbook of corpus linguistics and pragmatics: Global implications for culture and society in the networked age. Dordrecht: Springer.

Kisselev, O., & Furniss, E. (in press). Corpus linguistics and Russian language pedagogy. In E. Dengub, I. Dubinina, & J. Merrill (Eds.), The Art of Teaching Russian. Bloomington, IN: Slavica.

 

Book Reviews

Furniss, E. (2015). [Review of the book Developing materials for language teaching, by B. Tomlinson]. LINGUIST List. Retrieved from http://linguistlist.org/issues/26/26-946.html

Furniss, E. (2014). [Review of the book Understanding pragmatic markers: A variational approach, by K. Aijmer]. LINGUIST List. Retrieved from http://linguistlist.org/issues/25/25-1307.html

Furniss, E. (2013). [Review of the book Russian language studies in North America: New perspectives from theoretical and applied linguistics]. Slavic and East European Journal, 57(2), 339-341.

 

Instructional Materials

Furniss, E. (2013). Da ty chto. Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research: CALPERLEX. Retrieved from: http://calper.la.psu.edu/corpus_portal/calperlex.php

Furniss, E. (2013). Ukh ty. Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research: CALPERLEX. Retrieved from: http://calper.la.psu.edu/corpus_portal/calperlex.php

 

Workshops and Lectures

“Using Corpus Tools for Language Teaching and Learning,” Summer Language Workshop, IU (2015)

“Creating Language Exercises with Corpora,” Center for Language Acquisition, Penn State (October 2014)

“Using Corpus Tools to Teach Russian,” Department of Applied Linguistics Round Table, Penn State (September 2014)

“Corpus Tools for Language Teaching (Part 2),” Center for Language Acquisition, Penn State (April 2014). PowerPoint.

“Writing Foreign Language Textbooks,” Center for Language Acquisition, Penn State (February 2014)

“Teaching with Technology” and “Corpus Analysis,” guest lectures for FR 581 “Theories and Techniques of Teaching French,” Penn State (Fall 2013)

 

Conference Presentations

2016    “An Online Module for Language Learning Strategy Literacy” L2DL & AZCALL 2016 Hybrid Symposium, online. Presented with Julia Kleinheider.

2016    “Corpus Linguistics for the Spanish Language Classroom” Second Annual Conference in Hispanic Studies, Houston, TX.

2016    “Designing an Online Course from Scratch” UH Innovative Teaching and Learning Symposium, Houston, TX. Presented with Anne Reitz and Elizabeth Goodin-Mayeda.

2016    “Applications of Corpus Approaches to the Development of Pragmatic Competence in Foreign Languages,” Wilga Rivers Pedagogy Colloquium, American Association for Applied Linguistics Conference, Orlando, FL.

2016    “Language Teaching Strategies in an Active Learning Classroom” South Central Association for Language Learning Technology, Houston, TX. Presented with Anjana Singhal.

2016    “Preparing Students for Language Study with an Online Training Module” SOCALLT, Houston, TX. Presented with Julia Kleinheider.

2015    “Teaching the Pragmatics of Russian Conversation through Technology” International Council for Central and East European Studies Ninth World Congress, Tokyo, Japan.

2014    “On the Fringes of the Classroom: Pragmatics in Language Classes” Roundtable, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX.

2014    “Developing a Web-Based Module for the Instruction of Routine Formulae in Russian”  2nd Conference of the American Pragmatics Association, Los Angeles, CA.

2014    “Using Corpus Analysis to Inform the Teaching of Pragmatic Routines in Russian” 19th International Conference on Pragmatics and Language Learning, Bloomington, IN.

2014    “Expressing Surprise in Russian Conversation: A Corpus Analysis of a Pragmatic Function” British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies Annual Conference, Cambridge, UK.

2014    “Using a Corpus-Based Approach to Russian as a Foreign Language Materials Development” American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages Conference, Chicago, IL.

2014    “Pervyi Krug: A New Option for the First-Year Russian Curriculum” Roundtable, American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages Conference, Chicago, IL.

2012    “Teaching Interjections in Russian: A Corpus-Based Approach” 1st International Pragmatics Conference of the Americas and the 5th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics, Charlotte, NC.

2012    “Pervyi Krug: A Concise, Thorough, and Effective First-Year Russian Course” Roundtable, American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages Conference, Seattle, WA.

2010    “The Portable Language Lab: Using iPods to Increase Learner Autonomy and Engagement” New England Regional Association for Language Learning Technology Conference, Worcester, MA. Presented with Diane Creede.

2009    “Promoting Russian Language Learner Autonomy through Technology”  American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

2009    “Gaming in the Foreign Language Classroom: An Annotated Webliography” International Association for Language Learning Technology Conference, Atlanta, GA.

2009    “Web 2.0: Applications for Russian Teaching” Central Association of Russian Teachers of America XI Conference, San Francisco, CA.

2008    “Possibilities for the Use of Audio and Video Materials in the Teaching of Russian” “Language, Culture, Mentality: Problems of Learning in the Foreign Classroom,” Department of Russian as a Foreign Language, Herzen State Pedagogical University, St. Petersburg, Russia. Presented in Russian. Paper published in conference proceedings.

2008    “Soviet Film for Learners of Russian” “Exhibition of Pedagogical Achievements,” Herzen State Pedagogical University, St. Petersburg, Russia. Presented in Russian.

2008    “Teaching Russian to Foreigners: A Comparison of the American and Russian Textbook” “Global World: the Humanities Crisis or Moment of Development,” Department of Philosophical Anthropology, Herzen State Pedagogical University, St. Petersburg, Russia. Presented in Russian. Paper published in conference proceedings.

2008    “A Comparative Description of Russian and American Methodological Literature in the Teaching of Russian as a Foreign Language” “International Communication in the Humanities and Education,” Department of Russian as a Foreign Language, Herzen State Pedagogical University, St. Petersburg, Russia. Presented in Russian.

2006    “Russian as a Foreign Language: A Comparative Analysis of Methodology and Materials” Beloit College International Symposium, Beloit, WI.

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