Timea Molnár

 

Room: 2202
Phone: (62) 544-284

Contact: timke.molnar@gmail.com

Office hours: On leave

 

Areas of specialization: sociolinguistics, language contact, third language acquisition

 

Degrees

 

2009 MA in English language and literature and English language teacher education with Business English and Applied Linguistics specializations.

 

Courses taught

 

Academic Study Skills

Communication Skills

Foundation and 2

Multilingualism in North-America.

Use of English 1 and 2

Writing Skills

 

List of publications

 

Molnár, Timea. 2010. Second language versus third language vocabulary acquisition. Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics 33.

Molnár, Timea. 2010. Rolul L2 în achiziţionarea L3: O comparaţie a competenţei lexicale a unor elevi unilingvi vs. bilingvi [The role of the L2 in the acquisition of the L3: A comparison of the lexical competence of monolingual vs. Bilingual students]. In Horváth, István & Tódor Erika Mária eds. Limbă, identitate, multilingvism şi politici educaţionale, Editura Institutului pentru Studierea Problemelor Minorităţilor Naţionale, [Language, identity, multilingualism and educational policy, An edition of the Institute for the Study of the Problems of the National Minorities]. Kriterion, Cluj-Napoca, 141- 164.

Molnár, Timea. 2010. Cognate recognition and L3 vocabulary acquisition. Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, Philologica, 2(2): 337−349.

Molnár, Timea. 2011. Review: Xiao-lei Wang  „Growing up with three languages. Birth to eleven”.  In: Americana Vol VII. Language Contact-Special Issue.

Molnár, Timea & Huber Máté. 2013. Hungarian in Canada: A macro-sociolinguistic analysis. In: Carla Amorós, Rudolf Muhr, Carmen Fernández Juncal, Klaus Zimmermann, Emilio Prieto de los Mozos and Natividad Hernández Muñoz eds. Exploring linguistic standards in non dominant varieties. Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt, 303-318.

Huber, Máté & Molnár Timea. 2015. Attitudes of speakers of non-dominant varieties of Hungarian towards their own variety and the dominant one. In: Rudolf Muhr, Dawn Marley, Anu Bissoonauth and Leo Kretzenbacher eds. Pluricentric Languages worldwide and pluricentric Theory. Peter Lang Verlag, Wien et. al.

 

Conference presentations

 

Limbă, identitate, multilingvism şi politici educaţionale [Language, identity, multilingualism and educational policy] conference, Csíkszereda, Romania, 2009. June 19-20. „Rolul L2 în achiziţionarea L3: O comparaţie a competenţei lexicale a unor elevi unilingvi vs. Bilingvi” [The role of the L2 in the acquisition of the L3: A comparison of the lexical competence of monolingual vs. Bilingual students].

1st Conference on Discourse, Culture and Representation, Csíkszereda, Romania, 2010. April 23-24. „Cognate Recognition and Third Language Acquisition. A pilot study”.

Tenth Conference on British and American Studies “Crossing Boundaries: Approaches to the Contemporary Multicultural Discourse, Brasov, Romania, 2012. April 6-7. „Language maintenance or language shift: Hungarian as a heritage language in Canada”.

22nd CONFERENCE ON BRITISH AND AMERICAN STUDIES, Timisoara, Romania, 2012. May 17-19. „Null subject in Hungarian as a heritage language”.

II International Conference on Non-Dominant Varieties of Pluricentric languages: Exploring linguistic standards in non-dominant varieties, Salamanca, Spain, 2012. July 11-13. „Plural vs. singular forms in the Canadian Hungarian variety”.

II International Conference on Non-Dominant Varieties of Pluricentric languages: Exploring linguistic standards in non-dominant varieties, Salamanca, Spain, 2012. July 11-13. „Hungarian in Canada. A macro sociolinguistic analysis”. (presented with Máté Huber)

XIII. MANYE Kongresszus, Budapest, Hungary. 2013. March 26-28. „Láttalak vagy láttalak téged? Testes vagy testetlen accusativusi személyes névmások a kanadai magyar nyelvváltozatban”.

III International Conference on Non-dominant Varieties of Pluricentric Languages, University of Surrey, England, 2014 July 3-4. „Attitudes of speakers of non-dominant varieties of Hungarian towards their own variety and the dominant one” (presented with Máté Huber)

Poster presentations:

 

LINEE Training Institute on Multilingualism, Prague, the Czech Republic, 2010. June 22-25. „Linguistic resources in L3 acquisition”.

LINEE Training Institute on Multilingualism, Prague, the Czech Republic, 2011. June 20-24. „Teaching Romanian to Hungarian minority students in Transylvania”.

The Road Less Travelled. An international conference on heritage languages and heritage language acquisition, Toronto, Canada, 2012. October 26-27. „Use of Pronouns in Hungarian as a Heritage Language. A comparative study”.

 

Supervised paper:

 

BA thesis:

Lesi Adrienn “Code-switching and language shift in a Hungarian-German bilingual family.” (2012)