Page Content

Katrin Renkwitz, m.a., research assistant

Photo of Katrin Renkwitz


Phone:+49 (0)228-73-7593

office hour

During the winter term, my office hour takes place on

Thursdays, 6-7 p.m. 

in room 2.005. 

Please send me an email beforehand to tell me that you want to come and what you would like to discuss.



  • Winter 2017/2018: Research Methods (M.A., Übung)
  • Summer 2017: English as a Lingua Franca (B.A., Übung)
  • Winter 2016/2017: Intercultural Communication (M.A., Seminar)
  • Summer 2016: The why and how: Methods in Applied Linguistics (M.A., Seminar)
  • Winter 2015/2016: Corpus and other research methods in linguistics (B.A., Seminar)


  • Winter 2014/15: Introduction to Language and Communication Studies.
  • Winter 2013/14: Introduction to Language and Communication Studies.
  • Summer 2013: Issues in Linguistics: Semantics.

Talks and conferences

  • "Using the functional and lexical levels of requests to measure pragmatic competence: The case of German school students in Canada." Presentation at the 15th International Pragmatics Conference (IPRA), Befast, Northern Ireland, July 2017 (with F. Sell & K.P. Schneider).
  • "Intonation and its Contribution to Subtleties of Speech Act Meaning - Reviewing Past and Current Considerations for a Methodology." Presentation at the Kolloquium für die empirische Linguistik, Köln, Germany, May 2017.
  • "Assessing pragmatic competence in EFL users: A perception study on differences between native speakers and learners of English." Presentation at the GAL-Kongress 2016, Koblenz, Germany, September 2016 (with P. Sickinger & K.P. Schneider).
  • "Detecting Patterns and their Dependencies in the Intonation of Speech Acts." Presentation at the 8. Sprachwissenschaftliche Tagung für Promotionsstudierende (StaPS), Dresden, Germany, March 2016.
  • "Strategic Application or Untapped Potential? Backchanneling Behaviour in American and German Home Shopping Programmes." Presentation at the Second Bonn Applied English Linguistics Conference (BAELc2), Bonn, Germany, June 2013.

Related Content