New publications

Adler, Astrid /Plewnia, Albrecht (2020): Aktuelle Bewertungen regionaler Varietäten des Deutschen. Erste Ergebnisse der Deutschland-Erhebung 2017. In: Hundt/Kleene/Plewnia/Sauer, 2020. S. 15-35.

Adler, Astrid/Hansen, Karolina (2020): Studenten, StudentInnen, Studierende? Aktuelle Verwendungspräferenzen bei Personenbezeichnungen. In Ewels/Plewnia, 2020. S. 47-63.

Beyer, Rahel (2020): Rezension von Hélène Vinckel-Roisin (2018): La répétition immédiate du nom propre en allemand: enjeux textuels et argumentatifs. In: Zeitschrift für Sprachwissenschaft. 

Dück, Katharina (2020): Language Contact and Language Attitudes of Caucasian Germans in Today’s Caucasus and Germany. In: Lenz, Alexandra/Masleko, Mateusz (Hrg.)(2020): VARIATIONist Linguistics meets CONTACT Linguistics. (=Wiener Arbeiten zur Linguistik 6). Wien: V&R unipress. S. 25-49.

Dück, Katharina (2020): Wer spricht Deutsch im Kaukasus? Zur Bedeutung der deutschen Sprache sowie ihrer Verknüpfung mit der ethnischen Identität bei Kaukasiendeutschen im heutigen Südkaukasus. In: Sprachreport 1/2020. Mannheim: Leibniz-Institut für Deutsche Sprache. S. 14-23.

Ewels, Andrea-Eva/Plewnia, Albrecht (Hrg.)(2020): Themenheft „Sprache und Geschlecht“. Beiträge zur Gender-Debatte. Muttersprache 130.1.

Hundt, Markus/Kleene, Andrea/Plewnia, Albrecht/Sauer, Verena (Hrsg.) (2020): Regiolekte. Objektive Sprachdaten und subjektive Sprachwahrnehmung. (= Studien zur Deutschen Sprache 85). Tübingen: Narr.


German at the workplace: The linguistic-communicative integration of refugees

Homepage of the project: dib.ids-mannheim.de

 

In collaboration with providers of training sessions for refugees, multiple field studies are being conducted to analyse the process of communicative competence acquisition; this competence is essential for successful professional communication at work and interpersonal integration into the work team. Partners of the project are: Universities in Southern Germany, the Agency for Employment Regensburg, as well as local partners from the economy and the vocational advancement services.

Apart from that, two language proficiency surveys are being conducted in integration courses of various German states in collaboration with the Goethe-Institute Mannheim. For this, the language proficiency and language biography of EU foreigners and other migrants are being elicited as a control group of the refugees arriving in Germany.

As part of this project, the IDS supports the training process of various refugees in training programs by regularly offering German lessons as well as assistance with administration-related concerns.

Project management
Prof. Dr. Henning Lobin/Prof. Dr. Arnulf Deppermann

Staff:
Dr. Ibrahim Cindark
David Hünlich, PhD
Santana Overath

 

Research assistants:
Kristin Bauer, Anastasia Caraceban.