Dr Bettina Boss

Honorary Senior Lecturer (German)

Lic.Phil. University of Basel; Ph. D. UNSW; M.A.UNSW

School of Humanities & Languages

Contact

Room 210, Morven Brown

Current research project: Learning a Foreign Language in the Third Age (with Alexis Tabensky)

Publications

    Books

    • Boss B, 2012, The Swiss in New South Wales: A History, Original, Swiss Historical Society Inc., Sydney

    Book Chapters

    • Boss B, 2018, 'Swiss Travellers in Nineteen Century Australia', in Lay T; Morgan P; Bandhauer A; Lue Y (ed.), WORLD WITHIN Self-perception and Images of the Other in German Literatures and Cultures, Australian Scholarly, North Melbourne, pp. 321 - 338
    • Boss B, 2015, 'Nationalsymbole der Schweizer Gemeinschaft in Sydney von 1870 bis heute', in Studer B; Arni C; Leimgruber W; Mathieu J; Tissot L (ed.), Die Schweiz anderswo - La Suisse ailleurs AuslandschweizerInnen - SchweizerInnen im Ausland Les Suisses de l'étranger - Les Suisses à l'étranger, edn. 29, Chronos, Zurich, pp. 187 - 202
    • Boss B;Diehl E, 2005, 'Teaching German Grammar: Strictly for the Birds?', in Bandhauer A; Boss B; Dunne K; Mehigan T; Mollering M; Veber M (ed.), New Directions in German Studies: A context of interdisciplinary, edn. First, Department of language and Cultures, German Section, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, pp. 131 - 141
    • Boss B, 2005, 'Language Acquisition and the German Classroom: Overview', in Bandhauer A; Boss B; Dunne K; Mehigan T; Mollering M; Veber M (ed.), New Directions in German Studies: A context of interdisciplinary, edn. First, Department of language and Cultures, German Section, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, pp. 125 - 130

    Journal articles

    • Boss B, 2008, 'Exploring the acquisition of german verb morphology by instructed learners', Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, vol. 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.2104/aral0814
    • Boss B, 2006, 'Report: Why Switzerland? Swiss Cultural Studies for Tertiary Students of German', Babel: Journal of the Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations, vol. 41, pp. 16 - 19
    • Boss B, 2006, 'Plurizentrischer DaF-Unterricht, ober wie? (Pluricentric instruction in German as a foreign language, but how?', Zielsprache Deutsch: die Zeitschrift fuer den Deutschunterricht in der Erwachsenenbildung, vol. 1-2, pp. 67 - 80
    • Boss B, 2005, 'Pluricentric Instruction in German as a foreign language - but how?', Info Daf; Information Deutsch Als Fremdsprache, vol. 6, pp. 546 - 555
    • Boss B, 2005, 'Switzerland down-under: Swiss cultural studies in Australia', Babylonia - a Journal of Language Teaching and Learning, vol. 4, pp. 29 - 31
    • Boss B, 2004, 'Wann Ich Habe reizeit, Ich Koche Gern. Zum Erwerb der Deutschen Inversion and Nebensatzwortstellung durch Australische Studierende [`When I have time I like to cook`.].', Deutsch als Fremdsprache [German as a Foreign Language], vol. 41, pp. 28 - 32
    • Boss B;Jansen L, 2003, 'Teaching grammar: all for the birds?', Babylonia - a Journal of Language Teaching and Learning, vol. 2/2003, pp. 30 - 35
    • Boss B, 2003, 'Do Our Students Learn What We Teach Them?', Babel: Journal of the Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations, vol. 38, pp. 26 - 30
    • Boss B, 2003, 'Swiss themes in three `pluricentric` German language textbooks', Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, vol. 26, pp. 6 - 18
    • Diehl E;Studer T;Boss B, 2002, 'Grammatik - Erwerb und Unterricht', Bulletin vals-asla Sonderheft, vol. Autumn, pp. 101 - 108
    • Boss B, 1999, 'Felicity J. Rash (1998) The German Language in Switzerland. Multilingualism, Diglossia and Variation (German linguistic and cultural studies)', Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, pp. 129 - 132
    • Boss B, 1998, 'Grammatik im DaF-Unterricht ab initio: läßt sich der Spracherwerb steuern', Fremdsprachen und Hochschule, pp. 68 - 78

    Conference Papers

    • Boss B, 2005, 'Is the acquisition of German verb inflection linked to that of word order?', in 13th International German Teachers` Conference Graz 2005, 13th International German Teachers` Conference Graz 2005, Graz, Austria, presented at 13th International German Teachers` Conference Graz 2005, Graz, Austria, 01 - 06 August 2005

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