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Iulia Pittman

Iulia Pittman

Castanoli Endowed Professor

Associate Professor

German

World Languages, Literatures & Cultures

Iulia Pittman

Contact Me

334-844-6373

pittman@auburn.edu

6042 Haley Center

Office Hours

By Appointment

Education

PhD, University of Georgia

Research Interests

second language acquisition, pronunciation issues in foreign language learning, technology in foreign language teaching, business German, and code-switching

Publications

  • Pittman, I. & Gramberg, A. (2016) "An Exploration of Outreach Opportunities for College German Programs in Alabama” in Creating Citizens: Liberal Arts, Civic Engagement, and the Land-Grant Tradition. Brigitta Brunner (Ed.) University of Alabama Press. 62-85.
  • Raising Children Bilingually in the United States. (2015) Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Cambridge, UK. (Editor and Contributor)
  • “Integration of Pronunciation in First-Year German Textbooks” in Proceedings of the 6th Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference. J. Levis, R. Mohammed, M. Qian & Z. Zhou (Eds). Santa Barbara, CA. Ames, IA: Iowa State University. 2015: 229-242.
  • “Language and Culture through the Lens of Business German” in Cultural Diversity and Specialty Languages. Napoca Star, Cluj-Napoca, 2013: 68-75.
  • “To PowerPoint or not to PowerPoint: Student Presentations in the Foreign Language Classroom” in Diversitate Culturală şi Multilingvism (Cultural Diversity and Multilingualism). Napoca Star, Cluj-Napoca. 2012, 52-61.
  • "German Phonetic Transcription and its Challenges in the Foreign Language Classroom," Deutsch: Lehren und Lernen. 2010, 41: 12-15.
  • "Successful Technologies for Teaching Phonetics," Southern Journal of Linguistics. 2010, 34.1:75-86.
  • "Technologies in Teaching Undergraduate German: Strengths and Weaknesses" (2008) in Diversitate Cultural? si Multilingvism (Cultural Diversity and Multilingualism). Napoca Star, Cluj-Napoca. 325-332.
  • "Bilingual and Trilingual Code-Switching Between Hungarian, Romanian, and English in the Speech of Two Transylvanians Living in North-American" (2008) in International Journal of Multilingualism. 5:122-139.
  • The Romanian Accent in English. University of Mississippi Press. (2008)
  • "Change and Variety in the Mosaic of German Dialects." (2007) Patois and Linguistic Pastiche in Modern Literature. Giovanna Summerfield (Ed.) Cambridge Scholars Press. 105-118.
  • Bedeleanu, D. (2000). Transesophageal Echocardiography. Casa C?r?ii de ?tiin??. Translated from Romanian into English.

Courses Taught

  • FLGR 3010: German Conversation and Composition I
  • FLGR 3020: German Conversation and Composition II
  • FLGR 3030: German Pronunciation and Conversation
  • FLGR 4310: Business German I
  • FLGR 4320: Business German II
  • FLGR 4330: German Business, Media, and Society