Søren Wind Eskildsen

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Curriculum

CV: Søren Wind Eskildsen. Email: swe@sitkom.sdu.dk

Present occupation:
Postdoctoral research fellow, Institute of Business Communication and Information Science, University of Southern Denmark

Research interests: Second language learning, second language interaction, usage-based linguistics, conversation analysis.

Academic degrees

2008 PhD in Linguistics (English as a Second Language), University of Southern Denmark

2004 Master of Arts, English and Danish as a Second Language, University of Copenhagen.


Selected publications

Eskildsen, S. W. 2012. L2 negation constructions at work. To appear in Language Learning

Eskildsen, S. W. 2011. Type and token frequency. To appear in P. Robinson (Ed.) Routledge Encyclopedia
of Second Language Acquisition. New York: Routledge.

Eskildsen, S. W. 2011. The L2 Inventory in Action – Conversation Analysis and Usage-Based Linguistics in
Second Language Acquisition. In. G. Pallotti & J. Wagner (eds.) L2 Learning as Social
Practice: Conversation-analytic Perspectives. (PP. 327-364) Honolulu: National Foreign
Language Resource Center.

Eskildsen, S. W. 2009. Constructing another Language – Usage-Based Linguistics in Second Language
Acquisition. Applied Linguistics. 30 (3): 335-357.

Eskildsen, S. W. & T. Cadierno. 2007. Are Recurring Multi-Word Expressions Really Syntactic Freezes?
Second Language Acquisition from the Perspective of Usage-Based Linguistics in Nenonen,
M, S. Niemi & J. Niemi (eds.) Collocations and Idioms 1: Papers from the First Nordic
Conference on Syntactic Freezes, Joensuu, May 19-20, 2007. Studies in Languages, University
of Joensuu, Vol 41. Joensuu: Joensuu University Press

Poulsen, L. & Eskildsen, S. W. (red.). 2003. ’Referat fra Uddannelses- og Ungdomsforvaltningen & Familie-
og Arbejdsmarkedsforvaltningens konference Karrierebarrierer, job, uddannelse og dansk,
der blev afholdt mandag den 3. februar 2003. Københavns kommune, Uddannelses- og
Ungdomsforvaltningen & Familie- og Arbejdsmarkedsforvaltningen, 2003. [Conference
Summary from the Conference Career-Barriers, Job, Education, and Danish, held by
Education and Youth Administration and Family and Work Market Administration,
Copenhagen City Council, Monday February 3rd 2003.] Københavns kommune, Uddannelses-
og Ungdomsforvaltningen & Familie- og Arbejdsmarkedsforvaltningen



Accepted conference papers, 2011

Eskildsen, S. W.: Tracing stability and productivity in L2 learning: a usage-based classroom study. Annual Conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics, March 26-29, 2011.

Eskildsen, S. W. & G. Theodórsdóttir: Beyond opportunities for learning: Ways to achieve second language learning in interaction inside and outside the classroom. 10th Conference of the International Institute of Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis, July 10-14, 2011.

Li, P. & S. W. Eskildsen: Tracing L2 learners’ motion constructions over time: A usage-based
classroom investigation. 3rd Conference of the Scandinavian Association for Language and Cognition, June
14-16, 2011.

Theodórsdóttir , G. & Eskildsen, S. W.: Constructing another language on the fly: doing language learning
and expanding the L2 repertoire. 16th World Congress of Applied Linguistics (AILA), August 23.28, 2011.


Selected presentations

October 8, 2010.
Conference: 4th International conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association.
Title of paper: Tracing the usage-based roots of L2 constructions: a longitudinal classroom study

July 4, 2010.
Conference: ICCA
Title of paper: L2 Learning as a social accomplishment in changing environments. (co-authored paper, presented by first author Gudrun Theodorsdottir)

June 3, 2010.
PhD seminar, GradEast (invited).
Title of paper: Formulaic and not-so-formulaic language in second language learning.

October 6, 2009.
Conference: Integrationsministeriets lærerkonference: Talesprog og mundtlighed i danskuddannelserne [The Annual Teachers' Conference of the Ministry of Integration: Spoken language and oral proficiency in Danish as a second language]
Title of paper: Udvikling af sproglige rutiner og kreativitet i talesproget – i og udenfor klasseværelset: Eksempler fra dansk og engelsk som andetsprog. [The development of linguistic routines and creativity in spoken language in the language classroom and beyond: examples from Danish and English as a second language]

August 17, 2007.
Conference: Applied Cognition, Odense
Title of paper: Formulas, patterns, and constructions – applying a usage-based path of learning to longitudinal SLA research (co-presented with Teresa Cadierno)

April 23, 2007.
Conference: American Associating for Applied Linguistics.
Title of paper: What counts as evidence for learning in longitudinal studies? (co-presented with Johannes Wagner)

October 6, 2006.
Conference: 2nd International conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association
Title of paper: Constructing another language – (beyond) aspects of frequency in second language acquisition.


Recent work activities

At present: Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Southern Denmark.

February 2008 – October 2009: Research assistant and part-time external lecturer in academic
writing, British phonetics, Danish as a second language, second language acquisition, bilingualism, Danish oral and written language skills, University of Southern Denmark and University of Århus.

February 2005 – February 2008: PhD student, Institute of Language and Communication, University of Southern Denmark.

August – December 2004: Lecturer in English, Odense Teachers' Training College.


Other selected activities

Co-organizer of symposium and PhD summer school The Long Haul: Analyzing usage-based longitudinal
language learning data. To be held at the University of Southern Denmark, June 27 – July 1, 2011.

Co-organizer of symposium What's on your mind? – Thinking for Speaking in Second Language
Acquisition. University of Southern Denmark, November 1-2, 2010.

Co-organizer of PhD-seminar Analyzing Leaner Language Corpora. University of Southern Denmark,
Kolding, June 17-19, 2010.

Co-organizer of symposia Cognition applied: usage-based linguistics and language learning
(LaCoRG) and Vocabulary in language teaching. University of Southern Denmark Odense, August
16-17, 2007

Co-organizer of conference Uddannelses- og Ungdomsforvaltningen & Familie- og
Arbejdsmarkedsforvaltningens konference Karrierebarrierer, job, uddannelse og dansk [Career-
Barriers, Job, Education, and Danish], conference held by the Education and Youth Administration
and Family and Work Market Administration, Copenhagen City Council.

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Research Output 2003 2019

Embodied and occasioned learnables and teachables in early EFL classrooms

aus der Wieschen, M. V. & Eskildsen, S. W., 28. Feb 2019, Conversation Analytic Perspectives on English Language: Learning, Teaching and Testing in Global Contexts. Nguyen, H. T. & Malabarba, T. (eds.). Multilingual Matters

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Building a semiotic repertoire for social action: interactional competence as biographical discovery

Eskildsen, S. W., 2018, In : Classroom Discourse. 9, 1, p. 68-76

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

semiotics
knowledge of languages
Teaching
language
resources

Conversation analytic research on learning-in-action: The complex ecology of L2 interaction in the wild

Hellermann, J. (ed.), Eskildsen, S. W. (ed.), Pekarek Doehler, S. (ed.) & Piirainen-Marsh, A. (ed.), 2018, (Accepted/In press)

Research output: Book/anthology/thesis/reportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

From trouble in the talk to new resources: The interplay of bodily and linguistic resources in the talk of a speaker of English as a second language

Eskildsen, S. W. & Wagner, J., 2018, Longitudinal Studies on the Organization of Social Interaction. Doehler, S. P., Wagner, J. & González-Martínez, E. (eds.). London: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 143-171

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

linguistics
language
resources
intersubjectivity
conversation

L2 constructions and interactional competence: Subordination and coordination in English L2 learning

Eskildsen, S. W., 2018, What Is Applied Cognitive Linguistics?: Answers From Current SLA Research. Tyler, A., Huang, L. & Jan, H. (eds.). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, p. 63–98 (Applications of Cognitive Linguistics, Vol. 38).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Activities 2005 2017

  • 25 Talks and presentations in private or public companies
  • 9 Conference organisation or participation
  • 3 Board duties in companies, associations, or public organisations
  • 1 Conference presentations

Embodied and Occasioned Learnables and Teachables in Early EFL classrooms

Søren Wind Eskildsen (Speaker), Maria Vanessa aus der Wieschen (Speaker)
20. Mar 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Temadag om tidlig fremmedsprogslæring

Søren Wind Eskildsen (Organizer)
11 Aug 2015

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

Because sometimes I smoke: From non-embedded clauses to bi-clausal constructions in L2 learning

Søren Wind Eskildsen (Lecturer)
26 Apr 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Thinking, Doing, Learning: Usage based perspectives on second language learning

Søren Wind Eskildsen (Organizer)
24 Apr 201326 Apr 2013

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

Embodied L2 construction learning

Søren Wind Eskildsen (Lecturer)
18 Mar 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Projects 2009 2019

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Afslutning med hattekast

Søren Wind Eskildsen

28/09/2019

1 Media contribution

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Afslutning med hattekast

Søren Wind Eskildsen

27/09/2019

1 Media contribution

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Ny værktøjskasse for employabilitet på Humaniora

Søren Wind Eskildsen

18/06/2019

1 Media contribution

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Unge danskere fravælger dansk-tysk uddannelse

Søren Wind Eskildsen

27/03/2019

1 Media contribution

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Jobgaranti for unge på dansk-tysk uddannelse

Søren Wind Eskildsen

26/03/2019

1 Media contribution

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