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Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

doc. dr. Darja Mertelj

Darja Mertelj

University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts

Darja.Mertelj@guest.arnes.si / Darja.Mertelj@ff.uni-lj.si

Short biography

Darja Mertelj, Assist. Prof., is primarily involved in foreign/second language teaching methodology (for Italian as FL/L2) and, secondarily, in English and German as FLs, for general and specific purposes. Her research interests include: teacher training, task typology, course design, complex-clause syntax, teacher talk, L1 use, pedagogic translation, etc.

Reserch Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Darja_Mertelj

Teaching:

DOUBLE-SUBJECT PEDAGOGICAL MASTER’S DEGREE – ITALIAN (as FL/L2)

Regular compulsory courses:

ITALIAN LANGUAGE (as FL/L2) Teaching Methodology 1

ITALIAN LANGUAGE (as FL/L2) Teaching Methodology 2, since 2017 together with Daša Stanič

ITALIAN LANGUAGE (as FL/L2) Teaching Methodology 3, since 2017 together with Daša Stanič

ITALIAN LANGUAGE (as FL/L2) Teaching Methodology – TEACHING PRACTICE, since 2017 together with Daša Stanič

MASTER’S THESIS

Memberships:

Teoretične in aplikativne raziskave jezikov: kontrastivni, sinhroni in diahroni vidiki, national research programme, see: http://www.ff.uni-lj.si/an/research/programmes_and_projects/domestic_projects, head: Prof. Martina Ožbot Currie, more detail: https://www.sicris.si/public/jqm/prg.aspx?lang=eng&opdescr=search&opt=2&subopt=700&code1=cmn&code2=auto&psize=10&hits=4&page=1&count=1&search_term=Teoreti%C4%8Dne%20in%20aplikativne%20raziskave&id=10424&slng=slv&order_by=

SDUTSJ, the Slovene Association of LSP Teachers = Slovensko društvo učiteljev tujega strokovnega jezika, (various functions since 2007), see http://eng.sdutsj.si/

DUIS, Društvo učiteljev italijanščine v Sloveniji

 

International projects:

(member) Erasmus+ programme of the European Union : LSP Teacher Training Summer School (TRAILs), co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union (Re: 2018-1-FR01-KA203-048085), from Oct. 2018 on, see: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/projects/eplus-project-details/#project/2018-1-FR01-KA203-048085 
TRAILs addresses the issue of teacher education and skills development to promote high quality and innovative teaching in the field of Language for Specific Purposes (LSP). 
Partner insitutions/universiteis: Jade Hochschule Wilhelmshaven (Germany), Uniwersytet Im. Adama Mickiewicza W Poznaniu (Poland), Univerza v Ljubljani, Filozofska fakulteta (Slovenia), Sveuciliste U Zagrebu, Fakultet Strojarstva I Brodogradnje (Croatia), Università degli Studi di Bergamo(Italy), Universidad De Cadiz (Spain), Arcola Research Llp (United Kingdom), University of Bordeaux ESPE (France).

Non-literary reading project: FRIULI STORIA (http://www.friulistoria.it/), from Oct. 2017 on, collaboration with Prof. Tommaso Piffer, University of Oxford (Great Britain), now: Università degli Studi di Udine, Italia. Organisation of students participating to the readings.

LSP international scientific conference, in 2017 and 2020, see: http://sdutsjconference.splet.arnes.si/ member of organizing and programme committee.

 

In process of reviewing:

for Linguistica, see https://revije.ff.uni-lj.si/linguistica/about

MERTELJ, Darja. Student Teachers of Foreign Languages - their Perceptions about the Teaching Practice, the related Workload and the Impact of their Mentors.

for Italiano LinguaDue, see: https://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/promoitals/about

MERTELJ, Darja. L1 e Traduzione Didattica Nel Teacher Talk Degli Insegnanti D’Italiano e D’Inglese come Lingue Straniere per Scopi Specialistici.

for a scientific monograph, USA:

JURKOVIČ, Violeta, LENASSI, Nives, KILAR, Vita, MERTELJ, Darja. Online informal learning of languages and foreign language teachers – a complex dynamic systems perspective.

 

Selected publications from 2017-2018-2019, for the rest see: https://bib.cobiss.net/biblioweb/search/si/eng/conor

Original scientific article

MERTELJ, Darja. Teacher talk in higher education as a language for specific purposes : its features and LSP teachers' awareness. Iranian journal of language teaching research. 2019, vol. 7, iss. 2, 83-99, http://ijltr.urmia.ac.ir/article_120699_8eae4d26c0111a337972ec79a77a1b59.pdf

MERTELJ, Darja. Representations of people in foreign language textbooks. Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Braşov. Series IV, Philology. Cultural Studies. 2019, vol. 12 (61), iss. 1, 23-40, http://webbut.unitbv.ro/Bulletin/Series%20IV/2019/03_Lang%20St_Mertelj_final.pdf

Chapter in a scientific monograph

MERTELJ, Darja. Elements of pedagogical translation within teaching foreign languages for specific purposes. In: KOLETNIK, Melita (ed.), FRŒLIGER, Nicolas (ed.). Translation and language teaching : continuing the dialogue. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, cop. 2019, 59-82

Published scientific conference contribution abstract

Related to EU Erasmus+ project: TRAILs, abstracts/presentations (co-authored):

Italy, Padova, July 2019, Mediating specialised knowledge : challenges and opportunities for LSP communication, translation and research, see: http://www.maldura.unipd.it/LSP2019/docs/Book_of_Abstracts_2.pdf

  • The needs of LSP teachers in the EHEA, co-authored with: Violeta Jurkovič, Mateja Dostal, Saša Podgoršek.

Slovenia, Koper / Capodistria, April 2019, A Plurilingual Mindset in European Education Contexts = Obrazi raznojezičnosti v evropskih izobraževalnih kontekstih = Aspetti del plurilinguismo nei contesti educativi europei

  • LSP teacher training in the EHEA : multilingual, English, or largely absent?, co-authored with: Violeta Jurkovič, Mateja Dostal, Saša Podgoršek.

Italy, Bozen / Bolzano, June 2018, Teaching Languages for Specific and Academic Purposes in Higher Education: English-Deutsch-Italiano, Language Centre of the Free University of Bozen / Bolzano, see https://www.unibz.it/en/events/128344-international-symposium-teaching-languages-for-specific-and-academic-purposes

  • Role of language 1 and culture 1 in two LSP textbooks : German/Italian for ethnologists and cultural anthropologists, co-authored with: Violeta Jurkovič.
  • Features of pedagogical translation and L1 use within teaching LSP in higher education, co-authored with: Violeta Jurkovič.

Poland, Wroclaw / Breslavia, Dec. 2018, Italiano e lingue slave: problemi di grammatica contrastiva, see http://ifr.uni.wroc.pl/sites/default/files/libro_degli_abstract.pdf

  • Insegnare strutture grammaticali alla luce contrastiva : che cosa risulta dalle prove con le frasi iussive tra i futuri insegnanti, co-autored with: Mateja Brus.
  • Possibili applicazioni della contrastività nell'esercitarsi con la grammatica d'italiano come LS, not co-autored.
  • Inclinazione verso l'apprendimento 'contrastivo' delle frasi complesse tra gli studenti di liceo sloveni, co-autored with: Mateja Brus.
  • Insegnare la sintassi italiana della frase complessa al livello B1, tra testualità e contrastività, co-autored with: Mirjam Premrl.

Germany, Bochum, Oct. 2018, III CONVEGNO INTERNAZIONALE DI LINGUISTICA E GLOTTODIDATTICA ITALIANA, see https://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/cilgi2018/mam/images/cilgi3_quaderno_degli_abstract.pdf

  • Teacher talk as a language for specific purposes in LSP classes of English, German and Italian.
  • Italian and Slovene cultures in contact in an (F)LSP textbook : Italian as FL for Slovene students of ethnology and cultural anthropology, co-authored with: Kaja K. Brecelj.

Final research report:

RELATING THE SLOVENIAN SECONDARY SCHOOL ITALIAN LANGUAGE NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS TO THE CEFR 
BITENC PEHARC, Suzana and research co-workers (alphabetically): BAŽEC, Helena), KENDA, Jana, MERTELJ, Darja, PAVLIN, Neda, PREMRL, Mirjam, RACE, Tea, STANIČ, Daša, ŠEČEROV, Neva. Umestitev nacionalnih izpitov iz italijanščine v skupni evropski jezikovni okvir : zaključno poročilo o izvedbi projekta (= Calbiration of national exams ... . Ljubljana: Državni izpitni center, 2017. https://www.ric.si/mma/Zaklju%20%20no%20poro%20%20ilo%20IT%20kon%20%20no%202017/2017062810104572/

Reviewer for:

BRECELJ, Kaja K. Italijanščina za etnologe in kulturne antropologe II = Italiano per gli studenti di etnologia e antropologia culturale II. Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete, 2018.

Performed works (LSP teacher education)

MERTELJ, Darja. Jezik učitelja pri pouku tujega strokovnega jezika. (webinar, Feb. 2019)

MERTELJ, Darja. Tipologija nalog pri poučevanju/učenju TSJ. (workshop, Jan. 2019)

Peer-reviewing for:

Mentor for Master's Theses (Bologna study programme), from 2017, 2018, 2019

FURLAN, Leja. Razvijanje govornega sporazumevanja v italijanščini in slovenščini kot tujih jezikih ob didaktičnih gradivih na ravneh A2 in B1 = Sviluppare il parlato in italiano e sloveno come lingue straniere usando il materiale didattico a livello A2 e B1 : magistrsko delo. https://repozitorij.uni-lj.si/Dokument.php?id=121185&lang=slv.

ČUFER, Nina. L'analisi degli errori orali e della loro correzione nella classe di italiano come lingua straniera = Analiza ustnih napak in njihovega popravljanja pri pouku italijanščine kot tujega jezika : magistrsko delo. https://repozitorij.uni-lj.si/IzpisGradiva.php?id=101388&lang=slv.

SIMONCIG, Sara. Evaluating communicative competence - the balance between accuracy and intelligibility : (English and Italian as foreign languages) = Valutare la competenza comunicativa - l'equilibrio tra accuratezza e comprensibilità : (Inglese e Italiano come lingue straniere) = Vrednjotenje [!] sporazumevalne zmožnosti - ravnovesje med pravilnostjo in razumljivostjo : (angleščina in italijanščina kot tuja jezika) : magistrsko delo.

Master's Theses, in progress, working titles:

  • SABADIN, Samanta. Feedback correttivo scritto dell’insegnante nell’apprendimento di una lingua straniera.
  • LOGAR, Tjaša. Developing Spoken Interaction at B1 Level in Italian and English as Foreign Languages = Sviluppare l’abilità di parlato al livello B1 in italiano e inglese come lingue straniere
  • KOKOŠIN, Andreja. Developing Spoken Production at B1 level in Italian and English as Foreign Languages= Sviluppare la produzione orale dell'italiano e inglese come lingue straniere al livello B1
  • JESENOVEC, Jošt. Gledališča improvizacija po načelih ‘impro’ pri pouku umetnosti in tujega jezika.

 

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10. 09. 2020
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Konferenca Jezikovne tehnologije in digitalna humanistika

28. 09. 2020
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10. 09. 2020
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28. 09. 2020
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04. 11. 2020
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A documentary feature film The Celestial Dragon