Lehrstuhl für Englische Sprachwissenschaft

    Domene Moreno

    Christina DOMENE MORENO, M.A.

    Research Fellow


    Office Phone and Email

    Room: 5 U 11
    Phone: +49 931 31-80275
    Email: christina.domene-moreno@uni-wuerzburg.de

    Office hours during semester break

    As long as face-to-face meetings are not possible, I'm available for personal consultations via phone or Zoom (https://uni-wuerzburg.zoom.us/) .

    Please contact me via e-mail to set up an appointment.

    Research Interests

    Phonology/Phonetics, Second and Third Language Acquisition, Language Contact, Language Variation, Sociolinguistics, Psycholinguistics, Linguistic Typology, Musical Typology, Rhythm in Music and Language

    University of Würzburg

    Second Language Acquisition
    Second Language Phonology
    English Phonetics and Phonology
    English Morphology and Word Formation
    Linguistic typology
    Language and ethnicity
    Variation in Morphology
    English Accents Worldwide


    Domeno Moreno, C. and B. Kabak. (in progress). Meter, melody, and stress in song: Theorizing prosody-music alignment through cross-linguistic evidence. For: M. Scharinger and R. Wiese (eds.), Prosody from a Cross-Domain Perspective: How Language Speaks to Music (and Vice Versa).

    Domeno Moreno, C. and B. Kabak. (to appear). Monolingual-bilingual (non-)convergence in L3 rhythm. In: R. Fuchs (ed.), Speech Rhythm in L1, L2 and Learner Varieties of English (Book Series: Prosody, Phonology and Phonetics). Springer.


    Stress-melody alignment reflects language-specific cues for accentual prominence. Paper presented at Generative Linguistics beyond Language: Shared Modules for Rhythm, Narration and Emotion across Domains, workshop at Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW) 42. University of Oslo (with Barış Kabak). 07.-11.05.2019.

    Bilingual and monolingual speech rhythm in additional language learning. Paper presented at the 28th Conference of the European Second Language Association (EUROSLA 28). University of Münster (with Barış Kabak). 05-08.09.2018.

    Psycho-typologizing word stress through prosody-music alignment in children’s songs. Paper presented at the 40th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Linguistics (DGfS). University of Stuttgart (with Barış Kabak). 07-09.03.2018.

    A cross-linguistic perspective on stress-meter alignment in music: Evidence from Turkish children's songs. Poster presented at Phonetics and Phonology in Europe, University of Cologne (with Barış Kabak). 12.-14.06.2017

    What modulates L3 perception (and production) of English phonological contrasts? The case of Turkish-German bilinguals. Poster presented at Workshop on Multilingual Language Acquisition, Processing and Use, Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza Poznan (with Barış Kabak). 06.-07.05.2017

    What can accent-meter alignment in music say about prosodic typology? Talk given at Seminar in General Metrics, Meertens Instituut Amsterdam (with with Barış Kabak). 25.01.2016

    L3 phonology - cross-language, psychoacoustic, and extralinguistic factors. Paper presented at 12. Tagung Phonetik und Phonologie im deutschsprachigen Raum, München (with Barış Kabak). 13.-14.10.2016

    Phonological transfer in the acquisition of English by bilingual learners. Paper presented at FJUEL 6.0, Würzburg. 16.09.2016

    Multilingual advantage and crosslinguistic influence in the acquisition of an L3 phonology by young learners of English. Paper presented at EuroSLA, Jyväskylä, Finland (with Barış Kabak). 24.-27.08.2016

    Transfer or multilingual advantage? Perception and production of an L3 phonology by Turkish-German bilingual learners. Paper presented at NEL-1, Würzburg, Deutschland. 01.07.2016

    Beyond transfer? The acquisition of an additional phonological system by young monolingual learners. Paper presented at New Sounds, Aarhus, Denmark (with Barış Kabak). 10.-12.06.2016

    Research projects

    PhD project: Beyond transfer? The acquisition of an L3 phonology by Turkish-German bilinguals. (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Barış Kabak)

    Word stress in music: Crosslinguistic insights (with Barış Kabak)

    2003 Abitur

    2015 M.A. in English Literature, English Linguistics, Neuere Deutsche Literaturwissenschaft

    since October 2015 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin at the Institute of English Linguistics, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg