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Biography

Hanna Torsh is a Research Fellow in the Department of Linguistics under the direction of Professor Ingrid Piller. Her book, Linguistic Intermarriage in Australia: Between pride and shame was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2019. Hanna completed her PhD in Linguistics at Macquarie on the topic of linguistically intermarried families, migration and language. Her thesis won the 2019 Michael Clyne Award from the Australian Linguistic Society for a thesis into immigrant bilingualism and language contact. Hanna has worked as a research assistant for the Adult Migrant Education Program (AMEP) project into migrant language and settlement and an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) project into test-preparation practices. Hanna is a member of the Language on the Move research team and contributes to its research blog at languageonthemove.com. Her research interests lie in second language learning, intercultural communication, gender and migration and bilingual families. Hanna tweets about her research at @HannaTorsh.

 

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Research Outputs 2012 2020

  • 6 Website contribution
  • 1 Book
  • 1 Abstract
  • 1 Book/Film/Article/Exhibition review

Linguistic intermarriage in Australia: between pride and shame

Torsh, H. I., 2020, Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. 143 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

intermarriage
shame
linguistics
language
speaking

Are bilinguals better language learners?

Torsh, H., 5 Oct 2018, Language on the move.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteWebsite contributionResearch

Open Access
File
English language
classroom
language
learning
evidence

Marrying a multilingual: monolingual perspectives in linguistic intermarriage

Torsh, H., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Open Access
intermarriage
linguistics
language
Ideologies
Law

What do migrant parents expect from schools?

Torsh, H., 29 Aug 2018, Language on the move.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteWebsite contributionResearch

Open Access
File
Soldiers
Daughters
Migrants
History
Kindergarten

The language cringe of the native speaker

Torsh, H., 10 Jun 2015, Language on the move.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteWebsite contributionResearch

Open Access
File
speaking
language
multilingualism
foreign language
privilege

Prizes

Michael Clyne Prize

Hanna Torsh (Recipient), 1 Aug 2019

Prize

honors and awards
immigration
travel