Petra Buser

© Alan Humerose

Research assistant

Research interests

  • Foreign- and second-language acquisition
  • Diversity in German as second language teaching
  • Situation of swiss dialect in German as second language teaching in Switzerland

Research projects (collaboration)


04.2021 - 12.2024

Digital translation tools and dictionaries have become an indispensable part of language use. DeepL, Leo and Co. are used extensively and for various purposes, however, their benefits for foreign language teaching and learning remain contested....


01.2021 - 12.2024

Vocabulary is the basis for receptive and productive language use. Influential theories on second language acquisition and learning consider vocabulary and grammar to be complementary, rather than opposing elements of language. Vocabulary...