Catrin Norrby

List of John Benjamins publications for which Catrin Norrby plays a role.


Address from a World Perspective

Edited by Heinz L. Kretzenbacher, Catrin Norrby and Jane Warren

Special issue of Australian Review of Applied Linguistics 29:2 (2006) 126 pp.
Subjects Applied linguistics | Corpus linguistics | Discourse studies | Language acquisition | Language policy | Language teaching | Multilingualism | Pragmatics | Translation Studies | Writing and literacy


Schüpbach, Doris, John Hajek, Heinz L. Kretzenbacher and Catrin Norrby 2023 Chapter 10. Nominal address and introductions in three national varieties of German: Intralinguistic variation and pragmatic transfer to EnglishIt's different with you: Contrastive perspectives on address research, Baumgarten, Nicole and Roel Vismans (eds.), pp. 245–271 | Chapter
Using a large-scale survey, we explore reported nominal address and introduction routines in first encounters at international academic conferences. Our focus is on variation in such routines among respondents originating in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in their first language (L1) German… read more
Norrby, Catrin, Jan Lindström, Jenny Nilsson and Camilla Wide 2020 Pluricentric languagesHandbook of Pragmatics: 23rd Annual Installment, Östman, Jan-Ola and Jef Verschueren (eds.), pp. 201–220 | Chapter
Norrby, Catrin, Doris Schüpbach, John Hajek and Heinz L. Kretzenbacher 2019 Introductions at international academic conferences: Address and naming in three national varieties of EnglishIt’s not all about you: New perspectives on address research, Kluge, Bettina and María Irene Moyna (eds.), pp. 375–396 | Chapter
This chapter investigates preferred introduction routines in first encounters in the context of international academic conferences where English is used as the conference language. We focus on reported use of first and last names as well as titles in introductions in American, Australian and… read more
Wide, Camilla, Hanna Lappalainen, Anu Rouhikoski, Catrin Norrby, Camilla Lindholm, Jan Lindström and Jenny Nilsson 2019 Variation in address practices across languages and nations: A comparative study of doctors’ use of address forms in medical consultations in Sweden and FinlandPragmatics 29:4, pp. 595–621 | Article
This article compares variation in the use of address practices across languages (Swedish, Finnish) and national varieties (Sweden Swedish, Finland Swedish). It undertakes quantitative and qualitative analyses of three sets of transcribed medical consultations. In Sweden Swedish, address… read more
Norrby, Catrin, Camilla Wide, Jenny Nilsson and Jan Lindström 2018 Chapter 2. Positioning through address practice in Finland-Swedish and Sweden-Swedish service encountersPositioning the Self and Others: Linguistic perspectives, Beeching, Kate, Chiara Ghezzi and Piera Molinelli (eds.), pp. 19–49 | Chapter
This chapter investigates social positioning through the use (or non-use) of address pronouns in Finland-Swedish and Sweden-Swedish service encounters recorded at theatre and event booking venues in Finland and Sweden. The results demonstrate some compelling variation in address practices which can… read more
Lindström, Jan, Camilla Lindholm, Catrin Norrby, Camilla Wide and Jenny Nilsson 2017 Chapter 10. Imperatives in Swedish medical consultationsImperative Turns at Talk: The design of directives in action, Sorjonen, Marja-Leena, Liisa Raevaara and Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen (eds.), pp. 299–324 | Chapter
This chapter investigates the use of imperative-formatted directives in Swedish medical consultations. The specific focus of the chapter is the division of labor between straight, non-modulated imperative turns and imperative turns which are modulated with a discourse particle or some other verbal… read more
Norrby, Catrin and Gisela Håkansson 2007 Girl – lass or curl? World associations in second language learnersAustralian Review of Applied Linguistics 30:2, pp. 22.1–22.17 | Article
One of the ways to investigate the mental lexicon is to use word association tests. Empirical studies comparing associations by children and adults have indicated a tendency for children to give syntagmatic responses, whereas adults give paradigmatic responses. In order to investigate lexical… read more
Kretzenbacher, Heinz L., Catrin Norrby and Jane Warren 2006 This is not a FestschriftAddress from a World Perspective, Kretzenbacher, Heinz L., Catrin Norrby and Jane Warren (eds.), p.  | Preface
Norrby, Catrin 2006 Variation in Swedish address practicesAddress from a World Perspective, Kretzenbacher, Heinz L., Catrin Norrby and Jane Warren (eds.), pp. 18.1–18.15 | Article
This article explores variation in address in contemporary Swedish in Sweden-Swedish and Finland-Swedish. The research is part of a large-scale Australian project on changes in the address systems of French, German and Swedish. The present article focuses on results from 72 social network… read more
Norrby, Catrin and Jane Warren 2006 Address in world perspectiveAddress from a World Perspective, Kretzenbacher, Heinz L., Catrin Norrby and Jane Warren (eds.), pp. 15.1–15.3 | Introduction
Håkansson, Gisela and Catrin Norrby 2005 Grammar and pragmatics: Swedish as a foreign languageEUROSLA Yearbook: Volume 5 (2005), Foster-Cohen, Susan H., María del Pilar García Mayo and Jasone Cenoz (eds.), pp. 137–161 | Article
This paper compares grammatical and pragmatic development in foreign language learners of Swedish. For the analysis of grammatical proficiency, data from translation tasks and essays were tested against the stage model proposed in Processability Theory, which identifies five stages of… read more
Norrby, Catrin and Karolina Wirdenäs 2003 Swedish youth discourse: On performing relevant selves in interactionDiscourse Constructions of Youth Identities, Androutsopoulos, Jannis and Alexandra Georgakopoulou (eds.), pp. 247–278 | Article