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Jason J. Litzenberg

Jason J. Litzenberg

Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics

Director, IECP (Intensive English Communication Program)

103 Ritenour Building
Office Phone: (814) 865-5711



  • Ph.D., Applied Linguistics and ESL, Georgia State University
  • M.A., Linguistics/TESOL, University of Florida
  • M.A. (equivalent), German Language Education, Universität Leipzig

Areas of Specialization

  • Sociolinguistics
  • Language Teacher Education
  • English as an International Language

Selected Publications

2016. Lindemann, S., Campbell, M., Litzenberg, J., and Subtirelu, N. “Explicit and implicit training for improving native English speakers’ comprehension of nonnative speech”. Journal of Second Language Pronunciation.

2014. Litzenberg, J. Pre-service teacher perspectives towards pedagogical uses of non-native and native speech samples. International Journal of Applied Linguistics. 24. doi: 10.1111/ijal.12084

2014. Lindemann, S., Litzenberg, J., and Subtirelu, N. “Problematizing the dependence on L1 norms in L2 pronunciation teaching: Attitudes toward second-language pronunciation” In: Moyer, A. & Levis, J. (eds) Social Influences in L2 Pronunciation, De Gruyter Mouton.

2011. Pickering, L. and Litzenberg, J. “Intonation as a pragmatic resource in ELF interaction, revisited”. In: Alasdair, A., Cogo, A. & Jenkins, J. (eds) Latest Trends in ELF Research, Cambridge Scholars Press.

2010. Litzenberg, J. Review of The Blackwell Guide to Research Methods in Bilingualism and Multilingualism (1st ed.). (2008). by Wei, L., & Moyer, M. G. (Eds). In: Apples – Journal of Applied Language Studies, Vol 4, Issue 1

2009. Litzenberg, J. and Pickering, L. Review of Prosody and prosodic transfer in foreign language acquisition: Cantonese and Japanese (2002) by Esther Lai Yuk Wah. In: Studies in Second Language Acquisition (SSLA), Vol 31, Issue 4

2008. Litzenberg, J. Review of Language Teacher Research in the Middle East by Coombe, C. and Barlow, L. (Eds.). In: TESL-EJ, Vol. 12 Issue 2 (