Jason J. Litzenberg

Jason J. Litzenberg

Jason J. Litzenberg

Teaching Professor in Applied Linguistics
Director, IECP (Intensive English Communication Program)
112 W. Foster Ave., Suite 401 (4th Floor) State College, PA 16801
(814) 865-5713
Jason J. Litzenberg

Professional Bio


  • 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

Lindemann, S., Campbell, M., Litzenberg, J., and Subtirelu, N. (2016). Explicit and implicit training for improving native English speakers’ comprehension of nonnative speech. Journal of Second Language Pronunciation, 2(1), 93-107

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

Lindemann, S., Litzenberg, J., and Subtirelu, N. (2014). Problematizing the dependence on L1 norms in L2 pronunciation teaching: Attitudes toward second-language pronunciation. In A. Moyer and J. Levis (eds.), Social influences in L2 pronunciation (pp. 171-194). New York: De Gruyter Mouton.

Pickering, L., & Litzenberg, J.  (2011). Intonation as a pragmatic resource in ELF interaction, revisited. In A. Alasdair, A. Cogo, and A. Jenkins, J. (eds) Latest trends in ELF Research (pp. 77-92). Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press.

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

Litzenberg, J., & Pickering, L. (2009)L. Review of Prosody and prosodic transfer in foreign language acquisition: Cantonese and Japanese (2002) by Esther Lai Yuk Wah. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 31, 642-644

Litzenberg, J. (2008). Review of Language Teacher Research in the Middle East by Coombe, C. and Barlow, L. (Eds.). TESL-EJ, 12 (2) [http://tesl-ej.org]