Marcus Warnby

PhD student

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Works at Department of Language Education
Visiting address Paviljong E-F
Room 203
Postal address Institutionen för språkdidaktik 106 91 Stockholm

About me

PhD-student i applied linguistics since 2018 within the research school SEMLA (

Background: Teacher of French, Swedish and Latin. Been combining teaching in school with teaching in Teacher Training Programmes in Stockholm and Gothenburg (GU). During the years 2008-2012 I was responsible for the national standard test material in French which is being handled within the project of NAFS at GU. Principal in public school between 2012-2017 with the degree in 2015. During 2017-2018 I held positions as deputy head of department of Pedagogy and Special Education at GU.

As a junior university lecturer the subjects of interest in my teaching have been: Pedagogy, Assessment and Evaluation, Curriculum studies, Educational Leadership, School Management, Applied Lingustics, amongst others

I live in Gothenburg.


In my PhD studies I will look deeper into pupils at upper secondary school and their academic Swedish and academic English with special regards to word knowledge. I am interested in finding out what factors that correlate significantly with scores on academic vocabulary knowledge.

Last updated: June 16, 2021

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