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Dr Conny Opitz, Language Teaching Fellow

Contact Details
Phone: 01334 463634
Office: Quad 34

Module surgery hours:
3-4 on Mondays, and 12-1 on Tuesdays

Full research profile


Dynamics of first language attrition across the lifespan.: Special Issue of the International Journal of Bilingualism
Opitz, C. (ed.), Lubińska, D. (ed.) & de Leeuw, E. (ed.) 2013 6 ed. Sage. 89 p.
Research output: ResearchBook

Negotiating Linguistic, Cultural and Social Identities in the Post-Soviet World
Smyth, S. (ed.) & Opitz, C. (ed.) 2013 Oxford: Peter Lang. 339 p.
Research output: ResearchBook


Language destabilization and (re-) learning from a Complexity Theory perspective: timescales and patterns across four studies
Opitz, C. 2017 Complexity Theory and language development: In celebration of Diane Larsen-Freeman . Ortega, L. & Han, Z. (eds.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, p. 163–189 (Language learning & language teaching; vol. 48)
Research output: ResearchChapter


Little to lose and everything to gain: L1 maintenance and L2 attainment in long-term migrants
Opitz, C. 2016 In : CALL: Irish Journal for Culture, Arts, Literature and Language. 1, 1, 5
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Dynamics of first language attrition across the lifespan
de Leeuw, E., Opitz, C. & Lubińska, D. 2013 In : International Journal of Bilingualism. 17, 6, p. 667– 674
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

A dynamic perspective on late bilinguals’ linguistic development in an L2 environment
Opitz, C. 2013 In : International Journal of Bilingualism. 17, 6, p. 701–715
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

L1 attrition and L2 acquisition: Global language proficiency and language dominance in adult bilinguals
Opitz, C. 2010 In : EUROSLA Yearbook. 10, p. 248-281
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle