Background and activities

Anna Krulatz is Associate Professor of English at the Department of Teacher Education at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway. She holds a PhD in linguistics from the University of Utah. Her research focuses on multilingualism with English, pragmatic development in adult language learners, content based instruction, and language teacher education. She has published articles, teaching tips, and book chapters. She is actively involved with the international TESOL community and in-service professional development for EFL teachers in Norway.

Research grants

Acquisition of English in the multilingual classroom (with Eivind Torgersen); The Research Council of Norway, 2018-2022

Increasing teacher awareness about the positive impact of multilingualism on the acquisition of English (with Eivind Torgersen); Sør-Trøndelag University College, 2015

Multilingualism in Trondheim public schools: Raising teacher awareness in the English as a Foreign Language classroom (with Eivind Torgersen and Anne Dahl); The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, 2014

Current teaching and supervision

LGU12008 English 1 module 2 (CBLT)

LGU52009 English 1 module 2 (CBLT)

LGU53003 English 2 (Second language acquisition)

LGU53002 BA thesis

EDU3080 Communicative Competence

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications


  • Krulatz, Anna; Dahl, Anne; Flognfeldt, Mona Evelyn. (2018) Enacting Multilingualism From research to teaching practice in the English classroom. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. 2018. ISBN 9788202595623.

Part of book/report

  • Dahl, Anne; Krulatz, Anna; Torgersen, Eivind Nessa. (2018) The Role of English as a Foreign Language in Educating Refugees in Norway. Educating Refugee-background Students: Critical Issues and Dynamic Contexts.
  • Krulatz, Anna. (2018) Development of pragmalinguistic and pragmatic skills in children versus adult L2 learners. The TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching.
  • Lindahl, Kristen; Tomas, Zuzana; Farrelly, Raichle; Krulatz, Anna. (2018) The Value of Service-Learning in L2 Teacher Preparation: Engaging in Diverse Contexts. Handbook of Research on Service-Learning Initiatives in Teacher Education Programs.
  • Krulatz, Anna; Torgersen, Eivind Nessa. (2017) Lingvistiske og sosiale fordeler av flerspråklighet - Fra forskning til pedagogisk praksis innenfor engelskfaget. Mangfold gjennom anerkjennelse og inkludering i skolen.
  • Dahl, Anne; Krulatz, Anna; Torgersen, Eivind Nessa. (2016) Forging a Linguistically Diverse Future: Implications for EFL Teacher Education Programmes in Norway. Anglistentag 2015 Paderborn.