Background and activities

I work as an assistant professor in Norwegian for Foreigners at the Department of Language and Literature. I hold a master's degree within Lingustics, and a Bachelor's degree within English and Nordic. Additionally, I have studied Norwegian as a Foreign Language.

Academic interests:

  • Language
  • Second language acquisition
  • Phonlogy
  • Optimality Theory
  • Pronunciation teaching
  • Linguistic awareness and Form-Focused intrstruction

Master's degree (2013)

"Perceptual Acquisition of Norwegian Close Rounded Vowels by Mandarin Chinese Learners of Norwegian"




Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Helgå, Heidi Borghild; Husby, Olaf Anders; Hveding, Lena; Knudsen, Cecilie Slinning; Langfjæran, Hege. (2018) Arbeidsbok Norwegian on the Web 2. Fagbokforlaget. 2018. ISBN 9788245023060.


  • Knudsen, Cecilie Slinning. (2019) Explaining hypercorrection in second language acquisition. NordAc3 . Universitetet i Kiel; Kiel. 2019-03-21 - 2019-03-21.
  • Knudsen, Cecilie Slinning. (2018) Hyperkorreksjon i andrespråk – teoretiske funn og didaktisk anvendelse. NOA-konferansen 2018: Livslang utdanning og læring . Universitetet i Oslo; Oslo. 2018-10-12 - 2018-10-12.
  • Knudsen, Cecilie Slinning. (2017) Meningsdrevet uttaleundervisning i andrespråksklasserommet.
  • Borthen, Kaja; Knudsen, Cecilie Slinning. (2014) 'Visst' er visst en evidensmarkør. Språkdagen ved HF 2014 . Institutt for språk og litteratur; Dragvoll, Trondheim. 2014-02-06 - 2014-02-06.