Background and activities

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

Member of the research group Linguistic Diversity in School and Society.

Master's degree (2013)

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


Book on second language phonology and pronunciation instruction: Uttaleundervisning - fra teoretisk innsikt til praktisk anvendelse together with Olaf Husby.



Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Knudsen, Cecilie Slinning; Husby, Olaf Anders. (2020) Uttaleundervisning Fra teoretisk innsikt til praktisk anvendelse i klasserommet. Fagbokforlaget. 2020. ISBN 9788245032000.
  • 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. (2021) Språksnakk. Om aksent i uttalen. NRK P2 [Radio]. 2021-03-07.
  • 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.