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Frank G. Königs

Frank G. Königs, German linguistics researcher.


  • Königs, Frank G. was born on March 21, 1955 in Bochum, Germany. Son of Paul and Johanna (Jegottka) Königs.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, University Bochum, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, University Bochum, 1983.


    • Graduate assistant University Bochum, 1979-1981, research assistant, 1981-1983, assistant professor, 1983-1990, associate professor, 1990-1995, professor applied & educational linguistics, since 1995. Director Herder Institute-Leipzig (Germany) University, 1996-1998—, head Information Center for Research in Foreign Languages, Marburg University, Germany, since 1998. Director Foreign Language Center, since 2000.


    • Author: Translation in Theory and Practice, 1979, Norms in the Foreign Language Classroom, 1983, (with K. Kleppin) In Search of Oral Correction: Analyses to Oral Corrections by Teachers of Foreign Languages, 1991, 2nd edition, 1997, (with A. Bahr, K.-R. Bausch, B. Helbig, K. Kleppin, W. Tönshoff) The Third Foreign Language Classroom in Focus: Results of an Empirical Projects, 1996. Editor and co-editor 20 books.

      Contributor over 100 articles to professional journals.


    • Married Hanna Hellerman, March 31, 1978. Children: Lisa Johanna, Simon Frederick.
    • father: Paul Königs
    • mother: Johanna (Jegottka) Königs
    • spouse: Hanna Hellerman
    • children: Lisa Johanna Königs
    • Simon Frederick Königs
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    Born March 21, 1955
    (age 62)
    • 1979
      University Bochum
    • 1983
      University Bochum