Berit Johannsen

Berit Johannsen

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin / Teaching assistant

R. 216
Tel.: +49 431 880 3337
E-mail: johannsen(at)

Sprechstunden / Office hours:
n.V. per Mail / by appointment via email

Basic Course (Summer 2021):

Students who wish to participate in a Basic Course but have not managed to sign up yet are asked to be patient and to check QIS regularly as the number of seats per class will be raised step by step. If there are still students without a class by the end of the registration period, they will be allocated to one of the classes by lot.

Forschungsinteressen / Research interests

  • Grammatical and semantic variation and change (Focus on periphrastic verbal constructions)
  • Construction Grammar and usage-based approaches to language (change)
  • Corpus-linguistic methods
  • Old English


Publikationen / Publications

  • Johannsen, Berit. 2016. From possessive-resultative to perfect? Re-assessing the meaning of [hæbb- + past participle] constructions in Old English prose. In Valentin Werner, Elena Seoane & Cristina Suárez-Gómez (eds.), Re-assessing the present perfect: Corpus studies and beyond, 23–42. Berlin: De Gruyter.


Vorträge auf Konferenzen / Conference papers


Lehrveranstaltungen / Teaching

  • Construction Grammar (BA)
    CAU Kiel: Spring 2018, Spring 2019
  • Word Formation (BA)
    CAU Kiel: Fall 2017 (x2), Spring 2018, Fall 2018
  • Lexical Semantics (BA)
    CAU Kiel: Spring 2017 (x2), Fall 2017 (x2)
  • Early Modern English (MA)
    CAU Kiel: Fall 2016 (x2)
  • Morphology (BA)
    CAU Kiel: Fall 2016 (x2)
  • The Structure of English: Basic Course in Linguistics (BA)
    CAU Kiel: Spring 2016 (x2), Spring 2017 (x3), Spring 2018 (x3), Spring 2019 (x3)
  • Morphology and Syntax from Shakespeare to Today (MA)
    CAU Kiel: Fall 2015 (x3)
  • English Morphology from a Historical Perspective (BA)
    CAU Kiel: Fall 2015 (x2), Spring 2016 (x2)
  • Semantics (BA)
    Freie Universität Berlin: Fall 2014
  • Introduction to Linguistics (BA)
    Freie Universität Berlin: Fall 2013, Fall 2014 (x2)
  • History of English (BA)
    Freie Universität Berlin: Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014