Hans Malmström

Associate Professor at Language and Communication (Chalmers)

RESEARCH
Hans Malmström conducts research at the intersection of applied linguistics and learning. His research is primarily concerned with aspects of second language acquisition (especially academic and disciplinary vocabulary) in academic contexts where English is used as the medium of instruction, and the integration communication and language, exploring how language and communication potentially enhances learning within a discipline. Hans is Series Editor (together with Diane Pecorari, City University Hong Kong) for Routledge Studies in English Medium Instruction. He also Co-edits the Journal of English-Medium Instruction (John Benjamins).

TEACHING AND SUPERVISION
Hans Malmström teaches at four of the undergraduate programs at Chalmers and he coordinates the integrated communication interventions at the programs in applied physics and applied mathematics. Every year he teaches two PhD-level courses and he is currently supervising one doctoral student within the graduate school SEMLA (Learning, teaching and assessment of Swedish and English. Multilingualism as an asset and a challenge – a PhD program for teacher educators)

DUTIES
Hans Malmström is Deputy Head (Research and Graduate Education) at the Department of Communication and Learning in Science.

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2020

Integrating CAD, 3D-printing technology and oral communication to enhance students' physics understanding and disciplinary literacy

Hans Malmström, Jonas Enger, Magnus Karlsteen et al
European Journal of Physics. Vol. 41 (6)
Journal article
2019

Creating sites of disciplinary knowledge: integrating physics and oral communication

Hans Malmström, Jonathan Weidow, Magnus Karlsteen et al
Conference contribution
2019

Triangulating measures of academic vocabulary knowledge in L2 users of English

Diane Pecorari, Hans Malmström
Conference contribution
2019

Developing a New Academic Vocabulary Test

Diane Pecorari, Philip Shaw, Hans Malmström
Journal of English for Academic Purposes. Vol. 39 , p. 59-71
Journal article
2018

At the Crossroads of TESOL and English Medium Instruction

Diane Pecorari, Hans Malmström
TESOL Quarterly. Vol. 52 (3), p. 497-515
Introductory text in journal
2018

Appraisal, preaching and the religious other: The rhetorical appropriation of interreligious positions in sermonic discourse

Hans Malmström
International Journal of Practical Theology. Vol. 22 (1), p. 40-57
Journal article
2018

Words for what? Contrasting university students’ receptive and productive academic vocabulary needs

Hans Malmström, Diane Pecorari, Philip Shaw
English for Specific Purposes. Vol. 50, p. 28-39
Journal article
2018

Communicating to Learn Multivariable Calculus: Students' Blackboard Presentations as a Means for Enhancing Mathematics Learning

Hans Malmström, Dennis Eriksson
PRIMUS. Vol. 28 (8), p. 726-741
Journal article
2018

Receptive and productive academic vocabulary: A mixed-methods corpus investigation

Diane Pecorari, Hans Malmström, Philip Shaw
Conference contribution
2018

Vocabulary knowledge in receptive and productive genres in the English‐medium environment

Diane Pecorari, Hans Malmström, Philip Shaw
Conference contribution
2018

Vocabulary knowledge in English-Medium Instruction: Receptive and productive perspectives

Diane Pecorari, Hans Malmström, Philip Shaw
Conference contribution
2017

Preaching as Internal Interreligious Dialogue: A Harvard Case Study

Hans Malmström, David Schnasa Jacobsen
Homiletic . Vol. 42 (2), p. 15-33
Journal article
2017

Vocabulary for academic reading in the EMI environment

Diane Pecorari, Hans Malmström, Philip Shaw
Conference contribution
2017

Engaging with terminology in the multilingual classroom: teachers’ practices for bridging the gap between L1 lectures and English reading

Hans Malmström, Špela Mežek, Diane Pecorari et al
Classroom Discourse. Vol. 8 (1), p. 3-18
Journal article
2016

How many academic vocabularies do students need?

Diane Pecorari, Hans Malmström
ASLA (Association Suédoise de Linguistique Appliquée): Language and norm, Uppsala University, 21-22 April, 2016
Paper in proceedings
2016

Engaging the Congregation: The Place of Metadiscourse in Contemporary Preaching

Hans Malmström
Applied Linguistics. Vol. 37 (4), p. 561-582
Journal article
2016

Covarage and development of academic vocabulary in English medium instruction

Hans Malmström, Diane Pecorari, Magnus Gustafsson
Assessing and Developing Writing Skills (S. Göpferich & I. Neumann (Eds.)), p. 45-69
Book chapter
2016

Receptive and productive academic language in use: Academic vocabulary as a case study

Hans Malmström, Diane Pecorari
LUNAS: Academic Language Use and Academic Literacies from a Multilingual Perspective in Nordic Educational Contexts, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 9-11 May, 2016
Paper in proceedings
2016

Productive academic vocabulary

Hans Malmström, Diane Pecorari
BAAL (British Association of Applied Linguistics), Anglia Ruskin University, 1-3 September
Paper in proceedings
2015

Academic vocabulary size as a predictor of academic success

Diane Pecorari, Philip Shaw, Hans Malmström
BALEAP (The Global Forum for EAP Professionals), University of Leicester, 19-21 April
Paper in proceedings
2015

Hedging, boosting and language appeals: preachers exploring the epistemic continuum

Hans Malmström
Academy of Homiletics 2015 Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, USA, 3-5 December
Paper in proceedings
2015

Preaching in uncertain terms: the place of hedging language in contemporary sermonic discourse

Hans Malmström
Functions of Language. Vol. 22 (3), p. 332-361
Journal article
2015

PROFiLE (Professional Literacy in English): a longitudinal study of the relationship between English as the medium of instruction and the development of professional English literacy

Andreas Eriksson, Magnus Gustafsson, Hans Malmström et al
Integrating Content and Language in Higher Education (ICLHE 2015), 2-4 September, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Paper in proceedings
2015

Where they’re coming from: roles for English textbooks where lectures are in foreign languages

Philip Shaw, Spela Mezek, Diane Pecorari et al
BALEAP (The Global Forum for EAP Professionals), University of Leicester, 19-21 April
Paper in proceedings
2015

The “other” voice in preaching: Intertextual form and function in contemporary English sermonic discourse

Hans Malmström
Journal of Communication and Religion. Vol. 38 (2), p. 80-99
Journal article
2015

Using vocabulary as an indicator of development of academic literacy and academic success

Hans Malmström, Magnus Gustafsson, Diane Pecorari
8th Biennial Conference of the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW), Tallinn, June 15-17, 2015
Paper in proceedings
2015

Learning subject-specific L2 terminology: The effect of medium and order of exposure

Spela Mezek, Diane Pecorari, Philip Shaw et al
English for Specific Purposes. Vol. 38, p. 57-69
Journal article
2015

What is your darkness? An empirical study of interrogative practices in sermonic discourse

Hans Malmström
International Journal of Practical Theology. Vol. 19 (2), p. 247-270
Journal article
2015

“Listen and Understand What I Am Saying”: Church-Listening As a Challenge for Non-Native Listeners of English in the United Kingdom

Hans Malmström
International Journal of Listening. Vol. 29 (1), p. 50-64
Journal article
2013

The sermon as audience challenge? Investigating vocabulary in contemporary English preaching.

Hans Malmström
Annual Papers of the Academy of Homiletics. Vol. 2013, p. 321-333
Journal article
2013

To what extent do L2 students in UK Higher Education acquire academic and subject-specific vocabulary incidentally?

Aileen Irvine, Hans Malmström, Spela Mezek et al
BALEAP (The Global Forum for EAP Professionals), University of Nottingham, 19-21 April
Paper in proceedings
2013

Master Level Writing in Engineering and Productive Vocabulary: What does measuring academic vocabulary levels tell us?

Magnus Gustafsson, Hans Malmström
Of butterflies and birds, of dialects and genres: Essays in honour of Philip Shaw, p. 123-140
Book chapter
2012

Incidental language learning in the Swedish parallel language university: Outcomes and influences

Diane Pecorari, Spela Mezek, Philip Shaw et al
Panel at CALPIU ´12, Roskilde University, 3-5 April
Conference contribution
2012

Books in English, lecture in Swedish: How well does it work?

Spela Mezek, Aileen Irvine, Hans Malmström et al
ASLA Symposium, Linköping University, Linköping, 12 May
Paper in proceedings
2012

World Englishes, biology terms and academic vocabulary: how level is the playing field?

Aileen Irvine, Hans Malmström, Spela Mezek et al
IAWE (International Association of World Englishes), City University of Hong Kong and Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, 6-9 December
Paper in proceedings
2012

Reading in tertiary education: undergraduate student practices and attitudes

Diane Pecorari, Philip Shaw, Aileen Irvine et al
Quality in Higher Education. Vol. 18 (2), p. 235-256
Journal article
2012

Conditions for vocabulary acquisition in multi-modal and multilingual environments

Philip Shaw, Aileen Irvine, Hans Malmström et al
EUROSLA (European Second Language Association), Stockholm, 8-10 September
Paper in proceedings
2012

Comparing the academic and subject-specific vocabulary knowledge of L1 and L2 students at the outset of their undergraduate studies in a UK university

Aileen Irvine, Hans Malmström, Spela Mezek et al
BAAL (45th annual meeting of the British Association of Applied Linguistics), University of Southampton, 6-8 September
Paper in proceedings
2011

English for Academic Purposes at Swedish universities: Teachers' objectives and practices

D. Pecorari, P. Shaw, A. Irvine et al
Iberica (22), p. 55-77
Journal article
2011

Intertextual episodes in lectures as a potential enhancement of incidental learning from reading

Hans Malmström, Philip Shaw, Aileen Irvine et al
Hermes (Denmark). Vol. 45, p. 115-128
Journal article
2011

English textbooks in parallel-language tertiary education

Diane Pecorari, Philip Shaw, Aileen Irvine et al
TESOL Quarterly. Vol. 45 (2), p. 313-333
Journal article
2011

Teacher practices and vocabulary exposure in the content classroom: incidental English vocabulary acquisition in the parallel language university

Hans Malmström, Spela Mezek, Philip Shaw et al
AILA (World Congress of Applied Linguistics), Beijing, 23-28 August.
Paper in proceedings
2010

Engineering and Communication Integrated Learning – Collaboration Strategies for Skills and Subject Experts

Carl Johan Carlsson, Kristina Edström, Hans Malmström
International CDIO Conference, Montréal, 14-17 June
Paper in proceedings
2010

Speaker accountability as metadiscourse?

Hans Malmström
Societas Linguistica Europaea, Vilnius University, 2-5 September
Paper in proceedings
2009

Incidental Learning from Reading in one Language: Enhancement from Lectures in Another

Philip Shaw, Aileen Irvine, Hans Malmström et al
XVII European Symposium on Language for Specific Purposes, Århus August 17-20
Paper in proceedings
2009

Learning language from reading in bilingual higher education contexts

Diane Pecorari, Philip Shaw, Aileen Irvine et al
BAAL (43rd annual meeting of the British Association of Applied Linguistics), University of Newcastle, 3-5 September
Paper in proceedings
2008

Knowledge-stating verbs and contexts of accountability in linguistic and literary academic discourse

Hans Malmström
Nordic Journal of English Studies. Vol. 7 (3), p. 35-60
Journal article

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Showing 3 research projects

2020–2020

Teachers' English Proficiency in EMI

Hans Malmström Language and Communication (Chalmers)
Åke Wibergs Stiftelse

2014–2017

Does English-medium instruction develop professional English literacy? A longitudinal investigation of master's programmes

Hans Malmström Language and Communication (Chalmers)
Andreas Eriksson Language and Communication (Chalmers)
Magnus Gustafsson Language and Communication (Chalmers)
Swedish Research Council (VR)

2009–2011

Effects of English-medium textbooks on vocabulary acquisition: lessons for Swedish universities

Hans Malmström Language and Communication (Chalmers)
Swedish Research Council (VR)

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