Jenny Gudmundsen

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Mobile phone +47 93 49 36 80
Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Henrik Wergelands hus 0313 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1102 Blindern 0316 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Mutual understanding in multilingual interaction (vocabulary-oriented sequences)
  • Language learning 'in the wild' (outside pedagogical settings)
  • Longitudinal Conversation Analysis 
  • Multimodal interaction 
  • Video ethnography


  • My work experience has been mostly in internal and external communications, PR and journalism. Before I joined MultiLing I was a communications consultant at Gambit Hill+Knowlton Strategies and worked for various clients including Sporveien, Fjord Line and Innovation Norway. From 2015-2017 I was a part of the Public Affairs division of the Royal Norwegian Air Force staff. My key responsibilities included internal communications in the context of major organizational restructuring. During my bachelor's I worked as a journalist for Universitas, Norway's largest student newspaper. 

  • MA in Rhetorics and communications (2019), University of Oslo.
    Exchange: Copenhagen University, Copenhagen.
    MA thesis: "Mutual understadning at risk: A multimodal conversation analysis of vocabulary-oriented sequences in second language conversations"
  • BA in Media science (2014), University of Oslo.
    Exchange: American University (Washington Semester Program), Washington D.C.
    Internship: communications assistant in the PR department of the previous music streaming service WiMP Music. 


Tags: Conversation Analysis, Multimodality, Multilingualism, Multilingual language practices


  • Gudmundsen, Jenny & Svennevig, Jan (2020). Multimodal displays of understanding in vocabulary-oriented sequences. Social Interaction - Video-Based Studies of Human Sociality. ISSN 2446-3620. 3(2). doi: 10.7146/si.v3i2.114992. Full text in Research Archive

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  • Gudmundsen, Jenny (2021). 23 ting om å formidle på nett: "Hvordan lærer vi med ny teknologi?" .
  • Gudmundsen, Jenny (2021). Hvordan lærer vi med ny teknologi?
  • Gudmundsen, Jenny (2021). The chat function as a resource in learning-related sequences in video-mediated L2 interaction.
  • Gudmundsen, Jenny (2021). The development of participants’ orientation to the chat function in video-mediated L2 interaction. .
  • Gudmundsen, Jenny (2020). Walid (27) lærer norsk over en kopp kaffe. [Internet].
  • Gudmundsen, Jenny (2020). Traces of language learning over time: A longitudinal Conversation Analysis of informal second language conversations.

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Published Apr. 8, 2020 4:11 PM - Last modified Sep. 24, 2020 4:47 PM