Cross-linguistic influence in early bilingual speakers (2019/2020)

Codice insegnamento
4S009139
Docente
Chiara Melloni
Coordinatore
Chiara Melloni
crediti
2
Settore disciplinare
NN - -
Lingua di erogazione
Inglese
Periodo
non ancora assegnato

Obiettivi formativi

Il corso è cancellato per emergenza COVID-19 e sarà recuperato non appena possibile.

At the end of the seminars, you will get acquainted with the basic concepts in early bilingualism and crosslinguistic influence in syntax, phonetics and phonology. Further, you will know how to create baseline data for generics and how to come up with an experimental project.

Programma

Cross-linguistic influence in early bilingual speakers
Teacher: Prof. Dr. Tanja Kupisch, Univ. of Konstanz
(in collaboration with Michela Redolfi, Univ. of Verona)

Block 1
Background & History
Myth & facts about bilingualism
Language fusion and the Autonomy Hypothesis

Block 2
Bilingual development
CLI in Syntax
CLI in Phonetics and Phonology
Discussion with Michela Redolfi about the baseline and experiment to create baseline data for generics

Block 3
Bilingual acquisition outcomes
Acquisition Outcomes in Morpho-syntax and Semantics
How to come up with a project: example of Michela’s adjective project
Acquisition Outcomes in Phonetics and Phonology

Schedule

Tuesday 10-03-2020 14-17:20 (4 hours) Lab. SMS.1, Santa Marta.

Wednesday 11-03-2020 14-17:20 (4 hours) Lab. SMS.1, Santa Marta.

Tuesday 17-03-2020 14-17:20 (4 Hours) Lab. SMS.1, Santa Marta.


Students who wish to attend the seminars but do not need the credits, are welcome!

Modalità d'esame

Besides (compulsory) attendance of the seminars, you will be also required either to participate in some experimental activity of the research lab LaTeC or to write a short paper on relevant literature.