The acquisition of the Hindi case system by Dutch-speaking and German-speaking foreign language learners Ghent University
This project aims to investigate developmental sequences in the foreign language acquisition of the Hindi case system. A qualitative longitudinal study will be conducted among Hindi foreign language learners in an instructed learning environment. The research will be embedded within the framework of Processability Theory, which is a second language acquisition theory that describes and explains stages of morphosyntactic development
Stylistic appropriateness in English as a foreign language: The acquisition of grammatical formality by translation trainees. University of Antwerp
Academic literacy in German as a foreign language: A corpus-based contrastive analysis of cohesion in written learner language. University of Antwerp
The development of Dutch syntax in learners of Dutch as a foreign language: effects of immersion, language background and training by means of syntactic priming. University of Antwerp
Speech intelligibility and foreign accent: New perspectives on the perception of non-native Dutch Ghent University
Oral proficiency targets in foreign language learning are typically expressed in terms of intelligibility. However, what makes non-native speech intelligible and accented is ill understood. The proposed project examines the link between intelligibility, foreign accentedness, and listeners' attitudes towards non-native Dutch. The results will contribute to our understanding of these concepts and underpin the teaching of Dutch as a foreign ...
ExpoVoc: Exposure to English and vocabulary learning: the unique case of young English-as-a-foreign-language learners in Flanders KU Leuven
Source-based writing in L1, L2 and FL: modelling of successful process characteristics. University of Antwerp
Multilingualism as a reality at school Ghent University
Foreign-Heid is often associated with weaker school performance. They make a division between the home language of the student and the school language. It is often assumed that the home language would be the acquisition of the school language in the way. But in Flanders, there is little research on the effects of non-native performance and the current investigation is limited to the Dutch division versus foreign language students. However, ...