Research report 2005 - Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
The first contact with an unknown second language
Dimroth, Christine; Gullberg, Marianne; Roberts, Leah
Spracherwerb (Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Klein)
MPI für Psycholinguistik, Nijmegen
SummaryThis study focuses on the earliest perception and processing of input in an unknown second language. Scientists of the MPI for Psycholinguistics examine the effect of length of exposure, item frequency, and gestural deictic links between sound and context for word recognition and lexical learning in adults.