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

This 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.

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