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Language and Linguistics

Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


Language Acquisition

Dr Ángeles Carreres

Carreres, Dr Ángeles

Ángeles Carreres's interests lie in the fields of translation and language learning. She is co-editor of two special issues focusing on the role of translation in language learning. Ángeles is also interested in the interplay between translation and philosophy.

Maren de Vincent-Humphreys

de Vincent-Humphreys, Maren

Maren's research interests are in intercultural business communication and processes of second language acquisition.

Henriette Hendriks

Hendriks, Henriette

Henriette's research interests are: First and Second Language acquisition; Cognitive Linguistics; Multilingualism and Cognitive Flexibility; Reference to Person, Space and Time.

Napoleon Katsos

Katsos, Napoleon

Napoleon Katsos is interested in how experimental research in language acquisition and processing can inform theoretical linguistic inquiry and vice versa. His particular focus is in the area of semantics and pragmatics, especially implicature, presupposition and quantification.

Brechtje Post

Post, Brechtje

Brechtje’s research draws on phonetics, phonology, language  psychology, language acquisition and cognitive neuroscience to gain insight into the way in which linguistic systems exploit speech sound to encode different types of meaning. Her main focus is on speech prosody (intonation, accentuation, rhythm, and phrasing).

Ioanna Sitaridou

Sitaridou, Ioanna

Ioanna's research interests are: dialectal and diachronic syntax: word order phenomena, null subjects, complementation, infinitives, null objects, subjunctive obviation; Micro-variation; Acquisition (especially L2 and heritage languages) and language change; Language Contact; Syntactic phylogenies and reconstruction

Ianthi Tsimpli

Tsimpli, Ianthi

Ianthi Maria Tsimpli works on language development in the first and second language in children and adults, language impairment, attrition, bilingualism, language processing and the interaction between language, cognitive abilities and print exposure.