Project

The acquisition of the Hindi case system by Dutch-speaking and German-speaking foreign language learners

Duration
01 February 2017 → 01 October 2018
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Linguistics
    • Theory and methodology of linguistics
    • Other languages and literary studies
  • Social sciences
    • Education curriculum
Keywords
Foreign language acquisition Hindi Processability Theory Case
 
Project description

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