Project

The relation between perception and production of L2 phoneme contrasts: a project in experimental phonology

Duration
01 October 2007 → 30 September 2014
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Language studies
    • Linguistics
    • Literary studies
Keywords
contrastive linguistics second language acquisition phonology
 
Project description

The project deals with the acquisition of phonological systems of a second language. When a learner acquires a new language, she has to learn to perceive and produce new phoneme contrasts. The porject aims to shed light on the nature of the relation between perception and production in the acquisition of new phoneme contrasts in a second language.