Finish your plate and clean up your language! A mixed methods approach to Colloquial Belgian Dutch and Standard Dutch variation in child-directed speech at Flemish dinner table conversations. KU Leuven
This project studies variation in the way parents address their children, focusing on parents’ selection of Colloquial Belgian Dutch (‘tussentaal’, e.g. gij ‘you’) or Standard Belgian Dutch forms (e.g. jij ‘you’).
Through structured variation between standard and vernacular, parents implicitly teach their children which language features (and varieties) to use in which context, hence at the same time revealing which language features ...
The linguistic landscape of hate speech on social media. University of Antwerp
Sabbatical Leave Project, 2018-2019 University of Antwerp
Cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease: motoric, cognitive and linguistic aspects of sentence production University of Antwerp
A longitudinal approach to phonetic enhancement in infant directed speech: normally hearing infants and hearing-impaired infants with a cochlear implant. University of Antwerp
The effects of written corrective feedback on L2 case acquisition in the German prepositional phrase mediated by working memory capacity and procedural memory. Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Cancelability or Argumentativity? Towards a Conventionalist Theory of Scalar Implicatures. University of Antwerp
The cross-linguistic application of grammatical categories: The early modern genesis of a contemporary problem, with specific reference to the relevance of ‘typically Ancient Greek’ categories (ca. 1470–1800) KU Leuven
Is it justified to describe different languages by means of the same grammatical categories? The cross-linguistic application of categories is still a thorny issue in current linguistics, the roots of which lie in the early modern period, when West-European scholars started to produce on a large scale grammars of languages other than Latin. Although the Latin tradition remained the main descriptive framework, the Renaissance rediscovery of ...