Centre for Research on Bilingualism

Phone: +468162000
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Universitetsvägen 10 C, plan 5
106 91 Stockholm

Department projects

Temporal language and thought: Language-specific spatial interference in time estimations
01/01/2011 - 31/12/2013
This project deals with crosslinguistic differences in temporal language and thought. Focus is set on speakers of English, Greek, Spanish, and Swedish. Whereas English and Swedish prefer distance-based spatiotemporal metaphors (e.g. "long" time), Greek and Spanish use quantity-ba...

National doctoral school in "Multilingualism, literacy and education"
01/09/2008 - 31/08/2012
The proposed multidisciplinary research school aims at developing the teaching profession with respect to basic knowledge and didactic competence around issues of literacy and academic development in a multilingual perspective. The focus is on pluralistic views of knowledge and l...

High-Level Proficiency in Second Language Use
01/01/2006 - 31/12/2011
The programme intends to investigate the cognitive/psychological and social conditions that lead to outstanding proficiency levels in a second language, as well as which aspects of the target language's discourse structure, grammar, lexicon and phonology still cause problems at t...

Perceptual compensation in blind second language learners
01/01/2008 - 31/12/2010
Syftet med projektet är att få insikter i blinda invandrares förutsättningar vid perception och inlärning av sitt andraspråk (L2) svenska. Kunskaper om detta ämne är näst intill obefintliga. Inom forskning kring blinda talar man om "...


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