Werkgroep Over Taal (WOT)

What is WOT?

WOT is a multilingual discussion and study platform for all linguists at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and beyond. Here you can find an overview of some of our previous speakers and topics. 

If you wish to join one of our upcoming lectures or workshops, or you are interested in giving a talk on your topic, you are requested to contact the supervisors: Iris.Van.De.Voorde@vub.beEva.Marie.Koch@vub.be

Upcoming discussions

 

Please contact Iris.Van.De.Voorde@vub.be and Eva.Marie.Koch@vub.be for more information.

Previous WOT discussions

04/06/2019 Miss Graziela Dekeyser  KU Leuven

Lost in Translation? Emotional Confusion among Ethnolinguistic Minority Children: A Family Approach

19/03/2019

Miss Ily Hollebeke & Miss Rachida Aghallaj

VUB/

KU Leuven

Promoting early multilingualism in childhood and childcare: Family language policy and parents’ perspectives on communication with professionals

12/02/2019

Mr. Francisco Miguel Valada

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

The effects of instruction on the acquisition of phonological distinctions in a second language: the case of Portuguese

14/12/2018

Mr. Nathan Vandeweerd

Miss Rachel Rubin 

VUB/ UCLouvain Lexicogrammatical complexity in Learner Language
30/11/2018 Mr. Víctor Pérez Béjar  Universidad de Sevilla Suspended clauses in Spanish
30/11/2018 Mr. Serge Bibauw  KU Leuven Dialogue-based CALL: a multilevel meta-analysis
16/11/2018 Mr. Peng Bi   Syntactic Complexity Development for Chinese EFL Learners: Insights from an Annotated Learner Corpus
04/09/2018 Miss Jinling Li  University of Tilburg

Chineseness as a Moving Target: Changing infrastructures of the Chinese Diaspora in the Netherlands

 

24/08/2018

 

Miss Kathy MinHye Kim Michigan State University

Sleep-dependent consolidation of second language grammar knowledge: The pre-sleep awareness status matters

22/06/2018 Miss Clara Ureña Tormo Universidad de Alcalá Teaching Spanish idioms from a Cognitive Linguistics perspective

18/05/2018

Dr. Nanna Hilton

University of Groningen (The Netherlands)

Stimmen: A Citizen Science Approach to LVC

26/04/2018

Miss Isa Hendrikx

Université Catholique de Louvain

Intensifying constructions in French-speaking L2 learners of Dutch or English: Longitudinal results

12/03/2018

Miss Vanessa De Wilde 

Universiteit Gent

Uncovering covert knowledge of English in children

19/02/2018

Miss Iris Van de Voorde

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Introduction to PhD project “Pluricentricity in language history. Building blocks for an integrated history of Dutch (1550-1850)”

05/12/2017

Miss Geòrgia Pujadas Jorba

University of Barcelona

Focus and non-focus L2 learning through subtitles and captions

05/10/2017

Mr. Toivo Glatz

University of Groningen (The Netherlands)

Game-based literacy training in Dutch

26/06/2017

Dr. Memet Aktürk-Drake

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

When divergent state ideologies converge on mother-tongue instruction in immigrant languages: The case of Turkish in Western Europe

13/06/2017

Dr. Hanneke Loerts

University of Groningen (The Netherlands)

The awful Dutch gender system: ERPs reveal difficulties in gender processing in native and bilingual Dutch speakers

11/05/2017

Prof. Dr. Niels Schiller 

Leiden University (The Netherlands)

Morphological Processing in Language Production

03/05/2017

Joint lecture: Miss Carmen Pascual & Miss Marina González Sanz 

Universitat de València (CP) & Universidad de Sevilla (MGS)

The Impact of CLIL in a Multilingual Context: the Valencian Region (CP) & Influence of gender and role on interruptions in the Political Talk Show (MGS)

23/02/2017

Miss Eva Koch

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Incidental second language morphosyntactic learning in conversation: The acquisition of stem allomorphy in German strong verbs by adult native speakers of Dutch

22/11/2016 

Prof. Bertha Gregoria Salvador Jiménez

Universidad Central "Marta Abreu" de Las Villas, Cuba

Presentation on the phonological system of Spanish and some procedures for its acquisition