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Experimental Linguistics Reading Group | Word learning, and word recognition and lexical representation

1 March 2018

Time: 1:00 - 2:00pm
Venue: Bancroft 1.01.1

This week, ExpLing RG will discuss word learning, and word recognition and lexical representation. They will discuss the following papers:

Fennell, C. T., Byers-Heinlein, K. and Werker, J. F. (2007), Using Speech Sounds to Guide Word Learning: The Case of Bilingual Infants. Child Development, 78: 1510–1525. - presented by Rosie Oxbury

Skoruppa, K., Mani, N., Plunkett, K., Cabrol, D. & Peperkamp, S. (2013). Early word recognition in sentence context: French and English 2-year-olds' sensitivity to sentence-medial mispronunciations and assimilations. Infancy, 18, 1007-1029. - presented by Matthew Hunt

Contact reading group convenor, Elisa Passoni (, for more information

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