teaching & supervision


courses i am teaching in 2016-2017

Second language acquisition (BA, major)/Tweedetaalverwerving (BA, major/minor), Topics in Second Language Acquisition (MA)


I regularly supervise theses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level on a variety of topics relating to bilingual and second language acquisition. I am currently (co-)supervising the following PhD students: Ellen van den Broek (language awareness and academic skills in the English secondary school classroom), Jan Willem Chevalking (language development and metalinguistic awareness in bilingual primary education, funded by NWO promotiebeurs voor leraren), Chantal van Dijk (crosslinguistic influence in online processing in child bilinguals, funded by NWO promoties in de geesteswetenschappen) and Claire Goriot (cognitive and language development of children following early English education).


I also regularly offer internships on various topics relating to bilingual first and child second language acquisition, bilingual children in general, bilingual parenting and other related issues. Want to find out about current possibilities? Send me an email (s dot unsworth at let dot ru dot nl).