Thuisonderwijs en meertalige kinderen: Artikel op

Afgelopen week werd ik geïnterviewd voor een artikel op over meertalig opvoeden en in het bijzonder over hoe de lockdown en het thuisonderwijs impact heeft op meertalige kinderen. Zoals altijd met dit soort stukken is er aardig wat gesneuveld in de laatste edit maar hopelijk is de boodschap duidelijk genoeg. In ieder geval is […]

€200,000 for Kletskoppen child language festival

Just before the Christmas holidays, we received the kind of present scientists love to receive at any time of the year, but after the rollercoaster ride that was 2020, this one came as an especially welcome gift: a message saying that Kletskoppen – the child language festival we’ve been organising in Nijmegen for a few […]

New paper assessing the validity of the Cross-Linguistic Lexical Task as a measure of bilingual language proficiency

My former intern and research assistant, Elise van Wonderen, and I have a new paper coming out in the Journal of Child Language. In this paper we use the Dutch and Spanish versions of the Crosslinguistic Lexical Task (Haman, Łuniewska & Pomiechowska, 2015) to compare the language development of monolingual Dutch-speaking children, monolingual Spanish-speaking children […]

New paper on the impact siblings on the language development of bilingual toddlers

Together with my former MA student, Danai Tsinivits, we just had a paper accepted for a special issue of the journal Applied Psycholinguistics on Capturing and quantifying individual differences in bilingualism. Our study used parental report data to investigate the language development of bilingual toddlers growing up with Greek and Dutch as their two languages […]