Multilingual language learning and cognitive linguistics
Headed by Prof. Raphael Berthele this research group investigates topics in the following fields:
- Transfer in multilingual language learning
- Bilingualism, multilingualism and literacy
- Receptive Multilingualism, intercomprehension
- Variationist typology of languages and dialects in contact
- Spatial reference in language
Most of its research draws on quantitative methods and on usage-based conceptions of language.