Eighth MC & WGs Meeting:

Location: Lisbon (Portugal)

Date: 13–15 February 2013

Program
1st day of Meeting: Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

8:00

Registration & Welcome

Parellel Sessions: WG1 and WG3

WG1: Introduction

8:30

WG 1 SR - Theo Marinis: Intro

Guillemette Henry and Selma Saad: Typical versus atypical development of Lebanese Arabic in bilingual children : a pilot study of a sentence repetition task

Topbas, S., Aydin, A., Kazanoglu, D. & Ozkan-Tadihan, E.: Turkish Sentence Repetition Test: Pilot sampling with children with SLI  and controls

Fernanda Pratas, João Costa and Maria Lobo: Results from Capeverdean-Portuguese bilingual and Portuguese monolingual TD children

Ianthi Tsimpli, Spyridoula Varlokosta, Vicky Chondrogianni: Pilot data from the short Greek SR task with monolingual and bilingual children

Enkeleida Kapia, Anila Kananaj: Further findings from Sentence Repetition task with Albanian monolinguals and Albanian-speaking bilinguals

WG3: Lexical

8:30

Magdalena Łuniewska et al.: AoA results for 15 languages: new data & new analyses

Jasmina Vuksanovic, Jovana Bjekic: Current issues and perspectives in application of Serbian version of CLT in TD monolingual, TD bilingual and SLI children

Jasmina Vuksanovic, Marko Zivanovic: Sensitivity of Serbian version of CLT to SES

Katarzyna Chyl, Magdalena Łuniewska, Ewa Haman: Comparison of noun and verb knowledge in monolingual and bilingual 5 year old children acquiring Polish as L1

Hanne Gram Simonsen, Pernille Hansen, Magdalena Łuniewska, Ewa Haman: Assessing vocabulary with CLT in Polish-Norwegian children

Ozlem Unal, Muge Tuncer, Pinar Ege: Cross-Linguistic Lexical Task in Turkish-German Bilingual Children

Frenette Southwood; South African English CLT: Preliminary results from monolingual TD children and bilingual children with SLI

10:30

COFFEE BREAK

11:00

Discussion on further studies & publications

Discussion on final conference presentations

11:00

Discussion on further studies & publications

Discussion on final conference presentations

12:30

LUNCH

Parellel Sessions: WG1 and WG4

WG1: Case

13:30

WG:  Case - Esther Ruigendijk: Intro Esther Ruigendijk: Pilot data on German

Bibi Janssen & Esther Ruigendijk: Case in Russian-Dutch  bilingual children.

Enkeleida Kapia & Anila Kananaj: Developing Case Task For Albanian 

Case: Discussion/Publications

WG4

13:30

Tuba Yarbay Duman , Seyhun Topbaş, Anne Baker: The processing of Turkish counterfactuals in SLI: the role of executive functions

İlknur Maviş,  Ayşe Aydın: Assessing Executive Functions of Turkish Speaking Monolingual Children with  SLI and Normal Language Development

Kristine Jensen de López, Hanne Søndergaard Knudsen, Line Engel Clasen: Assessment of executive functions of Scandinavian (Danish and Norwegian) in typically and atypically developing monolingual and bilingual children

Marko Zivanovic, Jasmina Vuksanovic and Jovana Bjekic: Differences in executive functions between Serbian TD monolingual, SLI monolingual and Serbian-Hungarian TD bilingual children

15:30

COFFEE BREAK

16:00

Agreement:

WG1 Agreement - Jan de Jong: Intro

Dagmar Bittner: Agreement task

Relative clauses:

Peri Iluz-Cohen: Verbal and non-verbal sort-term memory and working memory in bilingual and monolingual children with TLD and with SLI

Maria Kambanaros: Lexical retrieval and cognitive control in multilinguals: Same or different from bilectals

Iris Duinmeijer & Bibi Jansen: Measuring inhibition and visuo-spatial working memory in Dutch children with SLI and typically developing peers using the VIMI Hand–Fist Game and a digitalized version of the odd-one-out

18:00

Assessment committee - how to address the clinical implications in publications

19:00

Reception

20:00

SG meeting

2nd day of Meeting: Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Parellel Sessions: WG1 and WG2

WG1

08:30

WG1 Exhaustivity - Petra Schulz: Intro

Frenette Southwood: Wh exhaustivitiy in Afrikaans-speaking children: Preliminary results with monolingual and bilingual TD children and children with SLI

Petra Schulz: Deficits in pairing as an indicator of SLI? Evidence from German  monolingual and eL2-children

Sharon Armon-Lotem, Irena Shnaiderman & Petra Schulz: Exhaustivity in the L2 of Russian-Hebrew children

Exhaustivity: Discussion/Publications

WG2

08:30

Joel Walters & Natalia Gagarina 

   1. Introduction

   2. Bilingual Narrative Assessment Tool – scripts, comprehension/ production  scoring: finalization

Evaluation of comprehension questions: doubtful cases Valerie Rechardt and Natalia Gagarina

   3. Presentation of general results: 16 languages

SpecificLanguages: results + scripts, comprehension/ production scoring

Afrikaans: Daleen Klop, Monique Visser & Helena Oosthuizen

Croatian: Gordana Hrzica & Jelena Kuvac Kraljevic

10:30

COFFEE BREAK

11:00

WG1 Online Experiments- Vicky Chondrogianni: Introduction

Jovana Bjekic,  Vicky Chondrogianni and  Jasmna Vuksanovic, On-line processing of case and word order alternations in Serbian-speaking L1-TD children.

11:00

Online Experiments: Discussion/Publications

Finnish:Sari Kunnari &Taina           Välimaa: Preliminary results on       5-6-year-old monolingual     children

French: Alfred Knapp & Martin     Haiden

German:Antje Skerra, Valerie     Reichardt, Katrin Reichenbach,   Olga Vorobyeva & Natalia   Gagarina: Linking of macro- and   microstructureas a better cure   for SLI

12:30

LUNCH

Parellel Sessions: WG1 and WG4

WG1: Clitics

13:30

WG1 Clitics - Philippe Prévost: Introduction

Maria Andreou, Eleni Peristeri, Ianthi Tsimpli, Katerina Kostantzou, Michaela Nerantzini, Spyridoula Varlokosta: Data from Modern Greek

Enkeleida Kapia: Data from Albanian

Clitics: Discussion/Publications

WG4:

13:30

Ágnes Lukács, Ferenc Kemény, Kata Fazekas and Enikő Ladányi: The effects of individual differences in EF on language abilities in SLI

Pascale Engel-Abreu (presented by Kristine): Exectuive functionning in children with bilingual SLI

Chilla Solveig & Cornelia Hamann (presented by Kristine):

Data on EF and langue from German children

Valerie Reichardt, Olga Vorobyeva & Natalia Gagarina: Piloting COST embedded mouse and odd-one-out tasks with 9 year-old Russian-German bilinguals.

15:30

COFFEE BREAK

16:00

WG1: General Discussion about publications and Krakow presentations

16:00

Discussion of publication options and issues

17:00

MC Meeting

18:30

Guided Tour  at Ancient Art National Museum

20:00

Dinner at Ancient Art National Museum

3rd day of Meeting: Friday, February 15st, 2013

Parellel Sessions: WG2 and WG3

WG2:

WG3: NWR

08:30

Greek: Eleni Peristeri, Maria Andreou & Ianthi Tsimpli: Macro- and microstructure properties in the narratives of Greek bisli children

Hebrew: Joel Walters

Italian: Maja Roch & Chiara Levorato

Swedish: Ute Bohnacker

08:30

Seyhun Topbaş and Dilber Kaçar Kütükçü: A comparative study: The implementation of a Turkish Nonword Repetition Test and Quasi-Universal Nonword Repetition Test with monolingual Turkish children with SLI

Maja Savić, Darinka Anđelković and Maša Popović: A cross-linguistic quasi-universal nonword repetition task: Evidence from Serbian typically developing children

Jasmina Vuksanovic, Jovana Bjekic and Marko Zivanovic: Application of two nonword repetition tasks in TD Bilingual Serbian-Hungarian children

Rikke Vang Christensen: Developing a Danish nonword repetition task

Eglė Krivickaitė and Ineta Dabašinskienė: Lithuanian nonword repetition test

11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:30

Results and Final Discussion

11:30

Publications  plan and outlook for Cracow  and  beyond

Discussion on publications

Discussion on final conference presentations

12:30

LUNCH BREAK

14:00

15:30

16:00

17:00

Inter-task Presentations

Angela Grimm, Magda Wojtecka, & Petra Schulz: Early second language learners’ abilities across linguistic subdomains and implications for the risk of misdiagnosis

Natalia Meir & Sharon Armon-Lotem: NWR and SR in sequential bilingual Russian-Hebrew speaking preschool children with typical language development and SLI

COFFEE BREAK

WG 1-4  Presentations

Discussion

The End

18:00

Zofia Wodniecka: Does cognitive control predict language development?