Study programme 2020-2021Français
Cognition, Speech and Bilingualisms
Programme component of Advanced Master's in Language SciencesResearch Institute for Language science and Technology

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UL-S1-SCLANG-228-MOptional UEPICCALUGA MyriamR350 - Service de l'Institut de Recherche en Sciences et Technologies du Langage
  • DELVAUX Véronique
  • HARMEGNIES Bernard
  • HUET Kathy
  • PICCALUGA Myriam

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français510150055.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
L-ISCL-110Cognition, Speech and Bilingualisms5101500Q2100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Have a complete understanding. Analyse any communicative situation (real or depicted) in reference to the theoretical and methodological frameworks within various scientific approaches to language.
    • Master and appropriately mobilise knowledge and methodological approaches to understand and explain the normal/atypical/pathological functioning of individuals, groups or organisations, using any form of language.
    • Analyse and model a communicative situation (individually or collectively) by critically selecting isolated theories and suitable methodological approaches.
  • Communicate effectively. Communicate and exchange information in a structured and adapted way to the intended purpose and relevant public.
    • Present and structure data in a clear, precise, neutral, and non-oriented way.
    • Present (orally and in writing) the results of an intervention (study, analysis, investigation, etc.) to adequately inform a target audience.
    • Write a well-justified report about an intervention in a situation of linguistic nature.
    • Appropriately use presentation materials.
  • Have a willingness to keep learning. Assess and pursue professional and personal development.
    • Monitor knowledge and methodological approaches in order to evolve their thinking and practice.
    • Continue to train and improve their skills.
  • Adopt a scientific approach. Master the scientific approaches in language sciences.
    • Master the different steps to carry out research in language sciences.
    • Appropriately apply different scientific research methods.
    • Construct a reference framework, formulate questions or hypotheses from the analysis of scientific literature.
    • Collect data and thoroughly analyse it qualitatively and quantitatively.
    • Adequately interpret results taking into account the reference framework within which the research was developed.
    • Present research results, orally and in writing, in their native language and in English or another language depending on the specific field of research.
  • Neuropsycholinguistics : adopt a specialist approach. Master the knowledge and know what skills are required for neuropsycholinguistic assessment and intervention.
    • Master the cognitive and neurological foundations of language.

Learning Outcomes of UE

At the end of the instruction, the students will be able to
students will be able to mobilize their knowledge of the different types of bilingualism and effects of bilingualism on cognitive development and oral  language acquisition, construct a questionnaire of linguistic bibliography, apply it. They will be  able to use  diverse tools in order  to  analyse  the segmental and/or  supra-segmental aspects of  the speech data gathered  and to make critical observations about the results obtained  comparing  the results with the data of the scientific literature. 

Content of UE

bilingualisms and cognition: past and actual views ,lexical and phonological acquisition , Acoustic  measurements of speech production in (a)typical subjects, bliingual brain

Prior Experience

types of bilingualism and effects of bilingualism

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Presentation and/or works

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Presentation and/or works

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Séminaires
  • Projets supervisés

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
L-ISCL-110Not applicable

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
L-ISCL-110Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
L-ISCL-110Grosjean, F., Byers-Heinlein K. (2018). The Listening Bilingual: Speech Perception, Comprehension, and Bilingualism, Wiley-Blackwell.
De Groot, A.M.B, Kroll, J.F. (Editeurs), Handbook of bilingualism: psycholinguistic approaches, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2005. 
De Groot, A.M.B, Kroll, J.F. (Editeurs), Tutorials in bilingualism : psycholinguistic perspectives,  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Mahwah, 1997.

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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