Receptive age of acquisition of German and Spanish adjectivesAgnes Groba & Annick De Houwer, May 2011
Project status: questionnaire completed (May 2011), screening tool: currently being developed (June 2011)
As part of her dissertation project, ERBIS member Agnes Groba administered a questionnaire with native German-speaking and native-Spanish speaking adults, asking them to rate the receptive age of acquisition for 258 German and 161 Spanish adjectives, respectively. The results are currently being used to develop a German-Spanish bilingual adjective-comprehension screening tool for children aged 3 and 5.
For more details about the German questionnaire and the full results, click here: German adjectives.
For more details about the Spanish questionnaire and the full results, click here: Spanish adjectives.
A poster with more information on the findings was presented at the GISKID conference in Leipzig (May 2011). It is available for download under Publications & Talks and can also be viewed (and downloaded) by clicking on the image provided here.
For more information, please contact Agnes Groba at firstname.lastname@example.org.