Workpackages

Workpackage 1: Management and coordination - Lead beneficiary: Theo Marinis (University of Reading)

Objectives

- Scientific organization of MultiMind;

- Coordination of partners and research projects;

- Regular updates on the project progress;

- Preparation of the scientific and financial reports;

- Consolidate main results.

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Workpackage 2: Language learning, cognition & creativity - Lead beneficiary: Julie Franck (University of Geneva)

Objectives

- To establish whether being bilingual accelerates the acquisition of a third language, of new natural languages and artificial languages, and factors that affect the language acquisition process, e.g. onset, age, environment;

- To test models of L3 language acquisition whether the typological distance between the learned languages plays a role;

- To test the impact of different code-switching types on cognition and creativity.