CIVI: Coordination in verbal interaction

We aim at characterizing the coordinative and interactional dimensions of language communication. We will study how speakers manage to coordinate with no apparent effort several processes at a wide range of levels (physical, physiological, cognitive, social, to name...

SPEL: Speech Production in Learner Varieties

This operation deals with the interplay between phonetics and phonology in all learning varieties. In particular, we will focus on two aspects that remain underexplored in the acquisition of phonetic and phonological competences in child (L1: monolingual and...

PROVS : Prosodic variation and structuring

Work carried out under this theme investigates the relation between multilayered structure in the acoustic-articulatory signal and in linguistic representations. Many types of phonetic variation are traced back to different levels of prosodic structure, from segment...

LABFIELD : Bringing the lab into the field

The proposed research strategy consists of structuring collaborations between field linguists and laboratory phoneticians. This approach confers twofold empirical solidity on the studies that will be conducted: field linguists have a fine-grained understanding of the...