Doctorant.e

Patrick ROHRER

Thèmes de recherche

Second Language Acquisition
Gesture Studies
Audiovisual Prosody
Cognitive Psychology
L2 Phonology
Sociolinguistics

Current Projects

- The prosodic and pragmatic features of beat gestures in English and French
- The integration of pitch accents and beat gestures in L1 and L2 (English and Catalan)
- The cognitive benefits of beat gestures in L1 and L2 (English and French)
- Beat gestures and phonological awareness in French learners of English 

Activités / CV

Cotutelle International entre le Laboratoire de Linguistique de Nantes (LLING, Université de Nantes, France) et le Grup d'Estudis de Prosòdia (GrEP, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Catalogne)
Directrices de Thèse: Elisabeth DELAIS-ROUSSARIE & Pilar PRIETO
Titre: The benefits of beat gestures on first and second language processing

Publications

2018

Llanes-Coromina, J., Prieto, P., &  Rohrer, P. L. (2018). "Brief training with rhythmic beat gestures helps L2 pronunciation in a reading aloud task.Proceedings from the 9th International Conference on Speech Prosody. Poznań: Poland.

Prieto P., Cravotta, A., Kushch, O., Rohrer, P. L., & Vilà-Giménez, I. (2018). "Deconstructing beat gestures: a labelling proposal.Proceedings from the 9th International Conference on Speech Prosody. Poznań: Poland.


Présentations 

2018

Prieto, P., Cravotta, A., Kushch, O., Rohrer, P., & Vilà-Giménez, I. (2018). "Una proposta d'etiquetatge de la prominència gestual i prosòdica: els gestos rítmics". Oral presentation at Xè Workshop sobre la prosòdia del català. Universitat de Barcelona: Barcelona, June 28.

Rohrer, P.L., Prieto, P. & Delais-Roussarie, E. (2018). L'influence des gestes de battements sur la prononciation d'une langue étrangère: Le cas de la technique de shadowing". Poster presentation at Journées d'Etudes ReAL2: Dimension sonore et acquisition des L2. Université de Nantes: Nantes (France), December 6-7.


2017

Rohrer, P. L.
 (2017). "Grounded cognition of prosodic elements via gesture: Preliminary evidence in a French learner of English". Poster presentation at L2 Phonetics and Phonology by Romance Learners (L2PHROL). University of Turin: Turin (Italy), November 16-17.

Rohrer, P. L. (2017). "The Use of Gesture in the Acquisition of English Prosody by a French Student in Tandem Language Learning". Oral presentation at Tandem Language and Intercultural Learning in Higher or Secondary Education Settings (ALCTES). Université Paris III - La Sorbonne Nouvelle: Paris (France), March 23-24.