Doctorant.e

Patrick ROHRER

Discipline(s) enseignée(s)

Department of Translation and Language Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

B.A. Translation, B.A. Applied Languages, M.A. Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

  • Foreign Language 1-6 (English, French)

  • English Production

  • English Competence and Use

  • Phonetics and Phonology

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 
- The cognitive benefits of beat gestures in L1 and L2

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 in Peer-Reviewed Journals

2020

Rohrer, P. L., Delais-Roussarie, E., & Prieto, P. (2020). Beat gestures for comprehension and recall: Differential effects of language learners and native listeners Front. Psychol. 11:575929. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.575929


Communications

2020

Florit-Pons, J., Vilà-Giménez, I., Rohrer, P. L., & Prieto, P. (2020). "The developmental and temporal integration of co-speech gesture in narrative speech: A longitudinal study." Oral presentation at Gesture and Speech in Interaction (GESPIN). KTH Royal Institute of Technology: Stockholm (Sweden), September 7-9.

Rohrer, P. L., Prieto, P., & Delais-Roussarie, E. (2020). "Beat gestures and prosodic phrasing in French." Oral presentation at GLOW43 Workshop: Prosody in Speech Signal, Perception and Gestures. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin: Berlin (Germany), April 8-20.

Rohrer, P. L., Delais-Roussarie, E., & Prieto, P. (2020). "Beat gestures for recall: Differential effects of language status." Oral presentation at the UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference (UK-CLC). University of Birmingham: Birmingham (UK), July 27-29.

Rohrer, P. L., Vilà-Giménez, I., Florit-Pons, J., Esteve-Gibert, N., Ren, A., Shattuck-Hufnagel, S., & Prieto, P. (2020). "The MultiModal MultiDimensional (M3D) labelling scheme for the annotation of audiovisual corpora." Oral presentation at Gesture and Speech in Interaction (GESPIN). KTH Royal Institute of Technology: Stockholm (Sweden), September 7-9.

2019

Baills, F., Rohrer, P. L., & Prieto, P. (2019). "Le geste et la voix pour enseigner la prononciation en langue étrangère". Oral presentation at 2ème Colloque International Enseignement du Français Parlé. Université de Rouen Normandie: Rouen (France), October 24-25.

Domínguez, M., Rohrer, P. L. & Soler-Company, J. (2019). "PyToBI: a Toolkit for ToBI Labeling under Python" Oral Presentation at INTERSPEECH 2019. Graz (Austria), September 15-19.

Gutierrez, S., Rohrer, P. L. & Prieto, P. (2019). "The effects of a shadowing vs. listen-and-repeat training on second language pronunciation". Poster presentation at L2 Pronunciation Research Workshop: Bridging the Gap between Research and Practice. Universitat de Barcelona: Barcelona (Catalonia), June 6-7. 

Rohrer, P. L., Prieto, P. & Delais-Roussarie, E. (2019). "Beat gestures and prosodic domain marking in French". In Sasha Calhoun, Paola Escudero, Marija Tabain & Paul Warren (eds.) Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 2019 (pp. 1500-1504). 

Rohrer, P. L., Prieto, P. & Delais-Roussarie, E. (2019). "Beat Gestures as Prosodic Domain markers in French: A case study". Poster presentation at Phonetics and Phonology in Europe (PaPE). Lecce, (Italy), June 17-19.



2018
 

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.

Prieto, P., Cravotta, A., Kushch, O., Rohrer, P. L., & 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.

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.

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.