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Friday, March 10 • 09:00 - 10:00
Do ‘linguistic habits’ affect ‘thinking’?

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The conceptualizations we acquire through our L1s are difficult to change when we learn typologically different L2s. In narrating events of a children story, thirteen native speakers and thirteen L2 speakers of English show pervasive differences largely because of the systematic variations in the grammars inherent in respective L1s.


imed louhichi

American University of Ras al Khaimah
Dr. Louhichi holds a PhD in Cognitive Linguistics (University of Sussex, England). His general research interests include Linguistic Categorization and Linguistic Relativity. Currently, he works as a Visiting Assistant Professor.

Friday March 10, 2017 09:00 - 10:00
Junior Suite 2

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