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Presentations and Publications

Publications

Bassetti, B. (2017) Orthography affects second language speech: Double letters and geminate production in English. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 43(11), 1835-1842. DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000417 prepublication version (PDF Document) Link to abstract and online article

Bassetti, B., Sokolović-Perović, M., Mairano, P., & Cerni, T. (submitted) Orthography-induced length contrasts in the second language phonological systems of L2 speakers of English: Evidence from minimal pairs.


Presentations -- forthcoming

Bassetti, B., Sokolović-Perović, M., Mairano, P. & Cerni, T. (2017, September) Orthography-induced length contrasts in the L2 phonological systems of Italian speakers of English. European Second Language Association conference (EuroSLA 27), Reading, UK. Abstract (PDF Document)

Sokolović-Perović, M., Dillon, S., & Bassetti, B. (2017, September) Effects of orthographic forms on phonology in Japanese speakers of English as a Second Language. European Second Language Association conference (EuroSLA 27), Reading, UK. Abstract (PDF Document)

Mairano, P., Bassetti, B., Sokolović-Perović, M., & Cerni, T. (2017, September). How resistant are orthographic effects on L2 pronunciation? PAC 2017 – Phonology and interphonology of contemporary English, Paris, France. PAC_abstract(PDF Document)

Presentations -- keynotes and panel discussions

Bassetti, B. (2016, November). Effects of orthography on phonology in second language speakers. Invited keynote lecture at the ‘Multiliteracies in/and education’ workshop organised by the LitCo (Literacy in Language Contact) network, Luxemburg.

Bassetti, B. (2016, April) An orthography-induced phonological contrast in Italian speakers of English as a Second Language. Invited panel session presented at the Sound to Word in Bilingual and Second Language Speech Perception conference, Iowa City, USA.

Presentations -- past

Bassetti, B. (2014, April) 'Orthographic effects on second language phonology'. Experimental Psychology Society meeting, University of Kent.

Bassetti, B. (2014, May) ‘Effects of orthographic forms on second language phonology.’ Second New Sounds in the North East workshop, Newcastle.

Bassetti, B. (2014, September) ‘L2 orthographic forms and L1 grapheme-phoneme correspondences result in a phonological contrast that is unattested in the target language’. Eurosla 24, the European Second Language Association conference, York, UK.

Bassetti, B. (2015, January) Effects of word spellings on L2 phonology in Italian learners of English as a Second Language. Language Learning, Teaching and Assessment seminar series, Centre for Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK.

Bassetti, B., Cerni, T., Mairano, P., & Masterson, J. (2016, July) Effects of orthography on the perception of second language spoken words. Experimental Psychology Society meeting, Oxford.

Bassetti, B., Cerni, T., Mairano, P., & Masterson, J. (2016, July) Effects of L1 orthography-phonology correspondences on L2 phonological awareness. Poster presented at the UK Orthography Group workshop, Oxford.

Bassetti, B., Mairano, P., Cerni, T., & Masterson, J. (2016, April) Number of consonant and vowel letters affects the perception of homophonic word pairs in L2 English. Paper presented at the Sound to Word in Bilingual and Second Language Speech Perception conference, Iowa City, USA.

Bassetti, B., Mairano, P., Cerni, T., & Masterson, J. (2016, July). Orthographic effects on second language pronunciation and phonological awareness. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Porto, Portugal.

Bassetti, B., Mairano, P., Sokolovic-Perovic, M., & Cerni, T. (2016, June) The phonological status of gemination in Italian speakers of L2 English. New Sounds 2016, 8th International Conference on Second-Language Speech, Aarhus, Denmark.

Mairano, P., Cerni, T., Sokolović-Perović, M. & Bassetti, B. (2017, January) Italians acquiring the timing of English plosives: Gemination and VOT. The XIII AISV Conference, Pisa, Italy.

Sokolović-Perović, M., Dillon, S. & Bassetti, B. (2016, June). The effect of orthography on L2 phonology in Japanese speakers of English. New Sounds 2016, 8th International Conference on Second-Language Speech, Aarhus, Denmark.

Bassetti, B., Mairano, P., Masterson, J., Cerni, T. (2017, June) Effects of orthography on bilinguals’ second language phonology: Number of letters and sound duration in speech production and awareness. International Symposium on Bilingualism, Limerick, Ireland. Abstract  

Pilot results presentations (before the beginning of the project):
Bassetti, B., & Atkinson, N. (2013, August), ‘Effects of orthographic forms on pronunciation in experienced instructed second language learners’, European Second Language Association conference (EuroSLA 23), Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Bassetti, B., & Kaimaki, M. (2012, July) ‘Effects of orthographic representations on pronunciation in learners of English as a Foreign Language’. Second Language Acquisition of Phonology 2012, York, UK.