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Elisabeth Engberg-Pedersen

Elisabeth Engberg-Pedersen

Professor

  • Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics

    Emil Holms Kanal 2, 2300 København S, Building: 22.5.64

    Denmark

    Phone: +45 35 32 86 64Mobile: +45 30 29 86 64

Current research

  • Epistemic modality in Danish Sign Language (DTS) and Japanese Sign Language
  • Production and comprehension of linguistic perspective in children with autism
  • Reading comprehension in children with autism 
  • Language and Cognition - Perspectives from Impairment (LaCPI) 2011-2014 (https://communicationdisorders.ku.dk/projects/languageandcognition/)

Primary fields of research

  • Linguistic expressions of perspective
  • The relationship between language-specific structure and cognition
  • Autism and language
  • The morphology and syntax of Danish Sign Language (DTS)

Teaching

  • Danish grammar
  • The grammar of spoken Danish
  • Grammatical analysis
  • Introduction to linguistics
  • Cognitive-functional linguistics
  • Linguistic methodology
  • Linguistic theories
  • Semantics and pragmatics

Supervision

  • Grammatical topics in Danish and Danish Sign Language (DTS)
  • Acquisition of grammar
  • Gesture and language
  • Topics in semantics, pragmatics and cognitive-functional grammar

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