Elisabeth Engberg-Pedersen

Elisabeth Engberg-Pedersen


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 (http://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)


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


  • 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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