< Back

24th January 2022, 20:46

​University of Gibraltar and Cultural Services calls for participants for a bilingual study

Published by GBC News

The University of Gibraltar is calling for participants for a bilingual study it's hosting with Cultural Services.

The research for the study will be conducted by the University of Valladolid, and will look at English and Spanish acquisition and linguistic theory to explore linguistic phenomena.

Participants aged 18 or over who are available for a couple of hours this Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday can sign up. gir.uvalal@uva.es

In addition, the researching university's Raquel Fernandez Fuertes will be giving a talk at the John Mackintosh Hall tomorrow titled 'What does it mean to be Bilingual? Myth and Science'.

The talk looks at code-switching between Spanish and English - a common practice in Gibraltar. The University of Valladolid believes this act is governed by specific linguistic principles.

The talk is free to attend but you need to secure a ticket on buytickets.gi Vaccine certificates or negative lateral flow test results will be required.

For more information you can contact Cultural Services.