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Dr. Kristof Baten
Dr. Kristof Baten
Department of Linguistics
MULTIPLES - Research Centre for Multilingual Practices and Language Learning in Society
Second language acquisition
2001-2005: Master in Germanic Languages and Literature, Dutch-German, VUB;
2003-2004: Erasmus exchange student at Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf;
2007: Teacher certificate, VUB;
2005 - 2011:Teaching and research assistant, linguistics department, Ghent University;
2011: PhD in Linguistics;
2011- 2013: Post-doctoral assistant, linguistics department, Ghent University.
2013 - 2019: Post-doctoral Fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders (
2019 - present: Coordinator of Foreign Language Education and Dutch as a Second Language at
Ghent University Language Centre
Second Language Acquisition (SLA) and Foreign Language Acquisition (FLA)
German as a Foreign Language (GFL); Deutsch als Fremdsprache (DaF)
Effectiveness of Instruction
Language development in a Study-Abroad context
Multilingualism and Bilingual Education
Psycholinguistics: The Multilingual Mental Lexicon
Projects as co-supervisor
Predictors of vocabulary development in Vietnamese children in preschools and primary schools. A multidimensional study of two locations
The acquisition of the Hindi case system by foreign language learners
A processability approach to the acquisition of case in L2 Icelandic
The ditransitive alternation in present-day German. A corpus-based analysis
Projects as postdoc
The role of individual learner differences in the study abroad context. Their effect on foreign language development from an integrative perspective
The effectiveness of explicit/implicit instruction in L2 acquisition. Interactions with explicit/implicit knowledge, language complexity and developmental readiness
Most recent publications
Strobl, Carola, and Kristof Baten. “Assessing Writing Development during Study Abroad : The Role of Task and Measures of Linguistic and Communicative Performance.”
TASK, JOURNAL ON TASK-BASED LANGUAGE TEACHING AND LEARNING
, vol. 2, no. 1, 2022, pp. 60–84, doi:10.1075/task.21010.str.
Replication Data for: Vocabulary Development in a CLIL Context: A Comparison between French and English L2.
(2021) Kristof Baten (UGent), Silke Van Hiel (UGent), Ludovic De Cuypere (UGent)
Hoang, T. Huong-Giang, et al. “An Exploratory Study of Predictors of Vocabulary Knowledge of Vietnamese Preschool-Age Children in a City.”
DUTCH JOURNAL OF APPLIED LINGUISTICS
, vol. 10, 2021, doi:10.51751/dujal9538.
Strobl, Carola, and Kristof Baten. “Writing Development during Study Abroad : The Role of Language Contact and Social Networks.”
STUDY ABROAD RESEARCH IN SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION AND INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION
, vol. 6, no. 1, 2021, pp. 124–62, doi:10.1075/sar.19015.str.
Baten, Kristof, et al. “Vocabulary Development in a CLIL Context : A Comparison between French and English L2.”
STUDIES IN SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNING AND TEACHING
, vol. 10, no. 2, 2020, pp. 307–36, doi:10.14746/ssllt.2020.10.2.5.