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Holger Hopp

Holger Hopp

Professor of English Linguistics, University of Braunschweig


In my research, I am interested in the psycholinguistics of multilingualism. From a formal grammatical perspective, I study how different areas of Interlanguage grammars interact in bilingual comprehension and production. In addition, my research looks at cognitive factors and individual differences in bilingual language processing. I direct the Mannheim Eye Lab, which is equipped with several eye-trackers as well as facilities for behavioural methods. 


University of Mannheim, Germany 

Representative Publications:

  • Hopp, Holger (in press). Individual differences in the L2 processing of object-subject ambiguities. Applied Psycholinguistics.
  • Hopp, Holger (2013). Grammatical gender in adult L2 acquisition: Relations between lexical and syntactic variability. Second Language Research, 29: 33-56.
  • Hopp, Holger & Monika S. Schmid (2013) Perceived foreign accent in L1 attrition and L2 acquisition: The impact of age of acquisition and bilingualism. Applied Psycholinguistics. 34, 361-394.
  • Hopp, Holger (2011) Internal and external factors in the child L2 development of the German determiner phrase. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism. 1(3): 238-264.
  • Hopp, Holger (2010) Ultimate attainment in L2 inflectional morphology: Performance similarities between non-native and native speakers. Lingua. 120: 901-931.
  • Hopp, Holger (2009) The syntax-discourse interface in near-native L2 acquisition: Off-line and on-line performance. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. 12: 463-483.