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Günther-van der Meij, M.T. (Mirjam) MA

Doctoral student

Areas of Expertise

multilingualism; multilingual education; language learning

 

Projects

Treddetaalwinning troch betide en lette(re) twataligen (Phd student)
More opportunities with multilingualism

 

Biography

Mirjam Günther-van der Meij (Hallum 1980) studied English and applied language research in Amsterdam. She concluded her second study with a master dissertation on oral skills at a trilingual school (2008). At the Fryske Akademy she is working on her Phd 'Third language acquisition of balanced and unbalance bilingual adolescents', in which she studies whether balanced Frisian-Dutch bilinguals learn a third language more easily than unbalanced ones. She also works on the project More opportunities with multilingualism. Mirjam Günther is a member of the union for applied language research Anéla and the International Association of Multilingualism (IAM).

 

Publications (selection)

Van der Meij, M.T. (2008). Mondelinge taalvaardigheid op de Trijetalige skoalle. Een vergelijking van de mondelinge taalvaardigheid in het Fries, Nederlands en Engels tussen leerlingen van een drietalige basisschool en leerlingen van een tweetalige basisschool (Master thesis, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam).