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Department of Linguistics

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Deutscher Platz 6
D-04103 Leipzig

phone: +49 (0) 341 3550 - 300
fax: +49 (0) 341 3550 - 333

e-mail: cissewski@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Past Research

Acquisition of Jakarta Indonesian

The goal of the Acquisition Project is to record, transcribe, and enter into a computerized database, a corpus of naturalistic data from a large sample of Jakarta Indonesian child language.

A total of ten children were studied longitudinally over the course of four years. The children's ages at their first recordings ranged from 1:7 to 4:6, and each child was recorded at intervals of 7-10 days over a period of 2-4 years. In addition, data relating to each age group was used for latitudinal studies.

By the end of 2007, we plan to have the entire CHILDES database checked for quality control our research supervisors.

Project Members

For a full list of all current research assistants, see the webpage at the Jakarta Fieldstation.

Links to web pages with more information about the project

Webpage at Jakarta Fieldstation: