News & events

We are pleased to announce that we have a new Phd grantee. Duarte Oliveira got a FCT- PhD grant for his PhD project in German Linguistics, A relação entre perfetividade e telicidade na aquisição de semântica verbal em alemão como segunda língua (starting October 2019)


The LTE research team is very pleased to announce the organization of the International Meeting:

Conference website:

Important dates

Submission Deadline: January 8 2020

Notification of acceptance: March 1 2020

Early Bird Registration: April 1 2020

Meeting: 18-19 June 2020



The LTE group organizes the Panel ‘Language Attrition, Heritage Languages and Refugees’ within the International Conference HUMANITY/HUMANITIES ON THE MOVE.

Submission deadline: until 30 Movember 2019


The LTE group is also involved in the organization of the International Conference around the Worls (HLAW)

Submissions are welcome.

More information in our conference website:


Media, an interview with Cristina Flores in the magazine ‘Crescer’ (11/0372019)

Ser bilingue desde bebé: O cérebro agradece e o seu filho também



LTE Reading Group: Next meeting – 12/03/2019 (Sala de reuniões CEHUM)

Paper for discussion:

The Faculty of Language: What Is It, Who Has It, and How Did It Evolve?

BY MARC D. HAUSER, NOAM CHOMSKY, W. TECUMSEH FITCH (published in SCIENCE22 NOV 2002 : 1569-1579)




Interested in Joining the LTE group? Here is the opportunity:

The 2018 FCT call for Individual Scientific Employment Promotion, which will allow R&D units financed by FCT to hire researchers holding a doctorate, is open until the 20th February 2019.

Please contact us previously if you are interested in applying.