Francesca Volpato

List of John Benjamins publications for which Francesca Volpato plays a role.



Cochlear implants (CIs) can provide proper linguistic input to children with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss. However, despite an early diagnosis and intervention, and the development of lexical skills and speech perception similar to typically developing age peers, children with CIs… read more | Chapter
D’Ortenzio, Silvia, Silvia Montino, Alessandro Martini, Patrizia Trevisi and Francesca Volpato. 2020. A syntactically based treatment of relative clauses: Three case studies of Italian children with cochlear implant. Typical and Impaired Processing in Morphosyntax, Torrens, Vincent (ed.), pp. 177–207
In this paper, we describe three case studies of a syntactic intervention given to three Italian-speaking children with cochlear implants (CIs) to improve proficiency in the production and comprehension of relative clauses, and also their narrative skills. The methodology adopted for the syntactic… read more | Chapter
Cardinaletti, Anna and Francesca Volpato. 2015. On the comprehension and production of passive sentences and relative clauses by Italian university students with dyslexia. Structures, Strategies and Beyond: Studies in honour of Adriana Belletti, Di Domenico, Elisa, Cornelia Hamann and Simona Matteini (eds.), pp. 279–302
This study investigates the comprehension and production of relative clauses and passive sentences by a group of 10 university students with dyslexia in order to check their competence of marked word orders. Comprehension was tested through the oral modality using picture and agent selection tasks,… read more | Article
Heeren, Willemijn, Andrei A. Avram, Anna Cardinaletti, Martine Coene and Francesca Volpato. 2012. Can speech pitch perception be measured language-independently?. Linguistics in the Netherlands 2012, Elenbaas, Marion and Suzanne Aalberse (eds.), pp. 55–67
Recently, a test battery was developed with the goal of assessing perception of F0 in linguistic, but language-independent, contexts by listeners from different language backgrounds. Test validation using Dutch, Italian and Romanian listeners generally showed comparable performance. In this study… read more | Article