Carine Abraham

PhD Linguistics and English Language

Year of study: 2

  • Linguistics and English Language
  • School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

Contact details

Address

Street

Dugald Stewart Building

City
3 Charles Street, Edinburgh
Post code
EH8 9AD

Background

Carine is a second-year PhD candidate in Linguistics and English Language whose research explores how bilinguals understand ambiguity in their second language (L2). Previously she has completed an MSc in Developmental Linguistics at Edinburgh, where her dissertation explored the effects of language experience on L2 discourse cue usage when processing ambiguous pronouns, and a BA in Psychology (Minors in Linguistics and Cognitive Science) at Rutgers University, focusing on language acquisition and Neuropsychology. 

Undergraduate teaching

Lingusitics and English Language 1A tutorials

Organiser

2020

  • Linguistics and English Language Postgraduate Conference 2020 (LEL PGC 20), Edinburgh UK

Participant

2018

  • Linguistics and English Language Postgraduate Conference 2018 (LEL PGC 18), Edinburgh UK

Papers delivered

Talks

  • Abraham, C. (2018) L2 effects on comprehension coreference preferences. June 6th 2018, Linguistics and English Language Postgraduate Conference, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.
  • Rehrig, G., Abraham, C., Patel, C., Stromswold, K. (2015). Children’s human figure drawing tasks: Measures of intelligence or motor skills? March 7th 2015, Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia, PA.

Posters

  • Abraham, C. (2018). The effects of second language processing on comprehension coreference preferences. Poster presented June 6th 2018, the Linguistics and English Language Postgraduate Conference. Edinburgh, UK.
  • Rehrig, G., Abraham, C., Patel, C., Stromswold, K. (2015). Components of drawing ability: A cross-sectional study. Poster presented March 20th 2015, 2015 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA.