Workshop 'Cost Action IS0804'

Workshop of the working group 2 'Narrative and Discourse' of the
'Cost Action IS0804 - Language Impairment in a Multilingual Society: Linguistic Pattern and the Road to Assessment'
Picture-based narratives: design, macro- and micro-stucture analyses, data processing

Date: 9-sept-2011 -- 13-sept-2011
Location: Berlin, Germany
Contact Person: Natalia Gagarina

Meeting Description:
The Wokshop aims at finalizing the design for the picture-based narratives which are the part of the tests for multilingual children (See homepage of the COST Action). The elicitation of the narratives includes storyretelling and storytelling. The features for the macro- and microstructure of the elicited narratives will be elaborated, the transcription and coding procedure will be worked out. Finally, the protocols with the instructions how to perform the testing and the scoring will be the part of the manual, prepared during the workshop.


  • Ingrida Balciuniene - Lithuania
  • Natalia Gagarina - Germany
  • Daleen Klop - South Africa
  • Sari Kunnari - Finnland
  • Koula Tantele - Cyprus
  • Taina Välimaa - Finnland
  • Joel Walters - Israel