Teaching: general linguistics, phonetics and phonology, language acquisition, heritage language
LING 100: English Grammar and Syntax
Research Interests: phonology and theoretical implications of sound patterns found across languages, linguistic universals and typology, morphology, bilingual first language acquisition; practical applications of linguistics to teaching K-12 students, heritage language acquisition and maintenance.
Bateman, Nicoleta. 2012. Palatalization as overlap of articulatory gestures: crosslinguistic evidence. In Berson et al, eds. Proceedings of the Thirty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, February 8-10, 2008. Vol. 4, General Session and Parasession on Information Structure. pp. 25-37.
Bateman, Nicoleta. 2011. On the Typology of Palatalization. Language and Linguistics Compass, 5: 588-602. DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-818X.2011.00294.x. Wiley-Blackwell.
Bateman, Nicoleta. 2010. The change from labial to palatal as glide hardening. Linguistic Typology. 14(2).
Bateman, Nicoleta, and Maria Polinsky. 2010. Romanian as a two-gender language. In Gerdts, Moore, and Polinsky, eds. Festschrift for David Perlmutter. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Bateman, Nicoleta. 2007. A crosslinguistic investigation of palatalization. PhD dissertation, Department of Linguistics, University of California, San Diego. Available at the Open Access Digital Library, Language Description Heritage collection.
Phonological Assessment Tool:
Bateman, Nicoleta. (2008-2011) English~Romanian Acquisition. A Powerpoint presentation tool for assessing phonological development of Romanian for English~Romanian bilingual children. If you are interested in using this tool, please email me and I will send it to you.