Dr Solene Inceoglu

PhD in Second Language Studies (Michigan State University); M.A in Applied Linguistics (Grenoble, France), B.A in English (Tours, France)
Lecturer in French Studies
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • Applied Linguistics And Educational Linguistics 200401
  • Linguistic Processes (Incl. Speech Production And Comprehension) 170204
  • French Language 200306
  • Linguistics 2004

Research interests

L2 Speech Perception and Production, Audiovisual Speech Perception, L2 Pronunciation, Effects of Instruction, Gesture and Non-verbal Aspects in Language Learning, Foreign Language Classroom Interaction, Eye-Tracking in SLA, Individual Differences in SLA (e.g., PSTM and WM).


I am a Lecturer of French in the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics at the ANU. I hold a PhD in Second Language Acquisition from Michigan State University (USA), a M.A in Applied Linguistics and French as a Foreign Language from the Universty of Grenoble (France) and a B.A in English from the University of Tours (France). Before joining the ANU in 2016, I was Assistant Professor of French at Rochester Institute of Technology (New York), and taught Second Language Acquisition, Methodology of Teaching Languages, and French at Michigan State University. In addition to French and English, I speak German and I am a heritage learner of Turkish. 

Researcher's projects

  • Effects of online instruction on the teaching of pronunciation.
  • Using ultrasound in the second language learning/teaching.
  • Cognitive individual differences in second language acquisition (esp. working memory and phonological short-term memory).
  • Language experience and word familiarity on the perception of French vowels.
  • Eye movements in L1 and L2 audio-visual speech perception research (with Dr. Debra Hardison, Michigan State University).

Available student projects

I welcome proposals for Honours, MPhil, and PhD research in any of the areas listed in the research interests section above. 

Current student projects

Perception and Production of L2 Arabic Gutturals: Investigating the Role of Script (Mona Albluwi - HDR, 2017 - ongoing)

TBC (Alice McMillan - Honours, 2019)

Past student projects

“Pardon my Québécois!” The use of religious profanitiesby Québécois youth and its role in Québécois society (Alana Cunnigham, co-supervision, Honours, 2016)


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