Associate Professor Bruno Di Biase

Associate Professor Bruno Di Biase

Adjunct Associate Professor,
Dean's Unit - School of Humanities & Comm Arts

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD The Australian National University
  • BA Macquarie University
  • NAATI III Nat Accreditation Auth for Translators & Interpret

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Dean's Unit - School of Humanities & Comm Arts

Contact

Email: B.DiBiase@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: 6292
(02) 9772 6292
Mobile:
0414234701
Location: 7.G.03
Bankstown7.G.03
Bankstown

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Publications

Books

  • Cardona, B., Noble, G. and Di Biase, B. (2008), 'Community Languages Matter!: Challenges and opportunities facing the Community Languages program in NSW', : University of Western Sydney 9781741081909.
  • Di Biase, B. (2002), 'Developing a second language: Acquisition, processing and pedagogy of Arabic, Chinese, English, Italian, Japanese, Swedish', : Language Australia 1876768568.

Chapters in Books

  • Di Biase, B., Kawaguchi, S. and Yamaguchi, Y. (2015), 'The development of English as a second language', Grammatical Development in Second Languages : Exploring the Boundaries of Processability Theory, European Second Language Association 9781329427655.
  • Bettoni, C. and Di Biase, B. (2015), 'Processability theory : theoretical bases and universal schedules', Grammatical Development in Second Languages: Exploring the Boundaries of Processability Theory, European Second Language Association 9781329427655.
  • Di Biase, B. and Bettoni, C. (2015), 'The development of Italian as a second language', Grammatical Development in Second Languages: Exploring the Boundaries of Processability Theory, European Second Language Association 9781329427655.
  • Di Biase, B., Bettoni, C. and Medojevic, L. (2015), 'The development of case : a study of Serbian in contact with Australian English', Grammatical Development in Second Languages: Exploring the Boundaries of Processability Theory, European Second Language Association 9781329427655.
  • Di Biase, B. and Hinger, B. (2015), 'Exploring the acquisition of differential object marking (DOM) in Spanish as a second language', Grammatical Development in Second Languages: Exploring the Boundaries of Processability Theory, European Second Language Association 9781329427655.
  • Jansen, L. and Di Biase, B. (2015), 'Acquiring V2 in declarative sentences and constituent questions in German as a second language', Grammatical Development in Second Languages: Exploring the Boundaries of Processability Theory, European Second Language Association 9781329427655.
  • Di Biase, B. and Qi, R. (2015), 'Why speaking two languages is advantageous for the speaker', China Language Strategies, Nanjing University Press 9787305152429.
  • Avesani, C., Galata, V., Vayra, M., Best, C., Di Biase, B., Tordini, O. and Tisato, G. (2015), 'Italian roots in Australian soil : coronal obstruents in native dialect speech of Italian-Australians from two areas of Veneto', Il Farsi e il Disfarsi del Linguaggio: Acquisizione, Mutamento e Destrutturazione della Struttura Sonora del Linguaggio, ASIV: Associazione Italiana Scienze della Voce 9788897657118.
  • Di Biase, B. and Kawaguchi, S. (2012), 'Processability theory (PT)', Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition, Routledge 9780415877510.
  • Kawaguchi, S. and Di Biase, B. (2012), 'Acquiring procedural skills in L2 : Processability theory and skill acquisition', Studies in Language Sciences, Kaitakusha 9784758917018.
  • Bettoni, C. and Di Biase, B. (2012), 'Imparare a interrogare in una seconda lingua : ipotesi per l'italiano e l'inglese', (Far) Apprendere, Usare E Certificare Una Lingua Straniera: Studi in Onore di Maria Serena Ambroso, Bonacci Editore 9788875734374.
  • Di Biase, B., Bettoni, C. and Nuzzo, E. (2009), 'Postverbal subject in Italian L2: a Processability Theory approach', Research in Second Language Acquisition: Emperical Evidence across Languages, Cambridge Scholars 9781443809610.
  • Di Biase, B. and Bettoni, C. (2008), 'Teaching learnable grammar', New Approaches to Teaching Italian Language and Culture: Case Studies from an International Perspective, Cambridge Scholars Publishing 9781847186386.
  • Di Biase, B., Bettoni, C. and Ferraris, S. (2008), 'Sviluppo sintattico e sviluppo morfologico: ipotesi di corrispondenze nella Processabilitadell 'italiano L2', Competenze lessicali e discorsive nell 'acquisizione di ingue seconde (Lexical and discourse competence in second language acquisition), Guerra Edizioni 9788855701013.
  • Di Biase, B. (2008), 'Focus on Form and development in L2 learning', Processability Approaches to Second Language Development and Second Language Learning, Cambridge Scholars Publishing 1847184162.
  • Di Biase, B. and Bettoni, C. (2008), 'Lessico verbale questioni di processabilita' in Italiano L2', Lessico e apprendimenti: Il ruolo del lessico nella linguistica educativa, Franco Angeli 9788846495907.
  • Di Biase, B. and Bettoni, C. (2007), 'Funzioni discorsive e processabilita in italiano L2', Imparare una lingua. Recenti sviluppi teorici e proposte applicative, Guerra Editore 9788877159977.
  • Di Biase, B., Kawaguchi, S., Pienemann, M. and Hakansson, G. (2005), 'Processing Constraints on L1 Transfer', Handbook of Bilingualism: Psycholinguistic Approaches, Oxford University Press 9780195151770.
  • Kawaguchi, S., Di Biase, B. and Pienemann, M. (2005), 'Extending Processability theory', Cross-linguistic aspects of Processability Theory, John Benjamins Publishing Company 9027241414.
  • Kawaguchi, S., Di Biase, B., Pienemann, M. and Hakansson, G. (2005), 'Processability, typological distance and L1 transfer', Cross-linguistic aspects of Processability Theory, John Benjamins Publishing Company 9027241414.
  • Di Biase, B. (2002), 'Focusing strategies in second language development: a classroom-vased study of Italian L2 in primary school', Developing a second language: Acquisition, processing and Pedagogy of Arabic, Chinese, English, Italian, Japanese, Swedish, Language Australia 1876768568.

Journal Articles

  • Qi, R. and Di Biase, B. (2020), 'The influence of the environmental language (Le) in Mandarin-English bilingual development : the case of transfer in wh- questions', International Journal of Bilingualism, vol 24, no 4 , pp 691 - 714.
  • Hardini, I., Di Biase, B., Kawaguchi, S. and Reid, C. (2020), 'The effect of developmentally moderated focus on form instruction in Indonesian kindergarten children learning English as a foreign language', Instructed Second Language Acquisition, vol 4, no 1 , pp 49 - 61.
  • Hardini, I., Kawaguchi, S., Reid, C. and Di Biase, B. (2019), 'Early lexical and grammatical development of English in Indonesian kindergarten children', Asiatic, vol 13, no 1 , pp 76 - 102.
  • Cavaleri, M., Kawaguchi, S., Di Biase, B. and Power, C. (2019), 'How recorded audio-visual feedback can improve academic language support', Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, vol 16, no 4 .
  • Mohamed Salleh, R., Kawaguchi, S. and Di Biase, B. (2019), 'A case study on the acquisition of plurality in a bilingual Malay-English context-bound child', GEMA Online Journal of Language Studies, vol 19, no 3 , pp 22 - 42.
  • Mohamed Salleh, R., Kawaguchi, S., Jones, C. and Di Biase, B. (2016), 'The development of plural expressions in a Malay-English bilingual child', Asiatic, vol 10, no 2 , pp 111 - 131.
  • Cavaleri, M., Di Biase, B. and Kawaguchi, S. (2014), 'Academic literacy development : does video commentary feedback lead to greater engagement and response than conventional written feedback?', International Journal of Literacies, vol 20, no 3 , pp 19 - 38.
  • Bettoni, C. and Di Biase, B. (2011), 'Beyond canonical order: The acquisition of marked word orders in Italian as a second language', EUROSLA Yearbook, vol 11 , pp 244 - 272.
  • Kawaguchi, S. and Di Biase, B. (2009), 'Aligning Second Language Learning and Computer-Assisted Language Learning: Networking the Language Class, Tandem Learning and e-movies', The International Journal of Learning, vol 16, no 10 , pp 287 - 302.
  • Bettoni, C. and Di Biase, B. (2007), 'Come sviluppare la resa in grammatica del lessico in italiano L2: Un esperimento in una scuola primaria di Sydney [How to promote grammatical development from lexical acquisition in Italian L2: An experiment in a Sydney Primary School]', Studi di Glottodidattica, vol 2 , pp 80 - 92.
  • Qi, R., Di Biase, B. and Campbell, S. (2006), 'The transition from nominal to pronominal person reference in the early language of a mandarin-english bilingual child', International Journal of Bilingualism, vol 10, no 3 , pp 301 - 329.
  • Di Biase, B. and Bettoni, C. (2005), 'Sviluppo obbligato e progresso morfosintattico: un caso di processabilita' in Italiano L2', Itals: Didattica e linguistica dell'italiano come lingua straniera, vol III, no 7 , pp 27 - 48.
  • Di Biase, B. and Kawaguchi, S. (2002), 'Exploring the typological plausibility of Processability Theory: language development in Italian second language and Japanese second language', Second Language Research, vol 18, no 3 , pp 274 - 302.

Conference Papers

  • Kawaguchi, S., Di Biase, B., Karliychuk, G. and Steele, P. (2016), 'Designing HTML5 LexiFunII : Japanese learning can be fun for all', International Conference on Computer Games and Allied Technologies, Singapore.
  • Peretokina, V., Best, C., Tyler, M. and Di Biase, B. (2016), '"She has many... cat?" : on-line processing of L2 morphophonology by Mandarin learners of English', Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, Parramatta, N.S.W..
  • Peretokina, V., Best, C., Tyler, M., Shaw, J. and Di Biase, B. (2015), 'Perception of English codas in various phonological and morphological contexts by Mandarin learners of English', International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Di Biase, B. and Bettoni, C. (2015), 'Subject realisation in Italian L2 : a cross-sectional study of production data', Societa di linguistica italiana. Congresso internazionale di studi , Siena, Italy.
  • Kawaguchi, S. and Di Biase, B. (2013), 'Argument structure and lexicon : cross-linguistic studies in English L2 and Japanese L2', Japanese Society for Language Sciences. International Conference, Nagasaki, Japan.
  • Kawaguchi, S. and Di Biase, B. (2010), 'Acquiring procedural skills in L2: Processability theory and skill Acquisition', Twelfth Annual Japanese Society for Language Sciences International Conference, JSLS2010, .

Other Publications

  • 2008, 'Community Languages Matter: Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Community Languages Program in New South Wales', Report

Previous Projects

Title: Visiting Fellowships: Prof Manfred Pienemann and Prof Gisela Hakansson
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Bruno Di Biase
Years: 2003-01-30 - 2004-01-29
ID: P0013748
Title: Visiting Scholar Professor Gisela Hakansson
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Bruno Di Biase
Years: 2000-07-13 - 2000-12-31
ID: P0011026
Title: A Logitudinal and Comparative Study for the Attainment of Language Proficiency
Funder:
  • Commonwealth Dept of Education Training & Youth Affairs
Western Researchers: Bruno Di Biase
Years: 1998-01-01 - 1999-05-31
ID: P0012276
Title: Timing and Gesture: A Window into the Art of Teaching
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Stephen Malloch and Bruno Di Biase
Years: 2002-01-01 - 2002-12-31
ID: P0011522
Title: International Visiting Fellowships: Prof Li Wei and Dr Zhu Hua
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Ruying Qi, Bruno Di Biase and Stuart Campbell
Years: 2004-03-31 - 2005-03-30
ID: P0013774
Title: A Pilot Study of the NSW Community Languages Schools Program - an extension of the empirical base
Funder:
  • NSW Federation of Community Language Schools
Western Researchers: Gregory Noble and Bruno Di Biase
Years: 2007-03-12 - 2007-04-30
ID: P0015604
Title: A Pilot Study of the NSW Community Languages Schools Program
Funder:
  • NSW Department of Education & Training
Western Researchers: Gregory Noble and Bruno Di Biase
Years: 2006-06-20 - 2006-09-20
ID: P0015227
Title: A comparative study of second language teaching program outcomes under different implementation conditions in upper primary school
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Bruno Di Biase and Mark Johnston
Years: 1999-01-01 - 2001-12-31
ID: P0009542
Title: Italian roots in Australian soil: Tracing regional linguistic heritage in first and second generation bilinguals
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Catherine Best
Years: 2011-11-09 - 2013-05-31
ID: P00020489

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