Language socialisation and the transmission of Qaqet Baining (Papua New Guinea): Towards a documentation project

Qaqet is a non-Austronesian language of East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea. This is a pilot project that compiles a preliminary corpus of sociolinguistic data, child-directed speech, natural child data and children's narratives. It is funded by the Endangered Languages Documentation Programme (ELDP). The research team consists of Birgit Hellwig and Alex Marley (La Trobe University) and Evan Kidd (The Australian National University, Canberra).