Selected Articles/Chapters

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2016. The elephant in the room: The hierarchical division of spoken and written “grammars.” In F. Ocampo and H. Mawhiney (eds.) The Place of Hispanic Linguistics and Literary/Cultural Studies: Current debates on liberal education. Hispanic Issues Online (6): 38-56.


2013. Contrasting Preterite and Imperfect use among advanced L2 learners: Judgments of iterated eventualities in Spanish. International Review of Applied Linguistics. 51: 243-270.


2011. Assessing the effect of lexical aspect and grounding on the acquisition of L2 Spanish past tense morphology among L1 English speakers. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. 14 (2): 184-202.


2009. A theoretical foundation for the development of pedagogical tasks in computer mediated communication. In P. Hubbard (ed.) Computer Assisted Language Learning: Critical Concepts in Linguistics, Vol. III. (pp. 39-67).
London/New York: Routledge. [reprint of 1996 article in CALICO Journal, 14 (1): 5-34.]


2008. The acquisition of English tense-aspect morphology by French instructed learners (with Dalila Ayoun). Language Learning. 58 (3): 555-595


2005. Evidence for transfer of knowledge about aspect from L2 Spanish to L3 Portuguese. In Ayoun and Salaberry (eds.) Tense and Aspect in the Romance Languages: Theoretical and applied perspectives. (pp. 179-210). Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins.


2002. What gets processed in processing instruction? A commentary on Bill VanPatten’s “Update.” Language Learning. 52 (4): 805-823. (with R. DeKeyser, P. Robinson & M. Harrington).


2001. The use of technology for second language learning and teaching: A retrospective. Modern Language Journal. 84 (4): 537-554.


2000. Revising the revised format of the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview. Language Testing. 17 (3). 289-310.


2000. Pedagogical design of computer mediated communication tasks: Learning objectives and technological capabilities. Modern Language Journal. 84 (1): 28-37.


1998. The development of aspectual distinctions in academic L2 French. Canadian Modern Language Review. 54 (4): 508-542.


1998. Accurate L2 production across language tasks: Focus on form, focus on meaning and communicative control (with N. López-Ortega). Modern Language Journal. (82 (4): 514-532.


1998. On input processing, true language competence and pedagogical bandwagons: A reply to Sanz and VanPatten. Canadian Modern Language Review. 54 (2): 274-284.


1997. The role of input and output practice in second language acquisition. Canadian Modern Language Review. 53 (2): 422-451. (1997 Best Graduate Student Paper Award).