Articles/Chapters

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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 (Co-authored with Dalila Ayoun). Language Learning. 58 (3): 555-595.


2006. Testing Spanish in the second language classroom. (co-authored with Andrew Cohen). In R. Salaberry and B. Lafford (eds.) Spanish Second Language Acquisition: From research findings to teaching applications. . Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.


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.


2003. Tense aspect in verbal morphology. Hispania. 86 (3): 559-573.


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.


1999. The development of past tense verbal morphology in classroom L2 Spanish. Applied Linguistics. 20 (2): 151-178.


1999. CALL in the year 2000: Still developing the research agenda. Language Learning and Technology. 3 (1): 104-107.


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).


1996. The pedagogical value of simplified written input in L2 acquisition. In A. Pavlenko and M. R. Salaberry (Eds.) Second Language Acquisition and Bilingualism. Cornell Working Papers in Linguistics. Vol. 14. Ithaca, NY: Department of Linguistics.