Research: Current Projects

Prior knowledge, language instruction and cognitive effort in language acquisition
Grant proposal with Carla Hudson Kam, University of British Columbia

Perception and production of L2 Spanish diphthongs by learners of different ages
with Daniel Scarpace, University of Texas at Arlington

Sex-based, cultural, and student-teacher differences in attitudes towards second language grammar instruction
with Rob Reichle, University of Texas at Austin

Developing language teachers' oral proficiency: Applied Spanish Conversation and beyond
with Peggy Durbala, Northern Illinois University

Absence of an articulatory gesture: three experimental study of tongue tip gestures for coda /t/ in American English
In preparation for Phonetica

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