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A selection of recent publications from CLLEAR members is below. For full lists please see individual profile pages.

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Archibald, Alasdair (2006) Learner strategies: an interview with Steven McDonough. ELT Journal, 60, (1), 63-70. (doi:10.1093/elt/cci083).

Archibald, Alasdair (2004) Writing in a second language. The Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies

Archibald, Alasdair (2001) Targeting L2 writing proficiencies: instruction and areas of change in students' writing over time. International Journal of English Studies, 1, (1), 153-174.

Archibald, Alasdair, Cogo, Alessia and Jenkins, Jennifer (eds.) (2011) Latest trends in ELF research, Newcastle upon Tyne, GB, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 311pp.

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Dominguez, Laura (2014) How suitable is the macro-micro parametric distinction in acquisition? Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism, 4, (3), 324-329. (doi:10.1075/lab.4.3.04dom).

Dominguez, Laura and Arche, Maria J. (2014) Subject inversion in non-native Spanish. Lingua, 145, 243-265. (doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2014.04.004).

Dominguez, Laura, Tracy-Ventura, Nicole and Arche, Maria J. et al. (2013) The role of dynamic contrasts in the L2 acquisition of Spanish past tense morphology. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 16, (03), 558-577. (doi:10.1017/S1366728912000363).

Dominguez, Laura, Hicks, Glyn and Song, Hee-Jeong (2012) Untangling locality and orientation constraints in the L2 acquisition of anaphoric binding: a feature-based approach. Language Acquisition, 19, (4), 266-300. (doi:10.1080/10489223.2012.712827).

Dominguez, Laura (2013) Understanding interfaces: second language acquisition and native language attrition of Spanish subject realization and word order variation, Amsterdam, NL, John Benjamins, 267pp. (Language Acquisition and Language Disorders, 55).



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Hicks, Glyn (2009) 'Tough'-constructions and their derivation. Linguistic Inquiry, 40, (4), 535-566. (doi:10.1162/ling.2009.40.4.535).

Hicks, Glyn (2009) Review. William D. Davies & Stanley Dubinsky (eds.), New horizons in the analysis of control and raising (Studies in Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 71). Dordrecht: Springer, 2007. Pp. x+347. Journal of Linguistics, 45, (1), 208-216. (doi:10.1017/S0022226708005574).

Hicks, Glyn (2008) Why the binding theory doesn’t apply at LF. Syntax, 11, (3), 255-280. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9612.2008.00115.x).

Hicks, Glyn (2005) Deriving Condition A. York Papers in Linguistics, 3, (series 2), 91-131.

Hicks, Glyn (2009) The derivation of anaphoric relations, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, John Benjamins, 309pp. (Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 139).


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Mitchell, Rosamond (2015) The development of social relations during residence abroad. Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 9, (1), 1-14. (In Press).


McManus, Kevin, Mitchell, Rosamond and Tracy-Ventura, Nicole (2014) Understanding insertion and integration in a study abroad context: the case of English-speaking sojourners in France. Revue Française de Linguistique Appliquée, 19, (2) (In Press).

Mitchell, Rosamond F. (2014) Language teaching research and language pedagogy. ELT Journal, 68, (3), 357-360. (doi:10.1093/elt/ccu022).

Mitchell, R.F., Myles, F. and Marsden, E. (2012) Second language learning theories. Third edition, Abingdon, GB, Routledge, 372pp.

Mitchell, Rosamond and Myles, Florence (2004) Second language learning theories; Second edition, London, UK: New York, USA, Arnold Publishers, 313pp.


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Slabakova, R., Leal, T. L. and Liskin-Gasparro, J. (2014) We have moved on: current concepts and positions in generative SLA. Applied Linguistics (doi:10.1093/applin/amu027).

Slabakova, R., Cabrelli Amaro, J. and Kyun Kang, S. (2014) Regular and novel metonymy: can you curl up with a good Agatha Christie in your second language? Applied Linguistics, 1-24. (doi:10.1093/applin/amu003).

Slabakova, Roumyana (2013) Meaning in second language Spanish. In, Geeslin, Kimberly (ed.) The Handbook of Spanish Second Language Acquisition. Chichester, GB, Wiley-Blackwell, 311-330. (Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics).

Slabakova, Roumyana (2008) Meaning in the second language, Berlin, DE, Mouton De Gruyter, 345pp. (Studies on Language Acquisition (SOLA), 34).

Slabakova, Roumyana, Montrul, Silvina and Prevost, Philippe (eds.) (2006) Inquiries in linguistic development: in honor of Lydia White , Amsterdam, NL, John Benjamins, 363pp.


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Zheng, Ying and Wei, Wei (2014) Knowing the test takers: investigating Chinese and Indian EFL/ESL students’ performance on PTE Academic. Asian EFL Journal, 16, (1), 119-151.

Cheng, Liying, Klinger, Don and Zheng, Ying (2013) Factors influencing English Language Learners' performance on the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. Foreign Language Teaching and Testing, 4, 26-41.

Zheng, Ying and Mohammadi, Shaida (2013) An investigation into the writing construct(s) measured in Pearson Test of English Academic. Dutch Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2, (1), 108-125. (doi:10.1075/dujal.2.1.10zhe).

Zheng, Ying, Klinger, Don A., Cheng, Liying, Fox, Janna and Doe, Christine (2011) Test-takers’ background, literacy activities, and views of the Ontario secondary school literacy test. Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 57, (2), 115-136.

Zheng, Ying (2010) What influences students' performance on the secondary school literacy test: focusing on English as second language students and English literacy development students, Saarbrücken , Germany, VDM Verlag, 124pp.

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