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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Kara  Morgan-Short
Institution: University of Illinois at Chicago
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State and/or Country: IL
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Neurolinguistics
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Second Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Selected Publications: Morgan-Short, K., & Bowden, H. W. (2006). Processing Instruction and Meaningful Output-Based Instruction: Effects on second language development. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 28(1), 31-65.

Sanz, C., & Morgan-Short, K. (2005). Explicitness in pedagogical interventions: Input, practice, and feedback . In C. Sanz (Ed.), Mind and Context in Adult Second Language Acquisition: Methods, Theory, and Practice . Georgetown University Press.

Sanz, C., & Morgan-Short, K. (2004). Positive evidence vs. explicit rule presentation and explicit negative feedback: A computer-assisted study. Language Learning, 54(1), 35-78.

Leow, R., & Morgan-Short, K. (2004). To think aloud or not to think aloud: The issue of reactivity in SLA research methodology. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 26(1), 35-57.
Courses Taught: Foundations of Second Language Teaching
Dissertation Abstract: A Neurolinguistic Investigation of Late-Learned Second Language Knowledge: The effects of explicit and implicit conditions
Academic Paper Abstract: Processing Instruction and Meaningful Output-Based Instruction: Effects on second language development
Allocation of Attention to Second Language Form and Meaning
Declarative and procedural memory as individual differences in second language acquisition



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