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Name: Ronald  P.  Leow
Institution: Georgetown University
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State and/or Country: DC
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Selected Publications: * A conceptual replication study of VanPatten 1991. Spanish Applied Linguistics. (With T. Greenslade and L. Bouden)

* El papel del biling|ismo en el aprendizaje de una lengua extranjera: Contextos sociales / contextos mentales. LynX, 21. A Coruqa / Valhncia, Spain.
* On Input Processing, Processing Instruction, and the nature of replication tasks: A response to M. Rafael Salaberry. Canadian Modern Language Review . (First author, with B. VanPatten).

* Experimental tasks in SLA research: Amount of production, modality, memory, and production processes. In Contemporary perspectives on the acquisition of Spanish , vol.2. W.R. Glass and A.T. Pirez- Lerroux (Eds.) Somerville: Cascadilla Press.
* Bilinguals beat monolinguals 3-1. In EuroSLA 7, a selection of papers. Muqoz, C. & Dmaz, L. (Ed.) Barcelona, Spain: Publicacions de la Generalitat de Catalunya.

* The problem of variation in SLA theory and research. Proceedings of the Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (1996). Georgetown University Press, Washington D.C.
* Sections of Spanish-TV Magazine, a periodical with activities for use with audiovisual material, Heinle & Heinle (February 1996-June 1997).

* Ser and estar in Tortosm Catalan: Language Use, Language Variation, and Language Change, Sintagma 7 , 5 - 25, Barcelona, Spain. (First author, with M.J. Gonzalez).
* From Input to Output: Processing Instruction in Communicative Tasks. In Second Language Acquisition Theory and Pedagogy, pp. 169-186. Eckman, et al. (Eds). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. With B. VanPatten.

* Congrhs sobre el Catal` a Washington D.C. L'Avui, Barcelona.

* Non-native processing of verbal morphology in Spanish. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics, 16 , 155- 69 , Cambridge, MA. (First author, with M.S. Fernandez).
* Actituds envers les varietats biling|e i monoling|e del castell` a Barcelona. Catalan Review, 2 , 121-136, Barcelona, Spain.

* Diglrssia a Catalunya? Teoria I realitat als 60 i al present. Sintagma, 3 , 49-61, Barcelona, Spain.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Spanish Applied Linguistics at the Turn of the Millennium
 Little Words
 Implicit and Explicit Language Learning
 A Psycholinguistic Approach to Technology and Language Learning
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Implicit and Explicit Language Learning
Courses Taught: Input processing and SLA
Bilingualism and L3 acquisition
Instructed SLA
Language Teaching Methods
Intro to Catalan
Dissertation Abstract: Task, Mode and the Effects of Input-based Explicit Instruction
Academic Paper Abstract: Reactivity and type of verbal report in SLA research methodology
Implicit Learning in SLA and the Issue of Internal Validity

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