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4th Annual APPLE Lecture in Applied Linguistics

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Featured speaker Elaine Tarone

Featured speaker Elaine Tarone

The TESOL and Applied Linguistics Program presented the 4th Annual APPLE (Applied Linguistics and Language Education) Lecture on March 7th. Featured speaker Elaine Tarone of the University of Minnesota addressed how social context affects second language acquisition. Tarone also gave an afternoon colloquium for students and faculty about the influence on noticing and interlanguage variation on second language acquisition. The APPLE Lecture invites speakers to address issues of cutting-edge research, innovative practice or critical policy and to engender lively professional dialogue in the English Language Teaching community.previous page