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The SLA Hall of Fame

July 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The relatively recent history of Second Language Acquisition (SLA) research has produced a small number of case studies that have an almost iconic significance in the literature: you only have to mention Albert or Wes or Nora, and scholars will know exactly what feature of language acquisition you’re talking about. In this talk, Scott Thornbury will briefly review these figures in the SLA “Hall of Fame,” and suggest that they still have relevance to today’s classrooms.

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The New School, Theresa Lang Center
55 West 13th Street 2nd Floor
New York, 10011 United States
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