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Name: Michael  Lessard-Clouston
Institution: Biola University
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State and/or Country: CA
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Second Language Acquisition
Selected Publications: Depth and breadth specialized vocabulary learning in theology among native and non-native English speakers. Canadian Modern Language Review, 63, 175-198.
Strategies and success in technical vocabulary learning: Students' approaches in one academic context. Indian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 33(2).
Specialized vocabulary learning in theology: Native and non-native English-speaking students in a graduate school. Koln, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing, 2009.
Definitions in theology lectures: Implications for vocabulary learning. Asian ESP Journal, 5(1), 7-22.
Theology lectures as lexical environments: A case study of technical vocabulary use. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 9, 308-321.
Focusing on form: A teacher's research update on form-focused instruction. CALR Linguistics Journal, 1, 1-9.
Teaching vocabulary. Alexandria, VA: TESOL International Association, 2013.
Word lists for vocabulary learning and teaching. The CATESOL Journal, 24(1), 287-304.
Corpora and English language teaching: Pedagogy and practical applications for data-driven learning. TESL Reporter, 47(1&2), 1-20. (with T. Chang)
Courses Taught: Applied Linguistics
Seminar in Applied Linguistics
Planning, Evaluation, & Research in Applied Linguistics
Discourse & Text Analysis
Field Methods in Second Language & Culture Learning
Corpus Linguistics
Introduction to Language & Linguistics
Intercultural Communication for Teachers
Second Language Acquisition
Vocabulary Learning & Teaching
Reviewer of: The Handbook of Applied Linguistics (LL Issue 18.893)

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