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Name: Libby  M  Gertken
Institution: University of Texas at Austin
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: IN
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Specialty: SLA/L/Psycholinguistics/L/Bilingualism/L/Foreign Language Pedagogy
Subject Language(s): French
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications: Gertken, L.M., Amengual, M. & Birdsong, D. (2014). Assessing Language Dominance with the Bilingual Language Profile. In P. Leclercq, A. Edmonds, & H. Hilton (eds.), Measuring L2 Proficiency. Perspectives from SLA. Buffalo: Multilingual Matters.

Birdsong, D. & Gertken, L.M. (2013). In faint praise of folly: A critical review of native/non-native comparisons, with examples from native and bilingual processing of French complex syntax. Language, Interaction, and Acquisition, 4, 107- 133.

Birdsong, D., Gertken, L.M., & Amengual, M. (2012). Bilingual Language Profile: An Easy-to-Use Instrument to Assess Bilingualism. COERLL, University of Texas at Austin. .

Gertken, L.M. (2012). [Review of the book EUROSLA Yearbook, Volume 11, edited by L. Roberts, G. Pallotti, & C. Bettoni.] The Linguist List:

Gertken, Libby M. “The use of Lexical and Structural Information in Second Language Sentence Processing.” Multidisciplinary Approaches to Language Speaker Series, University of Texas at Austin. April 1, 2011

Gertken, Libby Mallonee & Ambrosetti, Laura. (2010). “Misinterpretations in Second Language Sentence Processing.” 6th FIGSO Conference for French and Italian Graduate Students in Linguistics and Literature, Austin, TX. April 9, 2010.
Courses Taught: Adult French classes (Freestyle Language Center, Austin, TX, 2013-2014)
Assistant Instructor of French (UT, 2007-2009)
Course Supervisor of Accelerated First Year French (UT, 2009)
Teaching Assistant: Experimental Research & Design (UT)
English Tutor (Texas International Education Consortium, Austin, Texas, 2006-2007; 2010)
English Instructor (Institut Universitaire de Formation des Maîtres, Blois, France, 2004-2005)
Reviewer of: EUROSLA Yearbook (LL Issue 23.608)

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