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Name: Larry  L.  LaFond
Institution: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: IL
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: Second Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Selected Publications: 2014 'Exploring Language Teachers’ Evolving Conceptualizations of Language Variation.' (With S. Dogancay-Aktuna). SCCanada, Studies in Language and Literature 8/3. 5-14.

2012 Rev. of Language Myths and the History of English by Richard J. Watts.
Appeared on Linguist List 23.1783, Fri. Apr. 6, 2012.

2009 ‘Teacher Perspectives on Linguistics in TESOL Teacher Education.’ (With S. Dogancay-Aktuna). Language Awareness 18/3-4. 344-364.

2006 ‘Learner Difficulties with German Case: Implications from an Action Research Study.’ (With R. Ritterbusch and M. Agustin). Die Unterrichtspraxis: The Pedagogy Journal of the American Association of Teachers of German 39/1-2: 30-45.

2005 ‘Linguistics in Language Teacher Education.’ (With S. Dogancay-Aktuna). Expanding the Language Teaching and Learning Knowledge Base. Academic Exchange Quarterly 9/2: 270-275.

2003 ‘Something from nothing: Historical changes from null to overt pronouns in French.’ In D. Eric Holt (ed.), Optimality Theory and Language Change. Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands. 387-412.

2003 ‘Putting the Pieces Together: Second Language Learning of Null Subjects, Inversion, and That-trace.’ In Proceedings of the 6th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition Conference (GASLA 2002), ed. Juana M. Liceras et al., 168-175. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

2002 ‘Learner Access in the Virtual Classroom: The ethics of Assessing Online Learning.’ Kairos: A Journal for Teachers of Writing and Webbed Environments 7.3/Fall.

2009 Rev. of Incidents in an Educational Life: A memoir (of sorts) by John M. Swales. Vitae Scholasticae 26/2:108-110.

2009 Rev. of Language, Culture and Identity: An Ethnolinguistic Perspective by
Philip Riley. Appeared on Linguist List 20.1319, Tue. Jan. 10, 2009.

2006 Book notice for Universal Grammar in Second Language Acquisition. by Thomas, Margaret. Language: Journal of the Linguistic Society of America 82/4: 961.

2006 Rev. of Expertise in Second Language Learning and Teaching, ed. Keith Johnson. Appeared on Linguist List 17.2578, Wed Sep 13, 2006. < 85954 >

2005 Rev. of The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary, by Simon Winchester. Language Policy, 4:217-219.

2005 Rev. of The Second Glot International State-of-the-Article Book, ed. Lisa Cheng. and Rint Sybesma. Appeared on Linguist List 16.23, Mon. Jan. 10, 2005.

2003 Rev. of Subject Inversion in Romance and the Theory of Universal Grammar, ed. Aafke Hulk and Jean-Yves Pollock. Appeared on Linguist List 14.2751, Sun Oct. 12, 2003. < pubs/reviews/get-review.cfm?SubID=15160 >

2001 Rev. of Learnability and Optimality Theory, by Bruce Tesar and Paul Smolensky. Appeared on Linguist List 12.970, Fri Apr 6 2001. < http:// >
Courses Taught: Grammatical Analysis
Second Language Acquisition
Grammar Pedagogy
Principles of Linguistics
History of English Language
Dissertation Abstract: The Pro-drop Parameter in Second Language Acquisition Revisited: A developmental account
Reviewer of: Syntax/Linguistic Theory: Hulk & Pollock (2001) (LL Issue 14.2751)
Ling Theories: Cheng & Sybesma, ed. (2002) (LL Issue 16.23)
Language Myths and the History of English (LL Issue 23.1783)
Language, Culture and Identity (LL Issue 20.1319)
Expertise in Second Language Learning and Teaching (LL Issue 17.2578)
Phonology: Tesar & Smolensky (2000) (LL Issue 12.970)

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