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PSST EI Publications Overview

  • 2008
    • Pre-Calico 2008 - ASR corrlation and EI correlation to oral proficiency tests
    • LREC 2008 - More on ASR corrlation and EI correlation to oral proficiency tests
    • SLRF 2008 - Ben/Jerry Lexical Density in EI
    • SLRF 2008 - significant features in EI test
  • 2009
    • AAAL 2009 Paper - scoring methods
    • AAAL 2009 Poster - OPI prediction from EI form D
    • Pre-Calico 2009 Ross/Lonsdale - Ross's item creation tool
    • Pre-Calico 2009 Everyone - Scoreing methods, data mining
    • LACUS 2009 Syntax text/Melena
    • SLRF 2009 Syntax??
  • 2010
    • AAAL 2010 Ranks order

Elicited Imitation Studies

Reviews and overviews (Foundational Readings!)

  • Bley-Vroman, R. and Chaudron, C. (1994). Elicited imitation as a measure of second-language competence. In E.E. Tarone, S. Gass & A.D. Cohen, Research methodology in second-language acquisition, Hillsdale: Lawrence Erlbaum. 245-261. Bley-Vroman & Chaudron 1994 Summary
  • Chaudron, C. and Russell, G. (1990). The validity of elicited imitation as a measure of second language competence. Paper presented as “The status of elicited imitation as a measure of second language competence” at the ninth World Congress of Applied Linguistics, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • Erlam, R. (2009). The Elicited Imitation Test as a Measure of Implicit Knowledge. In: Implicit and explicit knowledge in second language learning, testing and teaching. Ed: Ellis,R. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.
  • Gass, Susan M. and Mackey, Alison (2007). Data elicitation in second and foreign language research. Routledge (Taylor and Francis). [1]
  • Gallimore, R. and Tharp, R.G. (1981). The interpretation of elicited sentence imitation in a standardized context. Language Learning, 31, 1, 369-392.
  • Hatfield, Deborah H., Marie C. South and Stuart D. Showalter. 2007. "The sentence repetition test (SRT) revisited: evaluation of the SRT against the Second Language Oral Proficiency Evaluation (SLOPE) as an assessment tool for community bilingual proficiency." SIL Electronic Working Papers 2007-008: 13 p. View PDF
  • Jessop, L., Suzuki, W. and Tomita, Y. (2007). Elicited Imitation in Second Language Acquisition Research. The Canadian Modern Language Review, 64, 1, 215-38.
  • Lust, B. Chien, Y. and Flynn S. (1987). What children know: methods for the study of first language acquisition. In B. Lust, Studies in the acquisition of anaphora, Vol. II. Dordrecht: D. Reidel Publishing Company. 271-356.
  • Radloff, C. (1991). Sentence Repetition Testing: For Studies of Community Bilingualism. Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington Publications in Linguistics, 110. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington. Book summary of Radloff, 1991
  • Slobin, D. & Welsh. C. (1968). Elicited imitation as a research tool in developmental psycholinqiiistics. Working Paper 10. Reprinted in C.A. Ferguson & D.I. Slobin (1973). Studies of child language development. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Inc., 485—97.
  • Tomita, Y., Suzuki, W. and Jessop, L. (2009). Elicited Imitation: Toward Valid Procedures to Measure Implicit Second Language Grammatical Knowledge. TESOL Quarterly, 43, 2, 345-350.
  • Vinther, T. (2002). Elicited Imitation: a brief overview. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 12, 1, 54-73. [2]

Native Language Development

  • Ambridge, B. and Pine, J. (2006). Testing the Agreement/Tense Omission Model using an elicited imitation paradigm. Journal of Child Language, 33, 879-898.
  • Carrow, E. (1974). A Text Using Elicited Imitation in Assessing Grammatical Structure in Children. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 39, 437-44. *
  • Connell, P.J. and Myles-Zitzer, C. (1982). A analysis of elicited imitation as a language evaluation procedure. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders. 47, 4, 390-396. [3]
  • Cowan, N., Day, L. Sauls, J. S, Keller, T.A. Johnson, T. and Flores, L. (1992). The role of verbal output time in the effects of word length on immediate memory. Journal of Memory and Language. 31, 1, 1-17.
  • Ervin-Tripp, S. (1964). Imitation and structural change in children’s language. In E.H. Lenneberg (Ed.), New directions in the study of language. Cambridge, MA: M.I.T Press, 163-189.
  • Fraser, C., Belugi, U., & Brown, R. (1963). Control of grammar imitation, comprehension, and production. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 2, 121-135.
  • Gross, C. and Leder, S.B. (1987). Effect of pragmatic context on elicited imitation. Perceptal and Motor Skills, 65, 2, 455-459.
  • Hood, L. and Lightbown, P. M. (1978). What children do when asked to “say what I say”: does elicited imitation measure linguistic knowledge? Reprints form Allied Health and Behavioural Sciences, 1, 2, 195-219.
  • Hood, L. and Schieffelin, B.B. (1978). Elicited imitation in two cultural ocntexts. Quarterly Newsletter of the Institute of Comparative Human Development 2, 4-12.
  • Corrigan, R. and DiPaul, L. (1982). Measurement of language production. Applied Psyholinguistics. 3, 3, 223-242.
  • Keller-Cohen, D. (1981). Elicited imitation in lexical development: evidence from a study of temporal reference. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research,10, 3, 273-88. [4]
  • Lust, B., Flynn, S. and Foley, C. (1996) What children know about what they say: elicited imitation as a research method for assessing children's syntax, in D. Mcdaniel, C. Mckee and H. Smith Cairns, eds. Methods for assessing children’s syntax. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Pp. 55-76.
  • Lust, B. Chien, Y. and Flynn S. (1987). What children know: methods for the study of first language acquisition. In B. Lust, Studies in the acquisition of anaphora, Vol. II. Dordrecht: D. Reidel Publishing Company. 271-356.
  • McDade, H.L., Simpson, M.A., and Lamb, D.E. (1982). The use of elicited imitation as a measure of expressive grammar: a question of validity. Journal of Speech and Hearing disorders, 47, 1, 19-24. [5]
  • Menyuk, P. (1963). A preliminary evaluation of grammatical capacity in children. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 2, 429-439.
  • Natalica, D. (1976). Sentence Repetition as a Language Assessment Technique: Some Issues and Applications. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association.
  • Prutting, C.A., Gallagher, T.M., and Mulac, A. (1975). The expressive portion of the NSST compared to a spontaneous language sample. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 40, 1, 40-48.
  • July 2010 </font> Slobin, D. & Welsh. C. (1968). Elicited imitation as a research tool in developmental psycholinguistics. Working Paper 10. Reprinted in C.A. Ferguson & D.I. Slobin (1973). Studies of child language development. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Inc., 485—97.
  • Striemer, I., Graham, E. and Froese, V. (1981). A Comparison of Three Sentence Imitation Tests for Clinical Use. In Research and the Language Arts: Language and Schooling. University Park Press, Baltimore Maryland, 41-59.
  • Thornton, R. (1996) Elicited production, in D. McDaniel, C. Mckee and H. Smith Cairns, eds. Methods for assessing children’s syntax. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Pp. 77-102.
  • Winskel, H. (2003). The Acquisition of Temporal Event Sequencing: A Cross-Linguistic Study Using an Elicited Imitation Task. First Language, 23, 1, 65-95.

Abnormal Language Development

  • Berry. P. b. (1976). Elicited Imitation of language: some ESNS population characteristics. Language and Speech 19,1, 350-362.
  • Connell, P. J., & Myles-Zitzer, C. (1982). An analysis of elicited imitation as a language evaluation procedure. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 47, 390–396.
  • Fujiki, M. and B. Brinton. (1983). Sampling reliability in elicited imitation. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders 48, 1, 85-89.
  • Fujiki, M. and B. Brinton (1987). Elicited Imitation Revisited: A Comparison with Spontaneous Language Production. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in the Schools,18, 4, 301-311.
  • Gross, C. and Goodman, D. (1985). Effects of Pragmatic Context on Elicited Imitation. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (12th, Washington D.C., November 22-25, 1985).
  • Hale-Haniff, M. and Siegel, G. M. (1981). The effect of context on verbal elicited imitation, Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders 46, 1, 27-30.
  • Lahey, M., Launer, P, and Schiff-Myers, N. (1983). Prediction of production: elicited imitation and spontaneous speech productions of language disordered children. Applied Psycholinguistics, 4, 4, 317-343.
  • Lee, L.L. (1970). A screening test for syntax development. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 35, 2, 102-112.
  • McDade, H.L., Simpson, M.A., and Lamb, D.E. (1982). The use of elicited imitation as a measure of expressive grammar: a question of validity. Journal of Speech and Hearing disorders, 47, 1, 19-24.
  • Menyuk, P. (1964). Comparison of grammar of children with functionally deviant and normal speech. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 7, 3, 109-121.
  • Meyers, J., Volkert, K. and Diep, A. (2000). Sentence Repetition Test: Updated Norms and Clinical Utility. Applied Neuropsychology, 7, 3, 154-9.
  • Rondal, J.A., Lambert, J.L., and Sohier, C. Elicited verbal and nonverbal imitation in Down’s syndrome and other mentally retarded children: a replication and extension of Berry. Language and Speech 24, 3, 245-254.

Second Language Psycholinguistics

  • Bailey, N., Eisenstein, M., and Madden, C. (1976). The development of wh-questions in adult second-language learners. On TESOL 76, 1-9.
  • Bley-Vroman, R. and Chaudron, C. (1994). Elicited imitation as a measure of second-language competence. In E.E. Tarone, S. Gass & A.D. Cohen, Research methodology in second-language acquisition, Hillsdale: Lawrence Erlbaum. 245-261.
  • Eisenstein, M. Bailey, N. and Madden, C. (1982). It take two: contrasting tasks and contrasting structures. TESOL Quarterly, 16, 3, 381-193.
  • Ellis, Rod. "Explicit Form-Focused Instruction and Second Language Acquisition." The Handbook of Educational Linguistics. Spolsky, Bernard and Francis M. Hult (eds). Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Blackwell Reference Online.
  • Erlam, R. (2006). Elicited Imitation as a Measure of L2 Implicit Knowledge: An Empirical Validation Study. Applied Linguistics, 27, 3, 464-491.
  • Erlam, R. (2009). The Elicited Imitation Test as a Measure of Implicit Knowledge. In: Implicit and explicit knowledge in second language learning, testing and teaching. Ed: Ellis,R. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.
  • Gallimore, R. and Tharp, R.G. (1981). The interpretation of elicited sentence imitation in a standardized context. Language Learning, 31, 1, 369-392.
  • Goldschneider, J. and DeKeyser, R. (2005). Explaining the "natural order of L2 morpheme acquisition" in English: a meta-analysis of multiple determinants. Grammatical development in language learning. Oxford: Blackwell, 27-77.
  • Grimes, Joseph E. 1992. "Calibrating sentence repetition tests." In Eugene H. Casad (ed.), Windows on bilingualism, 73-85. Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington Publications in Linguistics, 110. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington. View PDF
  • Hudgins, J. C., & Cullinan, W. L. (1978). Effects of sentence structure on sentence elicited imitation responses. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 21, 809–819.
  • Roebuck, Regina F., Martínez-Arbelaiz, María A., and Pérez-Silva, Jorge I. (1999). Null subjects, filled CPs and L2 acquisition. Second Language Research, 15(3):251-282. [6]
  • Perkins, K., Brutten, S. R., & Angelis, P. J. (1986). Derivational complexity and item difficulty in a sentence repetition task. Language Learning, 36, 125–141.
  • Naiman, N. (1974). The use of elicited imitation in second language acquisition research. Working Papers on Bilingualism, 2, 1-37. [7]
  • Vinther, T. (2002). Elicited imitation: a brief review. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 12, 1, 54-73.
  • Flynn, S. (1986). Production vs. comprehension: differences in underlying competencies. Studies in Second Language Acquisition 8, 2, 135-164.
  • Hamayan, E., Saegert, J., and Larudee, P. (1977). Elicited imitation in second language learners. Language and Speech 20, 1, 86-97.
  • Hamayan, E. et al. (1976). Differences in Performance in Elicited Imitation between French Monolingual and English-Speaking Bilingual Children. Working Papers on Bilingualism, No. 8., OISE. [8]
  • Hameyer K. (1980). Testing Oral Proficiency Via Elicited Imitation. Revue de phonétique appliquée, 53, 1, 11-24.
  • Markman, B.R., Spilka, I.V., and Tucker, G.R. (1975). The use of elicited imitation in search of an interim French grammar. Language Learning 25, 1, 31-41.
  • Munnich, E., Flynn, S., and Martohardjono, G. (1994) Elicited imitation and grammaticality judgment tasks; what they measure and how they relate to each other. In E.E. Tarone, S. Gass and A.D. Cohen, Research methodology in second-language acquisition, Hove: Lawrence Erlbaum. 227-43.
  • Polio, C. and S. Gass. (1997) Replication and reporting. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 19, 4, 499-508.
  • Richards, D. R. (1980) Problems in eliciting unmonitored speech in a second language. Interlanguage Studies Bulletin Utrecht 5, 2, 63-98.
  • Swain, M., Dumas, G. and Naiman, N. (1974).; Alternatives to spontaneous speech: Elicited Imitation as indicators of Second Language Competence. Working Papers on Bilingualism, No. 3. Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto. Bilingual Education Project.
  • Vinnitskaya, I., Flynn, S., and Foley, C. (2002). In: Proceedings of the 6th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition Conference (GASLA 2002): L2 Links (edited by Juana M. Liceras, Helmut Zobl, and Helen Goodluck), Cascadilla Proceedings Project Somerville, MA, pp. 340-345. View PDF

Second Language Measurement

  • Bley-Vroman, R. and Chaudron, C. (1994). Elicited imitation as a measure of second-language competence. In E.E. Tarone, S. Gass & A.D. Cohen, Research methodology in second-language acquisition, Hillsdale: Lawrence Erlbaum. 245-261.
  • Casad, Eugene H. (1997) Language Assessment Tools: Uses and Limitations. Language Choices: Conditions, Constraints, and Consequences, 253-273.
  • Chaudron, C., Prior, M. & Kozok, U. (2005). Elicited imitation as an oral proficiency measure. Paper presented at the 14 World Congress of Applied Linguistics, Madison Wisconsin .
  • Ellis, R. (2005). Measuring Implicit and Explicit Knowledge of a Second Language. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, (27) , 141-172.
  • Hameyer, K. (1980). Testing oral proficiency via elicited imitation. Revue de Phonetique Appliquee, 53, 1, 11-24.
  • Henning, G. (1983). Oral proficiency testing: comparative validities of interview, imitation, and completion methods. Language Learning, 33, 3, 315-332.
  • Henning, G. (1987). A guide to language testing. Cambridge: Newbury House.
  • Jessop, L., Suzuki, W. and Tomita, Y. (2007). Elicited Imitation in Second Language Acquisition Research. The Canadian Modern Language Review, 64, 1, 215-38.
  • Ling, P. (2008). Elicited Imitation Test as a Measure of L2 English Learner's Interlanguage Representations of Relative Clauses. Putra Malaysia University Master's Thesis.
  • Munnich, E., Flynn, S. and Martohardjono, G. (1994). Elicited imitation and grammaticality judgment tasks; what they measure and how they relate to each other. In E. E. Tarone, S. Gass, and A.D. Cohen, Research methodology in second language acquisition, Hove: Lawrence Erlbaum, 227-243.
  • Radloff, C. (1991). Sentence Repetition Testing: For Studies of Community Bilingualism. Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington Publications in Linguistics, 110. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington. Book summary of Radloff, 1991
  • Radloff, C. F. (1992). Sentence repetition testing for studies of community bilingualism: an introduction. Notes on Linguistics, 56, 19–25.
  • Tomita, Y., Suzuki, W. and Jessop, L. (2009). Elicited Imitation: Toward Valid Procedures to Measure Implicit Second Language Grammatical Knowledge. TESOL Quarterly, 43, 2, 345-350.
  • Vinther, T. (2002). Elicited imitation: a brief review. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 12, 1, 54-73.

Sentence Repetition and Testing Language Proficiency in Bilinguals

  • Grimes, Joseph E. 1992. "Calibrating sentence repetition tests." In Eugene H. Casad (ed.), Windows on bilingualism, 73-85. Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington Publications in Linguistics, 110. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington. View PDF
  • Hatfield, Deborah H., Marie C. South and Stuart D. Showalter. 2007. "The sentence repetition test (SRT) revisited: evaluation of the SRT against the Second Language Oral Proficiency Evaluation (SLOPE) as an assessment tool for community bilingual proficiency." SIL Electronic Working Papers 2007-008: 13 p. View PDF
  • Radloff, C. (1991). Sentence Repetition Testing: For Studies of Community Bilingualism. Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington Publications in Linguistics, 110. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington. Book summary of Radloff, 1991
  • Radloff, C. (1992). Sentence repetition testing for studies of community bilingualism: an introduction. Notes on Linguistics, 56, 19–25.
  • Samarin, W. (2003). Sentence-repetition Tests in Determining Competence in the Spread of Pidgin Sango. Word, 54, 2, 217-37.

Sentence Length

  • Miller, G. A. (1956). The magical number seven, plus or minus two: some limits on our capacity for processing information. Psychological Review 63, 2, 81-97.
  • Miller, J.F. and Chapman, R.S. (1975). Length variables in sentence imitation. Language and Speech, 18, 1, 35-41.
  • Scott, M.L. (1994). Auditory memory and perception in younger and older adult second language learners. Studies in Second Language Acquisition 16, 3, 263-281.

Working Memory

  • Cowan, N., Day, L. Sauls, J. S, Keller, T.A. Johnson, T. and Flores, L. (1992). The role of verbal output time in the effects of word length on immediate memory. Journal of Memory and Language. 31, 1, 1-17.
  • Miller, G. A. (1956). The magical number seven, plus or minus two: some limits on our capacity for processing information. Psychological Review 63, 2, 81-97.

Elicited Imitation Test Administration

  • Christensen, C., Hendrickson, R. and Lonsdale, D. (2010). Principle Construction of Elicited Imitation Tests. Proceedings of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'10). European Language Resource Association.
  • Erlam, R. (2009). The Elicited Imitation Test as a Measure of Implicit Knowledge. In: Implicit and explicit knowledge in second language learning, testing and teaching. Ed: Ellis,R. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.
  • Gross, C. and Goodman, D. (1985). Effects of Pragmatic Context on Elicited Imitation. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (12th, Washington D.C., November 22-25, 1985). * Markman, B.R., Spilka, I.V., and Tucker, G.R. (1975). The use of elicited imitation in search of an interim French grammar. Language Learning 25, 1, 31-41.
  • Schwartz, A. and Daly, D. (1976). Some Explicit Guidelines for Constructing and Scoring Elicited Imitation Tasks. Language, speech and hearing services in schools, 7, 1, 33-40.
  • Tomita, Y., Suzuki, W. and Jessop, L. (2009). Elicited Imitation: Toward Valid Procedures to Measure Implicit Second Language Grammatical Knowledge. TESOL Quarterly, 43, 2, 345-350.
  • Wiebe, S. and Bauer, P. (2005). Interference From Additional Props in an Elicited Imitation Task. Journal of Cognition and Development, 6, 3, 325-63.
  • Jessop, L., Suzuki, W. and Tomita, Y. (2007). Elicited Imitation in Second Language Research. The Canadian Modern Language Review / La revue canadienne des langues vivantes, vol. 64, no. 1, September 2007, pp. 215-220.

Elicited Imitation Scoring

  • Mattes, Larry J. (1982). The Elicited Language Analysis Procedure: A Method for Scoring Sentence Imitation Tasks. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools 13:37-41. [9]
  • Schwartz, A. and Daly, D. (1976). Some Explicit Guidelines for Constructing and Scoring Elicited Imitation Tasks. Language, speech and hearing services in schools, 7, 1, 33-40.
  • Tomita, Y., Suzuki, W. and Jessop, L. (2009). Elicited Imitation: Toward Valid Procedures to Measure Implicit Second Language Grammatical Knowledge. TESOL Quarterly, 43, 2, 345-350.

Written Imitation

  • Spitze, K. and Fischer, S.D. (1981) Short-term memory as a test of language proficiency. TESL talk, Quarterly for Teachers of English as a Second Language 12, 4, 32-41.
  • Savignon, S. J. (1982) Dictation as a measure of communicative competence in French as a second language. Language Learning 32, 1, 33-51.
  • Kelch, K. (1985). Modified input as an aid to comprehension. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 7, 1, 81-90.
  • Scheibner-Herzig, G., Sauerbrey, H. and Kokoschka, D. (1991) Repetition—a means to predict foreign language oral proficiency. International Review of Applied Linguistics 29, 3, 229-240.


Suggested Difficulty Readings

Syntax

  • Mattes, Larry J. (1982). The Elicited Language Analysis Procedure: A Method for Scoring Sentence Imitation Tasks. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools 13:37-41. [10]
  • Ortega, Lourdes. (2000). Understanding Syntactic Complexity: The Measurement of Change in the Syntax of Instructed L2 Spanish Learners. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Hawaii.
  • Gass, Susan M. and Mackey, Alison (2007). Data elicitation in second and foreign language research. Routledge (Taylor and Francis). [11]
  • Bardovi-Harlig, Kathleen. (1992). A Second Look at T-Unit Analysis: Reconsidering the Sentence. TESOL Quarterly 26, 2, 390-395.
  • Eckman, Fred R. (1988). On the Generalization of Relative Clause Instruction in the Acquisition of English as a Second Language. Applied Linguistics 9, 1-20.
  • Faigley, Lester. (1980). Names in Search of a Concept: Maturity, Fluency, Complexity, and Growth in Written Syntax. College Composition and Communication 31, 3, 291-300.
  • Halleck, Gene B. (1995). Assessing Oral Proficiency: A Comparison of Holistic and Objective Measures. The Modern Language Journal 79, 2, 223-234.
  • He, Brown, & Covington. (2004). A Proposed Revision of the Rosenberg and Abbeduto D-Level Scale. Artificial Intelligence Center, The University of Georgia. Poster.

Lexical

  • Danesi, Marcel (2000). Semiotics in Language Education. Mouton de Gruyter: New York.
  • Fry, Kress & Fountoukidis (2000) 1,000 Most Frequently Used Words, The Reading Teacher’s Book of Lists, Fourth Edition, Prentice Hall
  • Graham, C.R., McGhee, J. and Millard, B. (2010). The Role of Lexical Choice in Elicited Imitation Item Difficulty. Conference Proceedings of SLRF 2008. Cascadilla Press.
  • Hamayan, E., Saegert, J., and Larudee, P. (1977). Elicited imitation in second language learners. Language and Speech 20, 1, 86-97.
  • Perkins, K., Brutten, S. R., & Angelis, P. J. (1986). Derivational complexity and item difficulty in a sentence repetition task. Language Learning, 36, 125–141.

Morphology

  • Perkins, K., Brutten, S. R., & Angelis, P. J. (1986). Derivational complexity and item difficulty in a sentence repetition task. Language Learning, 36, 125–141.
  • Hamayan, E., Saegert, J., and Larudee, P. (1977). Elicited imitation in second language learners. Language and Speech 20, 1, 86-97.
  • Ellis, Rod (2008) Investigating grammatical difficulty in second language learning: Implications for second language acquisition research and language testing. International Journal of Applied Linguistics 18, 1, 4-22.
  • Hawkins, Roger (2008) Can innate linguistic knowledge be eliminated from theories of SLA?. Lingua 118, 613-619.
  • Hawkins, Roger & Casillas, Gabriella (2008) Explaining frequency of verb morphology in early L2 speech. Lingua 118, 595-612.
  • Gayraud, Frédérique & Martinie, Bruno (2008) Does Structural Complexity Necessarily Imply Processing Difficulty? Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 37, 21-31.
  • Kobayashi, Hiroe & Rinnert, Carol (2008) Task response and text construction across L1 and L2 writing. Journal of Second Language Writing 17, 7-29.
  • van den Heuvel, Henk & Iskra,Dorota & Sanders,Eric & de Vriend,Folkert (2008) Validation of spoken language resources: an overview of basic aspects. Language Resources and Evaluation 42, 41-73.
  • Marian, Viorica & Blumenfeld, Henrike K. & Boukrina, Olga V. (2008) Sensitivity to Phonological Similarity Within and Across Languages. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 37, 141-170.

Speech Recognition

Automated Proficiency Testing

  • Bernstein, J. Van Moere, A. and Cheng, J (2010). Validating automated speaking tests. Language Testing, 27(3): 355–377.
  • Müller, P., de Wet, F., van der Walt, C., & Niesler, T. (2009). Automatically assessing the oral proficiency of proficient L2 speakers. Proceedings of SLaTE, 2009. Slate Paper Link
  • Müller, P., Niesler, T. R., & de Wet, F. (2010). Automatic oral proficiency assessment of second language speakers of south african english. Müller Thesis Link

Related links

Related links

  • The NFLRC at Manoa, Hawaii [12]
  • The Versant spoken language skills assessment system [13]
  • Carnegie Speech's NativeAccent program [14]