Merrill Swain - Publications

Modern Languages University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 
Second language acquisition, second language teaching

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2014 Brooks L, Swain M. Contextualizing performances: Comparing performances during TOEFL iBTTM and real-life academic speaking activities Language Assessment Quarterly. 11: 353-373. DOI: 10.1080/15434303.2014.947532  0.35
2013 Swain M, Lapkin S, Deters P. Exploring the Effect of Languaging Activities on Cognitive Functioning: The Case of an Older Adult in a Long-Term Care Facility Activities, Adaptation and Aging. 37: 1-18. DOI: 10.1080/01924788.2013.760142  0.377
2013 Swain M. Cognitive and Affective enhancement among older adults: The role of languaging Australian Review of Applied Linguistics. 36: 4-19. DOI: 10.1075/Aral.36.1.01Swa  0.393
2013 Swain M. The inseparability of cognition and emotion in second language learning Language Teaching. 46: 195-207. DOI: 10.1017/S0261444811000486  0.396
2010 Lapkin S, Swain M, Psyllakis P. The role of languaging in creating zones of proximal development (ZPDs): a long-term care resident interacts with a researcher. Canadian Journal On Aging = La Revue Canadienne Du Vieillissement. 29: 477-90. PMID 21134299 DOI: 10.1017/S0714980810000644  0.382
2010 Knouzi I, Swain M, Lapkin S, Brooks L. Self-scaffolding mediated by languaging: Microgenetic analysis of high and low performers International Journal of Applied Linguistics. 20: 23-49. DOI: 10.1111/J.1473-4192.2009.00227.X  0.452
2010 Brooks L, Swain M, Lapkin S, Knouzi I. Mediating between scientific and spontaneous concepts through languaging Language Awareness. 19: 89-110. DOI: 10.1080/09658410903440755  0.431
2009 Swain M, Lapkin S, Knouzi I, Suzuki W, Brooks L. Languaging: University students learn the grammatical concept of voice in French Modern Language Journal. 93: 5-29. DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-4781.2009.00825.X  0.499
2009 Lenchuk I, Swain M. Alise's small stories: Indices of identity construction and of resistance to the discourse of cognitive impairment Language Policy. 9: 9-28. DOI: 10.1007/S10993-009-9149-4  0.361
2009 Swain M, Huang L, Barkaoui K, Brooks L, Lapkin S. The Speaking Section Of The Toefl Ibt™ (Sstibt): Test‐Takers' Reported Strategic Behaviors Ets Research Report Series. 2009. DOI: 10.1002/J.2333-8504.2009.Tb02187.X  0.301
2008 Watanabe Y, Swain M. Perception of Learner Proficiency: Its Impact on the Interaction Between an ESL Learner and Her Higher and Lower Proficiency Partners Language Awareness. 17: 115-130. DOI: 10.1080/09658410802146651  0.43
2007 Watanabe Y, Swain M. Effects of proficiency differences and patterns of pair interaction on second language learning: Collaborative dialogue between adult ESL learners Language Teaching Research. 11: 121-142. DOI: 10.1177/136216880607074599  0.434
2007 Swain M, Deters P. “New” Mainstream SLA Theory: Expanded and Enriched The Modern Language Journal. 91: 820-836. DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-4781.2007.00671.X  0.396
2005 Swain M, Lapkin S. The evolving sociopolitical context of immersion education in Canada: Some implications for program development International Journal of Applied Linguistics. 15: 169-186. DOI: 10.1111/J.1473-4192.2005.00086.X  0.36
2005 Tocalli-Beller A, Swain M. Reformulation: the cognitive conflict and L2 learning it generates International Journal of Applied Linguistics. 15: 5-28. DOI: 10.1111/J.1473-4192.2005.00078.X  0.453
2004 Lapkin S, Swain M. What underlies immersion students' production: The case of avoir besoin de Foreign Language Annals. 37: 349-355. DOI: 10.1111/J.1944-9720.2004.Tb02693.X  0.501
2002 Lapkin S, Swain M, Smith M. Reformulation and the Learning of French Pronominal Verbs in a Canadian French Immersion Context. The Modern Language Journal. 86: 485-507. DOI: 10.1111/1540-4781.00157  0.464
2002 Nabei T, Swain M. Learner Awareness of Recasts in Classroom Interaction: A Case Study of an Adult EFL Student's Second Language Learning Language Awareness. 11: 43-63. DOI: 10.1080/09658410208667045  0.642
2002 Swain M, Brooks L, Tocalli-Beller A. An interacting loop model for solar flare bursts. Acm Sigapl Apl Quote Quad. 22: 171-185. DOI: 10.1017/S0267190502000090  0.504
2002 Swain M, Lapkin S. Talking it through: Two French immersion learners' response to reformulation International Journal of Educational Research. 37: 285-304. DOI: 10.1016/S0883-0355(03)00006-5  0.487
2001 Swain M. Integrating Language and Content Teaching through Collaborative Tasks Canadian Modern Language Review-Revue Canadienne Des Langues Vivantes. 58: 44-63. DOI: 10.3138/Cmlr.58.1.44  0.468
2001 Swain M. Examining dialogue: another approach to content specification and to validating inferences drawn from test scores Language Testing. 18: 275-302. DOI: 10.1177/026553220101800302  0.44
2000 Swain M, Lapkin S. Task-Based Second Language Learning: The Uses Of The First Language Language Teaching Research. 4: 251-274. DOI: 10.1177/136216880000400304  0.4
2000 Nassaji H, Swain M. A Vygotskian Perspective on Corrective Feedback in L2: The Effect of Random Versus Negotiated Help on the Learning of English Articles Language Awareness. 9: 34-51. DOI: 10.1080/09658410008667135  0.47
1998 Swain M, Lapkin S. Interaction and Second Language Learning: Two Adolescent French Immersion Students Working Together The Modern Language Journal. 82: 320-337. DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-4781.1998.Tb01209.X  0.48
1997 Johnson RK, Swain M. Immersion education : international perspectives The Modern Language Journal. 82: 585-587. DOI: 10.1017/Cbo9781139524667  0.444
1996 Swain M. Discovering successful second language teaching strategies and practices: From programme evaluation to classroom experimentation Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. 17: 89-104. DOI: 10.1080/01434639608666261  0.412
1995 Warden M, Lapkin S, Swain M, Hart D. Adolescent Language Learners on a Three‐Month Exchange: Insights from their Diaries Foreign Language Annals. 28: 537-550. DOI: 10.1111/J.1944-9720.1995.Tb00827.X  0.507
1995 Tarone E, Swain M. A Sociolinguistic Perspective on Second Language Use in Immersion Classrooms The Modern Language Journal. 79: 166-178. DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-4781.1995.Tb05428.X  0.462
1995 Swain M, Lapkin S. Problems in output and the cognitive processes they generate: A step towards second language learning Applied Linguistics. 16: 371-391. DOI: 10.1093/Applin/16.3.371  0.406
1994 Swain M, Miccoli LS. Learning in a Content-Based, Collaboratively Structured Course: The Experience of an Adult ESL Learner Tesl Canada Journal. 12: 15-28. DOI: 10.18806/Tesl.V12I1.641  0.46
1994 Kowal M, Swain M. Using collaborative language production tasks to promote students’ language awareness Language Awareness. 3: 73-93. DOI: 10.1080/09658416.1994.9959845  0.474
1994 Johnson RK, Swain M. From core to content: Bridging the l2 proficiency gap in late immersion Language and Education. 8: 211-229. DOI: 10.1080/09500789409541392  0.342
1993 Swain M. Second language testing and second language acquisition: is there a conflict with traditional psychometrics? Language Testing. 10: 193-207. DOI: 10.1177/026553229301000205  0.365
1993 Peirce BN, Swain M, Hart D. Self-assessment, French immersion, and locus of control Applied Linguistics. 14: 25-42. DOI: 10.1093/Applin/14.1.25  0.337
1993 Carroll S, Swain M. Explicit and Implicit Negative Feedback: An Empirical Study of the Learning of Linguistic Generalizations. Studies in Second Language Acquisition. 15: 357-386. DOI: 10.1017/S0272263100012158  0.645
1992 Johnson KE, Phillipson R, Kellerman E, Selinker L, Smith MS, Swain M. Foreign/Second Language Pedagogy Research: A Commemorative Volume for Claus Faerch The Modern Language Journal. 76: 236. DOI: 10.2307/329783  0.497
1992 Carroll S, Swain M, Roberge Y. The role of feedback in adult second language acquisition: Error correction and morphological generalizations Applied Psycholinguistics. 13: 173-198. DOI: 10.1017/S0142716400005555  0.65
1991 Lapkin S, Hart D, Swain M. Early and Middle French Immersion Programs: French Language Outcomes. Canadian Modern Language Review-Revue Canadienne Des Langues Vivantes. 48: 11-40. DOI: 10.3138/Cmlr.48.1.11  0.35
1990 Swain M, Lapkin S, Rowen N, Hart D. The role of mother tongue literacy in third language learning Language, Culture and Curriculum. 3: 65-81. DOI: 10.1080/07908319009525073  0.492
1989 Cumming A, Swain M. Anecdotes of accidents: Second language research going awry and telling us why Second Language Research. 5: 74-87. DOI: 10.1177/026765838900500104  0.384
1989 Allen P, Harley B, Swain M. Analytic and Experiental Aspects of Second Language Teaching Relc Journal. 20: 1-19. DOI: 10.1177/003368828902000102  0.434
1989 Swain M, Lapkin S. Canadian Immersion and Adult Second Language Teaching: What's the Connection? The Modern Language Journal. 73: 150-159. DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-4781.1989.Tb02537.X  0.494
1989 Bild ER, Swain M. Minority language students in a french immersion programme: Their french proficiency Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. 10: 255-274. DOI: 10.1080/01434632.1989.9994377  0.469
1988 Swain M. Manipulating and Complementing Content Teaching To Maximize Second Language Learning Tesl Canada Journal. 6: 68-83. DOI: 10.18806/Tesl.V6I1.542  0.491
1987 Hart D, Lapkin S, Swain M. Communicative language tests: Perks and perils Evaluation &Amp; Research in Education. 1: 83-94. DOI: 10.1080/09500798709533223  0.35
1985 Beardsmore HB, Swain M. Designing bilingual education: Aspects of immersion and ‘european school’ models Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. 6: 1-15. DOI: 10.1080/01434632.1985.9994181  0.425
1981 Swain M. Bilingual Education For Majority And Minority Language Children Studia Linguistica. 35: 15-32. DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-9582.1981.Tb00699.X  0.349
1981 Swain M. Time And Timing In Bilingual Education Language Learning. 31: 1-15. DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-1770.1981.Tb01369.X  0.424
1981 Swain M, Lapkin S, Andrew CM. Early French immersion later on Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. 2: 1-23. DOI: 10.1080/01434632.1981.9994035  0.434
1981 Swain M. Immersion Education: Applicability for Nonvernacular Teaching to Vernacular Speakers. Studies in Second Language Acquisition. 4: 1-17. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4684-4235-9_4  0.321
1980 Canale M, Swain M. Theoretical bases of communicative approaches to second language teaching and testing Applied Linguistics. 1: 1-47. DOI: 10.1093/Applin/I.1.1  0.376
1978 Swain M. School Reform through Bilingual Education: Problems and Some Solutions in Evaluating Programs. Comparative Education Review. 22: 420-433. DOI: 10.1086/445996  0.395
1977 Lapkin S, Swain M. The Use Of English And French Cloze Tests In A Bilingual Education Program Evaluation: Validity And Error Analysis1 Language Learning. 27: 279-310. DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-1770.1977.Tb00123.X  0.464
1977 Barik HC, Swain M. French immersion in Canada: The ottawa study through grade four Itl – International Journal of Applied Linguistics. 36: 45-69. DOI: 10.1075/Itl.36.02Bar  0.312
1976 Cohen AD, Swain M. Bilingual Education: The "Immersion" Model in the North American Context Tesol Quarterly. 10: 45. DOI: 10.2307/3585938  0.356
1976 Tarone E, Swain M, Fathman A. Some Limitations to the Classroom Applications of Current Second Language Acquisition Research Tesol Quarterly. 10: 19. DOI: 10.2307/3585936  0.407
1976 Barik HC, Swain M. Update on French Immersion: The Toronto Study through Grade 3 Canadian Journal of Education. 1: 33. DOI: 10.2307/1494622  0.311
1976 Barik HC, Swain M. Primary-Grade French Immersion in a Unilingual English-Canadian Setting: The Toronto Study through Grade 2 Canadian Journal of Education. 1: 39. DOI: 10.2307/1494259  0.311
1976 Barik HC, Swain M. Language — Bilingual Programs. Three-Year Evaluation of a Large Scale Early Grade French Immersion Program The Ottawa Study Journal of Learning Disabilities. 9: 429-430. DOI: 10.1177/002221947600900707  0.326
1976 Barik HC, Swain M. A Canadian Experiment in Bilingual Education: The Peel Study Foreign Language Annals. 9: 465-479. DOI: 10.1111/J.1944-9720.1976.Tb02673.X  0.386
1976 Barik HC, Swain M. A Longitudinal Study of Bilingual and Cognitive Development International Journal of Psychology. 11: 251-263. DOI: 10.1080/00207597608247361  0.349
1976 Swain M, Barik HC. A Large scale program in french immersion: the ottawa study through grade three Itl – International Journal of Applied Linguistics. 33: 1-25. DOI: 10.1075/Itl.33.01Swa  0.408
1975 Selinker L, Swain M, Dumas G. The Interlanguage Hypothesis Extended To Children1 Language Learning. 25: 139-152. DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-1770.1975.Tb00114.X  0.396
1975 Barik HC, Swain M. Three‐Year Evaluation Of A Large Scale Early Grade French Immersion Program: The Ottawa Study1 Language Learning. 25: 1-30. DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-1770.1975.Tb00106.X  0.386
1974 Barik HC, Swain M. English-French Bilingual Education in the Early Grades: The Elgin Study* The Modern Language Journal. 58: 392-403. DOI: 10.1111/J.1540-4781.1974.Tb05131.X  0.405
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