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The Neurocognition Of L1 And L2 Spanish: An Event-Related Potential Study., Harriet Bowden, C Sanz, K Steinhauer, M Ullman Aug 2006

The Neurocognition Of L1 And L2 Spanish: An Event-Related Potential Study., Harriet Bowden, C Sanz, K Steinhauer, M Ullman

Harriet Wood Bowden

No abstract provided.


Processing Instruction And Meaningful Output-Based Instruction: Effects On Second Language Development, Kara Morgan-Short, Harriet Bowden Feb 2006

Processing Instruction And Meaningful Output-Based Instruction: Effects On Second Language Development, Kara Morgan-Short, Harriet Bowden

Harriet Wood Bowden

This study investigates the effects of meaningful input- and output-based practice on SLA. First-semester Spanish students (n = 45) were assigned to processing instruction, meaningful output-based instruction, or control groups. Experimental groups received the same input in instruction but received meaningful practice that was input or output based. Both experimental groups showed significant gains on immediate and delayed interpretation and production tasks. Repeated-measures analyses of variance showed that overall, for interpretation, both experimental groups outperformed the control group. For production, only the meaningful output-based group outperformed the control group. These results suggest that not only input-based but also output-based instruction can ...


Novela Negra, Modernismo Y Revolución En Sombra De La Sombra, De Paco Ignacio Taibo Ii, Luis Cano Dec 2005

Novela Negra, Modernismo Y Revolución En Sombra De La Sombra, De Paco Ignacio Taibo Ii, Luis Cano

Luis C. Cano

El presente artículo analiza la forma en que Paco Ignacio Taibo II recurre a la novela negra para efectuar un análisis del contexto histórico y cultural en el que se sitúa su obra Sombra de la sombra. Apoyándose en lo que denomina «neopolicíaco», Taibo efectúa una evaluación de conceptos como ética, intelectualidad y aparato estatal, y del impacto que las escrituras del modernismo y de la revolución mexicana tuvieron en la formación del México moderno.


Metaforización De La Violencia En La Nueva Narrativa Colombiana, Luis Cano Nov 2005

Metaforización De La Violencia En La Nueva Narrativa Colombiana, Luis Cano

Luis C. Cano

http://www.lehman.edu/ciberletras/v14.html


A Neurocognitive Study Of Advanced Spanish Sla, Harriet Bowden Nov 2005

A Neurocognitive Study Of Advanced Spanish Sla, Harriet Bowden

Harriet Wood Bowden

No abstract provided.


Individual Differences: Age, Sex, Working Memory, And Prior Knowledge, Harriet Bowden, Christina Sanz, C Stafford Oct 2005

Individual Differences: Age, Sex, Working Memory, And Prior Knowledge, Harriet Bowden, Christina Sanz, C Stafford

Harriet Wood Bowden

Winner of the 2006 Kenneth W. Mildenberger Award from the Modern Language Association How do people learn nonnative languages? Is there one part or function of our brains solely dedicated to language processing, or do we apply our general information-processing abilities when learning a new language? In this book, an interdisciplinary collaboration of scholars and researchers presents an overview of the latter approach to adult second language acquisition and brings together, for the first time, a comprehensive picture of the latest research on this subject.

Clearly organized into four distinct but integrated parts, Mind and Context in Adult Second Language ...


The Latin Project: Bilingualism, Cognitive Capacity, Age And Explicitness In The Input – Overview, Goals & Methodology, C Sanz, Harriet Bowden Sep 2005

The Latin Project: Bilingualism, Cognitive Capacity, Age And Explicitness In The Input – Overview, Goals & Methodology, C Sanz, Harriet Bowden

Harriet Wood Bowden

No abstract provided.


The Mass Neuter Phenomenon In Asturian: Adjectives And Agreement, Harriet Bowden, M Camblor Portilla Dec 2004

The Mass Neuter Phenomenon In Asturian: Adjectives And Agreement, Harriet Bowden, M Camblor Portilla

Harriet Wood Bowden

No abstract provided.


Fray Bartolomé De Las Casas, Luis Cano Dec 2004

Fray Bartolomé De Las Casas, Luis Cano

Luis C. Cano

This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. Dictionary of Literary Biography provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history.

Dictionary of Literary Biography systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods.


El Hombre Artificial De Horacio Quiroga Y Los Comienzos De La Ciencia Ficción Hispanoamericana, Luis Cano Dec 2004

El Hombre Artificial De Horacio Quiroga Y Los Comienzos De La Ciencia Ficción Hispanoamericana, Luis Cano

Luis C. Cano

Contrary to popular belief, science fiction has had a long tradition in Spanish American letters. Although preceded by the novels Viaje maravilloso del señor Nic-Nac by the Argentine writer Eduardo Holmberg and Desde Júpiter by the Chilean Francisco Miralles, Horacio Quiroga’s El hombre artificial (1910) has a special significance for the genre: it is certainly the first novel to illustrate the tensions among fantasy, esoteric tradition, and SF in Spanish American narrative, while at the same time establishing an explicit dialogue with the British tradition of the genre, especially with Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

http://miflc.org/MIFLC_Review/Review_downloads ...


Acquisition Of An L3: Age, Working Memory And Level Of Bilingualism, C Sanz, Harriet Bowden Sep 2004

Acquisition Of An L3: Age, Working Memory And Level Of Bilingualism, C Sanz, Harriet Bowden

Harriet Wood Bowden

No abstract provided.


Bilingualism And Cognitive Capacities, Harriet Bowden, C Sanz, C Stafford Jul 2004

Bilingualism And Cognitive Capacities, Harriet Bowden, C Sanz, C Stafford

Harriet Wood Bowden

No abstract provided.


Technology, Instruction, And L2 Development, K Morgan-Short, Harriet Bowden Jul 2004

Technology, Instruction, And L2 Development, K Morgan-Short, Harriet Bowden

Harriet Wood Bowden

No abstract provided.


Noticia De Un Secuestro De Gabriel García Márquez: Entre El Cuento Popular Y El Reportaje, Luis Cano May 2004

Noticia De Un Secuestro De Gabriel García Márquez: Entre El Cuento Popular Y El Reportaje, Luis Cano

Luis C. Cano

No abstract provided.


Attention, Instructional Conditions And Second Language Development, Harriet Bowden, K Morgan-Short Apr 2004

Attention, Instructional Conditions And Second Language Development, Harriet Bowden, K Morgan-Short

Harriet Wood Bowden

No abstract provided.


Angélica Gorodischer Y Jorge Luis Borges: La Cf Como Parodia Del Canon, Luis Cano Dec 2003

Angélica Gorodischer Y Jorge Luis Borges: La Cf Como Parodia Del Canon, Luis Cano

Luis C. Cano

http://www.aatsp.org/?page=Hispania


Working Memory And L2 Proficiency As Predictors Of Enhanced Acquisition Of L3, C Sanz, Harriet Bowden, C Stafford Sep 2003

Working Memory And L2 Proficiency As Predictors Of Enhanced Acquisition Of L3, C Sanz, Harriet Bowden, C Stafford

Harriet Wood Bowden

No abstract provided.


Input Vs. Output Learning Conditions, Working Memory And L2 Development, K Morgan-Short, Harriet Bowden Feb 2003

Input Vs. Output Learning Conditions, Working Memory And L2 Development, K Morgan-Short, Harriet Bowden

Harriet Wood Bowden

No abstract provided.


Computer-Based Instruction & Awareness: Processing Instruction Vs. Meaningful Output-Based Instruction, Harriet Bowden, K Morgan-Short Jul 2002

Computer-Based Instruction & Awareness: Processing Instruction Vs. Meaningful Output-Based Instruction, Harriet Bowden, K Morgan-Short

Harriet Wood Bowden

No abstract provided.


Analogía Y Extrapolación: La Ciencia Ficción En Los Relatos De Juana María Gorritti Y Eduardo Holmberg, Luis Cano Dec 2000

Analogía Y Extrapolación: La Ciencia Ficción En Los Relatos De Juana María Gorritti Y Eduardo Holmberg, Luis Cano

Luis C. Cano

Dos tendencias predominan en la constitución de la temporalidad en una narración de ciencia ficción. La primera de ellas es la extrapolación o técnica de construcción de mundos posibles, proyectados hacia el pasado o hacia el futuro, utilizando como referencia las ondiciones predominantes en la realidad contemporánea a la escritura del relato. La segunda es el procedimiento analógico, el cual propone la existencia de mundos alternativos que pueden, perfectamente, coincidir temporalmente con el mundo real. Hacia el reconocimiento y análisis de las primeras manifestaciones de la analogía y la extrapolación en la narrativa hispanoamericana de ciencia ficción nos concentraremos en ...