David Coulson

David Coulson

Public Lectures

MY 632

The Development of English L2 Phrase Knowledge in a Listen and Repeat Test Format

David Coulson - Professor, Graduate School of Language Education and Information Science, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

How quickly does second language memory knowledge develop?

Humans do not have very strong working memory, and it seems to function less well in our second languages. This research investigates at what rate our second-language memory develops while studying overseas. Phrasal expressions help our memory, and speech, function better. But how much? I will talk about the background of this issue and show the results of my pilot project.