Roy Lyster

List of John Benjamins publications for which Roy Lyster plays a role.


Subjects Applied linguistics | Language acquisition | Language teaching


In the field of second language education, researchers increasingly call for crosslinguistic pedagogical practices meant to encourage bilingual learners to draw on all of their linguistic resources regardless of the focus of instruction or the status of the target language. These recommendations… read more | Article
Lyster, Roy and Diane J. Tedick. 2014. Research perspectives on immersion pedagogy: Looking back and looking forward. Language Immersion Education: A research agenda for 2015 and beyond, Tedick, Diane J. and Siv Björklund (eds.), pp. 210–224
This article presents an overview of immersion pedagogy and how it has developed over the years in conjunction with classroom research and evolving classroom practices. We first consider initial conceptualization of immersion pedagogy as being primarily content-based and input-driven with only an… read more | Article
Lyster, Roy and Masatoshi Sato. 2013. Chapter 4. Skill Acquisition Theory and the role of practice in L2 development. Contemporary Approaches to Second Language Acquisition, García Mayo, María del Pilar, María Juncal Gutiérrez Mangado and María Martínez-Adrián (eds.), pp. 71–92
This chapter presents an overview of research in support of Skill Acquisition Theory and the claim that contextualized oral practice in conjunction with feedback promotes continued second language growth. Skill acquisition is explained as a gradual transition from effortful use to more automatic… read more | Chapter
This classroom intervention study investigated the effects of biliteracy instruction on Grade 2 students’ morphological awareness in French and English. Three pairs of partner teachers (French/English) participating in a professional development project co-designed and implemented biliteracy tasks… read more | Article
This article reports on an increasing number of SLA studies showing that interactional feedback plays a significant role in improving classroom learners’ use of the target language. Whereas the provision of feedback has proven more effective than no feedback, there are still many variables that… read more | Article
Ce chapitre passe en revue la recherche empirique ayant contribué à modeler les perspectives changeantes de l’enseignement immersif depuis la mise en place des programmes d’immersion française à Montréal il y a plus de 40 ans déjà. La recherche montre que les élèves en immersion française… read more | Article