Susan Ballinger

List of John Benjamins publications for which Susan Ballinger plays a role.



Subjects Applied linguistics | Language acquisition | Language teaching | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology


Huang, Yuhui, Andrew H. Lee and Susan Ballinger 2023 The characteristics and effects of peer feedback on second language pronunciationJournal of Second Language Pronunciation 9:1, pp. 47–70 | Article
In order to investigate the characteristics and effects of peer feedback targeting second language (L2) pronunciation, the present study recruited 32 Mandarin-speaking learners of English who received five pronunciation instructional sessions through an instant messaging application on their… read more
French immersion programs throughout Canada have historically consisted of predominantly Anglophone populations pursuing bilingualism in the country’s two official languages, English and French. Nevertheless, recent developments in immigration and refugee resettlement have contributed to… read more
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
Sato, Masatoshi and Susan Ballinger 2016 Understanding peer interaction: Research synthesis and directionsPeer Interaction and Second Language Learning: Pedagogical potential and research agenda, Sato, Masatoshi and Susan Ballinger (eds.), pp. 1–30 | Article
Palmer, Deborah K., Susan Ballinger and Lizette Peter 2014 Classroom interaction in one-way, two-way, and indigenous immersion contextsLanguage Immersion Education: A research agenda for 2015 and beyond, Tedick, Diane J. and Siv Björklund (eds.), pp. 225–240 | Article
How much and what kinds of classroom interaction best promote language and content learning in different immersion contexts? We review trends and major concerns for classroom interaction research in three language immersion contexts: two-way immersion, one-way immersion, and indigenous language… read more
This article reports on a 7-week classroom intervention in two Grade 3 French immersion schools near Montreal, Quebec, that enroll both English- and French-dominant students. The teaching intervention aimed to bridge the students’ first and second languages through collaborative language learning… read more
Lyster, Roy, Jorge Quiroga and Susan Ballinger 2013 The effects of biliteracy instruction on morphological awarenessJournal of Immersion and Content-Based Language Education 1:2, pp. 169–197 | Article
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