Florence Myles

List of John Benjamins publications for which Florence Myles plays a role.



EUROSLA Yearbook: Volume 8 (2008)

Edited by Leah Roberts, Florence Myles and Annabelle David

[EUROSLA Yearbook, 8] 2008. 311 pp.
Subjects Applied linguistics | Language acquisition | Language teaching | Multilingualism


Young children have often been shown to be highly motivated towards learning foreign languages in primary school, but for their enthusiasm to decrease during secondary schooling. Many reasons have been put forward, such as novelty wearing off, teaching styles, or societal and peer pressure.… read more
Porter, Alison, Florence Myles, Angela Tellier and Bernardette Holmes 2020 Supporting foreign languages in an Anglophone world: Implementation challenges in English primary schoolsNational foreign language policies for primary schools: Global perspectives, Enever, Janet (ed.), pp. 213–239 | Article
Foreign language (FL) learning in English primary schools, statutory provision for most schools since 2014, has been characterised by distinct challenges. The first issue, peculiar to Anglophone settings, concerns how language learning is valued when ubiquitous English learning rationales of… read more
This cross-sectional study investigates task variability focusing on the use of Spanish past tense morphology in a spoken learner corpus. Sixty L2 learners of Spanish (English L1) from three different proficiency levels (20 per group) and fifteen native speakers completed three communicative tasks… read more
Myles, Florence 2013 ForewordContemporary Approaches to Second Language Acquisition, García Mayo, María del Pilar, María Juncal Gutiérrez Mangado and María Martínez-Adrián (eds.), pp. xi–xiii | Miscellaneous
The purpose of this chapter is to investigate how complexity, accuracy and fluency interact in early L2 development, when learners’ linguistic means are underdeveloped. Learners then resort to rote-learned formulaic sequences to complement their current grammar when it is unable to meet their… read more
Mitchell, Rosamond, Laura Domínguez, María J. Arche, Florence Myles and Emma Marsden 2008 SPLLOC: A new database for Spanish second language acquisition researchEUROSLA Yearbook: Volume 8 (2008), Roberts, Leah, Florence Myles and Annabelle David (eds.), pp. 287–304 | Article
The contribution of Spanish to the field of SLA continues to grow (Lafford & Salaberry 2003; Montrul 2004), and the need for good L2 Spanish datasets is becoming increasingly evident. In this paper we introduce a newly created database titled Spanish Learner Language Oral Corpus (SPLLOC),… read more
Myles, Florence 2007 Using electronic corpora in SLA researchFrench Applied Linguistics, Ayoun, Dalila (ed.), pp. 377–400 | Article