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Peter Robinson

RobinsonProfessor, Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition, Department of English, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo

PhD, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Peter Robinson is Professor of Linguistics and SLA in the Department of English, Aoyama Gakuin University, Shibuya, Tokyo where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Applied Psycholinguistics and SLA. His main areas of interest are in the roles of attention and awareness during second language learning under different conditions of exposure; the effects of task characteristics on language learning and performance; and the structure of aptitude complexes for instructed language learning. His most recent publication is Task Sequencing and Instructed Language Learning (with Melissa Baralt & Roger Gilabert; Bloomsbury Publishing/Continuum, 2014).