A pill for learning Chinese?

Larry Selinker larry.selinker at nyu.edu
Thu Jun 5 11:41:49 UTC 2014


*well, bless The Educational Linguistics List for re-uniting folks. Once a
student, always a valued person.*

*Christian, i think i do remember you.  didn't we watch the original STAR
TREK together over those beers and pizza?*

*i sent you a Facebook friend request to continue our personal nostalgia.*


On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 12:55 AM, Christian Faltis <
christian.faltis at gmail.com> wrote:

> Larry,
> I'm not sure you remember me, but I was your student at San José State. I
> recall having a beer or two with you after class. I don't drink alcohol any
> more, but I have fond memories of being able to chat with you, a world
> class scholar.
> I retired from Arizona State, after almost 20 years there, and I have been
> at UC Davis for 6 years. I'm going on sabbatical for 2 quarters - to the
> University of Guadalajara - then plan to retire again in 2016.
> Take care,
> Chris
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> Christian J Faltis
> Dolly and David a Fiddyment Chair
> School of Education
> University of California, Davis
> Sent from my iPad
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> On Jun 4, 2014, at 12:44 PM, Larry Selinker <larry.selinker at nyu.edu>
> wrote:
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> *thank you, hal.  yup, still interested in stuff.*
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>  *let's talk privately: **ls110 at nyu.edu <ls110 at nyu.edu>*
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> On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 3:15 PM, Harold Schiffman <hfsclpp at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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>> Hi, Larry--long time no see!
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>> Good to know you're still around!
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>> Best,
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>> Hal Schiffman
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>> On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 10:43 AM, Larry Selinker <larry.selinker at nyu.edu>
>> wrote:
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>>> *funny stuff.   i was at u mich when some of it was going on ("we had a
>>> bunch of drunks in our lab for a year, and ...". *
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>>> *one thing i remember was that a group of grad students were supporting
>>> themselves out of these grants, so there was some value in the effort. *
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>>> *there were later studies using other drugs, weed for sure was one.  one
>>> of the grad students at the time who took part in the later studies was
>>> BILL ACTON, now in vancouver and maybe the world's best expert at
>>> pronunciation changes (and non-changes) in L2 pronunciation.  if anyone is
>>> serious about this, i suggest you privately contact **him:  *
>>> william.acton at twu.ca.  *i'm ccing this to him to give him a heads up.*
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>>> *anyways, i always thought the reports of what went on were great fun.*
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>>> On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 8:14 AM, Daryl Gordon <dgordon at adelphi.edu>
>>> wrote:
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>>>> Thanks for sharing the original article!  That study is almost folklore
>>>> in applied linguistics, but I'd never seen the original article.  I was
>>>> chuckling at imagining all those U Michigan college students signing up for
>>>> this study!
>>>>
>>>> Daryl
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>>>> On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 1:39 PM, Elizabeth Scheyder <
>>>> scheydec at sas.upenn.edu> wrote:
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>>>>> Yes, I remember reading that in Rod Ellis’ “Second Language
>>>>> Acquisition”, and my students always find it amusing (as an anecdote, not a
>>>>> classroom practice!)
>>>>>
>>>>> Here’s Guiora’s article:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/handle/2027.42/34041/0000318.pdf?sequence=1
>>>>>
>>>>> YMMV,
>>>>> Elizabeth
>>>>> --
>>>>> Elizabeth C. Scheyder, Ph.D., P.E.
>>>>> Instructional Technology Project Leader
>>>>> SAS Computing, University of Pennsylvania
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>>>>> On Jun 3, 2014, at 11:31 AM, anne marie devlin <
>>>>> anne_mariedevlin at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> > Dear Dick
>>>>> >
>>>>> > Don't know anything about the pill, but there was a study carried
>>>>> out in the early 1970s by Guiora (I think) that highlighted the benefits of
>>>>> alcohol to SLA.
>>>>> >
>>>>> > Reminds me of the Ogden Nash poem:
>>>>> > Candy is dandy
>>>>> > But liquor is quicker
>>>>> >
>>>>> > All the best
>>>>> >
>>>>> > Anne Marie
>>>>> >
>>>>> > > Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2014 13:35:35 +0100
>>>>> > > From: r.hudson at ucl.ac.uk
>>>>> > > To: edling at bunner.geol.lu.se
>>>>> > > Subject: [Edling] A pill for learning Chinese?
>>>>> > >
>>>>> > > Dear Colleague,
>>>>> > > Anyone know about this suggestion that drugs can help
>>>>> language-learning?
>>>>> > >
>>>>> > >
>>>>> http://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2014/Are_drugs_the_answer_to_learning_a_language.cfm
>>>>> > >
>>>>> > > Dick
>>>>> > >
>>>>> > >
>>>>> > > --
>>>>> > > Richard Hudson (dickhudson.com)
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