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Pavel Trofimovich

Professor, Education


Office: S-FG 6145 
Faubourg Ste-Catherine Building,
1610 St. Catherine W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2448
Email: Pavel.Trofimovich@concordia.ca
Website(s): Applied Linguistics Lab
Pavel Trofimovich website

Pavel Trofimovich is Professor of Applied Linguistics. His research focuses on cognitive aspects of second language processing, second language speech learning, sociolinguistic aspects of second language acquisition, and the teaching of second language pronunciation.

Educaton

PhD (Educational Psychology/Applied Linguistics), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003
MA (Teaching English as an International Language), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998
BA (English Philology), University of Latvia, 1996

Professional experience

Professor of Applied Linguistics, Concordia University, 2015 – present
Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics, Concordia University, 2008 –2015
Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics, Concordia University, 2003 –2008

Editorial experience

Journal Editor, Language Learning (2015-2019)
Associate Journal Editor, Language Learning (2012-2015)


Recent publications

Forthcoming

Nagle, C., Trofimovich, P., O’Brien, M. G., & Kennedy, S. (in press). Beyond linguistic features: Exploring the behavioral and affective correlates of comprehensible second language speech. Studies in Second Language Acquisition.

Trofimovich, P., Isaacs, T., Kennedy, S., & Tsunemoto, A. (in press). Speech Comprehensibility. In T. Derwing, M. Munro, & R. Thomson. (Eds.), Routledge handbook on second language acquisition and speaking. Routledge.

Kennedy, S., & Trofimovich, P. (in press). What kind of pronunciation learning should teachers expect of their learners? In R. Woore and E. Macaro (Eds.), Debates in modern language education. Taylor & Francis. Taylor Reid, K.,

Trofimovich, P., & O’Brien, M. G. (in press). The malleability of listener judgments of second language speech. In V. Sardegna & A. Jarosz (Eds.), Theoretical and practical developments in English speech assessment, research, and training. Springer.

Books

Isaacs,T., & Trofimovich, P. (Eds.). (2017). Second language pronunciation assessment: Interdisciplinary perspectives. Multilingual Matters.

Refereed Journal Articles

Kartchava, E., Gatbonton, E., Ammar, A., & Trofimovich, P. (2020). Oral corrective feedback: Pre-service English as a second language teachers’ beliefs and practices. Language Teaching Research, 24, 220–249. https://doi.org/10.1177/1362168818787546

Lindberg, R., & Trofimovich, P. (2020). Second language learners’ attitudes towards French varieties: The roles of learning experiences and social networks. The Modern Language Journal, 104, 822–841. https://doi.org/10.1111/modl.12674

McDonough, K., Trofimovich, P., Lu, L., & Abashidze, D. (2020). Visual cues during interaction: Are recasts different from noncorrective repetition? Second Language Research, 36, 359–370. https://doi.org/10.1177/0267658320914962

McDonough, K., Trofimovich, P., Dao, P., & Abashidze, D. (2020). Eye gaze and L2 speakers’ responses to recasts: A systematic replication study of McDonough, Crowther, Kielstra, and Trofimovich (2015). Language Teaching, 53, 81–95. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0261444818000368

Saito, K., Trofimovich, P., Abe, M., & In’nami, Y. (2020). Dunning-Kruger effect in second language speech learning: How does self perception align with other perception over time? Learning and Individual Differences, 79, 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2020.101849

Taylor Reid, K., O’Brien, M. G., Trofimovich, P., & Tsunemoto, A. (2020). Exploring the stability of second language speech ratings through task practice in bilinguals’ two languages. Journal of Monolingual and Bilingual Speech, 2, 315–329. https://doi.org/10.1558/jmbs.17714

Taylor Reid, K., O’Brien, M., Trofimovich, P., & Bajt, A. (2020). Testing the malleability of teachers’ judgments of second language speech. Journal of Second Language Pronunciation, 6, 236–264. https://doi.org/10.1075/jslp.19015.tay

Trofimovich, P., & Turuševa, L. (2020). Language attitudes and ethnic identity: Examining listener perceptions of Latvian-Russian bilingual speakers. Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 19, 9–24. https://doi.org/10.1080/15348458.2019.1696682

Trofimovich, P., Nagle, C. L., O’Brien, M. G., Kennedy, S., Taylor Reid, K., & Strachan, L. (2020). Second language comprehensibility as a dynamic construct. Journal of Second Language Pronunciation, 6, 430–457. https://doi.org/10.1075/jslp.20003.tro

Tsunemoto, A., Trofimovich, P., & Kennedy, S. (2020). Pre-service teachers’ beliefs about second language pronunciation teaching, their experience, and speech assessments. Language Teaching Research. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/1362168820937273

Appel, R., Trofimovich, P., Saito, K., Isaacs, T., & Webb, S. (2019). Lexical aspects of comprehensibility and nativeness from the perspective of native-speaking English raters. ITL - International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 170, 24–52. https://doi.org/10.1075/itl.17026.app

Kennedy, S., & Trofimovich, P. (2019). Comprehensibility: A useful tool to explore listener understanding. Canadian Modern Language Review, 75, 275–284. https://doi.org/10.3138/cmlr.2019-0280

McDonough, K., Trofimovich, P., Lu, L., & Abashidze, D. (2019). The occurrence and perception of listener visual cues during nonunderstanding episodes. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 41, 1151–1165. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0272263119000238

Nagle, C., Trofimovich, P., & Bergeron, A. (2019). Toward a dynamic view of second language comprehensibility. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 41, 647–672. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0272263119000044

Strachan, L., & Trofimovich, P. (2019). Now you hear it, now you don’t: Perception of English regular past –ed in naturalistic input. Canadian Modern Language Review, 75, 84–104. https://doi.org/10.3138/cmlr.2017-0082

Strachan, L., Kennedy, S., & Trofimovich, P. (2019). Second language speakers’ awareness of their own comprehensibility: Examining task repetition and self-assessment. Journal of Second Language Pronunciation, 5, 347–373. https://doi.org/10.1075/jslp.18008.str

Taylor Reid, K., Trofimovich, P., & O’Brien, M. (2019). Social attitudes and speech ratings: Effects of positive and negative bias on multiage listeners’ judgments of second language speech. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 41, 419–442. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0272263118000244

Trofimovich, P., McDonough, K., Dao, P., & Abashidze, D. (2019). Attitudinal bias, individual differences, and second language speakers’ interactional performance. Applied Linguistics Review. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1515/applirev-2019-0010


Teaching activities

Graduate

  • Issues in Second Language Acquisition
  • Psycholinguistic Aspects of SLA and Bilingualism
  • Sociolinguistic Aspects of SLA and Bilingualism
  • Research Methods
  • Technology in Language Teaching
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Individual Differences in SLA

Undergraduate

  • Phonology for Teachers
  • Grammar for Teachers
  • Oral Communication (ESL)

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