Rebekah RAST

Thème / Theme
Acquisition et psycholinguistique
Site Internet personnel / Personal website
Fonction / Position
Professor of English and Linguistics at the American University of Paris
Publications représentatives / Representative publications

Books and Chapters

Han, Z-H. and Rast, R. (Eds.) (2014) First Exposure to a Second Language: Learners’ Initial Input Processing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Rast, R., Watorek, M., Hilton, H. and Shoemaker, E. (2014) Initial processing and use of inflectional markers: Evidence from French adult learners of Polish. In Z-H. Han and R. Rast (Eds.), First Exposure to a Second Language: Learners’ Initial Input Processing, 64-106. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Rast, R. (2012) L2 input and the L2 initial state: The writings of Clive Perdue. In M. Watorek, S. Benazzo & M. Hickmann (Eds.), Comparative Perspectives to Language Acquisition: A Tribute to Clive Perdue, 37-53. Bristol, Multilingual Matters.

Rast, R., Dimroth, C. and Watorek, M. (2011) Language teaching and acquisition: What can we learn from ab initio learners?. In P. Trévisiol-Okamura & G. Komur-Thilloy (Eds.), Discours, acquisition et didactique des langues: Les termes d'un dialogue, 71-86. Paris, Orizons.

Rast, R. (2011) Input processing principles: A contribution from first exposure data. In C. Sanz & R. Leow (Eds.), Implicit and Explicit Conditions, Processes and Knowledge in SLA and Bilingualism, 129-141. Washington, DC, Georgetown University Press.

Rast, R. (2010) First exposure: Converting target language input to intake. In M. Pütz & L. Sicola (Eds.), Cognitive Processing in Second Language Acquisition, 99-115. Amsterdam, John Benjamins.

Rast, R. (2008) Foreign Language Input: Initial Processing. Clevedon, Multilingual Matters.

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

Dimroth, C., Rast, R., Starren, M. and Watorek, M. (2013) Methods for studying a new language under controlled input conditions: The VILLA project. Eurosla Yearbook 13: 109-138.

Hinz, J., Krause, C., Rast, R., Shoemaker, E. and Watorek, M. (2013) Initial processing of morphological marking in nonnative language acquisition: Evidence from French and German learners of Polish. Eurosla Yearbook 13: 39-175.

Shoemaker, E. and Rast, R. (2013) Extracting words from the speech stream at first exposure. Second Language Research 29/2: 165-183.

Rast, R. (2010) The role of linguistic input in the first hours of adult language learning. Language Learning 60: 64-84.

Rast, R. (2010) The use of prior linguistic knowledge in the early stages of L3 acquisition. International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching 48/2,3: 159-183.

Rast, R. and Taïeb, E. (2008) Présentation. Acquisition et Interaction en Langue Étrangère : Savoirs et savoir-faire dans l’apprentissage et l’enseignement d’une langue étrangère 27, 3-14.

Rast, R. (2006) Le premier contact avec une nouvelle langue étrangère : comment s’acquitter d’une tâche de compréhension ? Acquisition et Interaction en Langue Étrangère 24, 119-148.

Trévisiol, P. and Rast, R. (2006) Présentation. Acquisition et Interaction en Langue Étrangère 24, 3-11.

Rast, R. and Dommergues, J-Y. (2003) Towards a characterisation of saliency on first exposure to a second language. EUROSLA Yearbook 3, 131-156.

Articles in conference proceedings

Rast, R. (2015). Primi passi in un nuovo sistema linguistico. In M.E. Favilla & E. Nuzzo (Eds.), Grammatica Applicata: Apprendimento, Patologie, Insegnamento, 111-124. Milano: Associazione Italiana di Linguistica Applicata.