Rémi Adam Van Compernolle

Rémi Adam Van Compernolle - Assistant Professor of Second Language Acquisition and French and Francophone Studies in the Department of Modern Languages at Carnegie Mellon University.

Rémi Adam Van Compernolle, Ph.D.

Rémi Adam Van Compernolle is Assistant Professor of Second Language Acquisition and French and Francophone Studies in the Department of Modern Languages at Carnegie Mellon University.  His research focuses on the extension of Vygotskian sociocultural psychology to second language development, with specific thematic emphasis on second language sociolinguistics, pragmatics, and interaction.

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  • van Compernolle, R. A. (2016). Interaction and second language development: A Vygotskian perspective. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
  • van Compernolle, R. A., & McGregor, J. (Eds.). (2016). Authenticity, language, and interaction in second language contexts. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
  • van Compernolle, R. A., Gomez Laich, P., & Weber, A. (2015). Teaching L2 Spanish sociopragmatics through concepts: A classroom-based study. Modern Language Journal.
  • van Compernolle, R. A., & Henery, A. (2015). Learning to do concept-based pragmatics instruction: Teacher development and L2 pedagogical content knowledge. Language Teaching Research, 19, 351-372.
  • van Compernolle, R. A. (2014). Sociocultural theory and L2 instructional pragmatics. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
  • van Compernolle, R. A., & Henery, A. (2014). Instructed concept appropriation and L2 pragmatic development in the classroom. Language Learning, 64, 549-578.
  • van Compernolle, R. A., & Williams, L. (2012). Reconceptualizing sociolinguistic competence as mediated action: Identity, meaning-making, agency. Modern Language Journal, 96(2), 234-250.