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Notes on Contributors DAVID HIRSH is senior lecturer in TESOL at the University of Sydney, teaching on the Master of Education (TESOL) program and supervising doctoral students in the areas of vocabulary studies, and language and culture. His own research focuses on vocabulary development, aca- demic adjustment, and indigenous language revitalization. He has pub- lished in Reading in a Foreign Language and Revue Française de Lin- guistique Appliquée, and in the volumes Teaching Academic Writing: An introduction for teachers of second language writers (2009) and Continuum Companion to Research Methods in Applied Linguistics (2010). David Hirsh is co-editor of University of Sydney Papers in TESOL. YU-TSE LEE conducted postgraduate research in the Faculty of Educa- tion and Social Work, University of Sydney in 2010. He previously taught English as a Foreign Language at high school level in Taiwan. He has a research interest in factors affecting foreign language vo- cabulary acquisition. The research reported in this volume was under- taken as part of his Dissertation. CHEN-CHUN LIN completed her Master of Education (TESOL and Languages) degree in 2010 and commenced her PhD in 2011 in the Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney. Her current PhD research interests include L2 word learnability focusing on written form, the nature of orthographical knowledge, orthographic distance between languages and cross-language transfer, the nature of morphological knowledge, and the effect of word length on vocabu- lary acquisition. WARREN MATSUOKA is currently a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Education and...
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