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Professor, Modern Language Centre,
OISE-University of Toronto
Sharon Lapkin is Professor Emerita in the Modern Language Centre and Second Language Education program of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. Her research focuses on French as a second language (FSL) education in all its forms and ranges from large-scale program evaluation to micro-analysis of second language learning in progress. For close to ten years, she was co-Editor of the Canadian Modern Language Review. She also served on the executive of the Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics (ACLA) for several years before retiring. In 2006, she was awarded the Prix Robert Roy in recognition of her contributions to FSL by the Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers. Sharon is currently consulting to the Ontario Ministry of Education and remaining actively involved in FSL education in all its forms.