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Richard Young

Richard Young

Expert on foreign language-learning in adults and bilingualism

Professor, English College of Letters and Science Work: 608-263-2679 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • English grammar
  • Foreign languages and foreign language-learning
  • Social identity created and reflected by language and gesture


  • President, American Association for Applied Linguistics, 2005-06
  • Chair, 14th World Congress of Applied Linguistics, 1998–2005
  • Distinguished Visiting Professor, International Islamic University of Malaysia, 2008