Errol M. O’Neill is an Assistant Professor, Course Coordinator, and Supervisor of Graduate Teaching Assistants in French at the University of Memphis. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign on the topic, “The Effect of Online Translators on L2 Writing in French.” He continues his research into online resources for language learners, in particular free online translators (such as Google Translate) and dictionaries (e.g. WordReference).
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• July 2019 — My second article this year, “Training students to use online translators and dictionaries: The impact on second language writing scores”, has been published in International Journal of Research Studies in Language Learning (IJRSLL)! You can view it for free online by going to the Publications and Projects section of my site.
• February 2019 — My article, “Online Translator, Dictionary, and Search Engine Use Among L2 Students”, has been published in CALL-EJ! You can view it for free online by going to the Publications and Projects section of my site.
• January 2019 — I had the honor of being interviewed by Claire Knowles about my research on online translators (Google Translate, etc.) for a two-part episode of the podcast We Teach Languages. Here are the two episodes!