M.C. (2011) Cognitive and interactive aspects of task-based performance in Dutch as a second language. PhD thesis, University of Amsterdam. Oisterwijk: BoxPress.
You may order a copy here or download it from UvA Dare.


  • Michel, M., Gilabert, R. & Révész, A. (submitted) Eye-tracking and stimulated recall as means of investigating cognitive load and processes during L2 tasks.
  • Alexopoulou, T., Michel, M., Murakami, A. & Meurers, D. (2017. Advance Acccess) Analyzing a large-scale learner corpus using Natural Language Processing Techniques: Exploring task effects. Language Learning. Alexopoulou et al_2017.pdf
  • Lemhöfer, K., A.F. Dijkstra, & M.C. Michel (2004). Three Languages, One ECHO. Cognate Effects in Trilingual Word Recognition. Language and Cognitive Processes, 19 (5), p. 585 - 611.

PROCEEDINGS (peer reviewed)
  • Michel, M.C., F. Kuiken, & I. Vedder (2012). Task complexity and interaction: (combined) effects on task-based performance in Dutch as a second language. In: L. Roberts, C. Lindqvist, C. Bardel, A. Abrahamsson. EUROSLA Yearbook 2012, p.164-190. DOI: 10.1075/eurosla.12 Michel et al. 2012-Eurosla yearbook final corrected.pdf
  • Michel, M.C., D. Ofner, & D. Thoma (2012) What preschool teachers (need to) know about language. In: N. de Jong, K. Juffermans, M. Keijzer & L. Rasier (Eds.). Proceedings of the 7th ANéLA conference. Delft, NL: Eburon. p. 116-125. Michel et al.2012_Preschoolteachers_Anela.pdf
  • Michel, M.C. (2009). Hoe simpel is complex? - Over de invloed van taakcomplexiteit en interactie op de spraak van tweede taalleerders [How Simple is Complex? The Influence of Task Complexity and Interaction on the Speech of L2-Learners], Proceedings of the 6th ANéLA conference 2009, p. 236-245. Michel 2009_Anela.pdf


  • Révész, A., Michel, M. & Mazgutova, D. (2016) Report on the project The relationship of second language writing behaviours to proficiency, task type, and text quality Trinity College London.

  • Révész, A., Michel, M. & Lee, M. (2016) Report on the project 'Investigating IELTS Academic Writing Task 2: Relationships between cognitive writing processes, text quality, and working memory'. British Council.

  • Tracy, Rosemarie, Dieter Thoma, Marije Michel, & Daniela Ofner (2014). SprachKoPF. Sprachliche Kompetenzen pädagogischer Fachkräfte. In: Bildungsforschung 2020 – Herausforderungen und Perspektiven - Dokumentation der Tagung des Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung (German Ministry for Education and Research BMBF) vom 29. - 30. März 2012. Bildungsforschung Band 40. p. 285-287. BMBF: Bonn/Berlin. 
  • Ofner, Daniela, Michel, Marije & Thoma, Dieter (2012). Sprachliche Kompetenzen pädagogischer Fachkräfte: Kurzbeschreibung des Instruments SprachKoPFv06. Mannheim: Universität Mannheim. download here
  • Tracy, Rosemarie, Dieter Thoma, Marije Michel, & Daniela Ofner (2012). Schlussbericht des Vorhabens Sprachliche Kompetenzen pädagogischer Fachkräfte - SprachKoPF. Gefördert vom Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF). Mannheim: Universität Mannheim.
  • Michel, M.C. (2015). Hulstijn's opus magnus: (moeder)taalvaardigheid onder de loep genomen - boekbespreking van Hulstijn, J. (2014) Hulstijn, Jan H. (2015). Language proficiency in native and non-native speakers. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. ISBN 978 9027 213 242. Internationale Neerlandistiek.
  • Michel, M.C. (2015). Review of Housen, A., Kuiken, F. & Vedder, I. (2012) Dimensions of L2 performance: Complexity, accuracy and fluency in SLA. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. Language Teaching Research 19:123-124. DOI: 10.1177/1362168814542719
    140708-corrected proofs MCMichel_LTR542719.pdf
  • Michel, M.C. (2014). Review of Baten, Kristof (2013) The Acquisition of the German Case System by Foreign Language Learners. International Journal of Applied Linguistics ITL, 165(1): 77-83. Michel2014_review Baten.pdf
  • Michel, M.C. Review of Alex Housen, Folkert Kuiken & Ineke Vedder Dimensions of L2 Performance and Proficiency - Complexity, Accuracy and Fluency in SLA. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamnins Publishing. Published on linguistlist April 2013.
  • Michel, M.C. Review of Wai Meng Chan, Kwee,  Nyet Chin, Nagami Masanori & Titima Suthiwan (2011) Processes and Process-Orientation in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. Published on the linguistlist October 2012. 
  • Michel, M.C. Review of Rebecca L. Oxford, Teaching and Researching: Language Learning Strategies. Applied Linguistics in Action Series. (2011) Pearson Education Limited. Published on linguistlist November 2011.