Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Alicia Assini


Assistant Instructor

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EDUCATION

PhD in Iberian and Latin American Linguistics, in progress, University of Texas at Austin

MA in Spanish Linguistics, August 2014 (Middlebury and Argentina), Middlebury College

MSc Multilingual Computing & Localisation, January 2014, University of Limerick

B.A. in Russian with Honors, May 2007, Grinnell College

RESEARCH INTERESTS

language variation and change, sociolinguistics, corpus/computational linguistics, multilingualism, code-switching

 

Courses


SPN 601D • First-Year Spanish I

46200 • Spring 2017
Meets MWF 8:00AM-10:00AM CLA 0.106

Focus on the development of multilingual literacy through the analysis and use of Spanish to achieve linguistic competence (simple present and past tenses, pronouns, adjectives), communication and interactional competence (complimenting, thanking, requesting, giving opinions), and metalinguistic competence (parts of speech, sociolinguistic cues, dialectal differences).

SPN 601D • First-Year Spanish I

46240 • Fall 2016
Meets MWF 8:00AM-10:00AM BEN 1.102

Focus on the development of multilingual literacy through the analysis and use of Spanish to achieve linguistic competence (simple present and past tenses, pronouns, adjectives), communication and interactional competence (complimenting, thanking, requesting, giving opinions), and metalinguistic competence (parts of speech, sociolinguistic cues, dialectal differences).

SPN 610D • Intermediate Spanish I

45430 • Fall 2015
Meets MWF 8:00AM-10:00AM BEN 1.102

Focus on the development of multilingual literacy through the analysis and use of Spanish to achieve linguistic competence (commands, subjunctive, hypotheticals, future), communication and interactional competence (disagreeing, suggesting, turn taking), and metalinguistic competence (critical analysis of oral and written texts, dialectal differences).

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