Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Irene Arias Quintero


M.A. in Spanish as a Foreign Language, University of Salamanca

Doctoral Student
Irene Arias Quintero

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Interests


Language contact, language variation and change, comparative studies between Spanish from Spain and Latin America, Psycholinguistics, Spanish as a second language, bilingualism, and morphology and syntax

Biography


Irene Arias holds a BA in Spanish Language and Literature from the University of Valladolid and a MA in Spanish as a Foreign Language from the University of Salamanca. She has taught Spanish in high school in the UK (West Yorkshire and Oxfordshire).

Courses


SPN 601D • First-Year Spanish I

44455 • Spring 2020
Meets MWF 4:00PM-6:00PM 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 601D • First-Year Spanish I

44225 • Fall 2019
Meets MWF 4:00PM-6:00PM BEN 1.108

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).

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