Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Kelsey Bergeson


M.A., Middlebury College

Doctoral Student
Kelsey Bergeson

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Interests


contact linguistics, language variation and change, indigenous languages and bilingualism

Biography


Kelsey Bergeson studied in Ecuador, Spain and Argentina and earned her MA in Spanish at Middlebury College, where she focused on language teaching, bilingualism and bilingual education. Prior to coming to UT, she taught Spanish in secondary schools for five years.

Courses


SPN 610D • First-Year Spanish II

44550 • Spring 2020
Meets MWF 4:00PM-5:00PM MEZ B0.302
Hybrid/Blended

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).

SPN 601D • First-Year Spanish I

44245 • Fall 2019
Meets MWF 4:00PM-6:00PM MEZ 2.122

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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