Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Mackenzie Bailey

B.A. Spanish/Portuguese & Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley

Doctoral Student
Mackenzie Bailey



Language for Specific Purposes; Community Service Learning; Second Language Acquisition; Applied Linguistics/Language Pedagogy


Mackenzie is a second-year PhD student in Spanish linguistics. She received her B.A. in Latin American Languages & Literatures and in Linguistics in 2018 at the University of California at Berkeley, with a minor in Arabic. Her primary interests are in Language for Specific Purposes, with a focus on Spanish for professional purposes, and how community service learning can be used to enhance the language learning experience and professional development of undergraduate/adult learners. 


SPN 610D • First-Year Spanish II-Wb

43995 • Fall 2020
Meets MWF 9:00AM-10:00AM

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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