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Marisol Fernández García


Contact Info:
Tufts University
Dept. of Romance Languages
Olin Center 201
180 Packard Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.4052
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Lecturer/Course Administrator

Degrees

  • Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Field: Spanish/Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education
    Dissertation: Focus of Attention and Saliency of Bound Morphology in Spanish L2 Oral Sentence
    Level Processing
  • M.A. University of Georgia, Athens
    Field: Spanish Linguistics
    Thesis: Dimensiones supraoracionales del aspecto verbal
  • B.A. Universidad de Oviedo - Asturias (Spain)
    Major: English Philology
  • B.A. Universidad de Oviedo - Asturias (Spain)
    Major: Spanish Philology

Courses Taught

  • Tufts University:
    Spanish 2: Second-semester Spanish; Spanish 3: Third-semester Spanish; Spanish 4: Fourth-semester Spanish; Spanish 21: Spanish Composition & Conversation I; Spanish 22: Spanish Composition & Conversation II; Spanish 22X: Phonetics & Oral Spanish
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
    Spanish 1: First-semester Spanish; Spanish 3: Third-semester Spanish
  • Emmanuel College, Boston:
    First- and Second-semester Spanish
  • Simmons College, Boston:
    First-, Second- and Third-semester Spanish
  • Northeastern University, Boston:
    First- and Second-semester Spanish; Third-Semester Spanish (Business track); Spanish Conversation and Composition II; Advanced Spanish; Spanish Culture; Spanish Seminar: Spanish in the US; Foreign Language Teaching: Theory and Practice; Directed studies for Secondary School Teaching Students; Independent Research Seminar on Second Language Acquisition: Part I & II
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing:
    Graduate Level Courses: Current Approaches to Spanish Instruction; The Study of Interlanguage (Independent Study); The Acquisition of Morphology (Independent Study); Attention, Input, Output and Interaction in Second Language Acquisition (Independent Study)
  • Undergraduate Level Courses:
    Phonetics and Oral Spanish; Linguistic Grammar; Grammar and Composition


Selected Publications
Books

  • (with Salaberry, Rafael Máximo, Barrette, Catherine M. and Nevarez, Irma Celina)
    • Conectándonos. Student's Textbook Edition, Kendal Hunt Publishing Company, 2013, 2015
    • Conectándonos. Instructor's Textbook Edition, Kendal Hunt Publishing Company, 2013, 2015
    • Conectándonos. Activities Manual, Kendal Hunt Publishing Company, 2013, 2015
    • Conectándonos. Instructor's Resource Manual, Kendal Hunt Publishing Company, 2013, 2015
  • (with Salaberry, Rafael, Barrette, Catherine and Elliott, Phillip)
    • Impresiones. Student's Textbook Edition, Prentice Hall, Inc. 2004
    • Impresiones. Instructor's Annotated Edition, Prentice Hall, Inc. 2004
    • Impresiones. Activities Manual. Prentice Hall, Inc. 2004
    • Impresiones. Instructor's Resource Manual, Prentice Hall, Inc. 2004


Ancillary Materials

  • (with Salaberry, Rafael Máximo, Barrette, Catherine M., and Nevarez, Irma Celina)
    • Conectándonos Video Program, Kendal Hunt Publishing Company, 2013, 2015
    • Conectándonos Audio Program, Kendal Hunt Publishing Company, 2013, 2015
  • (with Salaberry, Rafael, Barrette, Catherine, Elliott, Phillip & Fernández-García, Marisol)
    • Impresiones Testing Program, Prentice Hall, Inc. 2004
    • Impresiones Video Program, Prentice Hall, Inc. 2004
    • Impresiones Audio Program, Prentice Hall, Inc. 2004


Articles/Book Chapters

  • Study Abroad Conversations: Do They Provide Feedback and Opportunities for Pushed Output? System 42, 2014, pp. 93-104. (with Martínez-Arbelaiz, Asunción)
  • Task Type and Vocabulary-Related Difficulty in Computer-Mediated Communication. Estudios de Lingüística Aplicada, Vol. 31 (57), 2013, pp. 23-50. (with Martínez-Arbelaiz, Asunción)
  • Interaction in a Study Abroad Context: Gauging the Opportunities for Interlanguage Development. In Frank Boers, Jeroen Darquennes and Rita Temmerman Eds. Multilingualism and Applied Comparative Linguistics, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007, pp 37-64.(with Martínez-Arbelaiz, Asunción)
  • Tasks, Negotiation, and L2 Learning in a Foreign Language Context. In María del Pilar García Mayo Ed. Investigating Tasks in Formal Language Learning, Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters, 2006, pp. 69-90
  • Learners' Interactions and the Negotiation of Meaning: A Comparison of Oral and Computer-Assisted Written Conversations. The Journal of the European Association for Computer Assisted Language Learning (ReCALL) Vol. 15 (1), May 2003, pp. 113-136. (with Martínez-Arbelaiz, Asunción)
  • Negotiation of Meaning in Non-Native Speaker-Non-Native Speaker Synchronous Discussions. The Journal of the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) 19.2, 2002, pp. 279-294. (with Martínez-Arbelaiz, Asunción)
  • Las estrategias comunicativas en el medio electrónico: ¿Varían dependiendo del tipo de tarea?, Actas del XII Congreso Internacional de la Asociación para la Enseñanza del Español como Lengua Extranjera, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, 2001, pp. 133-142. (with Martínez-Arbelaiz, Asunción)
  • Patterns of Gender Agreement in the Speech of Second Language Learners. In Fernando Martínez-Gil and Javier Gutiérrez-Rexach Eds. Advances in Hispanic Linguistics, Boston, Mass: Cascadilla Press, 1999, pp. 3-15
  • The Effects of Task Repetition on Linguistic Output. Language Learning 49:4, December 1999, pp. 549-581. (with Gass, Susan, Mackey, Allison, Alvarez-Torres, María José)