People

Nancy Levy-Konesky


Contact Info:
Tufts University
Dept. of Romance Studies
Olin Center 216
180 Packard Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.2030
Email Lecturer
Senior Lecturer in Spanish

Degrees
B.A. & M.A., American University
Ph.D., Boston College

Expertise

Foreign language methodology; Second language acquisition; Immersion techniques; Curriculum and instruction: university/high school/middle school with an emphasis on interdisciplinary curriculum development, content-based learning, technology/video in the classroom, cooperative learning, blended and distance learning; Experiential learning/Community and service learning; Caribbean literature and culture with an emphasis on Puerto Rico.

Selected Books, Video Projects and Interviews
  • Es así: Introducción a la lengua española (books 1 and 2)
    Es así: Curso intermedio de la lengua española (books 3 and 4), a four-book, two-year Spanish textbook, video program and interactive web site, Yale University Press, 2014
  • Nuevos horizontes: gramática, conversación y cultura, primera edición: intermediate Spanish text, John Wiley Publishers, 2004.
  • Fuentes, Intermediate Spanish video program, Houghton Mifflin Publishers, 2004.
  • Horizontes: gramática y conversación, quinta edición, intermediate Spanish text, John Wiley Publishers, 2003.
  • Así es 4th edition: elementary Spanish language and Hispanic culture college textbook, CD-ROM, Website, full set of ncillaries, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Harcourt Brace, Thomson Heinle Publishers.
  • (Nuevas) Fronteras: gramática y conversación, second edition, Fronteras: literature y cultura, Editions 1-3, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1996.
  • Videofuentes, Hougton Mifflin
  • Videomundo, Harcourt Brace
  • Cámara uno, Cámara dos, Holt, Rinehart and Winston
  • Interview with Gloria Estefan, "Preserving Latino Culture in the U.S.," Boston, MA.
  • Interview with John Leguizama, David Ortiz, Pedro Martínez, Alberto Gonzales, "Hispanics in the U.S."
  • Interview with Former Counsel to the President, Alberto Gonzales, The White House, Washington, D.C.
  • Interview with Mel Martínez, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.C., "Growing Latino Population in the U.S."
  • Interview with Isabel Allende, "The Creative Process," "Politics in Chile."