Angela George, PhD

PhD in Hispanic Linguistics University of Minnesota

Angela George

Areas of Research

Hispanic Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Sociolinguistics
Within the broader field of Applied Linguistics, I primarily research how learners of Spanish develop sociolinguistic competence (ability to produce speech appropriate to the social situation) by examining the perception and production of features of the language that vary (two or more ways to say the same thing). My interest lies in adult second language learners of Spanish and also heritage language learners of Spanish. I also investigate second language pedagogy practices that lead to increased sociolinguistic competence and best practices for teaching culturally and linguistically diverse learners.

Supervising degrees

Languages, Literatures and Cultures Doctoral: Seeking Students
Languages, Literatures and Cultures Masters: Seeking Students
Languages, Literatures and Cultures Masters: Seeking Students

Working with this supervisor

I am looking for candidates interested in researching the development of Spanish as an additional language by adult learners. Candidates interested in topics related to the teaching and learning of Spanish are also of interest.

Contact this supervisor

Complete the following form if you are interested in working with this supervisor for your Graduate Program. All fields are required, unless indicated otherwise.