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M. Stanley Whitley
Professor of Spanish & Linguistics
Dept. of Romance Languages, 531 Greene Hall
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27109
tel. (336) 758-5362, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Research: Phonetics, dialectology & sociolinguistics, Spanish phonology & grammar, language change, second language acquisition and foreign language teaching methodology. For list of publications and papers, click here
Recent books (above): Gramática para la composición (2a edición), with Luis González: the book for advanced Spanish composition that organizes grammar around six level-appropriate types of writing; with instructor's manual and website of self-correcting exercises. Spanish/English Contrasts (2nd ed.): a survey of Spanish linguistics focusing on differences between Spanish and English pronunciation, grammar, usage, and discourse; revised and updated. Pronouncing English: A Stress-Based Approach, with Richard Teschner: a different kind of textbook on English phonology that emphasizes the role of stress from the start. All three from Georgetown University Press. Also (on CD-ROM, from SIL International): The Phonicon: A Multimedia Digital Encyclopedia of the Sounds of the World's Languages (with Bakhit Kourman).
Coming in 2010 (with Pat Lunn): Teaching Spanish Grammar with Pictures: How to Use william Bull's Visual Grammar of Spanish (including CD-ROM of digital VGS), Georgetown University Press.
Courses: Syllabi of courses I teach.. Courses labeled as "Spn" are conducted in Spanish.
Spn 319: (formerly Spa 219) Spanish Grammar & Composition Lin/Ant 150: Intro. to Linguistics Spn 321/621: The Rise of Spanish (History of Spanish) Lin 310: Sociolinguistics & Dialectology Spn 322/622: Spanish Pronunciation & Dialects (Phonology)
Resources: other useful materials
Language Placement: policy for appealing your placement Writing papers: some guidelines for my classes. Foreign & phonetic symbols: typing them on your computer. Recommendation letters : do's and don't's Hints on learning a language: useful at all levels New faculty: preparing for your classes in Spanish.
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