World Languages and Cultures
Jean Yates begins teaching Spanish at American University this Fall Semester of 2012. She has taught English as a Second Language and Spanish at Northern Virginia Community College, Marymount University, the Australian National University, and Dhaka University (Bangladesh); Spanish-English translation at the Canberra (Australia) College of Advanced Education; and, most recently, Spanish language and Spanish-English translation at George Washington University. She has conducted corporate training in both languages for private and international organizations both in Washington, D.C. and abroad, and has worked as a free-lance translator in Washington, Spain, Australia, and Bangladesh. She has published 5 books for the self-study of Spanish and English for Barron’s Educational Series, and 10 for McGraw-Hill, several of which are now in their second and third editions. She is particularly interested in Spanish-English translation and in the description and translation of discourse markers in Spanish and English, and in ways to incorporate their acquisition into all levels of instruction.
M.A. Linguistics, American University;
PhD. Spanish Philology, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
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