Second language acquisition, L2 phonology and intonation, L2 reading and vocabulary acquisition, intercultural exchange, computer-assisted language learning, teaching and learning with digital media.
Intercultural communication; ethnography and communication; theories of cultural adjustment; social semiotic processes of identification; language ideologies and linguistic landscapes; language and globalization
Second language writing, pedagogical grammar, teacher education.
Second language acquisition with a focus on ESL learners, foreign language education, bilingualism, heritage language maintenance, and interlanguage pragmatics.
Qualitative/ethnographic studies, business writing, technical writing, scientific writing, argumentation, knowledge ecologies, collaboration, multimedia communication.
Second language acquisition, language teaching methods and pedagogy, Spanish as a heritage language.
Phonology of Spanish and Romance languages, theoretical phonology, Optimality Theory, phonetics, language change.
Language teaching methodology; instructional improvement; curriculum development.
Foreign language acquisition; cognitive aspects of foreign language learning; transition from language to literature study; foreign language writing.
Historical Chinese linguistics (grammar and lexicon), applied linguistics (language teaching theory and methodology, context and culture in language learning, and the use of computers in teaching foreign languages.