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Name: MARÍA MAYBERRY, Ph.D. - FACULTY WEB PAGE - WORLD LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES DEPARTMENT

Title: Associate Professor of Spanish

Office Location: MRP 2041

Email: mayberry@csus.edu

Office Phone: 916-278-6286

Mailing Address: Sacramento State University, World Languages and Literatures Department, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6087

Office Hours: TBA

This page updated: June 9, 2017 :

Courses that I teach

FALL 2017: 

  • SPAN 2A-HEALS    
  • SPAN 7     
  • SPAN 121-HEALS   
  • SPAN 102

SPRING 2018:

  • SPAN 7 
  • SPAN 2B- HEALS 
  • SPAN 151-HEALS

 

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Professional Experience

María Mayberry, Associate Professor of Spanish, is a native of Monterrey, Mexico.  She received her BA, MA, and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Texas at Austin, where she specialized in Spanish Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition.  Before Texas she studied in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico at Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, where she received the degree of Licenciada en Ciencias de la Comunicación in 1981. She teaches Civilization and Culture of Spain, Spanish Grammar, Phonetics and Applied Linguistics as well as beginning Spanish courses. Her research focuses in understanding the difficulties faced by adult L2 language learners when processing speech. Her commitment to teaching and researching Spanish as a second/foreign language is rooted in her own experiences as an adult language learner. She is the coordinator for the Certificate Program in Healthcare Spanish at CSUS. The Certiticate is a project developed in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of colleagues from CSUSB as well as professors from the Health Science and Nursing Departments at Sacramento StateProf. Mayberry joined the Foreign Language Department at CSUS in Fall 2006 with six years of experience teaching Spanish at the University of Texas at Austin.



Doctoral Thesis

Listening comprehension in the foreign language classroom


Professional Affiliations

American Council of the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP)

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