Office Hours

Spring 2015

  • Friday 2:30-5:00
    or by appointment

Christina Agostinelli

Visiting Assistant Professor of

Spanish Linguistics

Welles 209B
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Christina Agostinelli has been a visiting member of the Geneseo faculty since 2014.

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D. Spanish Language and Literature - SUNY Buffalo, 2013
  • M.A. Spanish Language and Literature - SUNY Buffalo, 2012
  • Honors B.A. Humanities (Minors in Spanish and Psychology) - Roberts Wesleyan College, 2007

Research Interests

Second Language Acquisition, Acquisition of L2 Phonology, Technology in the L2 Classroom

Publications and Professional Activities

Fall 2015 Classes

SPAN 201:
L/Intermediate Spanish I

    Reviews the fundamentals of structure and continues to develop the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Oral and written exercises are included. Reading materials emphasize
    cultural and contemporary topics. Prerequisites: SPAN 102 or its equivalent.
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SPAN 300:
Oral Communication

    Intensive training in aural comprehension and oral expression, pronunciation and intonation. Topics based on everyday situations. For credit in the major, minor, or concentration, only when taken in s
    equence (before or at the same time as 301) or during Freshman year. Prerequisites: SPAN 202 or its equivalent.
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SPAN 301:
Written Communication

    Offers practice in expository writing with emphasis on clarity, structure and idiomatic expression, focusing on a variety of topial issues. Students are introduced to practical applications andprovid
    ed a review of selected grammar topics. Prerequisites: SPAN 202 or equivalent.
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SPAN 317:

    This course presents an introduction to Spanish phonetics and phonology. It focuses on the Spanish sound system and its relation to its orthography. It studies different varieties of spoken Spanish
    and develops awareness of factors that contribute to dialect variation. Prerequisites: SPAN 301. Offered every fall
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SPAN 517:

    A linguistic analysis of the target language sound system indicating problem areas for English speakers. Intensive practice in phonetics and corrective drills for the improvement of pronunciation and
    intonation. Offered: spring, even years
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