Office Hours

Fall 2014

  • Monday 2:30-4:00
    Friday 12:30-1:30
    or by appointment
    Skype appointments available Tuesdays & Thursdays

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 2014 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 316:
Advanced Grammar & Syntax

    Study of complex structures and related concepts. Prerequisites: SPAN 301. Offered spring, odd years

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 516:
Spanish Grammar & Syntax

    Review of the grammatical principles; in-depth study of major grammatical problems; intensive writing practice. Offered: spring, odd years

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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