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Elizabeth Adams

Lecturer in Spanish
Welles 3B
585-245-6339
adamse@geneseo.edu

Elizabeth Adams has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2011.

Portrait of Elizabeth Adams

Office Hours: Fall 2019

  • MW 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • And by appointment

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • M.S., Secondary Education- Spanish, SUNY Geneseo

  • New York State Education Certificate, St. John Fisher College

  • B.A., International Studies and Spanish, St. John Fisher College

Publications

  • Yo Puedo 1--a text for beginning Spanish language students incorporating the flipped classroom pedagogical method. (co-authored with María del Rocio Vallejo-Alegre)

  • Yo Puedo 2--Segundos Pasos--a second semester text based on the flipped classroom pedagogical method for continuing Spanish language students. (co-authored with María del Rocio Vallejo-Alegre)

  • Yo Puedo 3--Para acanzar el éxito--an intermediate level/third semester text based on the flipped classroom pedagogical method for continuing Spanish language students (co-authored with María del Rocio Vallejo-Alegre)

Classes

  • SPAN 101: Elementary Spanish I

    Introduces the structure and sound of the target language. Develops the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Culture-based readings and collateral laboratory assignments. This course is designed for the student who has never studied the language before. In general, students who have a one-year high school equivalency may repeat this course, but for no credit. Offered every fall

  • SPAN 201: L/IntermSpan I:ArtHistory&Film

    This course reviews the fundamentals of structure and continues to develop mastery of the four language skills in Spanish: (listening, speaking, reading and writing) correlated within a practice associated within the five core competency goals for foreign language learning: Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities. Oral and written exercises are included. Assignments include reading and news materials emphasizing cultural and contemporary topics as well as providing historical insight into the development of Spanish-speaking countries' values and policies. As indicated by course subtitle, vocabulary and readings focus on different specialty areas that may relate to students' interests, majors, and future professions. Students are not required to have a background in these areas to take a subtitled course. (May be taken twice under different subtitles.) Prerequisites: SPAN 102 or its equivalent. Credits: 3(3-0)

  • SPAN 201: L/Interm Span I:General/Global

    This course reviews the fundamentals of structure and continues to develop mastery of the four language skills in Spanish: (listening, speaking, reading and writing) correlated within a practice associated within the five core competency goals for foreign language learning: Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities. Oral and written exercises are included. Assignments include reading and news materials emphasizing cultural and contemporary topics as well as providing historical insight into the development of Spanish-speaking countries' values and policies. As indicated by course subtitle, vocabulary and readings focus on different specialty areas that may relate to students' interests, majors, and future professions. Students are not required to have a background in these areas to take a subtitled course. (May be taken twice under different subtitles.) Prerequisites: SPAN 102 or its equivalent. Credits: 3(3-0)