A linguist by training, a Spanish instructor at work. Teaching at a Liberal Arts College and chairing the Dept. of Modern Languages.

(See my biography page for more information).


Publications:
A Call for Redesigning the Foreign Language Textbook

Foreign language textbooks do not produce effective language learners because their design is based on the structure of the language, not on the needs and possibilities of learners.

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The Nature of Language in Foreign Language Textbooks

Foreign language textbooks use language in random and ineffective ways. They also portray language as a set of disconnected parts and this depiction prevents efficient learning.

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