Giannina Reyes Giardiello

Faculty

 
 Mon & Wed 5-6:30 p.m. or by appointment

Giannina Reyes Giardiello, from Mexico City, earned her MA in Spanish from New Mexico State University and her PhD in Spanish Language and Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She has taught Spanish language, culture, cinema, and literature courses at el Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, NMSU, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Middlebury College and Saint Mary's College. Currently, she is an assistant professor at the University of Portland.

Her areas of interest include Mexican Literature, Cinema and Popular Culture, Gender Studies, superheroes, monsters, and telenovelas. At present, she is working on a manuscript that includes most of these topics.

 

Courses

Course List: 

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SPAN3103 - Beginning SP: Oral & Written      

This course is designed to develop writing skills through a process approach that includes strategies and techniques such as composing, revising, paraphrasing, editing, and using a bilingual dictionary. In connection with the cultural contents provided in other courses at the same level, students will produce writing of various kinds, such as messages, descriptions, comparisons, and brief narratives that integrate the content areas, tasks, and structures from the other courses in the program. (1 unit)

Required text: Choose only one option:
Option 1. Printed Loose Leaf text of “Mosaicos” with MySpanishLab 5 month access (includes eText): ISBN:0134306325
**MySpanishLab includes the digital SAM + additional resources
Option 2. MySpanishLab for “Mosaicos” with eText of Mosaicos (no print component) 5 month access. ISBN:0205849709

Summer 2013, LS 7 Week Session

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SPAN3104 - Beginning SP:Hisp Soc/Cultures      

This course is designed to develop reading strategies by providing abundant opportunities to read a variety of authentic text types, such as newspapers and magazine articles, realia, and brief literary selections. In addition to expanding the vocabulary base, the topics presented will serve as a springboard for listening, speaking, and writing activities. The information presented in the readings will offer a broad foundation in Hispanic cultural knowledge. (1 unit)

Required text: Choose only one option:
Option 1. Printed Loose Leaf text of “Mosaicos” with MySpanishLab 5 month access (includes eText): ISBN:0134306325
**MySpanishLab includes the digital SAM + additional resources
Option 2. MySpanishLab for “Mosaicos” with eText of Mosaicos (no print component) 5 month access. ISBN:0205849709

Summer 2013, LS 7 Week Session

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SPAN3201 - Intermed SP: Comm in Context      

Intermediate Spanish: Resources for Communication in Context

This course continues students' development of proficiency in Spanish by expanding vocabulary and grammar. All four skills are integrated, with special attention to speaking and listening. Target language functions include past and future narration, extensive description, and comparisons, all on topics of current and personal interest. Cultural knowledge that will build a deeper understanding of how Spanish-speaking peoples communicate will be integrated into the course content. After successfully completing this course, students should find themselves well prepared for advanced coursework in Spanish language, literature, and linguistics. This course meets two hours a day. (1 unit)

Required texts: Choose only one option:
Option 1. “Fuentes: Conversación y gramática”, 5th edition – Print Book
ISBN: 9781285455471
Option 2. eBook: (students can purchase from www.cengagebrain.com)
AND
(required in print version)
“Student Activities Manual for Fuentes: Conversación y gramática”, 5th edition ISBN: 9781285733500.

Summer 2014 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session, Summer 2015 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session, Summer 2017 Language Schools, LS 7 Week Session

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The Spanish School
Sunderland Language Center
Middlebury College
Fax: 802.443.2075

Mailing address
Spanish School
14 Old Chapel Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT  05753

7-week Program
Holly Stark, Coordinator
P: 802.443.5538
spanishschool@middlebury.edu

Graduate Program
Audrey LaRock, Coordinator

P: 802.443.5539
spanishgraduate@middlebury.edu