Marta Llorente Bravo

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Position Title
Graduate Student in Spanish-on leave


Education and Degree(s)

M.A., Spanish as a Second Language, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

B.A., English Language and Literature, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Research Interests

  • Critical Discourse Studies
  • Applied Sociolinguistics
  • Language and Gender
  • Spanish in the US
  • Critical Language Awareness
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Task-Based Language Teaching
  • Second Language Pragmatics

Course(s) Taught

UC Davis (2016-present)

  • SPA 001Y Hybrid Beginners Spanish
  • SPA 002 Beginning Spanish II
  • SPA 002Y Hybrid Beginning Spanish II
  • SPA 021 Intermediate Spanish I (Spring 2018)
  • SPA 022V Online Intermediate Spanish II 024
  • SPA 24 Spanish Composition II
  • SPA 117 Spanish in the US

Harvard University

  • SPANISH AA Beginning Spanish I
  • SPANISH AB Beginning Spanish II
  • SPANISH 30 Advanced Spanish Language and Culture I

Selected Publications

Colombi, C., Cerbino, D., & Llorente Bravo, M. (forthcoming) “ “Hablamos español”: A view of marketing in the multilingual landscape of California”      

Parra, M.L., Llorente Bravo, M., & Polinsky, M. (2018). “De bueno a muy bueno: How Pedagogical Intervention Boosts Language Proficiency in Advanced Heritage Learners” in Heritage Language Journal, 15, 2.

Honors and Awards

  • Provost Fellow (2015-2016) UC Davis
  • Excellence in Teaching (2013-2014 and 2014-2015) Bok Center, Harvard University