First Day Jitters


Looking Back and Moving Forward

Hello! This summer has been full of surprises. Due to a medical issue, I was forced to postpone my trip to Peru until August. However, because of the new schedule, I will now be staying and working at La Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas for THREE weeks! I will have a full week to get…
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Perception of Stress in L1 and L2 Spanish and English

Word-level stress occurs on a specific syllable of each word and can help distinguish word boundaries, as well as affect a word’s meaning. Three correlates are most often used in languages to denote stress: pitch, vowel duration, and intensity, but languages differ on which of these correlates are most important or necessary at all: for…
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