Inma Navarro

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Biography

Inma Navarro was born in Seville, Spain. She studied English Philology at the University of Seville and also studied Linguistics at the University of Heidelberg and Karlsruhe in Germany.  From Germany she moved to the U.S to work as a teaching assistant at Hendrix College in Arkansas. From Arkansas she moved to North Carolina where she taught High-School Spanish for two years. However her desire to learn more about languages and how they are taught brought her to Indiana University where she studied a double Masters in Hispanic Linguistics and Tesol. After living in Germany for three years she is back in North Carolina and loving NC State. Her passion for linguistics and foreign language teaching methods are shown in the classes that she teaches regulary; Spanish 201 and Spanish Phonetics.

In Fall 2018, Inma will start teaching a new course, Spanish for Heritage Speakers, which she is very excited to teach, in order to acomodate Bilingual Spanish students studying at NC State. In her free time she likes to read, exercise and play tennis with her two sons. 

Publications

Perceptual Categorization of Dialect Variation in SpanishManuel Díaz-Campos and Inmaculada Navarro-Galisteo. 2009. Cascadilla Proceedings Project, Somerville, MA, USA.

Education

  • M.A in Hispanic Linguistics from Indiana University
  • M.A in TESOL and Applied Linguistics from Indiana University