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Donny Vigil

Assistant Professor of Spanish
Degree
Ph.D., Purdue University.
M.A., Purdue University.
B.A., Brigham Young University.

Graduate Certificate in English as a Second Language, Purdue University

Office
OEC 320F
Hours
MWF: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Phone
(651) 962-5285
Fax
(651) 962-5266
Mail
mailbox 5027

Dr. Donny A. Vigil received his Ph.D. from Purdue University in Spanish linguistics. He also holds degrees in Spanish applied linguistics and Spanish translation, and a graduate certificate in ESL. His areas of interest include Hispanic language and linguistics, phonetics, phonology and dialectology of Spanish and Portuguese, sociolinguistics, history of the Spanish language, language contact, language variation and change, New Mexico Spanish, and translation. He has taught Spanish since 1999, including beginning, intermediate and advanced Spanish, advanced Spanish grammar and composition, introduction to Hispanic linguistics, Spanish pronunciation and phonetics, Spanish morphology and syntax, Spanish dialectology, introduction to Spanish translation, history of the Spanish language, and Spanish teaching methodologies. Dr. Vigil’s research focuses on acoustic, phonetic, phonological, sociolinguistic and historical phenomena of the Spanish language. Specifically, he has studied the traditional variety of Spanish spoken in New Mexico.

J-Term 2017 Courses

J-Term 2017 Courses
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Spring 2017 Courses

Spring 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
SPAN 112 - 02 Elementary Spanish II M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 OEC 308
CRN: 20311 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Donny A. Vigil Continuation of SPAN 111. Emphasis on grammatical structure, aural-oral practice, writing, reading. Continuation of Hispanic culture. Prerequisite: SPAN 111 or its equivalent with a grade of C- or better.

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SPAN 112 - 04 Elementary Spanish II M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OEC 308
CRN: 20313 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Donny A. Vigil Continuation of SPAN 111. Emphasis on grammatical structure, aural-oral practice, writing, reading. Continuation of Hispanic culture. Prerequisite: SPAN 111 or its equivalent with a grade of C- or better.

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SPAN 315 - L01 Hispanic Linguistics M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 OEC 317
CRN: 21298 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Donny A. Vigil An introduction to both contemporary and historical Hispanic linguistics. Descriptive Spanish phonetics and phonology. History of the Spanish language with emphasis on historical sound-change phenomena. Systematic study of dialectal variation in both Spain and Spanish America. Offered in fall semester. Prerequisites: Successful completion of SPAN 301 and 305 or their equivalents with a C- or better in each course, (may be taken simultaneously with SPAN 305).

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Summer 2017 Courses

Summer 2017 Courses
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