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Oriol Casañas

Adjunct Faculty

ocasanas@du.edu

Alma Maters: MA Spanish Linguistics & Methods of Teaching by University of Colorado Denver
Classes Taught: SPAN 1001, 1002, 1003,SPAN 2001
Countries Traveled To: Spain, Peru, UK, Philippines, France, Portugal
Companies Worked For: Denver area: UCD, CCD, Metro, ACC, CCA, DSN
What is your style of teaching?
Communicative Approach with an emphasis on phonetics and accuracy (i.e.: grammar)
What materials and media do you use in the classroom?
A variety: props, handouts, motivational movements, etc.
What is the most engaging assignment you give?
All of them.
What is one piece of advice you have for students?
Study before class, ask lots of questions, do homework daily, ask more questions. Participate a lot in class: practice practice practice makes perfect.
What area in your field are you most knowledgeable about?
Methods of Teaching
What is one accomplishment you are proud of?
That I am teaching.
Are you currently involved in something interesting outside the classroom?
Cultural Events.
Is there anything else the student should know before taking your class?
My classes are normally for beginners.

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