People

Mariche G Bayonas

Ph.D., Associate Professor of Spanish

336.334.5655
megarcia@uncg.edu


Education

Ph.D., Hispanic Linguistics, Minor in Linguistics, Indiana University, Bloomington (2004)
M.A., TESOL/Applied Linguistics, Indiana University, Bloomington (1999)
B.A. English Literature and Linguistics, Universidad de Sevilla, España (1997)

Curriculum Vitae


Research/ Teaching Interests

  • Hispanic linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Phonetics
  • Sociophonetic production and perception
  • Spanish in contact with other languages
  • Bilingualism
  • Second language acquisition
  • Teaching languages online

Selected Professional Achievements

Book

  • García Bayonas, M. (2007). The Acquisition of Vowels in Spanish and English as Second Language. Munich: LINCOM Publishers. ISBN 9783895864988. LINCOM Studies in Language Acquisition 20.

Scholarly Articles in Progress

  • Bayonas, M. (under review). “Comparative Analysis of Online vs. Face-to-Face Second Language Learning”. Hispanic Studies Review(submitted October 2018)
  • Bayonas, M (under review) “La enseñanza de español por internet: una aventura para estudiantes que no siempre están preparados para ello.” Asociación Hispánica de Humanidades (submitted January 2019)

Scholarly Articles

  • Alonso Marks, E. & Garcia-Bayonas, M. (2012). “Una Mirada a Fondo al Proceso de la Contra-urbanización: Patrones Migratorios en la Andalucía Rural”. El español, integrador de culturas. Ensayos. Serie Reflexion 15. Ed. By J. H. Valdivieso and E. Ruiz-Fornells. Orbis Press. 1-17.
  • García Bayonas, M. (2008) Perception of English Vowels as First and Second Language. RAEL, 7, 79-89.
  • Gottschall, H., & García-Bayonas, M. (2008). Student attitudes towards group work among undergraduates in Business Administration, Education and Mathematics. Educational Research Quarterly, 32 (1), 3-28.
  • García Bayonas, M. & Bayonas, H. (2008). Class Size Reduction in the Second Language Classroom. ELIA, 8, 181-203.

Book Chapters

  • García Bayonas, M. (2006). Adjective Placement and Noun Semantics in Spanish. In Clements, J. C. and Yoon, J. (Eds.), Functional Approaches to Spanish Syntax: Lexical Semantics, Discourse and Transitivity(pp.219-236). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Conference Proceedings

  • Bayonas, M. (2017). Textual Enhancement and the Acquisition of the Spanish Present Subjunctive Form. EPiC Series in Language andLinguistics 2,14-22.
  • García-Bayonas, M. (2014). The development of Spanish oral proficiency during a 5-week study abroad program. Asociación Española de Lingüística Aplicada (Spanish Association for Applied Linguistics). 399-406.
  • García-Bayonas, M. (2013). Student Satisfaction with Spanish on-line vs Face-to-face Courses. Applied Linguistics in the Age of Globalization. Asociación Española de Lingüística Aplicada(Spanish Association for Applied Linguistics). 156-162.

Graduate Courses Taught

  • SPA 610. History of the Spanish Language
  • SPA 589. Issues in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching
  • SPA 519. Second Language Acquisition
  • SPA 605. Spanish Sociolinguistics
  • LLC 600. Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages
  • LLC 605 Seminar in Hispanic Linguistics
  • SPA 516 Introduction to Spanish Syntax

Undergraduate Courses Taught

  • SPA 101 Beginning Spanish I
  • SPA 102 Beginning Spanish II
  • SPA 203 Intermediate Spanish
  • SPA 204 Intermediate Spanish II
  • SPA 301 Advanced Spanish
  • SPA 311 Spanish Conversation
  • SPA 313 Conversation in a Spanish-Speaking Country
  • SPA 332. Culture in a Spanish-Speaking Country
  • SPA 342 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics
  • SPA 408 Introduction to Spanish Linguistics
  • SPA 411Advanced Spanish Conversation
  • SPA 415 Advanced Spanish Composition
  • SPA 416. Spanish Phonetics