In This Installment of Access the Experts
Foreign Languages and Literature Associate Professor Laura Walls, Ph.D., answers the question: “Are there any endangered languages that are good to learn, and how does one go about doing so?”
An expert in areas that include heritage language pedagogy, sociolinguistics, and conversation analysis, Walls holds a Ph.D. in applied linguistics from the University of California, Los Angeles and master’s degree in Spanish from Stanford University. Courses she teaches include elementary Spanish. Her scholarship bridges the fields of sociolinguistics, second language acquisition, and heritage language pedagogy.
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