Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Ph.D. Spanish Linguistics: "Task, Mode and the Effects of Input-Based Explicit Instruction"Director: Bill VanPatten, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,1994.
Advanced Certificate in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Education (SLATE); University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993.
LSA Summer Institute, Ohio State University, 1993. Courses in Government and Binding (P. Culicover) and Child Syntax/Semantics (S. Crain).
M.A. Applied Linguistics, 1990 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, 1985. St. Giles College, London, UK.
Licenciatura in Spanish Philology, 1985; Universitat de Barcelona, Spain.
Col.legi Casp/ Sagrat Cor High School.