Lorraine Denman

  • Lecturer II
  • Coordinator, Italian Language Program

Contact

1317 F Cathedral of Learning
412-624-6268
denman@pitt.edu

Area of Interest

Second Language Acquisition; Content-Based Instructional approaches; L2 acquisition of Italian morphosyntax; L2 language assessment; Italian Food Studies

Education

PhD, Applied Linguistics/Second Language Acquisition, U of Pittsburgh (expected 2013)
MA, Italian Language and Literature, U of Pittsburgh (2004)
BA, Italian and Hispanic Languages and Literatures, U of Pittsburgh (2001)

Research Interests & Fields of study

Acquisition of morphosyntactic structures in Romance languages, L2 learner motivation, Developing Literacy in L2 learners, Language assessment

Teaching

  • Elementary Italian, ITAL 0001/ITAL 0002
  • Intermediate Italian, ITAL 0003/ITAL 0004
  • Introduction to Literary Italian, ITAL 0060/ITAL 0061
  • Italian Linguistics, ITAL 1032
  • Professional Development
  • ACTFL OPI Training Seminar, Boston, MA, Fall 2010

Professional Affiliations

ACTFL, AAIS, AATI