Anel Brandl



Teaching Faculty II
Associate Director of the Spanish Basic Language Program

Dr. Brandl is a Teaching Professor of Spanish, and the Associate Director of the Spanish Basic Language Program. She has a Ph.D. in Spanish Linguistics from Florida State University. She specializes in the acquisition of English and Spanish as a second language.

Research Interest

Second language acquisition
Acquisition of Spanish phonology
Bilingual sentence processing
Instructed second language acquisition

Courses Taught

Second Language Instruction
Spanish Phonetics
Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics
Spanish Second Language Acquisition
Spanish Reading & Conversation
Spanish Grammar and Composition
Intermediate Spanish I & II
Elementary Spanish I & II


Rm. 302A, Diffenbaugh
TR 12:30-2; W 8-12

Selected Publications

  • Bailey, A. A. & Brandl, A. (2013). Incorporating pronunciation in the first-year Spanish classroom: An early intervention. In J. Levis & K. LeVelle (Eds.). Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference Proceedings. Aug. 2012. (pp. 207-223). Ames, IA: Iowa State University.
  • Leeser, M. J., Brandl, A., & Weissglass, C. (2011). Task effects in second language sentence processing research. In P. Trofimovich & K. McDonough (eds.), Applying priming research to L2 teaching and learning: Insights from Psycholinguistics. (pp. 179–198). John Benjamins.

Digital Projects

  • Bailey, A. A., & Brandl, A. (2014). Starting with stops: Instruction on /p, t, k/ in the first-year Spanish classroom. IGNITE: CASPSLaP. 
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