Fernando Castro Ortiz

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Fernando Castro Ortiz
Lecturer
Area:
Spanish
Phone:
319-467-0188
Office:
473 PH
Office Hours:
M W F 2:30-3:30

Fernando Castro Ortiz was born in Ronda, Spain. He completed his undergraduate Degree in Translation and Interpreting in English and Italian at the University of Granada. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Teaching Spanish as a foreign language from Pablo de Olavide University and a Master’s Degree in Hispanic Linguistics from the University of Iowa. His areas of interest include sociolinguistics, applied linguistics and second language acquisition. At Iowa, he teaches a variety of courses (Elementary and Intermediate Spanish, Spanish Language Skills: Writing, Spanish Language Skills: Speaking, Spanish in the US, Translation workshop English-Spanish) in different platforms (face-to-face, online, hybrid, virtual classroom).