Hill, Jessica

Jessica

E-Mail: hillj7@ohio.edu
Phone: 740-597-3124
Department: 740-593-4575
Fax: 740-593-4577
Office: Room 173 Convocation Center
Mailing Address:
OPIE
155 Gordy Hall
Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701 USA

Education

(2009) B.A. in English from Oklahoma Baptist University
(2013) M.A. in Linguistics from Ohio University

Areas of Professional Interest

Pedagogical phonology and pragmatics in listening and speaking
Relationships between memory, cognitive skills, and language learning
ESL academic writing
Using technology in the ESL/EFL classroom

Presentations

-Ohio TESOL, October 2012: “Whadawe do now?”: Integrating reduced forms comprehension in the listening and speaking classroom

-AAAL, March 2013: “Investigating Links Between Crosslinguistic Similarity and Working Memory Capacity in Chinese- and Arabic-Speaking Learners’ L2 Intake”

Professional Memberships

CALICO
Ohio TESOL
AAAL

Et cetera

After finishing my Bachelor’s degree in English, I moved to China and taught English at a university near Xian for two years.  I had a wonderful experience there and learned that I love teaching English, so after that I decided to come to Ohio University to earn my Master’s degree in Linguistics. I was a teaching assistant in OPIE while I studied, and now that I have recently graduated I am enjoying working in OPIE as an instructor. I love teaching and learning with my students and colleagues here in OPIE.

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