Fernando Castro Ortiz
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).