J. Gallego

Contact Information

Voice: 657-278-2562
Dept: 657-278-3534

Department Address

Office: Humanities 835-D

Juan Carlos Gallego, Ph.D.

Professor of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Spanish


1992, Ph.D., Applied Linguistics, UCLA

1980, M.Sc., Applied Linguistics, Edinburgh University, Scotland

1977, Licenciatura, English Philology, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain

Research Areas

Bilingualism, Sociolinguistics (attitudes toward regional accent), Technology and Language Learning, Service-Learning

Courses Regularly Taught

Methods of Teaching Listening and Speaking, Teaching Practicum, Teaching Pronunciation, Spanish Language, Linguistics, and Culture


Gallego, J. C. and Rodriguez, A. (2012). Castilian speakers’ attitudes toward accent and regional stereotypes in Spain. Sociolinguistics Studies. 6(3): 543-569.

Gallego, J. C. (2012). España y sus acentos. Documentary film. Instituto Cervantes – TV 3 http://cervantestv.es/2012/01/15/espana-y-sus-acentos/ (2009). Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT). http://www.merlot.org/merlot/viewMaterial.htm?id=337916.

Carr, N. T., Crocco, K., Eyring, J. L., & Gallego, J. C. (2011).  Perceived benefits of technology enhanced language learning in beginning language classes. The IALLTJournal, 41(1):1-32.

Gallego, J. C. (2009). Videotaped speech samples: a powerful research and teaching tool. Proceedings of the DigitalStream Conference on Emerging Technologies in the Teaching of Language and Culture. CSU Monterey Bay, California.http://php.csumb.edu/wlc/ojs/index.php/ds/article/view/39/41

 Carr, N., Eyring, J. and Gallego, J. C. (2006). What is the value of service learning in a progressive model of ESL teacher preparation?  The CATESOL Journal. 18.(1) :6-80. 

Gallego, J. C.    (2002). Previous two-way immersion students’ attitudes toward ethnicity and culture. Bilingual Socialization and Bilingual Language Acquisition: Proceedings from the Second International Symposium on Bilingualism. Vigo, Spain.

Gallego, J.C.  (2000). El español escrito de un periódico bilingüe en la universidad: ¿pérdida, mantenimiento o expansión?”. Osa Mayor. University of Pittsburgh. 13: 105-115

Gallego, J.C.   (2000). La inmersión lingüística en Canadá: el estado de la cuestión.RESLA. 13. Also, on display at the Consejo Internacional de Estudios Canadienses. Madrid, Spain (full-length version).

Gallego, J.C.  (2000). Should Bilingual Education Continue to be an Option?: A Program Evaluation of a Bilingual Elementary School in California. Selected proceedings of the 12th World Congress of Applied Linguistics. Tokyo.

Current Course Schedule