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Department ofModern Languages and Literatures

Juan Pino-Silva

Juan Pino-Silva
Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer

Dr. Juan Pino-Silva obtained his PhD in Linguistics from Indiana University, a M.A. in Spanish, a M.A. in Linguistics. He also has two undergraduate English as a Foreign Language Teaching degrees from Universidad de Santiago (Chile) and Universidad Pedagógica Libertador (Venezuela). He is an English-Spanish Translator and Interpreter. He has published in Reading Matrix, Foreign Language Annals, and System.

Research Interests:

  • Spanish Online Extensive Reading via Canvas
  • The Spanish and Bilingual Cloze Test via Canvas
  • L2 Writing for Spanish Heritage Speakers
  • Travelling with Google Earth: The Spanish Correspondents in Spanish Speaking countries
  • SPAN 1
  • Pino-Silva, J. (2006). Extensive reading through the internet: Is it worth the while? The Reading Matrix. Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 85 – 96. Available at