Jessica Vélez-Avilés

Jessica Vélez-Avilés
Pennsylvania State University | Penn State ·  Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese (SIP)

Master of Arts

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Introduction
I am a graduate student at Penn State University, where I specialize in Hispanic Linguistics and Psycholinguistics. I earned my B.A. (Education) and M.A. (Linguistics) at the University of Puerto Rico. My research interests have revolved around bilingualism and code-switching. Ongoing research includes bilingual language acquisition and processing, and quantitative analyses of Puerto Rican code-switched data from oral, written, and comprehension (eye-tracking) tasks.

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This study examines Puerto Rican bilinguals’ attitudes towards five speech varieties (Spanish, English, Spanish with English lexical insertions, inter-sentential code-switching, and intra-sentential code-switching). While previous research on language attitudes in Puerto Rico has exclusively employed direct methods (i.e. interviews, surveys, questi...

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