Giulia Masella Soldati

Giulia Masella Soldati

Giulia Masella Soldati

Graduate Lecturer

Linguistics: Phonetics, Phonology, Second Language Acquisition, Language Documentation and Revitalization

Giulia Masella Soldati is a Ph.D. student in the Linguistics Program. Her areas of interest include phonetics/phonology, second language acquisition, and language documentation and revitalization. Her current research is on Akuzipik, an endangered language spoken on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska. Giulia was born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil; she became an English language instructor when she was 19 years old, and it was her passion for languages and for teaching that made her decide to pursue a career in Linguistics.

Current Research

The semantics of the Participial mood in Akuzipik / St. Lawrence Island Yupik

Courses Taught

Fall 2022: LING 100 (Human Language - TA), LING 523 (English Pronunciation and Pedagogy)

Spring 2022: LING 307 (Modern English Grammar), LING 582 (Second Language Acquisition)

Fall 2021: LING 307 (Modern English Grammar), LING 490 (Generative Phonology - TA)

Spring 2021: LING 307 (Modern English Grammar), LING 582 (Second Language Acquisition - TA)

Fall 2020: LING 307 (Modern English Grammar), LING 490 (Generative Phonology - TA)

Education

2020 - M.A., English: Linguistics, George Mason University

2020 - Graduate Certificate, TESOL, George Mason University

2012 - B.A., Portuguese/English: Linguistics and Literary Studies, Universidade de São Paulo