Rachel Mamiya Hernández


Moore Hall 429
1890 East-West Rd.
Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-3347
Fax: (808) 956-9536
E-mail: rmamiya@hawaii.edu


  • University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI: M.A. in SLS, Concentration in language pedagogy: 05/06 Major: Second Language Studies
  • Columbia University, New York, NY: Awarded B.A. degree, cum laude: 5/02 Major: Spanish & Latin American Studies. Minor: Portuguese
  • Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil: Junior Year Abroad Program

Awards and Honors

William J. Fulbright Grant 2007, Piraí , Brazil

Courses Taught

  • Spanish 101, 102 , 201
  • Portuguese 101, 202


  • Using Podcasts in the Second Language Classroom, Hawai‘i Association of Language Teachers Spring Conference, Honolulu, HI 03/08
  • Supplementing a Textbook Using an Input Analysis Approach, Nation Conference of English Teachers, San José, Costa Rica, 01/08
  • Strategies and Activities for Working with Young Language Learners, Fulbright ETA Regional Meeting, Buenos Aires, Argentina 07/07
  • Materials Development, ELL Teacher Training Meeting,Piraí , Brazil 07/07
  • Bilingual Progress Update, X-Cross Technology Training, Piraí , Brazil 06/07
  • Language Proposal, X-Cross Mid-term Meeting, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 04/07

Areas of Research and Training

  • Second Language Pedagogy, Teacher Training and Development
  • L2 Speaking & Listening
  • Reduced Forms and Connected Speech
  • Spanish and Portuguese L2 acquisition
  • Hawai‘i Creole English
  • Materials Development and Design
  • Corpus Linguistics



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