Maria-Lourdes Sabé Colom
Senior Lector I of Spanish
Doctor of Modern Languages (D.M.L) Middlebury College (2007)
From Barcelona, Spain, she received her Teaching Degree and B.A. in Social Sciences from the Universitat de Barcelona, MA from Southern Connecticut State University and a Doctorate in Modern Languages from Middlebury College. At Yale, she has taught a range of language courses, coordinating the Elementary Spanish level (1999-2008) and Intermediate Spanish II (2021). She is a certified examiner in the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) system.
Areas of interest: Acquisition of speaking skills by means of virtual exchange programs and technology, curriculum development, culture integration in language classes, reader training for the Spanish Advanced Placement (AP) Program, and Catalan language and culture.