Antonio F. Jiménez Jiménez

Dr. Antonio F. Jiménez Jiménez, Professor of Spanish

Antonio F. Jiménez Jiménez, Ph.D. 

Antonio Jiménez-Jiménez is Professor of Spanish, Translation, and Linguistics at California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI). His research involves the acquisition and attrition of second languages during and after study abroad programs. He has directed several study abroad programs in Spain and México. His publications link second language acquisition in study abroad contexts with Vygotsky´s sociocultural theory. Most recently, he has been researching the private speech of bilingual speakers and the linguistic and cultural impact of study abroad on Spanish heritage speakers. Antonio Jiménez-Jiménez is project coordinator of the study abroad program for heritage speakers.

Award: Antonio Jiménez Jiménez is the recipient of the 2016 President’s Award for Innovations in Teaching and Learning at CSUCI, presented to a faculty member who has made significant contributions to the teaching mission of the University.

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Select Publications: 
  • Jiménez Jiménez, A. F. (2015). Private Speech During Problem-Solving Activities in Bilingual Speakers. International Journal of Bilingualism, 19 (3), 259-281
  • Jiménez Jiménez, A. F. (2013). Análisis de la construcción del discurso a través de las estrategias comunicativas. In M. García Casado et al. (Eds.), Unplugged: La palabra como nueva tecnología (pp.249-264). Santander: Universidad de Cantabria.
  • Jiménez Jiménez, A. F. (2011). A comparative study on second language vocabulary development: Study abroad vs. classroom settings. Frontiers:  The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 19, 105-123.
  • Jiménez Jiménez, A. F. (2008). Communicative strategies as manifestations of the linguistic and cognitive development of second language students. In A. Moreno Sandoval (Ed.), Proceedings of the 8th conference on general linguistics (pp. 544-558). Madrid: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.​