Anel Brandl

Teaching Faculty II

Office: 302A Diffenbaugh

Phone: 850-644-2343

Fax: 850-644-0524


Dr. Brandl is a Teaching Professor of Spanish, and the Associate Director of the Spanish Basic Language Program. She has an Ph.D. in Spanish Linguistics from Florida State University. She specializes in the acquisition of English and Spanish as a second language. 

Research interests:

  • Second language acquisition
  • Acquisition of Spanish phonology  
  • Bilingual sentence processing  
  • Instructed second language acquisition 


  • Bailey, A. A. & Brandl, A. (2013). Incorporating pronunciation in the first-year Spanish classroom: An early intervention. In J. Levis & K. LeVelle (Eds.). Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference Proceedings. Aug. 2012. (pp. 207-223). Ames, IA: Iowa State University.
  • Leeser, M. J., Brandl, A., & Weissglass, C. (2011). Task effects in second language sentence processing research. In P. Trofimovich & K. McDonough (eds.), Applying priming research to L2 teaching and learning: Insights from Psycholinguistics. (pp. 179–198). John Benjamins.

Digital Projects:

  • Bailey, A. A., & Brandl, A. (2014). Starting with stops: Instruction on /p, t, k/ in the first-year Spanish classroom. IGNITE: CASPSLaP. 

Courses taught at FSU:

  • Second Language Instruction 
  • Spanish Phonetics
  • Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics
  • Spanish Second Language Acquisition 
  • Spanish Reading & Conversation
  • Spanish Grammar and Composition
  • Intermediate Spanish I & II
  • Elementary Spanish I & II