John M. Esposito, MA
Lecturer of Linguistics and ESL/EFL
MA Linguistics San Diego State University 1998
- 26 years teaching Linguistics and ESL/EFL
- 3 years as Sino-American Program Director in Qingdao, China
- Formal and functional grammar theories
- Literary translation
- Indo-European languages
John Esposito earned a Master´s degree in General-Theoretical Linguistics from San Diego State University, which is a campus of the California State University. He taught Linguistics and ESL at a number of Cal State locations, and also at UCLA and USC.
After twenty years teaching in California, he moved to China for five years, where he taught a variety of subjects to high school students, and for three years served as the program director of the Sino-American program at Qingdao Number 9 High School, which is a highly-ranked school in Shandong Province of China.
John has for many years had a strong interest in Mexican culture and the Romance languages, with considerable proficiency in French, Italian, and of course Spanish, as well as having interests in several other languages.