Matt Gresko is a Masters student in Spanish as a Second or Bilingual Language at MSU. His research interests include second language acquisition, with emphasis on beginner Spanish students. He is a teaching assistant in the Spanish department, teaching first and second year Spanish courses. Matt graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Spanish. He has taught beginning English and Spanish in Santiago, Chile, as well as in the United States. Matt is also an avid salsa dancer, soccer coach, and outdoor enthusiast.