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College of Arts and Humanities

Jaydene Elvin

Assistant Professor

Linguistics | Office: PB 414


2016 - PhD 

The MARCS Institute, Western Sydney University 

The role of the native language in non-native perception and spoken word recognition: English vs. Spanish learners of Portuguese 

Supervisory panel: A/Prof Paola Escudero, Prof. Catherine T. Best, Dr. Jason Shaw and Dr. Daniel Williams  

2012 - Bachelor of Arts (Honours First Class - Languages and Linguistics), Western Sydney University. 

The perception of Portuguese vowels by Australian English monolinguals and Spanish English Bilinguals 

Supervisors: A/Prof. Paola Escudero and Dr. Jason Shaw 

2011- Master of Arts (TESOL) with Distinction, Western Sydney University. 

2010 - Bachelor of Arts (Spanish), Western Sydney University.

Courses Taught


LING 11 - Linguistics for Teachers
LING 171I - Practicum in TESOL
LING 244 - Curriculum Design and Evaluation


LING 11 - Linguistics for Teachers
LING 241S - Seminar in TESOL/SLAT

Office Hours Spring 2022
Monday, Wednesday - 11am-12pm
Tuesday, Thursday - 2-3pm