Gail Brenner

TitleLecturer
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentLanguages and Applied Linguistics,
Writing Program
AffiliationsAlumni Association
Phone831-331-0617
Email,
Web Site Languages and Applied Linguistics
Office129 Crown College
Campus Mail StopHumanities Academic Services
Mail1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA
95064
Gail Brenner

Selected Publications

Webster's American Idioms Handbook, (Wiley, 2003).


English for Dummies, (Wiley, 2002) Translations in Spanish, French, Dutch, German, Italian & Portuguese.


Sing Out Loud (ed.), U.S. Department of State, Office of English Language Programs, (2009).


Celebrate! Holidays in the USA (ed.), U.S. Department of State, Office of English Language Programs, (2007).


Master the TOEFL CBT, (with P. Sullivan) (Peterson, 2002-2006).


ARCO Master the TOEFL, (with P. Sulivan & G. Yi Zhong) (Pearson, 2000-2002).


"Mystery's Shoes", Sisters Singing: Poetry & Sacred Stories by Women, (Wild Girl Publishing, 2009).


"Question of Kinship", Porter Gulch Review 2010.

Teaching Interests

Second Language Acquisition, English as a Second Language, TA Training, Curriculum Design, Academic Writing

Courses Taught

LAAD 210 Oral Communication in the U.S. Classroom
ACEN 110 Advanced Academic English
WRIT25 Writing About Place
WRIT 26 Writing About Language
WRIT 27 Writing About Genre