Anne Corbett is the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant at the Keough Institute for Irish Studies, for the academic year 2008/2009. She is a native Irish speaker of Carna, Connemara, Co. Galway. She was awarded a degree in Irish and English from the National University of Ireland, Galway in 2004 where she continued to advance to a Higher Diploma in Education that was awarded to her in 2005. Following this, she was employed by the Irish Department at the National University of Ireland, Galway, as an Irish tutor and has continued to teach the Irish language at various levels since then. She completed a Masters in Nua-Ghaeilge in 2007, majoring in Sociolinguistics, and hopes to proceed to a Phd in the Irish language, regarding this field of study, in the future.