An Sakach received her M.A. in Applied Linguistics from Ohio University and B.A. in Linguistics from Hanoi National University, Vietnam. She has had experience in teaching Vietnamese Language & Literature as well as Learning Support at K12 international schools and English and Vietnamese languages at college level. In addition to teaching the Vietnamese language at ASU, she is also working in the field of language development in bilingual children, material development for heritage Vietnamese learners, and second language speech. An is also interested in Southeast Asian languages and translation.