Spanish

Kevin Street

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Dr. Alma Conway

alma.conway@dit.ie
Room 30, New Bride St.

 

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María-José González

maria-jose.gonzalez@dit.ie
Room KA 3015

Phone: 402 4861
Biography

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Olalla Saénz-Pascual

olalla.saenz@dit.ie
Room 30, New Bride St.

Phone: 402 4552

 

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Jesus Urda Muñoz

jesus.urda@dit.ie
Room 30, New Bride St.

Phone: 402 4944

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Susana Olmos MPhil, PhD

susana.olmos @dit.ie
Room 30, New Bride St.

Phone: 402 4552
Biography

 


Paloma Pérez Valdés, PhD

paloma.perezvaldes@dit.ie
Room 30, New Bride Lane

Phone: 402 4869
Biography
 

 

Cathal Brugha St

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Isabel Martinez
isabel.martinez@dit.ie

Room 2-05
Sackville Place,

Phone 402 4382

 

Biographies

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 María-José González, Licenciada Filología, M.Phil Applied Linguistics Trinity College Dublin, is Assistant Head (acting) of the School of Languages at the Dublin Institute of Technology. She lectures in Spanish in the International Business and Languages Degree at DIT.  She played a key role in the development and implementation of the Postgraduate Diploma in Spanish for Post-Primary School teachers. Her research interests include second language acquisition and in particular the role of feedback and error identification in improving language competence.

She has a keen interest in the use of new technologies in the teaching of Spanish and she received the European Label Award in 2003 for her project: A Virtual Place for the Spanish Class.
She has been invited to teach in University College Cork and to address the Annual General Meeting of the Spanish Teachers Association.
She is the academic coordinator for the Erasmus exchanges to Spain for DT557 International Business and Spanish.  She has successfully expanded the number of links with Spanish universities.

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Susana Olmos has a BA in English from the University Complutense in Madrid, an MPhil in Applied Linguistics from the University Trinity College Dublin and a PhD in Theoretical Linguistics from the University Trinity College Dublin. Her PhD research focused on the analysis of contrastive markers following the theoretical framework of Relevance Theory. Her main research interests are Pragmatics, Relevance Theory, Discourse Markers, Focus. She has also lectured in Trinity College and Dublin City University

 

Paloma Pérez Valdés has a BA in Spanish and a BA in English from University Complutense in Madrid. She also has a Masters Degree in the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language and a Diploma in the Teaching of Spanish for Commerce from Alcalá University in Madrid. She has a PhD in Spanish Literature from University College Dublin. Her PhD focused on Spanish Contemporary Literature. Her main research interests are intertextuality, minor genres, cultural references, meta-fiction, story and discourse and the novels of Carmen Martín Gaite, Soledad Puértolas and Rosa Regás. She has also lectured in Nagasaki College of Foreign Languages, National University of Ireland Maynooth and University College Dublin