My ever-developing education itinerary so far includes graduate and postgraduate studies, as well as professional and discipline-specific training through short courses in the following areas:

  • English Language Teaching
  • Education and New Technologies
  • Applied/Practical Phonetics and the Phonology of English, with a focus on prosody
  • Discourse Analysis: Applications of Enunciation Theory, Systemic Functional Linguistics
  • Pragmatics
  • Conversation Analysis & Interactional Linguistics
  • English Literature

Current Studies:

  • PhD in Language and Communication. Year 3. Supervisors: Dr. Richard Ogden & Dr. Merran Toerien (Period 2016/2017 also: Dr. Beatrice Szczepek-Reed). Department of Language and Linguistic Science. University of York. (Final submission deadline: September 2020)
    • A summary of the training activities undertaken during my  PhD is available here:  Y1 – Y2Y3 (under construction)

Postgraduate Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates

  • York Teaching and Learning Award – Accredited Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy status (2017-2018 – Award given by Advance HE on August 1st, 2018)
  • MA in English Language: Contemporary Uses (orientation:  Sociolinguistics and Pragmatics) – Final dissertation: “Affiliation and Alignment in Broadcast Interaction: Exploring the Functions and Prosodic Design of Interruptions in the Vanessa Feltz Phone In Programme” (Supervisor: Luisa Granato, PhD) – (October 2015)
  • Diploma in Social Sciences: Education and New Technologies.  (Diploma en Ciencias Sociales con mención en Educación y Nuevas Tecnologías). FLACSO (Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales) (September 2010)
  • Specialisation certificate in Phonetics and Phonology in English (Adscripción en Fonética y Teorías Fonológicas). Instituto Superior del Profesorado “Dr. Joaquín V. González” – Final research dissertation: “Phonological Processes in the Acquisition of Received Pronunciation: Interlanguage Phonology of Advanced Learners of English of a Riverplate Spanish Background” (Taught training 2004 –2006. Dissertation defended in August 2009)

Degrees and Diplomas

  • Degree in English Language Teaching (“Profesora en Inglés”) – 4-year degree programme –  Instituto Superior del Profesorado “Dr. Joaquín V. González” (2000-2003 / Awarded April 2004)
  • Diploma in English -University of London Goldsmiths College – External Programme (Distance Learning via Asociación Internacional de Estudios, Buenos Aires, Argentina) (August 2006)

Short Courses

  • Course on Vocal Techniques and Public Speaking (“Técnica Vocal Integral”). 2009-2011 Instituto de la Voz.
  • Summer Course in English Phonetics (SCEP) – August 2010 -University College London
  • Online Course on Materials Design for Online and Virtual Environments. (“El Diseño Instruccional de Materiales”) 2008. Net-Learning and Universidad Tecnológica Nacional.
  • Short Postgraduate Course, Reading Comprehension Skills and Processing in a Foreign Language, October – November – 2008. Universidad de Buenos Aires
  • Short Postgraduate Course, Psycholinguistics: L1 and L2 Acquisition Processes – August-November, 2007 Universidad de Buenos Aires
  • Postgraduate 8-month module on Discourse Analysis. Taught by Dr. María Marta García Negroni. Facultad de Filosofía y Letras. Universidad de Buenos Aires. 2008.

Courses pending final evaluation

  • Specialisation Course in Discourse Analysis (Adscripción en Análisis del Discurso). 2012-2013. Supervisor: Prof. Fernando Mortoro – ISP Dr Joaquín V González – Taught training completed. Final research paper pending.