Gemma Artieda



  Gemma Artieda  

Gemma Artieda is adjunct lecturer in second language acquisition and linguistics at the University of Barcelona. Currently she teaches an undergraduate course on academic writing and a post-graduate course in the MA programme “Applied Linguistics and Language Acquisition in Multilingual Contexts” on Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL).

She obtained her BA in English Philology from the University of Barcelona in 1995, after studying her fourth year as an ERASMUS student at University College Galway, Ireland. She holds an MA in Applied Linguistics from the University of Barcelona since 2010, for which she received a “Menció Extraordinaria”.

Her research interests are individual differences, language aptitude, age, and L1 literacy. In 2013 she presented her research on language aptitude at the Seminar on Individual Differences organized by the GRAL Research Group (Barcelona, 23rd-24th of May), and co-authored the book chapter “The role of age and literacy in adult foreign language learning” with Dr. Carme Muñoz (In A. Berndt (ed.) Fremdsprachen in dem Perspektive lebenslangen Lernens. Frankfurt: Peter Lang Verlag.). In 2014, her PhD thesis on individual differences in adult learners of English as a foreign language, directed by Dr. Carme Muñoz, was shortlisted for the Christopher Brumfit award.






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