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Dr. Marta Giralt

BA MPhil MA PHD

Biography

I have been a Lecturer in Applied Linguistics and Spanish at University of Limerick since 2015, after previously been in National University of Ireland, Maynooth. My main interests (teaching and researching) are in the broad area of Applied Linguistics.
In 2007 I was awarded with first prize in the II Premio Cristobal de Villalón for Pedagogic Innovation at Universidad de Valladolid, Spain.
I have participated in several projects involving ICT, SLA and FLT and currently I am a national representative for the Cost Action EnetCollect (European Network for Combining Language Learning with Crowdsourcing Techniques). I am a member of Uni-Collaboration, CALS (Center of Applied Languages) and GREP (Group de Recerca en entonación i parla).

Research Interests

My Research interest are in the broad area of Applied Linguistics, particularly in:
SLA; Second/Foreign Language Teacher Education; Intercultural Communication; Technology and Language Learning & Computer mediated Communication; Spanish Pronunciation; Film and Media pedagogy for Language Learning

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests

General teaching responsibilities
Spanish Language and Culture, Text Analysis, Language and Technology, Intercultural Communication

Recent postgraduate teaching
LP6001 & LP6002 Integrating Language Teaching and Learning I, II.
(Profesional Masters on Education)
LP6011 Language Pedagogy (Profesional Masters on Education).
LI6002 ICT and Language Studies (MA TESOL and MA Applied Linguistics International)

Recent undergraduate teaching
CU4121 Introduction to Cultural Studies and New Media
BR4012: Communication across Cultures
LI4113 Language & Technology
SP4248 Media and Current Issues in the Spanish Speaking world
SP4143&SP4243 Spanish Language, Culture and Society 3
SP4248: SPANISH LANGUAGE CULTURE AND SOCIETY 6






Professional Activities

Award

  • 2019 - Erasmus + DELTA Schoolarship
  • 2007 - Awarded with first prize in the II Premio Cristobal de Villalón for Pedagogic Innovation

Association

  • 2019 Member , Uni-Colllaboration: Uni-Colllaboration: Cross-Disciplinary Organisation for Telecollaboration and Virtual Exchange in Higher Education.
  • 2017 External member, TELNETCOM (Telecollaborative Networks for the Development of Generic Competences)
  • 2015 Member, CALS (Center of Applied Linguistics studies)
  • 2010 Member, GREP (Grup de Recerca de l´entonació i la Parla)

Committee

  • 2016 FAHSS Internationalisation Committee at UL,

Employment

  • 2016 University of Limerick - Lecturer in Applied Linguistics and Spanish
  • 2015 NUIM, National University of Ireland, Maynooth. - Assistant Lecturer in Spanish
  • 2013 University of Limerick - PT Lecturer in Spanish and Research Assistant
  • 2011 Instituto Cervantes Leeds. (UK) - Permanent member of teaching staff
  • 2009 Instituto Cervantes Brasilia. (Brasil) - Permanent member of teaching staff
  • 2008 NUIG, National University of Ireland, Galway. - TA Spanish
  • 2001 St Patrick’s College, Dublín. - PT Spanish Lecturer
  • 1999 Instituto Cervantes Dublín. - Fixt-term member of teaching staff

Publications

Book Chapter

2020

Enfoque oral en escuelas de idiomas
Giralt, M.
Pronunciación y Enfoque Oral en lenguas extranjeras.

2015

Análisis descriptivo de las estrategias de aprendizaje y creencias de los estudiantes en los procesos de adquisición y aprendizaje de la pronunciación en ELE
Giralt, M.
Perspectivas actuales en el análisis fónico del habla: tradición y avances en la fonética experimental

2015

La presencia de la lengua escrita en los procesos de aprendizaje y adquisición de la pronunciación del español lengua extranjera: ¿podríamos hablar de interferencia?
Cantero, F.; Giralt, M.
Perspectivas actuales en el análisis fónico del habla: tradición y avances en la fonética experimental

2014

El portfolios digital y la comunicación multimodal en el aprendizaje de la lengua oral: estudio piloto de un caso
Alfonso, R; Giralt, M.
Aportaciones para una educación lingüística y literaria en el siglo XXI.

2014

Enfoque oral en la adquisición de la pronunciación del E/LE: algunas cuestiones sobre fonética perceptiva
Giralt, M.
Fonética experimental. Educación Superior e Investigación

Conference Contribution

2019

EUROCALL. CALL and Complexity
Giralt, M.; Vinagre, M.

2018
2018

IRAAL Annual Conference
Marta Giralt & Liam Murray

2016

EUROCALL 2016 Communities and Culture
Giralt, M.; Jeanneau, C.

2015

10th Annual E-Learning Symposium
Giralt, M.; Jeanneau, C.

2014

VI Congreso de Fonética Experimental
Giralt, M.; Cantero, F.

Conference Publication

2017

MLAL Research Day
Batardière, M-T., Giralt, M., Jeanneau, C., Le Baron-Earle, F. and O’Regan, V.

2008

Edited Book

Other Journal

2003

Aplicación del enfoque por tareas a una experiencia didáctica
Álvarez, P.; Giralt, M.
Revista digital en Investigaciones de la Lengua y la Literatura (IDLL)

2001

La situación del español en Irlanda
Giralt, M.; Vence, M.
Frecuencia L

Other Publication

2016

Procedimientos de conexión discursiva en español: adquisición y aprendizaje,
Bustos, J. M. ; Gómez Asencio, J. (eds)
Bulletin of Spanish Studies

Peer Reviewed Journal

2019

Promoting intercultural awareness among European university students via pre-mobility virtual exchanges
Batardière, M.-T., Giralt, M., Jeanneau, C., Le-Baron-Earle, F., & O’Regan, V.
Journal of Virtual Exchange

2016

Preparing Higher Education Language students to their period abroad through telecollaboration: The I-TELL Project
Giralt, M; Jeanneau, C.
AISHE-J: The All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

2014

Comunicación multimodal y aprendizaje de la lengua oral en ELE
Alfonso, R; Giralt, M.
CAUCE Revista Internacional de Filología, Comunicación y sus Didácticas