Linguistic Corner

The Linguistic Corner aims to prepare activities intended mostly for undergraduate students completing the Degree in English studies who are particularly interested in the study of the English language.

Through the Linguistic Corner we aim to:

  1. develop the participants’ general competences
  2. enable them to know or discover specific topics concerning English
  3. discuss current issues around the role of English as a Lingua Franca
  4. deal with cultural aspects of the English world critically
  5. mentor students about academic and professional options

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Our Events

That's the way we are... We take part in different kind of projects aim to generate knowledge about digital genres in English used by academics and professionals to strengthen the visibility of their research output. 

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Latest events

InterGedi webinar with Prof. Carmen Maier

On the 27th of May 2024 we held a hybrid meeting with our international team members Prof. Carmen Maier and Prof. Jan Engberg, in which we discussed and explored a variety of theoretical and methodological challenges around multimodal analysis applied to digital scientific dissemination. Our junior team member Ana E. Sancho Ortiz presented her current…

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Our participation in the next AESLA conference

Our team members Dr. Daniel Pascual, Dr. Vicky Gil, Paula Wood-Borque and Ana E. Sancho-Ortiz will participate in the upcoming AESLA conference (41 Congreso Internacional de la Asociación Española de Lingüística Aplicada), which will take place next 17th-19th April at the Universitat Politècnica de València (Valencia, Spain).  The conference’s motto this year will be “Doing…

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SciDis international research meeting

Last February the 16th we held out first on-site meeting together with our international members – Prof. Jan Engberg, Prof. Carmen Daniela Maier, Prof. Marina Bondi and Prof. Suganthi John – to talk about our project SciDis and discuss our research up to now and further steps. We divided this all-day meeting into three sessions,…

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Our junior team members talk in highschools for the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Under the motif of The International Day of Women and Girls in Science, celebrated on 11 February, our team members Ana Eugenia Sancho-Ortiz and Paula Wood-Borque attended two different high schools in Zaragoza  to impart seminars on the role of women in human sciences. Together with María Abizanda, from the research group TYPH, Paula Wood-Borque…

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Pilar Mur-Dueñas publishes a video abstract

Pilar Mur-Dueñas had a paper published recently (June 2023) in the Iberica Journal (see reference: Mur Dueñas, P. (2023). Exploring researchers’ digital professional and discursive practices: A genre analysis of international research project websites. Ibérica, 45, 79-107. https://doi.org/10.17398/2340-2784.45.79 ).  She was asked to be the first person to publish a video summarising said paper in…

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Our junior team members will participate in the upcoming UPCEL conference

Our junior team members Paula Wood-Borque and Ana E. Sancho-Ortiz will participate in the upcoming 5th International UCM Predoctoral Conference on English Linguistics (UPCEL), which will take place at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid on the 23rd and 24th of January.  This conference is organised by the PhD Programme in English Linguistics of UCM, and…

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Ana E. Sancho-Ortiz represents InterGedi in the European Researchers Night

Our junior team member Ana E. Sancho-Ortiz had the opportunity to participate in an academic “speed-dating” event as part of the European Researchers Night organised by ESCIENCIA and Fundación “La Caixa” last 29th September 2023 in Zaragoza.  In this event, in which various research institutes shared their projects with the general public, she represented the…

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Pilar Mur-Dueñas will be a keynote speaker in Brno

Our team member Dr. Pilar Mur-Dueñas will deliver a plenary talk at the 10th Brno Conference on Linguistic Studies in English, which will be held at the Faculty of Education of the Mazarykova Univerzita (Brno, Czech Republic) the days 4th-5th September 2023.  In her talk, titled “Scientists’ digital dissemination  practices: A look into the recontextualization…

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Our team members participate in the AESLA 2023 conference

Our InterGedi team members Prof. Rosa Lorés, Dr. Silvia Murillo, Paula Wood and Ana Sancho-Ortiz participated last April in the 40th International AESLA (“Spanish Society for Applied Linguistics” or “Asociación Española de Lingüística Aplicada”) conference. It was organised by the University of Extremadura, and it took place in Mérida from the 26th to the 28th…

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Daniel Pascual’s thesis defence

Our team member Dr Daniel Pascual Oliva defended his PhD thesis last March 17th, titled “Scientific dissemination and professional practices through digital media: The study of pragmatic strategies in the communication of international research projects”. This project was directed by our members Prof Rosa Lorés Sanz and Dr Pilar Mur Dueñas, and the viva was…

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