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

Ramón Plo represents InterGedi at INTELE initiative

The research framework “INTELE: INfraestructura de TEcnologías del LEnguaje” gathered together, in a workshop held November 25th, researchers and institutions from different within the social sciences and humanities. Three were the main foci of interest in this event, for which specific round tables were organised: 1) Policies supporting European digital insfrastructures para the Digital Social…

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Daniel Pascual discussess the pragmatic strategies of headlines in research project news and events at EPICS IX

November 4th-6th were the dates chosen to relocate the ninth edition of the EPICS conferences, after the original dates were postponed due to the COVID-19 health crisis. The 9th International Symposium on Intercultural, Cognitive and Social Pragmatics (EPICS) was organised as usual by the research group “Intercultural Pragmatic Studies (English-Spanish): Pragmatic and Discourse Issues” at…

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InterGedi participates in NetPra2, a conference about digital pragmatics

Last 22-24 October, the second edition of the NetPra conferences took place online. Organised by the University of Helsinki, the event was very successful and offered a wide variety of approaches and topics around the field of ‘Internet pragmatics’ under the theme of “Interactions, Identities, Intentions”. The InterGedi research group participated at the conference through…

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Oliver Shaw chairs the 2020 MET General Assembly

On Thursday, October 15, 2020, InterGedi team member Oliver Shaw took part in the General Assembly of Mediterranean Editors and Translators (MET), a professional association of which he is an active member and former Promotion Chair. Prior to the cancellation of what was to be a face-to-face event held in San Sebastián in the Basque…

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Daniel Pascual explains the functioning of verbal and visual components of research project homepages

Daniel Pascual, the PhD candidate in our research group, presented at SEING II the first findings from a multimodal analysis he is undertaking to understand the pragmatic intents that come up out of the combination of verbal and visual elements when communicating online. To address his research questions, he compiled an initial sample of 10 research project…

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Isabel Corona delivers an insightful plenary talk about multimodality at SEING II

Last Friday, September 25th, the second edition of the predoctoral seminar on English Studies (SEING II) was held online, gathering around 50 speakers and attendees. The event, organised at the Department of English and German Studies at the University of Zaragoza, was an opportunity for young researchers to introduce their doctoral projects and to share…

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New publication about how research websites are spaces to promote research project values by Rosa Lorés

Our project about science communication on the web and the expanding role and significance of international research in the academic and professional spheres keeps moving forward! It is in this case a great pleasure to announce the publication of an article in the journal Discourse, Context & Media authored by our research colleague Rosa Lorés.…

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InterGedi in CLAVIER 2019

28th-29th November 2019. At the end of November, InterGedi participated at the Clavier Conference, hosted this time in Pisa, Italy. The motto of the forum was this year ‘Knowledge Dissemination and Multimodal Literacy: Research Perspectives on ESP in a Digital Age’.  We contributed the second day with a presentation carried out by Isabel Herrando-Rodrigo and…

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Seminar to learn how to use NVivo and make the most of our data qualitatively

Yesterday, 15th November, we had a research group meeting to get to know the NVivo software tool. It was truly a pleasure that Dr. Elena Goñi Osácar, who had used NVivo for her own investigations, gave the seminar and could answer all our questions. We are grateful that she accepted our invitation because of the…

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Digital methods in practice! Insightful workshop for InterGedi research

We have participated in an all-day hands-on workshop organised by the University of Navarra at its campus in Madrid last Wednesday, 13th November.  The workshop, consisting of three different seminars, was a wonderful opportunity to delve into research methodologies as applied to digital texts and communication online. The first session, delivered by Eleonora Esposito, from…

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