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

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

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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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InterGedi members publish in the CLAC Special Issue

Four of our team members, Rosa Lorés, Pilar Mur-Dueñas, Daniel Pascual and Isabel Herrando, have published their research in the new Special Issue of the journal Círculo de Lingüística Aplicada a la Comunicación (CLAC). The first volume of this SI (Vol.90), titled “Posicionamiento y dialogicidad en la escritura académica y profesional” was published in May…

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Daniel Pascual delivers a workshop on digital tools

Our team member Daniel Pascual carried out a content and work session on digital tools and apps for retrieving and storing texts from websites for corpus compilations. Together we explored how they work and their affordances and limitations. He focused on three main tools: The first one was NCapture, which is a tool used with…

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Pilar Mur-Dueñas will be a plenary speaker at the Association of LSP Teachers 6th International Conference in Osijek

Our team member Dr. Pilar Mur-Dueñas will participate and deliver a plenary talk at the Association of LSP Teachers 6th International Conference: Contemporary Challenges in LSP Teaching that will take place at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in the University of Osijek (Croatia) the days 23rd-25th of February 2023. Her talk will be…

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CIRES Research Seminar 2022

Together with other members from the research group CIRES (Comunicación Internacional y Retos Sociales), the InterGedi team organised a research seminar titled “Research Methods in Discourse Analysis and Translation Studies” last Thursday 27th of October. We had four invited speakers from different universities in Spain; Pascual Pérez Paredes, Julia Valeiras, Noa Talaván and Miguel Ángel…

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Paula Wood delivers a workshop on the compilation of our new corpus SciDis

This October our junior team member Paula Wood carried out a group workshop on the first stages of the compilation process of the corpus of our new project, SciDis. The main aim of this project is to explore the discoursal and cognitive mechanisms and strategies (verbal and non-verbal) used by scientists to recontextualise and adapt…

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Rosa Lorés delivers a plenary talk on digital scientific textual practices at the CMC 2022 conference

Rosa Lorés, Silvia Murillo and Isabel Herrando  participated in the 9th Conference on Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) and Social Media Corpora, which was hosted by the Faculty of Philology of the University of Santiago de Compostela during the days 28th and 29th September 2022. Dr. Rosa Lorés was a keynote speaker at this event. Her plenary…

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