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Linguistics Applied to the Teaching of Foreign Languages

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Nebrija Research Group Linguistics Applied to the Teaching of Foreign Languages

Acronym: LAELE


Research topics

Objectives:The research of the LAELE Group is part of the interdisciplinary study of applied linguistics. With an orientation based on psycholinguistics and applied linguistics, the LAELE Group main line of research is on the acquisition, processing, teaching, learning and evaluation of foreign languages, mainly Spanish and English. The research also examines the impact of language on various cognitive and social aspects involved in communication, such as emotions. The investigation is based on empirical studies, including behavioural and electrophysiological studies. This general line can be divided into the following topics:

Research lines:

  • Relationship between the basic psychological processes of emotion, memory and attention, and the acquisition of foreign languages.
  • Acquisition, learning and teaching of Spanish in migration contexts.
  • Acquisition, learning and teaching of the lexicon of second languages and foreign languages.
  • Linguistic identity, interculturality and acculturation.
  • Evaluation and certification of language proficiency.
  • Language learning and didactics in immersion contexts and integration of contents within the school environment.

Research Projects


Neuro-mecanismos de la comunicación humana: sincronización del cerebro en primer y segundo idioma (NEUROSYNC) [Neuro-mechanisms of human communication: brain synchronization in first and second language (NEUROSYNC)]

  • Reference: PID2020-115175RB-I00
  • Funding entity: Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación. Agencia Estatal de Investigación.
  • Period: 2021-2024

Emoción, memoria, identidad lingüística y aculturación emocional: su influencia en el aprendizaje de español como lengua de migración [Emotion, memory, linguistic identity and emotional acculturation: their influence on learning Spanish as a migration language]

  • Reference: FFI2017-83166-C2-2-R
  • Funding entity:MICINN
  • Period: 2017-2020

La población migrante en la Comunidad de Madrid: factores lingüísticos, comunicativos, culturales y sociales del proceso de integración y recursos lingüísticos de intervención. [The migrant population in the Community of Madrid: linguistic, communicative, cultural and social factors of the integration process and linguistic intervention resources]

  • Ref:H2019/HUM-5772 INMIGRA3-CM
  • Funding Entity: Comunidad de Madrid. Plan Regional de Investigación PROGRAMAS DE I+D EN CCSS Y HUMANIDADES cofinanciado con Fondo Social Europeo .
  • Implementation Period: 2020-2022


Responsable

Responsible PR

PhD. Alice Foucart
[email protected] Abbreviated CV ORCID GScholar
PhD. Cecilia Ainciburu Researcher [email protected] Abbreviated CV ORCID PhD. Kris Buyse Researcher [email protected] Abbreviated CV ORCID PhD. Anna Doquin de Saint Preux Researcher [email protected] Abbreviated CV ORCID GScholar PhD. Cristina Herrero Fernández Researcher [email protected] Abbreviated CV PhD. Ocarina Masid Blanco Researcher [email protected] Abbreviated CV ORCID GScholar PhD. Bega García Viudez Researcher [email protected] Abbreviated CV Teresa Simón Cabodevilla Doctoral Student [email protected] Abbreviated CV ORCID Andrea González García Doctoral Student [email protected] CV Abreviado ORCID PhD. Marta García Balsas Investigadora [email protected] CV Abreviado ORCID
PhD. Susana Martín Leralta Researcher [email protected] Abbreviated CV ORCID GScholar PhD. Irini Mavrou Researcher [email protected] Abbreviated CV ORCID GScholar PhD. Margarita Planelles Almeida Researcher [email protected] Abbreviated CV ORCID GScholar PhD. Zeina Alhmoud Researcher [email protected] Abbreviated CV ORCID GScholar PhD. Leticia Quesada Vázquez Researcher [email protected] Abbreviated CV ORCID PhD. Juana Muñoz Liceras Researcher [email protected] Abbreviated CV ORCID Marta Gallego García Doctoral Student [email protected] Abbreviated CV ORCID GScholar Luca Bazzi Otero Doctoral Student lbazz[email protected] Abbreviated CV ORCID GScholar Mª Eugenia Flores Meyer Doctoral Student [email protected] Abbreviated CV ORCID GScholar