FERRAN GESA VIDAL (Prof. Imma Miralpeix) My thesis focuses on the role of multimodal input in relation to vocabulary acquisition and content comprehension of authentic audiovisual materials at different proficiency levels.
Interests: multimodal input, intentional vocabulary acquisition, listening comprehension, age, classroom-based research.
NATALIA WISNIEWSKA (Prof. J.C. Mora) My dissertation will focus on the potential benefits of multimodal input for L2 pronunciation development in perception and production.
Interests: individual differences in cognitive abilities, L2 speech development, cross-language influence.
VITA KOGAN (Prof. J.C. Mora) I explore second language phonological/phonetic acquisition. My focus is interlanguage development: I am trying to explain and predict the relative difficulty learners might have when they learn foreign sounds.
Interests: L2 phonological acquisition and individual differences.
HABEEB YAGHY (Prof. Marta Fernandez-Villanueva) My dissertation will focus on the differences in gendered-linked speech styles in the context of Lebanon's Arabic radio stations.
Interests: sociolinguistics, conversation analysis, pragmatics, media talk, ethnography.
SAPNA RANI SEHGAL (Profs. J. C. Mora and Raquel Serrano) My dissertation investigates the impact of individual differences in inhibitory control on L2 oral fluency development in the study abroad context. I also explore vocabulary knowledge, audiovisual input, and the individual study abroad experience on oral fluency development.
Interests: oral fluency, L2 specific speaking fluency, individual cognitive differences, study abroad, vocabulary knowledge, motivation in language learning, second language acquisition.
GüLSEN ALTUN (Profs. Sara Feijoo and Raquel Serrano) My research will focus on the differences between bilingual and monolingual learners of English in Turkish context.
Interests: Bilingualism, Third Language Acquisition, cross-linguistic influence.
ALEXANDRE MARTIN CHAZEAUD
ANNA MASFERRER GIRALT
EDUARDO SEGURA MESTRE
GEMMA REPISO PUIGDELLIURA
GEÒRGIA PUJADAS JORBA
JAVIER CAÑAS VILLARREAL
LAURA PANELLI MIRANDA
MONTSERRAT CASULLERAS MARQUÈS
RYAN JAMES DAWSON