Batalha, Joana

PhD in Linguistics and Language Teaching, she was a FCT PhD grant holder (SFRH/BD /73881/2010) and she completed her thesis on relations between Grammar and Reading, under the supervision of Professors João Costa and Ana Costa. She holds a degree in Modern Languages and Literatures – Portuguese and English Studies and a specialization in Language Teaching. She has been a teacher and has collaborated with the Ministry of Education and the Camões Institute. She has participated in research projects in L1 and L2 acquisition and in different areas of Portuguese teaching, such as curricular development, language assessment and development of teaching materials. Since 2017 she is an Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Department of NOVA FCSH and in 2020 she started the individual project “Language and literacy at school: the contribution of metasyntactic abilities to reading comprehension development” funded by FCT (CEECIND/00274/2018).

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