Integrated Members (without PhD)
Ana Afonso graduated in Language Sciences at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (NOVA FCSH) in 2016, having obtained the Merit and Excellence Award for best graduate. She completed a Master’s degree in Language Sciences at the same University in 2018. She worked as a linguist at Lionbridge in 2017-2018 and collaborated in the Clarin Project – Research Infrastructure for Science and Technology of Language. Currently, she is a PhD student in Linguistics at NOVA FCSH (grant holder 2021.08695.BD).
Hélder Pande Alexandre was born on July 9, 1987 in the municipality of Cazenga, in Luanda, Angola. He holds a master’s degree in Terminology and Special Information Management, from NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities (2015) and a degree in Education Sciences, Portuguese Teaching option, from the Higher Institute of Education Sciences of Luanda (ISCED-Luanda, 2013). He worked for ten years as a Portuguese teacher in Secondary Education, in Luanda, and is currently a professor at the School of Social Sciences at Universidade Agostinho Neto, in Luanda, with the category of Assistant.
FCT grant holder (reference number: 2020.07501.BD), Bruna Bandeira is a PhD scholar in Discourse and Text Linguistics studies within the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of NOVA University Lisbon (NOVA FCSH). She holds a master’s degree in Linguistics from the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE) in 2017; with a teaching certificate in Portuguese Language in 2015, and a bachelor’s in Journalism and Social Communication from the same institution (UFPE) in 2007. Between 2017-2019, she worked as substitute professor at the Portuguese Language Department at UFPE. She works in the area of Linguistics, within the branches of Text and Discourse, Portuguese Teaching and Learning, and Applied Linguistics. Her scholarly work focuses on Portuguese Teaching and Learning and linguistic knowledge from a socio-discursive interactionist perspective.
Currently in her second year of the master ‘s degree in Discoveries and Modern History in NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities, as completed her degree in Art History in the same University in 2021. Within the Art History degree has concluded a curricular internship in the investigation project VESTE – Vestir a corte: Traje, género e identidade(s) in CHAM (Humanities Center) in which she kept working upon the end of the internship. Currently is a grant holder in the project TERMVEST – The Clothing Terminology: European Portuguese version in CLUNL (Linguistics Research Center of NOVA University Lisbon).
PhD student in Linguistics, member of the Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology group at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of NOVA University Lisbon. She conducts her PhD research on Computational Lexical Semantics and lexicon modelling, supervised by Professor Raquel Amaro and Professor Sara Mendes. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Modern Languages and Literature at the University of Turin (Italy) and a Master’s degree in Translation at the Faculty of Humanities of University of Lisbon (Portugal), where she was part of the Group of Computation of Lexicon-Grammatical Knowledge – of the Linguistics Centre at the University of Lisbon (LETRADU project). Currently, she is working as a researcher (scholarship – FCSH/CLUNL/ UIDB/03213/2020 /1BI) within the EXPRIMI project.
PhD student in Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology at School of Social Sciences and Humanities of NOVA University Lisbon, supervised by Professor Raquel Amaro, Professor William Martinez and Professor Teresa Lino. Master (in Phonetics and Phonology) and graduation in Linguistics at the Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon. She is a member of the Portuguese team in the Project iRead4Skills – Intelligent Reading Improvement System for Fundamental and Transversal Skills Development . Researcher (with scholarship) in several projects such as Corpus of Spontaneous Speech in European Portuguese (2006), Portuguese Language Portal (2006-2010), Vocabulary of the Portuguese Language (2009-2010), Project Portuguese Unisyn Lexicon (2010-2013), and European Portuguese-Standard Arabic Dictionary (2017-2020). Currently, she also collaborates at LAPE 4004 in the surveillance and evaluation of CAPLE exams.
Bruna Bragança has a master degree in Child Language Development and Disorders with a specialization in Language Education and Teaching, from School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and Escola Superior de Saúde of the Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal. Her dissertation on the acquisition of verbal inflectional morphology by bilingual children was supervised by professor João Costa. Her main research areas are First and Second Language Acquisition. Recently, she was a research grant holder within the project PIPALE. Currently, she is a PhD student in Linguistics, specialization in Language Acquisition and Second Language Acquisition and grant holder from FCT.
With a degree in Portuguese and English Studies, by the University of the Azores, Cassandra Câmara is currently attending the last year of the Master in Portuguese and Foreign Languages Teaching in the 3rd cycle of Basic Education and in Secondary Education, in the area of specialization of English, in NOVA University of Lisbon. She was a grant holder from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology at the DiTo Project,
BA in Translation in NOVA FCSH and Postgraduate in Globalisation, Diplomacy and Security in NOVA FCSH in partnership with IUM. MA in Language Science, specialization area in Terminology and Special Information Management. Currently, he is a master student in “Ciência Política e Relações Internacionais”, and a PhD student in Linguistics, specializing in Lexicology, Lexicography, and Terminology, both in NOVA FCSH. he was a research fellow in the MORDIGITAL project (PTDC/LLT-LIN/6841/2020).
Former graduate of a bachelor’s degree in Ciências da Linguagem at NOVA FCSH, now master’s student at NOVA FCSH in Ciências da Linguagem, in the specialization area “Terminologia e Gestão de Informação de Especialidade”. She participated with a work in the book Práticas Textuais 18|19, which consisted in a discussion of the translation of the movie title “Captain Marvel” to european portuguese. She was a research grant holder at EXPRIMI project (UIDB/03213/2020).
Tatiana Cavalcanti has a degree in Speech Therapy from the Universidade Católica de Pernambuco (Brazil) and holds a master’s degree in Language Sciences from the same University. She is a clinical therapist specialized in Fluency Disorders and has coordinated the GEAG – “Grupo de Estudos e Atendimento à Gagueira” (Study and Stutter Care Group) at the Universidade Católica de Pernambuco for eleven years. She has experience as a guest lecturer in the subjects of Language Acquisition, Language Disorders and Techniques of Speech, Diction and Oral Expression. She is a PhD student in Linguistics, specialization in Psycholinguistics, at NOVA FCSH with the project “A gaguez como um distúrbio de linguagem: análise prosódica das palavras gaguejadas por crianças falantes do português europeu e português brasileiro” (Stuttering as a language disorder: prosodic analysis of the words stuttered by children speaking European Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese).
Cristina Clemente is a PhD student in Language Teaching – Multilinguism and Education for a Global Citizenship, specialization area French as a Foreign Language, at NOVA FCSH/Universidade Aberta. She teaches French at NOVA FCSH and ILNOVA. She has a Degree in Modern Languages and Literatures by School of Arts and Humanities of ULisboa and a Master in Foreign Language Teaching by NOVA FCSH. She has been teaching French as a foreign language in several institutions. She also does linguistic proofreading for companies and publishers. Her research interests include didactics of foreign language, teaching French as a foreign language, the ICT in education and the implementation of the flipped classroom in higher education.
PhD Grant holder in Linguistics – KRUSE program (PD/BD/128136/2016), specialisation in Psycholinguistics, supervised by Professora Maria Lobo. She has a Master in Speech and Hearing Sciences by Universidade de Aveiro and a Degree in Speech-language Therapy by Escola Superior de Saúde da Universidade de Aveiro. She worked as a speech-language pathologist. Her areas of interest are language acquisition and language impairments and she is currently working on her PhD project, entitled “Syntatic abilities in children with autistic spectrum disorder”.
Degree in Linguistics at NOVA FCSH in 2000. Post-graduation in Portuguese (mother and foreign language) Educational background at NOVA FCSH in 2004. Master degree in eLearning Systems Management at NOVA FCSH em 2012. Portuguese foreign language teacher at NOVA FCSH since 2004 and at NOVA SBE since 2015. Participation in projects: CIPM, Corpus Informatizado do Português Medieval; ALME – LINGUA 1.3 ALME; ONENESS – On-line less used and less taught language course project; DLPM – Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa Medieval; DTAAPFOL – Dicionário de termos de aquisição e aprendizagem do português para falantes de outras línguas.
Holds an International M.Sc. in Management from NOVA School of Business and Economics with an area of expertise in Strategy and International Business. Has a degree in Languages, Literatures and Cultures from the University of Lisbon (FLUL) with specializations in Editing and Portuguese. Student of the Master’s in Linguistics at the University of Lisbon (FLUL). Teacher of Portuguese for foreigners at Instituto Politécnico de Leiria (2014; 2019-2022). Manager for the Data Science for Social Good Europe Summer Fellowship (2017; 2018) – The University of Chicago & NOVA SBE. He was awarded a grant from CLUNL (UIDP/03213/2020) to collaborate in the development of research in the LiFE Group.
Ana Rita Faustino is an invited assistant at the Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração de Lisboa (ISCAL) and PhD candidate at the Linguistics Research Centre of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (CLUNL) and the Center for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS). In 2011, she obtained a Master’s degree in English and German Teaching, in the same faculty, with the dissertation entitled The (inter) cultural component in the production of written text in the foreign language teaching and learning. She develops research in the areas of second language acquisition and foreign language didactics. In 2013, she won the Prémio Branquinho da Fonseca Expresso/ Gulbenkian with the children’s book “O Cotão Simão”.
Assistant Professor at the Department of Languages and Literature in French, at the Faculty of Arts of the Agostinho Neto University (Angola) and researcher at CLUNL. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education Sciences, specialization in Linguistics/French, a Master’s Degree in Portuguese Language Teaching and a PhD in Linguistics and Language Teaching. He develops research in the field of Teaching of Mother Tongue and Foreign Languages. Giving privilege to the theoretical and epistemological framework of socio-discursive interactionism, his main interest is the teaching of writing through the genres of text.
Maria Isabel Fraústo has a degree in Portuguese (2013) and a master’s degree in Portuguese as a Foreign and Second Language (2017) from the Faculty of Letters of the University of Coimbra. She has been a PLE teacher since 2015, having collaborated with various institutions such as: Lahrech Education Centre, Algeria (2015); Universidad Jose Simeon Cañas, El Salvador (2016) and Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie, Poland (2018-2022). She currently teaches PLE to adults of various nationalities and is in the second year of her MA in Language Sciences, specialising in Language Acquisition and Disorders at NOVA FCSH.
Graduated in Modern Languages and Literatures (1985) in School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa; teacher of Portuguese Language and Culture at the Instituto Español de Lisboa (1985-1989); Researcher at ILTEC – Institute of Theoretical and Computational Linguistics (1990-1995); Copywriter at Leo Burnet Agency (1995-2000) and screenwriter for several production houses (2000-2012). As a translator she collaborates regularly with several Portuguese institutions and publishers. PhD student in “Translation and Terminology” (NOVA / Aveiro University), developing the thesis work on terminological units in literary text.
Yuxin Ge is a PhD student and Graduate Teaching Assistant at the Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University. She also co-organises the Heritage Language 2 Consortium and Second Language Learning and Teaching seminar series. Her main research interests are second language acquisition, phonology learning, and psycholinguistics. Her PhD project explores adults’ learning of non-native phonological features under a cross-situational statistical learning paradigm. She is also interested in the interface between orthography and phonology, and their joint influence on language learning. Yuxin Ge is a PhD student on the ProPerL2 project being developed at CLUNL [FCT grant agreement 2022.04013.PTDC].
Eduardo Paré Glück holds a master’s degree in Applied Linguistics from the University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos, UNISINOS, and he is a PhD candidate at the same university. He is currently in the Sandwich Doctorate, at the Linguistics Research Centre of NOVA University Lisbon (CLUNL), under the guidance of Prof. Dr Matilde Gonçalves (PDSE/CAPES Scholarship). Specialist in English Language Teaching Methodology at Universidade Paulista, UNIP. Graduated in Language, with qualifications in Portuguese Language, English Language and Literature from UNISINOS University. Researcher member of the research group Science Communication: Linguistic and Technodiscursive Studies, coordinated by Prof. Dr Maria Eduarda Giering, from Unisinos University. He is a member of the editorial board of the LER Project – Literature and Science.
She has a degree in Modern Languages and Literature (English and German) from the University of Coimbra and a Master’s degree in English for Specific Purposes from the University of Aveiro. She started teaching as a secondary school English and German teacher in 2002. She attended a postgraduate course in Economics and Legal Translation at the Instituto Superior de Línguas e Administração. She also has a postgraduate degree in Wine Tourism from the Polytechnic Institute of Guarda. She is enrolled in the Doctoral Program in Translation and Terminology Studies in a partnership between NOVA University Lisbon and the University of Aveiro. She is developing her PhD thesis in Corpus Linguistics in the area of Storytelling for Wine Tourism.
Mário Gouveia is a historian and linguist. He earned a B.A. in Classical Studies (FLUL) and a M.Sc. in Language Sciences (NOVA FCSH). He also has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Portuguese as Second and Foreign Language (NOVA FCSH). He was a Guest Lecturer at the Department of History of NOVA FCSH, teaching undergraduate courses in History and Archaeology. He was awarded the Merit and Excellence Award 2019/2020 – Best Masters for his dissertation “O pretérito perfeito passivo, do latim ao português. Estudo de caso a partir do género epigráfico”, under supervision of professor Maria Teresa Brocardo. He is a Ph.D. Candidate in Linguistics at NOVA FCSH, with a research focus on the relations between verb, tense and aspect in the Latin language, in a historical and diachronic perspective. As a researcher of the group Grammar & Text of the Centre for Linguistics of NOVA University of Lisbon, his interests are Historical Linguistics and Latin Linguistics.
Wenjun Gu, PhD student in Linguistics from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa; MA in European Language and Literature from Shanghai International Studies University (SISU); graduated in Portuguese Language and Culture from the same university. Since 2012, she has been teaching Portuguese at SISU.
M.A degree in Language Sciences – Psycholinguistics by the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Attending the PhD program in Psycholinguistics by the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa under the supervition of Professor Maria Lobo. The research focuses on the properties of the null pronoun in the Angolan Variety of Portuguese, interpretation and processing.
Assistant Professor (Óscar Ribas University). Advanced Studies in Linguistics, specialty of Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology (NOVA FCSH, 2016); Master in Terminology and Management of Specialty Information (NOVA FCSH, 2015) and BA in Languages and Literature (FCH-UCAN, 2012).
Toivo Haipinge holds a Master’s degree in Terminology and Specialty Information Management (NOVA FCSH, 2017) and a degree in Education Sciences, option History Teaching, from the Higher Institute of Education Sciences of Lubango (ISCED-Huíla, 2012). He was a teacher of History and Methodology of History Teaching in Secondary Education, in Cunene, for over ten years, and is currently a teacher of Portuguese at the Teacher Training School of Ondjiva “Dr. António Agostinho Neto”, in Cunene, with the category of teacher of primary and secondary education of the 3rd grade. He is currently a doctoral student at CLUNL, under the guidance of Professor Raquel Amaro, developing a thesis in the specialty area of Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology.
PhD student in Language Teaching, specialising in Portuguese as a Foreign Language, at Universidade Aberta / NOVA FCSH.
Master’s in Linguistics, in the area of Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology, from NOVA FCSH. She has a degree in Linguistics, with a major in Educational Training in Portuguese as a Mother Tongue and Non-Mother Tongue, from the same Faculty. She has been teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language at NOVA FCSH since 1999. Representative of LAPE 4004 in the assessment and application of CAPLE exams. Collaborated in research projects with the Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology Group, CLUNL. She collaborates as a CLUNL researcher on the ECML project CLIL LOTE in the Pluriliteracies group, using Italian and Portuguese to develop CLIL materials. Portuguese language teacher as first, second and foreigner language at Middle and High School.
Esmeralda Leong was a volunteer translator of extracts and foreign literary works. She also produced short stories and novels that were published in digital support, in different platforms, under multiple pseudonyms. She was awarded a grant as a junior researcher to build a Glossary of Psycholinguistics.
She graduated in Portuguese Language and Culture at the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies in 2017, and in 2021 she completed her master’s degree in the specialisation area “Syntax and Second Language Acquisition” at the University of Lisbon. She is a PhD candidate in General Linguistics at NOVA FCSH. Her research interests include syntax, linguistic processing and second language acquisition. Grantee of the Research Grant of Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, IP (FCT) with reference UI/BD/152815/2022.
Conceição Lima is currently pursuing a doctorate in Linguistics, in the area of Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology at NOVA FCSH. Her thesis, supervised by Prof. Raquel Amaro and Prof. Amália Mendes, aims to study semantic neology resulting from the metaphoric use of linguistic units in the context of natural discourse. The identification of metaphors is therefore the first step, in order to delimit metaphoric uses that give rise to new meanings in a linguistic unit.
Between 2005 and 2011, she taught at the Catholic University of Angola (School of Humanities), lecturing Translation Theory on the course of Languages, Literatures and Administration.
She has a Master’s degree in English Studies (specializing in Translation Studies) from the Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon, and a Bachelor’s in Germanic Philology from the University of Leipzig, Germany.
Postgraduate in Portuguese Language Teaching – ISCED-Luanda. MSc in Terminology and Information of the Specialty Management by School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. PhD student in the specialty of Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology – School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Portuguese Language teacher and Dean of the Faculty of Human Sciences at Catholic University of Angola. Member of the Scientific Council of the Catholic University of Angola.
Mingshuang Lu completed the Master in Portuguese / Chinese Intercultural Studies at the University of Minho (2014-2016) with a dissertation entitled “The teaching and learning of Portuguese in China and Chinese in Portugal. Comparative study at the undergraduate level”. Currently, she is a PhD student in Translation and Terminology at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (partnership program with the University of Aveiro), and currently she is developing a thesis entitled “Genres in the journalistic sphere: comparative study between Chinese and Portuguese”, under the supervision of Professor Matilde Gonçalves and Professor Wang Suoying. Her investigation is situated within the theoretical framework of Sociodiscursive Interactionism.
Miguel Magalhães is a Ph.D. Student in Text and Speech Linguistics and grant holder from Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia within the KRUse programme. He has participated in several R&D projects and published several scientific papers in several national and international journals. Currently, his main areas of research are textual analysis, text mining and categorization. He also collaborates as a Portuguese foreign language teacher at the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (NOVA FCSH/IMS) – Levels A1 to C2.
Researcher at the Linguistics Research Centre of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Coordinator of the Social Service of the Local Health Unit of Litoral Alentejano (ULSLA) and Degree in Social Work by the Higher Institute of Social Service of Lisbon. Developing research in Terminology in the regulation of Social Service in Health of the National Health Service (SNS). In 2008 and 2009, at the invitation of the Office of the Minister of Health, provided technical assistance in the area of social health services to the Minister’s Advisor, Coordinator of the working group “Study and Analysis on Social Services in the SNS Units.”
PhD student at NOVA University Lisbon, focusing on native speaker pronunciation in advanced learners of EFL. She is currently a lecturer in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) at the same university, having previously worked at the British Council in Lisbon, teaching English and preparing teaching materials for various products of the institute.
He has a degree in English Teaching from Eduardo Mondlane University, a Master’s degree in Conference Interpreting, and a Post-graduate degree in Translation from the Pedagogical University of Maputo. Interpreter, translator, English teacher and trainer of interpreters at the Pedagogical University of Maputo and at the Pan-African University based in Cameroon. He is currently attending a PhD course in Translation and Terminology at the NOVA University Lisbon.
With a degree in Languages, Literatures and Cultures, from NOVA University Lisbon – School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Bárbara Matias is currently attending the last year of the master’s degree in Teaching of the 3rd Cycle of Basic Education and Secondary Education, in the specialization area of Portuguese and English. Presently, she is part of the DiTo Project, with a scholarship from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology.
João de Matos is a teacher of Portuguese as a Foreign Language and a Ph.D. grant holder in Linguistics (Psycholinguistics) at NOVA University Lisbon (UI/BD/152814/2022). He completed his MA in Language Sciences (Linguistics) at NOVA University Lisbon in October 2020 with a dissertation in the field of Experimental Psycholinguistics about the processing of grammatical gender features in European Portuguese supervised by professors Susana Correia and Matilde Gonçalves. In 2021, his dissertation won the “NOVA FCSH 2020-2021 Gender Equality and Diversity Award” and the “Portuguese Association of Linguistics / Maria Helena Mira Mateus 2021 Research Award”. His main research interests are Experimental Psycholinguistics and Linguistic Processing. At the moment, his main research topic is the interaction between Language, Gender, and Human Cognition.
Joana Miguel has been a Speech Therapist since 2006, by Escola Superior de Saúde de Alcoitão, specialized in Special Needs Education by the Faculdade de Motricidade Humana of Universidade de Lisboa, in 2009. Currently a PhD student in Psycholinguistics at the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Her professional practice is related to children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental disorders. She is the clinical director of CAIDI (Centro de Apoio e Intervenção no Desenvolvimento Infantil), coordinating the Research and Development Department. Research interests: language processing, reading and writing.
PhD grantee from the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (SFRH/BD/78609/2011), between October 2012 and October 2016, scientific orientation by Ana Madeira (PhD) and joint supervision by Ana Castro (PhD). Current position: Técnico Superior at Camões I.P., since December 2016, developing Online Language Assessment Tool for Portuguese as Second/Foreign Language and statistical analysis under Item Response Theory (IRT) models. Areas of interest: Second Language Acquisition, R (programming language), Data Visualization
Ricardo is a Master’s student in Language Sciences, specializing in Linguistics, at NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Tourism from ESHTE and is a certified national guide-interpreter. While completing his dissertation on adult literacy, Ricardo is also actively involved as a research fellow in the iRead4Skills research project – Intelligent Reading Improvement System for Fundamental and Transversal Skills Development .
Michell Gadelha Moutinho has an undergraduate degree in modern language teaching (Portuguese and English) and a Master’s degree from the Federal University of Pará – UFPA (Brazil). He works as a German teacher at the Escola de Aplicação (UFPA). He has experience in the following fields: modern language learning and teaching (focus on reading), Curriculum-based measurement, complexity and additional language learning, oral reading fluency, language learning and teaching reading.
Henrique Simão Mutali holds a Master’s degree in Biblical Theology from the Faculty of Theology of the Catholic University of Portugal and a Master’s degree in Linguistics (Syntax) from the Faculty of Letters of the University of Lisbon.
He is currently a PhD candidate in Linguistics at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of NOVA University Lisbon and he has been developing research in the field of Portuguese variation in time and space, especially in what differentiates it from European and Brazilian Portuguese.
PhD student in Didactics of Languages, with specialization in French, Foreign Language, at NOVA FCSH / Universidade Aberta. Master in Estudos Românicos – Textos e Contextos at NOVA FCSH (2006-2009) and graduated in the Educational Branch in Modern Languages and Literatures Portuguese and French studies by the Faculdade de Letras of the University of Lisbon (1996 -2001). Visiting Professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar (2011-2015) and at the Abrantes School of Technology (2005-2007). French teacher at Alliance Française de Santarém (2012-2014). Currently French and Portuguese teacher at the Professional School of Vale do Tejo in Santarém.
PhD student in Linguistics and Language Teaching, with a research project in Portuguese as a Heritage Language. She has a degree in Modern Languages and Literature – Portuguese Studies, from the University of Lisbon and a Master’s degree in Portuguese as a Second/Foreign Language from the University of Porto. She is a teacher of Portuguese language in Secondary school and has collaborated with Camões, I.P., in Portuguese Courses for foreigners, since 2012. She was a Lecturer at Instituto Camões in New Jersey. She has worked in the development of teaching materials, being the co-author of several workbooks of Portuguese as a foreign language, for general and specific purposes.
Ronan Pereira holds a master’s degree in Sciences of Languages and currently is a PhD student in Linguistics – Psycholinguistics. He has been working as a language teacher (English and Spanish) for over eight years, teaching face-to-face and online classes for adults. Courses taken include CELTA and Post-Graduation in Teaching Methodology, as well as language and education related short courses. His fields of study are language acquisition and dialectology, especially in what concerns L2 and D2 acquisition.
Fineza Pinto Marimba holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education Science, Portuguese Language Teaching, from Agostinho Neto University. Holds a Master’s degree in Language Science from the New University of Lisbon, Faculty of Social Social and Humanities. Her Master’s thesis dissertation focused on Portuguese Second Language Acquisition (Angolan Portuguese), which granted her the Excellence and Merit Award 2015/2016 – Best Masters. She is now a Ph.D. student of Linguistics, specializing in Lexicology, Lexicography, and Terminology, and developing her studies in lexical innovation in Angolan Portuguese. Professionally, she is a Portuguese teacher in Secondary Education since 2011 in Angola. In addition to teaching, she held responsibilities as Chief of the Department of Pre-school and Primary Education of the National Institute of Research and Development of Education (INIDE in Portuguese) and, more recently, she acted as a consultant for the Ombudsman of Angola.
Graduated in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures with specialization in Portuguese and English, is currently a master’s student in Ensino de Português e Língua Estrangeira no 3º Ciclo do Ensino Básico e Ensino Secundário, with specialization in English. Has presented a poster under the project Humanities Going Digital (HUGOD) [2020-2-CZ01-KA226-HE-094363], untitled “Perceiving societal and moral trends related to sex abuse in the press through linguistic data analysis”. Currently, she is a member of the Portuguese team in the project iRead4Skills – Intelligent Reading Improvement System for Fundamental and Transversal Skills Development .
PhD student in Linguistics (2020.05419.BD), specialization area in Historical Linguistics. Maria Ribeiro is developing her research project on the distinction “ser/estar” in Medieval Portuguese, under the guidance of Professors Maria Teresa Brocardo and Clara Nunes Correia. Maria Ribeiro graduated in Philosophy at FLUL and has a Master degree in Language Sciences at NOVA FCSH. She is also a collaborator of the research group “Grammar & Text”.
She is a PhD student in Linguistics (Linguistics and Language Teaching) at NOVA FCSH. She is a researcher of the Grammar & Tex group, and develops work mainly in the domain of text theory. At present she is an Adjunct Professor at the Instituto Superior de Ciências Educativas, where she teaches Portuguese language and Linguistics courses for initial teacher training students.
Born in Luanda on April 25, 1975. She is public worker of the Secretariat of the Angolan Council Ministers for more than 10 years, currently working as a Senior Assistant in the Human Resources Office and member of Linguistics Research Centre of NOVA University Lisbon.
PhD student in Linguistics – specialization in Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology, Master in Sociology of Crime Violence and Internal Security, Postgraduate in Human Resources Management and Licentiate in Sociology.
Ana Santana holds a master’s degree in Language Sciences, specialization area Language Development and Disorders, from NOVA FCSH, since 2020, having developed a dissertation on “Perfil de crianças com alterações fonológicas: contributo para o diagnóstico em Terapia da Fala” under the supervision of Professors Susana Correia and Ana Castro.
She graduated in Speech Therapy in 2018 at IPS-ESS.
Invited Lecturer in the Portuguese Language Centre of the Universidade Nacional Timor Lorosa’e, East Timor, and researcher in the Linguistics Research Centre of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. She is a PhD student in Linguistics at NOVA FCSH, specializing in Linguistics and Language Teaching. Her main areas of research are generative L2 acquisition and the implications that phenomena such as L1 transfer have for L2 teaching, focusing specifically her attention on East Timor. Besides her research, she was a Language Tutor and a Lecturer at the Universidade Nacional de Timor Lorosa’e, East Timor (2004-2006), at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom (2007-2009) and at the Escola Superior de Educação de Lisboa, Portugal (2010-2011). She collaborated with the Ministry of Education of East Timor on the conception of the National Curriculum for Basic Education’s Cycles 1 and 2 (2013-2016), having produced materials for biliteracy in Tetun and Portuguese, such as a transfer primer, illustrated bilingual school dictionaries, school grammars, image books, bilingual textbooks, among other bilingual materials. She has also been producing materials for the teaching of Portuguese L2 for Specific Purposes in East Timor, namely in the legal area of expertise.
With a degree in Modern Languages from the Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Coimbra, she completed, in 2021, her Master’s in Translation at the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. She works as a freelance translator in software localization, with German and English as her working languages. Currently, she is a PhD student in Translation and Terminology (NOVA FCSH in association with the University of Aveiro).
PhD student in Portuguese Linguistics at NOVA University Lisbon. Master in Language Studies (UFRN), with emphasis on Variationist Sociolinguistics. Graduated in Portuguese Language Literature and Literature (UFRN) and Degree in Geography (IFRN). Experience as a Portuguese and Literature teacher at the IFRN campus Santa Cruz (IFRN-SC), at the Universidade Potiguar (UnP), in an extension project at UFRN (DCE) and proofreader of Language texts.
Juliano Sippel holds a master’s degree in Language Studies, by Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná, and a degree in Letters, Portuguese and Spanish, by Universidade Federal do Paraná. Works with language teaching and editing and production of teaching materials. He is currently a PhD student in Linguistics at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, and a FCT grant holder (ref.: 2023.05107.BD), developing the project “Ensino de escrita e desenvolvimento de manuais didáticos de português L2″ under the supervision of Professor Ana Madeira.
Ana Sofia Souto has a Master of Arts degree in Language Sciences and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Portuguese Studies, both from NOVA FCSH, where she was awarded the “Mérito e Excelência Melhores Mestres” and “Mérito e Excelência Melhores Licenciados” prizes. She represented Portugal at the 16th Edition from ‘Jóvenes Líderes Iberoamericanos’ in Madrid, Spain. Since October 2020, she collaborates with the organization “Serviço Jesuíta aos Refugiados – Portugal”, where she works as a volunteer teacher of Portuguese level A1. With a research grant from FCT (ref.: 2021.04523.BD), she is currently a PhD student in Text and Discourse Linguistics at NOVA FCSH. As part of her PhD, she co-founded the Discussion Group “Entre Textos: Diálogos Transatlânticos em Linguística do Texto e do Discurso”, which has been running since March 2021 and regularly brings together professors, researchers and students from both sides of the Atlantic around textual and discursive issues.
Gabriela Tavares has a Degree in Languages, Literatures and Cultures – Portuguese Studies by Universidade Aberta, and a Master in Portuguese as a Foreign Language (L2/LE) by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto. She has taught PFL in several institutions in Hungary, currently collaborating with the Centre for Research and Teaching of Foreign Languages of the Corvinus University in Budapest and also the Portuguese Language Centre of Instituto Camões in Budapest. She is a PhD student in Language Teaching – Multilinguism and Education for a Global Citizenship (NOVA FCSH/Universidade Aberta), and a grant holder from FCT (2020.05740.BD), conducting the research “Phonological perception of reduced vowels and lexical stress in Portuguese L2. Implications for language teaching with Hungarian learners”.
PhD student in Linguistics, was a grant holder in the FCT Doctoral Programme Linguistics – Knowledge, Representation and Use (PD/BD/113973/2015). She develops her research on acquisition of clitic pronouns by bilingual and bidialectal children supervised by Professor Maria Lobo. She has Master in Linguistics (2014) and a Degree in Language Sciences (2011) by Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa. Between 2011 and 2015 she was a Research assistant at CLUNL strategic project [PEst-OE/LIN/UI3213/2014] and at the project “Fatores sintáticos e lexicais na complexidade do processamento” [PTDC/CLE-LIN/114212/2009].
Holds a master’s degree in Linguistics and Literary Studies and was awarded an EUTOPIA co-tutelle PhD Scholarship (EUTOPIA-PhD-2021-0000000063). He has been developing his research in the area of the acquisition of foreign/second language phonology. Within the joint PhD program EUTOPIA 2022, he is conducting the PhD project “Investigating the impact of implicit and explicit instruction on phonological acquisition in a second language”, under the supervision of Susana Correia (NOVA FCSH) and Alex Housen (Vrije Universiteit Brussel).
Ph.D grant holder in Linguisitics (Psycholinguistics) – KRUse Program (PD/BD/131387/2017), scientific orientation by Maria Fernandes Homem de Sousa Lobo Gonçalves (PhD) and co-orientation by Marisa Lobo Lousada (PhD). Degree in Linguistics and Speech Therapy, Master in Linguistics. She was researcher and scholarship in Linguistic research projects related with language acquisition and development.
Graduated in Translation at NOVA FCSH, she is a Master’s student in Language Sciences with a specialization in Terminology and Management of Specialized Information at the same institution. Her thesis will be related to the detection of linguistic features of inclusiveness. She was a research grant holder in theproject EXPRIMI (UIDB/03213/2020).
Yolanda Xavier is a PhD student in Linguistics, specialty area of Psycholinguistics (FCT grant 2022.13977.BD). She completed her Bachelor degree in Languages, Literatures and Cultures (English Studies) from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (University of Lisbon) and her Master in English Didactics, a collaboration between NOVA FCSH and Aberta University. She worked as an English teacher at different study centers in the Lisbon area and as a technical translator from Portuguese and English to Russian. Her PhD research focuses on the effects of pronunciation in linguistic stereotyping. Main areas of interest: Second Language Acquisition, Phonetics and Phonology, Linguistic Stereotyping.
PhD student in Linguistics at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences at NOVA University Lisbon, specialized in Linguistics and Language Teaching. He completed his master’s degree in the area of syntax and second language acquisition at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Lisbon in 2021 and graduated in Portuguese Language and Culture at Beijing International Studies University (BISU) in 2017. His research interests focus on syntax and second language acquisition.