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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).

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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.

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PhD student in the Linguistics and Language Teaching course at the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa since 2016/17;  She´s professor of General Linguistics and Phonetics and Phonology of Portuguese at the Pedagogical University in Mozambique. She completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Portuguese Teaching at the Pedagogical University of Mozambique in 2009 and 2014.

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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.

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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.

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PhD student in Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology at School of Social Sciences and Humanities of NOVA University Lisbon, under the guidance of Professor Teresa Lino,  Professor William Martinez and Professor Raquel Amaro. 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 “European Portuguese-Standard Arabic Dictionary” since 2017. 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), and Project Portuguese Unisyn Lexicon (2010-2013). Currently, she also collaborates at LAPE 4004 in the surveillance and evaluation of CAPLE exams.

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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.

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Student of the joint PhD in Translation and Terminology at NOVA University Lisbon and University of Aveiro. Member of the Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology group of the Linguistics Research Centre of NOVA University Lisbon (CLUNL). She holds a master’s degree in Translation from the University of Surrey (UK) and a bachelor’s degree in Italian Linguistics and Literature from the University of Naples “Federico II” (Italy). In October 2021, she was awarded a University Diploma in Terminology from the University of Savoie-Mont Blanc (France). She has been working as a freelance translator since 2019, and worked as a trainee in the Terminology Coordination Unit of the European Parliament (TermCoord) from March to September 2021.

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Pedro Caeiro graduated in Portuguese Language and Culture (Foreign Language) at the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon in 2003. He spent two years as a Teaching Assistant of Instituto Camões at the University of Toronto, Canada, where he taught Composition and Oral Practice, and Stylistics and Syntax. Pedro worked at the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon for ten years teaching Portuguese Language and Culture, from A1 to C1 levels. Since 2015 he teaches Portuguese for general and specific purposes at Instituto Português do Oriente, and, since 2005, he is an examiner for Centro de Avaliação de Português Língua Estrangeira. He is currently conducting his PhD reasearch in Language Teaching – Multilinguism and Education for a Global Citizenship (NOVA FCSH/Universidade Aberta) with the thesis “Using authentic materials with A1 non-native learners of Portuguese for Specific Purposes”.

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PhD student in Language Teaching, with specialization in Spanish as a Foreign Language, at NOVA FCSH/Universidade Aberta.
She is an Invited Assistant Professor of Spanish as a Foreign Language at Escola Superior de Turismo e Tecnologia do Mar, of the Polytechnic of Leiria. She has a postgraduate degree in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Barcelona, and a degree in Interior Design from IADE. Since 2011 she has been teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language at various institutions of regular and professional secondary education, both at level IV and level V. She carries out research in the area of foreign language didactics, linguistics, corpus analysis with semi-automatic tools and second language acquisition.

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Bachelor in Translation in NOVA FCSH and Postgraduate in Globalisation, Diplomacy and Security in NOVA FCSH in partnership with IUM. Currently a master student in Ciências da Linguagem, in the area of Terminologia e Gestão de Informação de Especialidade, and a master student in Ciência Política e Relações Internacionais, in the area of Relações Internacionais, both in NOVA FCSH. His thesis, to be initiated in the next academic year, will be focused on terminological questions in the field of Military Science.

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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).

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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.

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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”.

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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.

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Patrícia Dominguez is a bachelor in Philology from the Universitat de Barcelona, and she is currently doing my PHD research in the field of Linguistics, Discourse Analysis.

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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”.

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Vera Fernandes graduated in Translation from NOVA FCSH in 2019. She is a master´s student in Language Sciences specialization in Linguistic Revision and Consultancy at the same University, under the guidance of Professor Maria Sousa Lobo and Professor Joana Teixeira. She was a research grant holder (FCSH/CLUNL/UIDB/03213/2020/1BI) in the research group LiFE – Formal and Experimental Linguistics.

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Miguel Romão Fernández is a finalist BA student in Videogames at School of Communication, Architecture, Arts and Information Technologies of Universidade Lusófona. His main interests are Game Design, game systems programming and artificial intelligence. Previously, he collaborated in the HEI-Lab – Digital Human-Enviroment Interaction Lab (ULusófona) and in the project “Paisagens Marítimas de Portugal & Media Imersivos: Nazaré Imersiva” (ULusófona). Currently, he is working as a researcher within “Com@Rehab – Communication for interactive rehabilitation in virtual reality” project.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 is currently developing her thesis on terminology of Angolan custom field, under the guidance of Professor Rute Costa, PhD. She has a master in Terminology and Management of Specialized Information, through School of Social Sciences and Humanities of NOVA University Lisbon. She has a degree in Languages, Literature and Management through school of Sciences and Humanities of Catholic University Angola. Currently, she is working as a researcher (2020-1-CZ01-KA226-HE-094363) within the HUGOD – Humanities Going Digital project.

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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).

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PhD student in Language Teaching – Multilinguism and Education for a Global Citizenship, specialization in Portuguese Foreign Language at Universidade Aberta / NOVA FCSH.
Master in Linguistics (Lexicology – Lexicography – Terminology) at NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities, graduated in Linguistics and post-graduated in Portuguese as first and second foreigner language (teaching training methodologies). Collaborated in research projects in the area of Lexocology, Lexicography and Terminology. Member of the portuguese team of the “Dictionary Portuguese and Arabic language”. Teaching portuguese language for foreigneirs at NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (1999-). Colaborates on the realization and aplication of CAPLE exams. Portuguese language teacher as first, second and foreigner language at Middle and High School.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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He has been collaborating in research projects in the area of lexicon and syntax of Medieval Portuguese since 2001 and since 2004 in the area of language acquisition.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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PhD student in Linguistics, specialisation in Psycholinguistics, at NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities, supervised by Professor João Costa. She has a Masters in Linguistics (specialisation in Psycholinguistics) by Faculdade de Letras de Lisboa and a Degree in Modern Languages and Literatures, Portuguese and English, as well as Educational Branch, by NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities. She was a secondary school teacher. She has developed research in the processing of null and overt pronouns in European Portuguese. She was a grant holder within the KRUse programme (SFRH/BD/52264/2013).

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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.

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Graduated in Ciências da Linguagem in NOVA FCSH, is currently a master’s student in Ciências da Linguagem, in the area of Terminologia e Gestão de Informação de Especialidade. Has received two prizes of best student of 1st year of graduating and best graduate – Excellence and Merit Award. Has published a work in Práticas Textuais 18|19, which consisted of a textual analysis of the reportage “A alma dos bichos” from Visão magazine: https://issuu.com/matildegoncalves5/docs/pr_ticas_textuais_18_19. Participated in a research project as a glossary collaborator for African European Narratives 2020, under the direction of the teacher Rute Costa – http://africaneuropeanarratives.eu/en/glossary.

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PhD student in Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology through School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, under the advisory of Professor Rute Costa, PhD. She holds a master in Terminology and Management of Specialized Information through the same institution. Has a degree in Social Communication through Universidade Privada de Angola. Being a journalist, her researches are specially focused on terminology of media and on development of terminological resources to improve the communication between the journalists and the public.

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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.

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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.

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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”.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Master in Language Sciences – specialization area in Terminology and the Management of Specialized Information – at NOVA FCSH. She is mainly interested in issues related to Terminology, Corpus Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Lexicology and Lexicography. In 2018, she was awarded a grant to participate in the Training School on “Optical Character Recognition and Text Encoding for the production of ELTeC contributions”, held at the University of Würzburg, and also a grant for the Training School on “Methods and tools of distant reading adapted to multiple European languages”, held at the National University of Ireland, both organized by the COST Action CA 16204 “Distant Reading for European Literary History”. She collaborated in the project “Portuguese Literature Corpus for Distant Reading” at CLUNL under the supervision of Professor Raquel Amaro. Currently, she is developing her thesis on the conceptual organisation of the cosmetics sector under the supervision of Professor Rute Costa. She has recently started an internship in Technical Communication at Bosch Security Systems in Ovar.

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PhD student in Linguistics and Language Teaching at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, holds a master’s degree in Language Studies, Language and Technology specialization area, 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 printed and digital teaching materials. He is currently developing his research project about acquisition of writing in scholarly textbooks of Portuguese L2.

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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.

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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”.

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He holds a degree in Philosophy by Faculty of Philosophy of Pontifical Urbaniana University (Rome) and a master’s degree in Terminology and Management of Specialised Information (School of Social Sciences and Humanities of NOVA University Lisbon). He is a PhD student in Linguistics – specialization area in Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology (School of Social Sciences and Humanities of NOVA University Lisbon) where he is working in the project for a proposal to a bilingual school dictionary, Portuguese – Ngangela, under the supervision of Professor Raquel Amaro and Professor Teresa Lino.

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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].

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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.

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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.

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Wiliam Zona gratuated in 2008 at Universidade de Lisboa, and received a master’s degree at Universidade de Aveiro (2014). He is currently a PhD student in Linguistics, specialisation in Language Teaching, at NOVA FCSH, under the supervision of Professor Maria Lobo. His areas of interest are Morphology, Syntax and Language Teaching.

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