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Dr Marian Amengual Pizarro

  • Despatx 4primer pisBeatriu de Pinós


Brief CV

Marian Amengual-Pizarro holds a B.A. degree in English and a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics (2003) from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). Her Ph.D. project studied the issue of rater reliability when evaluating second language compositions (Second Language Testing). She is a tenured Senior Lecturer in English in the Spanish, Modern, and Classic Philology Department (English Philology) at the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB). She held the post of Vice-Dean for English Studies in the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters at the UIB from 2011 until 2020. Marian has been the Secretary of AEDEAN, the Spanish Association for English and American Studies, from 2010 until 2015, and the 'Language Teaching' Panel Coordinator at AESLA (Asociación Española de Lingüística Aplicada), where she served two three-year terms (2003-2008). She has participated in several national research projects on testing and second language teaching and learning funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation and has been coordinating the English Test in the 'Spanish University Admission Examination' (PAU) at the University of the Balearic Islands since 2003. She has been the editor of the journal 'Revista Electrónica de Lingüística Aplicada' (RAEL) of the Asociación Española de Lingüística Aplicada (AESLA) from 2015 until 2024. She also serves as a member of the board of referees of the journals 'Revista de Docencia Universitaria' (REDU) and the 'Revista Internacional de Didáctica de las Lenguas Extranjeras' (Porta Linguarum). Marian has edited several books and contributed numerous articles on applied linguistics and education in various specialized national and refereed international journals on applied linguistics and education. She has taught English language courses and numerous training courses for teachers of English as a foreign language. She is currently teaching English Pragmatics and Discourse (undergraduate, 4th year English Studies) and an MA course on Applied Linguistics.


Office Hours

Lecturer Tutorial Times
Start Date End Date Day Start Time End Time Location
11/09/2024 16/06/2025 Wednesday 10.00 12.00 Despatx 4, Beatriu de Pinós

Teaching, 5 previous years

Subject Information
11172 - Theory and practice of applied linguistics
11190 - Master's Thesis
  • Master's in Modern Languages and Literatures2019-20
21824 - English Pragmatics and Discourse
21829 - Final Degree Project
21830 - Current Trends in English Language Teaching
21846 - Practical Placements on the Degree in English Studies
22132 - Final Degree Project in Primary Education
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