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Dr Pedro Guijarro Fuentes

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Brief CV

Since 2013, Dr. Pedro Guijarro Fuentes has been an Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish Philology, Modern and Classic at the University of the Balearic Islands. He got his BA (Honours) in Spanish Philology from the University of Granada in 1991 and later his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Salford (UK) in 1999. He has a long track record of providing teaching on the teaching of the Spanish language in several European universities including the University of Utrecht (Netherlands) (1992-1995), University of Salford (UK) (1995-1998) and the University of Plymouth (UK) (1998 to 2013). His main research interests revolve around the interdisciplinary field of Applied Spanish Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Psycholinguistics and Bilingualism. His current main research projects include the study of spatial prepositions, direct object marking, word order and tense/aspect by a variety of Spanish learners in different learning contexts. These projects are funded by a variety of institutions such as the British Academy (United Kingdom), Art and Humanities Research Council (UK), the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) (Germany). More recent funding has been provided by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (Spain) and the European Commission within the Horizon 2020 research program. He has authored and co-authored numerous articles, book chapters and books, all published by various international publishers among which are John Benjamins, de Gruyter. His research has also been presented at different international forums with more than 100 papers many of them by invitation, and published in journals such as Language Learning, Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, Cognition, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistics, Applied Psycholinguistics, First Language, and Applied Linguistic Review, among others. He has also organized many professional meetings among which is the recently held Romance Turn 2014 Conference held at the at the Universitat de les Illes Balears.


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Thesis advising

Thesis advisor during the academic year 2020-21 for the following PHD programmes:

Teaching, 5 previous years

Subject Information
11182 - Morphosyntax acquisition in first and second languages and bilingual contex
  • Master's in Modern Languages and Literatures2019-20
20803 - Introduction to the Study of the Spanish Language
20828 - Final Degree Project
20840 - Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language
22027 - Spanish Language. Communication Strategies
  • Degree in Early Childhood Education2019-20
22031 - Final Degree Project
  • Degree in Early Childhood Education2017-18, 2019-20
  • Degree in Early Childhood Education (2009 syllabus)2017-18
22103 - Spanish Language. Communication Strategies
  • Degree in Primary Education2019-20
22125 - Teaching Spanish Language in Primary Education
22132 - Final Degree Project
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