Guest Talk Series – World Portuguese Varieties

The current talk will inaugurate the Ciela continuous guest talk series World Portuguese Varieties. The guest speaker is Professor Hanna Batoréo, Associate Professor with ‘agregação’ (habilitation to full professor) at Universidade Aberta, in Lisbon, since 1997. She earned her PhD in Linguistics/ Psycholinguistics in 1997. Her PhD thesis “Expressão do Espaço em Português Europeu” (Expression [...]

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Seminar on Language Diversity and Endangerment

    CIELA is pleased to announce an upcoming online seminar on language Diversity and Language Endangerment jointly organized with the Research Center for Humanities in South China (FAH – University of Macau). The seminar instructor is Prof. Hugo Cardoso, from the University of Lisbon, Portugal. Professor Cardoso has collaborated previously with CIELA in different [...]

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AuTema-Dis II

Researchers Ana Luísa Varani Leal Márcia Schmaltz Chao Chi Meng Chiu Lai Fan Luís Felipe Rodrigues Project In Computational Linguistics, work on textual analysis mainly attempts to explain behaviors and relations of linguistic components, properly identified in the textual structure. Such research is especially related to morphological and syntactic structures. Little research has focused on [...]

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History of Portuguese in overseas territories

Researchers Raimundo Enedino dos Santos Project The project aims to analyze and compare data from several regions and synchronic states of the Portuguese Language, in order to detect innovation or conservation of the language status, as well as observe potential factors which could interfere with the language course. Since one does not avail of oral [...]

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Construction of Chinese primary students’ identities on second language acquisition: The importance of teacher’s discourse in classrooms of Portuguese as a Foreign Language

Researchers Alan N. Baxter (supervisor) Roberval Teixeira e Silva (co-supervisor) Ricardo Moutinho Rodrigues da Silva (doctoral candidate) Project In daily social interaction, we are often negotiating and constructing our identities. Through the information that we give and receive, we can adopt an appropriated behavior in front of the interactants and also create expectations according to [...]

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From Comprehension to Production: the Process of Acquisition of the Perfective/Imperfective Contrast in Portuguese as L2

Researchers Custódio Martins Alan N. Baxter Project The current research proposal draws on the conclusions of previous studies (Noyau 2002) on the acquisition of romance languages tense and aspect systems that report learners show a greater accuracy in the acquisition of the perfective rather than of the imperfective. These findings have been supported by our [...]

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Construction of Chinese primary students’ identities on second language acquisition: The importance of teacher’s discourse in classrooms of Portuguese as a Foreign Language

Researchers Alan N. Baxter (supervisor) Roberval Teixeira e Silva (co-supervisor) Ricardo Moutinho Rodrigues da Silva (doctoral candidate) Project In daily social interaction, we are often negotiating and constructing our identities. Through the information that we give and receive, we can adopt an appropriated behavior in front of the interactants and also create expectations according to [...]

By |2021-01-21T15:55:34+08:00February 28th, 2017|Before 2018, Linguistics, Past Activities|Comments Off on Construction of Chinese primary students’ identities on second language acquisition: The importance of teacher’s discourse in classrooms of Portuguese as a Foreign Language