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Camila  Merlo

Camila Merlo

PhD student

Research interests

  • Languages
  • Diversity

Biography

Camila Merlo is a PhD student in the Centre for Language, Discourse & Communication at King's College London.

She holds an MA in Language and Cultural Diversity (King's) and completed her undergraduate degree at Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Her background is in second language education, as she has taught Spanish as a second and foreign language in Argentina and in the UK.

She works as a tutor of Spanish at King's Language Centre and she has also worked as a lecturer at University of Greenwich, teaching Research Project in Spanish.

Research

Her research interests are first and second language acquisition, particularly the acquisition of multiple home languages in a minority context.

Her thesis title is: Heritage Bilingualism in the UK: the case of Latin Americans and mood selection in Spanish

She will be focusing on the acquisition of Spanish as a Heritage Language in the UK.

Principal supervisor: Prof Jill Hohenstein.

Secondary supervisor: Dr Eloi Puig-Mayenco.

Research

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Centre for Language, Discourse & Communication (LDC)

The Centre for Language, Discourse & Communication is a major centre for descriptive linguistics, applied linguistics and language in education.

Events

15MarPractice your grammar, reading and writing while learning about art.

Revise your grammar, practice reading while learning about art

Interactive session to practice your reading and speaking skills in preparation for your exams.

Please note: this event has passed.

24NovWhite cloth with colours and brushes.

Let's talk about Art in Spanish

Join this workshop to practice your reading, writing and speaking skills while talking about Contemporary Spanish Art!

Please note: this event has passed.

31MarStreet sign that says "se habla espanol".

Preparation for oral exams Spanish Stages 1 & 2

Join this workshop to prepare for your oral exams

Please note: this event has passed.

06Apr"Decorative"

Evening and Saturday Courses FAQ taster session - 2

Join us for another opportunity to learn more about our online evening and Saturday language classes.

Please note: this event has passed.

30MarStreet sign that says "se habla espanol".

Preparation for oral exams Spanish Stages 1 & 2

Join this workshop to prepare for your oral exams

Please note: this event has passed.

Research

books-1204029_1920
Centre for Language, Discourse & Communication (LDC)

The Centre for Language, Discourse & Communication is a major centre for descriptive linguistics, applied linguistics and language in education.

Events

15MarPractice your grammar, reading and writing while learning about art.

Revise your grammar, practice reading while learning about art

Interactive session to practice your reading and speaking skills in preparation for your exams.

Please note: this event has passed.

24NovWhite cloth with colours and brushes.

Let's talk about Art in Spanish

Join this workshop to practice your reading, writing and speaking skills while talking about Contemporary Spanish Art!

Please note: this event has passed.

31MarStreet sign that says "se habla espanol".

Preparation for oral exams Spanish Stages 1 & 2

Join this workshop to prepare for your oral exams

Please note: this event has passed.

06Apr"Decorative"

Evening and Saturday Courses FAQ taster session - 2

Join us for another opportunity to learn more about our online evening and Saturday language classes.

Please note: this event has passed.

30MarStreet sign that says "se habla espanol".

Preparation for oral exams Spanish Stages 1 & 2

Join this workshop to prepare for your oral exams

Please note: this event has passed.