María Rosa Alonso Alonso

Mª Rosa Alonso Alonso is a Senior Lecturer of English at the University of Vigo. She has previously taught at the University of Santiago and at the Modern Language Centre of this institution. She is the co-editor of VIAL (Vigo International Journal of Applied Linguistics) and as a teacher trainer she has given lectures and workshops for primary and secondary language teachers. She also trains University teachers in academic writing. She has been engaged in different research projects concerning Second Language Acquisition. She belongs to the research group “Evagora” which is involved in teaching English and Spanish for writing purposes, publicity and business. Her main research interests include language transfer, interlanguage, second language learning, academic writing and spoken language. She has a number of publications on these areas, including The Role of Transfer in Second Language Acquisition (2002, Servicio de Publicacións: Universidade de Vigo), she is co-author of the Diccionario de Enseñanza y Aprendizaje de Lenguas (2007, CLE International) and has collaborated in different journals and in the organisation of various conferences.

Contact information:
Departamento de Filoloxía Inglesa, Francesa e Alemana
Universidade de Vigo
Campus Universitario Lagoas-Marcosende
36200 Vigo, SPAIN
E-mail: ralonso@uvigo.es

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