Raquel Fernández Carril

Raquel Fernández Carril obtained an MA in English Language and Literature from the University of Santiago de Compostela in June 2002. In October 1998, she was admitted to the PhD Programme in English Linguistics and from December 2000 to July 2003 she worked at the Department of English as a researcher funded by the Autonomous Government of Galicia. From July 2003 to October 2006, Raquel worked as an administrative civil servant of the Galician Department of Emigration and in July 2008 she passed the national examination qualifying her for a permanent position as a high school English teacher. In May 2010, Raquel presented her Ph.D dissertation with the title "English vocabulary teaching and learning in the Galician EFL context. The role and importance of vocabulary learning strategies". She is now working as a teacher of English at the E.O.I. (Escola Oficial de Idiomas) in Santiago.

Contact information:
Departamento de Filoloxía Inglesa
Facultade de Filoloxía
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Avda. de Castelao, s/n
15782 Santiago de Compostela , SPAIN
E-mail: rfcarril@edu.xunta.es