X

Other Talks


  • Listening in the languages classroom: Developing teacher educators’ understanding and practice (with Suzanne Graham). Seminar for professionals involved in Initial Training Education sponsored by the Higher Education Academy and held at the University of Reading, 27 February 2013.
  • Estratégias de produção oral: O que são e como ensiná-las. Centro de Línguas Ann Arbor, Rio de Janeiro, 28 September 2012.
  • ‘This activity is far from being a pause for reflection’: An exploration of ELT authors’, editors’, teachers’ and learners’ approaches to critical thinking. Applied Linguistics Circle, University of Reading, 28 February 2012.
  • Investigating the textbook: Methods, insights and challenges. University of Warwick, 17 March 2010.
  • O livro didático na interação: o que ele pode nos ensinar sobre significados e papéis educacionais? UNIDERP, Campo Grande, MS, 22 February 2008.
  • The Disneyfication of experience in literacy events involving textbooks. Sociolinguistics and Discourse Research Group, University of Reading, 29 November 2007.
  • What can textbooks in interaction teach us about educational meanings and teacher-student roles? Applied Linguistics Circle, University of Reading, 7 November 2006.
  • Listening and writing strategies in Y12 French. Applied Linguistics Research Group, University of Reading, 8 December 2005.
  • Doing PhD research: A personal perspective. Doctoral Training Seminar, University of Reading, SLALS, December 2004.
  • Year 12 French ESRC Project (with Ernesto Macaro). Applied Linguistics Research Group, University of Oxford, November 2004.
  • Repetition in language learning: The case of a Spanish-speaking learner of Portuguese (with Gláucia Silva). 7th Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese as First and Second Languages, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 15-17 October 2004.
  • Opening literacy events involving the textbook as an act of relocation. Discourse and Sociolinguistics Research Group, University of Reading, February 2004.
  • The language of Empire and the construction of local cultural identities. (Re-) Locating TESOL in an Age of Empire. Aston University, Birmingham, December 2003.
  • The Spanish speaker and the development of Portuguese as the emergence of new voices (with Gláucia Silva). 6th Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese as First and Second Languages, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, October 2003.
  • Ensinando português para hispanofalantes: contrastes, transferências e a voz do aprendiz / Teaching Portuguese to Spanish speakers: contrasts, transfers, and the learner's voice (with Gláucia Silva). I Symposium on Portuguese for Spanish speakers: acquisition and teaching, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA, March 2003.
  • The world of textbooks: language, literacy and TEFL in a Brazilian context. PhD conference of the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, University of Reading, December 2002.
  • Teaching English as a foreign language in Brazil: New directions. International Conference Language, Communication, Culture. Universidade de Évora, Portugal, November 2002.
  • O ensino de linguas estrangeiras: implicações teóricas e aplicações na sala de aula. Centro de Línguas Ann Arbor, Rio de Janeiro, 2-9 August 2002.
  • Um olhar sobre o outro: o diferente também é 'normal'. Colégio Andrews, Rio de Janeiro, August 2002.
  • Communication in Portuguese: Theoretical considerations and implications for the development of instructional materials. American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) Annual Meeting, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2002.
  • Speaking for the textbook. Discourse and Sociolinguistics Research Group, University of Reading, July 2002.
  • Examining textbooks as mediators of literacy in the EFL classroom. Literacy Research Group, University of Reading, May 2002.
  • Researching textbook literacies in EFL classes in Brazil. PhD Conference of the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, University of Reading, December 2001.
  • The reading process in a foreign language: Interaction and the development of critical thinking (with Branca Fabrício). Encontro Nacional do Grupo de Estudos de Linguagem do Centro-Oeste, Campo Grande, Brazil, October 2001.
  • The National Parameters and the EFL classroom: From theory to practice (with Branca Fabrício). Southern Cone TESOL Convention, Curitiba, Brazil, July 2001.
  • The language of textbooks: literacy and TEFL in Brazilian secondary education. Discourse and Sociolinguistics Research Group, University of Reading, March 2001.
  • Developing young learners' intercultural awareness. MATSDA Conference, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK, January 2001.
  • Interaction in the L2 reading class and the development of critical thinking (with Branca Fabrício). IV SALÍNGUAS Seminar, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 2000.
  • Reading and the development of critical thinking (with Branca Fabrício). International Forum on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (FILE), Pelotas, Brazil, November 2000.
  • Reading as Social Action (with Branca Fabrício). II Encontro Nacional Sobre Política de Ensino de Línguas Estrangeiras (II ENPLE), Pelotas, Brazil, September 2000.
  • Reading and Critical Thinking: Interdisciplinary perspectives (with Branca Fabrício). 2o Encontro de Professores de Língua Inglesa do Rio de Janeiro: Facing challenges and moving ahead, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 2000.
  • Learning to Speak or Speaking to Learn? (with Branca Fabrício) Braz-TESOL 2000: The Driving Force in ELT, São Paulo, Brazil, July 2000.
  • Constructing knowledge in elementary schools (with Branca Fabrício). Braz-TESOL 2000: The Driving Force in ELT, São Paulo, Brazil, July 2000.
  • Constructing new social relations through textbooks (with Branca Fabrício). TESOL 2000: Navigating the New Millennium, Vancouver, March 2000.
  • Portuguese as a foreign language: How to promote communicative competence (with Branca Fabrício). SIPLE Convention, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 1999.

Contact me

Use the contact form below to send me an email.