Dr. Ainara Imaz Agirre
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After graduating in English Philology at the University of the Basque Country, Dr. Imaz Agirre received her Ph. D. in 2015 within the program 'Language Acquisition in Multilingual Settings' with a dissertation entitled "The acquisition of gender agreement in L3 English by Basque/Spanish bilinguals" supervised by Prof. María del Pilar García Mayo. She is currently teaching in Infant and Primary Education at the Mondragon Unibertsitatea.

Research Interests:

Generative second/third language acquisition, morphosyntax, agreement

Psycholinguistics

Classroom discourse analysis, tasks

 

Projects:
Selected Publications:      View all in system
Journal
  1. Agurtzane Azkarai, Ainara Imaz Agirre (2016). Negotiation of meaning strategies in child EFL mainstream and CLIL settings. TESOL Quarterly  50 (4): 844-870.Abstract||PDF

  2. María del Pilar García Mayo, Ainara Imaz Agirre (2016). Task repetition and its impact on EFL children’s negotiation of meaning strategies and pair dynamics: An exploratory study. The Language Learning Journal  44: 451-466.AbstractPDF

  3. Ainara Imaz Agirre (2016). The processing of gender assignment in Spanish: does canonicity have an effect on Basque speakers?. Revista Española de Lingüística Aplicada (RESLA)  29:2: 523-543.AbstractPDF

  4. Ainara Imaz Agirre (2015). The acquisition of dative alternation in English by Spanish learners. Vigo International Journal of Applied Linguistics  : -.AbstractPDF

  5. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo (2014). Double object constructions in L3 English: An exploratory study of morphological and semantic constraints. International Journal of English Studies  14: 1-20.AbstractPDF

  6. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo (2013). Gender agreement in L3 English by Basque/Spanish bilinguals. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism  3: 413-445.AbstractPDF

Book Chapters
  1. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo (2017).Transfer effects in the acquisition of double object constructions in English as an L3.. In: L3 Syntactic Transfer: Models, New Developments and Implications, (eds. T. Angelovka & A. Hahn). Abstract

  2. Agurtzane Azkarai, Ainara Imaz Agirre (2017).Gender and Age in Child Interaction in an EFL CLIL Context: An Exploratory Study. In: Learning languages in primary school: Research insights (eds. María del Pilar García Mayo). Abstract

  3. María del Pilar García Mayo, Ainara Imaz Agirre (2016).Child EFL interaction; age, instructional setting and development. In: Researching the Complexity of Early Language Learning in Instructed Contexts (eds. Janet Enever y Eva Lindgren). Abstract

Conference Papers
  1. Ainara Imaz Agirre (2017). Exploring task repetition effects on engagement in the primary EFL classroom: an exploratory study. The Seventh International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT), Barcelona.Abstract

  2. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo (2016). Child EFL interaction: Age, instructional setting and development. Second Language Research Forum, New York.Abstract

  3. Ainara Imaz Agirre (2016). Proficiency effects in the acquisition of gender agreement in L3 English. 34 AESLA Conference, Alicante.Abstract

  4. María del Pilar García Mayo, Agurtzane Azkarai, Ainara Imaz Agirre (2015). Oral interaction among child EFL learners: the impact of task repetition on complexityb accuracy and fluency. 39th AEDEAN Conference, Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao.Abstract

  5. María del Pilar García Mayo, Ainara Imaz Agirre (2015). Task repetition and negotiation strategies in EFL child interaction. 6th International Task-based language teaching conference, Lovaina (Bélgica).Abstract

  6. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo (2015). Task repetition effects on child EFL learners’ question development. 6th International Task-based language teaching conference, Lovaina (Bélgica).Abstract

  7. Agurtzane Azkarai, Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo (2015). Task-repetition in EFL child oral interaction. Eurosla 25, Aix-en-Provence (France).Abstract

  8. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo (2015). ‘Baby is cry in she his mum arms': The acquisition of the English gender feature in foreign language classroom settings. International Symposium on Bilingualism, New Jersey (EE.UU).Abstract

  9. María del Pilar García Mayo, Ainara Imaz Agirre (2015). The impact of task repetition on EFL child interaction. XXXIII Congreso Internacional de AESLA, Madrid.Abstract

  10. Ainara Imaz Agirre (2015). La asignación del género en español como L2. XI Diálogos Quebec-Ontario sobre la Adquisición del Español, Ottawa (Canada).Abstract

  11. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo (2015). Child interaction in an EFL setting: How does task repetition impact meaning negotiation strategies?. American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL), Toronto (Canadá).Abstract

  12. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo (2015). Animacy and gender attraction effects with third person singular possessive adjectives (his/her) in L3 English. Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition, Indiana (USA).Abstract

  13. Agurtzane Azkarai, Ainara Imaz Agirre (2014). Learning English in Primary School, a matter of gender?. Language and Society Conference, Hamilton (New Zealand).Abstract

  14. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo (2014). Children and communicative tasks: Interaction at work. Early language learning, theory and practice, Umea (Sweden).Abstract

  15. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo (2014). Transfer effects in the acquisition of double object constructions in English as an L3. : 9th International Conference on Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism, Uppsala Sweden).Abstract

  16. Agurtzane Azkarai, Ainara Imaz Agirre (2014). EFL vs. CLIL learners in oral-task based interaction. Early language learning, theory and practice, Umea (Sweden).Abstract

  17. Ainara Imaz Agirre (2014). Written and oral production tasks in the acquisition of gender agreement in L2  English by L1 Spanish speakers  .. XXXII Aesla conference, Sevilla.Abstract

  18. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo (2014). Children’s task-based interaction in two EFL contexts. Georgetown University Roundtable on Language and Linguistics, Washington D.C..Abstract

  19. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo (2013). Gender agreement in L3 English: Evidence from comprehension and production data. 23 EUROSLA Conference, Amsterdam (The Netherlands).Abstract

  20. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo (2013). Gender agreement in L3 English: Evidence from online and offline measures. Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (GASLA), Gainesville (Florida).Abstract

  21. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo (2013). Double object constructions in English as a third language. XXXI International AESLA Conference, Tenerife (Spain).Abstract

  22. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo (2012). His hand?’‘her hand?’: The acquisition of gender agreement in L3 English.. XXX International AESLA Conference, Lleida (Spain).Abstract

  23. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo (2012). The acquisition of gender agreement in L3 English by Basque/Spanish bilinguals. American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL), Boston (EE.UU.).Abstract

  24. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo (2011). The acquisition of gender agreement by Basque/Spanish bilinguals. 17th meeting of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCOP 2011), Donostia/ San Sebastián.Abstract

  25. Marta Kopinska, Ainara Imaz Agirre (2011). Attitudes towards Basque standard (Euskara Batua) and dialects of Basque. XXIX AESLA International Congress, Salamanca, Spain.AbstractPDF

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Ainara Imaz Agirre's publications

Journal
  1. Agurtzane Azkarai, Ainara Imaz Agirre ( 2016 ). Negotiation of meaning strategies in child EFL mainstream and CLIL settings . TESOL Quarterly    50 (4) : 844 - 870 .Abstract||PDF

  2. María del Pilar García Mayo, Ainara Imaz Agirre ( 2016 ). Task repetition and its impact on EFL children’s negotiation of meaning strategies and pair dynamics: An exploratory study . The Language Learning Journal    44 : 451 - 466 .AbstractPDF

  3. Ainara Imaz Agirre ( 2016 ). The processing of gender assignment in Spanish: does canonicity have an effect on Basque speakers? . Revista Española de Lingüística Aplicada (RESLA)    29:2 : 523 - 543 .AbstractPDF

  4. Ainara Imaz Agirre ( 2015 ). The acquisition of dative alternation in English by Spanish learners . Vigo International Journal of Applied Linguistics    : - .AbstractPDF

  5. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2014 ). Double object constructions in L3 English: An exploratory study of morphological and semantic constraints . International Journal of English Studies    14 : 1 - 20 .AbstractPDF

  6. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2013 ). Gender agreement in L3 English by Basque/Spanish bilinguals . Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism    3 : 413 - 445 .AbstractPDF

Conference Papers
  1. Ainara Imaz Agirre ( 2017 ). Exploring task repetition effects on engagement in the primary EFL classroom: an exploratory study . The Seventh International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT) , Barcelona .Abstract

  2. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2016 ). Child EFL interaction: Age, instructional setting and development . Second Language Research Forum , New York .Abstract

  3. Ainara Imaz Agirre ( 2016 ). Proficiency effects in the acquisition of gender agreement in L3 English . 34 AESLA Conference , Alicante .Abstract

  4. María del Pilar García Mayo, Agurtzane Azkarai, Ainara Imaz Agirre ( 2015 ). Oral interaction among child EFL learners: the impact of task repetition on complexityb accuracy and fluency . 39th AEDEAN Conference , Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao .Abstract

  5. María del Pilar García Mayo, Ainara Imaz Agirre ( 2015 ). Task repetition and negotiation strategies in EFL child interaction . 6th International Task-based language teaching conference , Lovaina (Bélgica) .Abstract

  6. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2015 ). Task repetition effects on child EFL learners’ question development . 6th International Task-based language teaching conference , Lovaina (Bélgica) .Abstract

  7. Agurtzane Azkarai, Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2015 ). Task-repetition in EFL child oral interaction . Eurosla 25 , Aix-en-Provence (France) .Abstract

  8. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2015 ). ‘Baby is cry in she his mum arms': The acquisition of the English gender feature in foreign language classroom settings . International Symposium on Bilingualism , New Jersey (EE.UU) .Abstract

  9. María del Pilar García Mayo, Ainara Imaz Agirre ( 2015 ). The impact of task repetition on EFL child interaction . XXXIII Congreso Internacional de AESLA , Madrid .Abstract

  10. Ainara Imaz Agirre ( 2015 ). La asignación del género en español como L2 . XI Diálogos Quebec-Ontario sobre la Adquisición del Español , Ottawa (Canada) .Abstract

  11. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2015 ). Child interaction in an EFL setting: How does task repetition impact meaning negotiation strategies? . American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL) , Toronto (Canadá) .Abstract

  12. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2015 ). Animacy and gender attraction effects with third person singular possessive adjectives (his/her) in L3 English . Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition , Indiana (USA) .Abstract

  13. Agurtzane Azkarai, Ainara Imaz Agirre ( 2014 ). Learning English in Primary School, a matter of gender? . Language and Society Conference , Hamilton (New Zealand) .Abstract

  14. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2014 ). Children and communicative tasks: Interaction at work . Early language learning, theory and practice , Umea (Sweden) .Abstract

  15. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2014 ). Transfer effects in the acquisition of double object constructions in English as an L3 . : 9th International Conference on Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism , Uppsala Sweden) .Abstract

  16. Agurtzane Azkarai, Ainara Imaz Agirre ( 2014 ). EFL vs. CLIL learners in oral-task based interaction . Early language learning, theory and practice , Umea (Sweden) .Abstract

  17. Ainara Imaz Agirre ( 2014 ). Written and oral production tasks in the acquisition of gender agreement in L2  English by L1 Spanish speakers  . . XXXII Aesla conference , Sevilla .Abstract

  18. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2014 ). Children’s task-based interaction in two EFL contexts . Georgetown University Roundtable on Language and Linguistics , Washington D.C. .Abstract

  19. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2013 ). Gender agreement in L3 English: Evidence from comprehension and production data . 23 EUROSLA Conference , Amsterdam (The Netherlands) .Abstract

  20. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2013 ). Gender agreement in L3 English: Evidence from online and offline measures . Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (GASLA) , Gainesville (Florida) .Abstract

  21. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2013 ). Double object constructions in English as a third language . XXXI International AESLA Conference , Tenerife (Spain) .Abstract

  22. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2012 ). His hand?’‘her hand?’: The acquisition of gender agreement in L3 English . XXX International AESLA Conference , Lleida (Spain) .Abstract

  23. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2012 ). His hand?’‘her hand?’: The acquisition of gender agreement in L3 English. . XXX International AESLA Conference , Lleida (Spain) .Abstract

  24. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2012 ). The acquisition of gender agreement in L3 English by Basque/Spanish bilinguals . American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL) , Boston (EE.UU.) .Abstract

  25. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2011 ). The acquisition of gender agreement by Basque/Spanish bilinguals . 17th meeting of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCOP 2011) , Donostia/ San Sebastián .Abstract

  26. Marta Kopinska, Ainara Imaz Agirre ( 2011 ). Attitudes towards Basque standard (Euskara Batua) and dialects of Basque . XXIX Congreso Internacional AESLA , Salamanca .Abstract

  27. Marta Kopinska, Ainara Imaz Agirre ( 2011 ). Attitudes towards Basque standard (Euskara Batua) and dialects of Basque . XXIX AESLA International Congress , Salamanca, Spain .AbstractPDF

Book Chapters
  1. Ainara Imaz Agirre, María del Pilar García Mayo ( 2017 ). Transfer effects in the acquisition of double object constructions in English as an L3. . In: L3 Syntactic Transfer: Models, New Developments and Implications, (eds. T. Angelovka & A. Hahn ). Abstract

  2. Agurtzane Azkarai, Ainara Imaz Agirre ( 2017 ). Gender and Age in Child Interaction in an EFL CLIL Context: An Exploratory Study . In: Learning languages in primary school: Research insights (eds. María del Pilar García Mayo ). Abstract

  3. María del Pilar García Mayo, Ainara Imaz Agirre ( 2016 ). Child EFL interaction; age, instructional setting and development . In: Researching the Complexity of Early Language Learning in Instructed Contexts (eds. Janet Enever y Eva Lindgren ). Abstract


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