PhD students

Kebir Colmenero

Kebir Colmenero is a PhD student supervised by Professor David Lasagabaster at the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Spain. He obtained his BA in English Philology from the UPV/EHU and he holds an MA in Language Acquisition in Multilingual Settings from UPV/EHU and an MA in Education Training for Professional, Secondary and Language Teachers from the International University of Valencia . Kebir works as an EFL teacher in schools in Spain and as a research assistant at Language and Speech Laboratory in UPV/EHU. His PhD dissertation focuses on attitudes towards native and non-native speaking English and Basque teachers. He has presented his work at different international conferences (Saarbrucken International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and All-Ireland Research Conference on Immersion Education) and has recently published some papers together with Professor David Lasagabaster in international journals. His research interests include native speakerism, minority language teaching and learning, bilingualism, multilingualism, language attitudes and motivation.

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