PhD students

Sara Chamosa-Rabadán

Sara Chamosa-Rabadán is a PhD student in the Language Acquisition in Multilingual Settings (LAMS) program. She holds a Formación del Profesorado Universitario (Training for University Teachers) 2022 fellowship, from the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities. Her work is co-supervised by María Martínez Adrián (University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU) and Francisco Gallardo del Puerto (University of Cantabria, UC). She holds a BA in Modern Languages: English from the University of León (ULE, 2020) and an MA in Teacher Training for Secondary Education, Baccalaureate, Vocational Training and Language Teaching (ULE, 2022). She has also been trained as an Expert in Digital Humanities at the UNED (2021). She has been awarded the BA and the MA Prize for Academic Achievement. In addition, she was posted as a Training and Development Specialist at a multinational company in Amsterdam and Strasbourg (2020 – 2021). Her PhD research is devoted to form-focused instruction and metalinguistic awareness, namely related to the acquisition of modal verbs, in primary and secondary education.

Research Interests

  • The acquisition of grammar and semantics
  • Language awareness and focus on form
  • Cross-linguistic influence
  • Impact of task modality and type on language learning
  • Impact of individual differences on language learning

Conference Papers