PhD students

Sara Chamosa Rabadán

Sara Chamosa Rabadán is a Ph.D. student in the Language Acquisition in Multilingual Settings (LAMS) program. Her work is co-supervised by María Martínez Adrián and Francisco Gallardo del Puerto (UPV/EHU). 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 Ph.D. research is devoted to the influence of form-focused instruction on the development of language awareness, namely related to the acquisition of grammatical and semantic features, 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