Maria Alcantud-Diaz

Maria Alcantud-Diaz
University of Valencia | UV · Department of Language and Literature Teaching

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Los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) constituyen un conjunto de objetivos, metas e indicadores universales que los países miembros de Naciones Unidas emplearán para enmarcar sus políticas de desarrollo en los próximos quince años. La Educación ocupa un lugar central en la consecución de la Agenda 2030, el ODS 4 es el de educación de calidad...
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Many of the world’s languages and cultures are endangered by current globalisation and because of historical reasons, and suffer constant (post)colonial, political, economic and social pressures. Thus, different official organisations such as UNESCO have expressed their concern and launched initiatives for the maintenance of linguistic and cultural...
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Philippine folklore manifests the richness of Filipino creativity, the depth of the Filipino soul and the complexity of the Filipino identity. Being a nation of more than 7,100 islands, it is easy to imagine how the pre-colonial tribes prided themselves of the customs and rituals that distinguished them from one another. This profound sense of iden...
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Much more than an Archipelago... Tales from the Philippines is much more than a compilation of traditional tales: it is a traveller’s book, a window open to the world. When opening and going across this bintana, the reader-traveller must travel light, since there is no room for hurry or preconceived notions in their suitcase: only excitement, curio...
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is article makes explicit the importance of the relationship between multilingual, literary and intercultural education, Education for Development and Service-Learning. It is focu- sed on the case of the project TALIS in Spain and its e orts to implement Task Based Learning and cooperative methodologies. As a result, we can bring forward that it sh...
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This article analyses 40 community digital stories drawing upon the principles of corpus-based critical discourse studies (Baker et al., 2008). The stories are analysed with the intention of testing if they may be classified as examples of socio-political digital stories. Socio-political digital stories are described here as a tool that individuals...
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Creative writing has been considered as a way to play with language, a way to enjoy literature through the adoption of the writer’s role. This activity is regularly played also at schools intending to develop children and young people’s literary and linguistic being usually appreciated by this audience. Nowadays also adults use to be fond of this k...
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The new perspective of the European Higher Education Area involves new methodologies which foster the information and communication technologies (ICTs). Educating (i.e. teaching and learning) by means of the European Credits Transfer System (ECTS) produced some very significant changes in issues such as “permanent learning and active learning” (Bar...
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El presente artículo expone una experiencia de formación de maestros, aún en marcha, realizada en la escuela Indielou a las afueras de Bamako (Malí). A través de un taller de escritura creativa con profesorado y alumnado, desarrollamos una semana de formación en torno a la lectura y la escritura, pero también en torno a bases didácticas ampliamente...
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Este artículo describe una propuesta de innovación docente basada en la corriente educativa de la Educación para el Desarrollo, así como la mejora de Competencia Comunicativa en L2 y de las Competencias Literarias e Interculturales por medio de un taller diseñado para tal fin. El propósito de este artículo es doble: por un lado mostrar las posibili...
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The main purpose of this article is to describe the experience achieved when implementing the practical classes of English for Tourism so as to bridge the gap between the professional world of the tourism industry and what students learn at the university. In this article we will first introduce the concept of Digital Storytelling (Lambert (1997),...
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The objective of this article is twofold: firstly, to provide a critical review of an assortment of articles and web pages that report on the use of literary audio books, their contribution towards language learning, the way in which they promote children’s creativity and imagination and their role in contemporary children’s literature. Secondly, t...
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We obtain some of our first organized accounts of human action through folk and fairy tales,through their participants. It is by means of these stories that we make ourselves acquainted with the social world that surround us. This paper analyses the role of the main participants and the processes they carry out ina selected corpus of 22 tales of th...
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La enseñanza de la gramática va más allá de unas simples normas, según Halliday (1987: 101) es un medio de representar estructuras basadas en la experiencia puesto que facilita la representación mental de algún aspecto de la realidad para así conseguir darle sentido. El presente artículo propone el uso de las imágenes incluidas en colección de cuen...
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One of the foremost goals of the European Framework of Reference for Language Teaching is the development of professional competences, which requires substantial modifications in the teaching and learning process, even as early as primary and secondary school. The motivation for the conception of this article is to display a report of strategies de...
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Code-Switching is a phenomenon in which “speakers rely on juxtaposition of grammatically distinct subsystems to generate conversational inferences” according to Gumperz (1982:97). The broad use of code-switching in diverse contexts and with at least two languages in contact has made this linguistic device be one of the most studied behavioural feat...
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The main aim of this article is to discuss the results achieved after investigating the presence of violence in the Grimm brothers¿ Cinderella with the intention of finding out what kind of processes predominate in this tale and whether they can be related to violent actions. The analysis involved firstly, a study of the frequency and concordances...
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The possible harmful effects of advertising in magazines aimed at teenagers have not lost relevance. Thus the aim of this article is to explore the linguistic characteristics used as foregrounding devices in a corpus of English advertisements aimed at teenagers. My underlying premise is that some linguistic messages or images convey information whi...
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The purpose of this article is to carry out a corpus-based study on the presence of violence in a selection of eight tales by the Grimm's Brothers by looking at the terms which can be said to relate to the semantic field of violence. More specifically, this study will analyse a selection of eight tales in which the frequency of the words cut, dead...
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El propósito de este artículo es ilustrar una de las posibles aplicaciones del relato digital educativo a través de un ejemplo concreto. En la primera parte se describen algunos elementos de esta nueva herramienta didáctica enfatizando el hecho de que es una herramienta innovadora, motivadora y llena de posibilidades que combina aspectos de la narr...

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To study violence in folk children's literature like the one collected by the Grimm Brothers