Pilar Aguado

Pilar Aguado
University of Murcia | UM · Department of English Philology

English Studies

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October 1990 - present
University of Murcia
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  • Tenured Lecturer

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Publications (24)
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Data-driven learning (DDL) is a learner-focused approach which promotes language learners’ discovery of linguistic patterns of use and meaning by examining extensive samples of attested uses of language. Despite the emergence of mobile-assisted language learning (MALL) and its affordances, i.e. individualization and personalization, the potential o...
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Combined with the ubiquity and constant connectivity of mobile devices, and with innovative approaches such as Data-Driven Learning (DDL), Natural Language Processing Technologies (NLPTs) as Open Educational Resources (OERs) could become a powerful tool for language learning as they promote individual and personalized learning. Using a questionnair...
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Combined with the ubiquity and constant connectivity of mobile devices, and with innovative approaches such as Data-Driven Learning (DDL), Natural Language Processing Technologies (NLPTs) as Open Educational Resources (OERs) could become a powerful tool for language learning as they promote individual and personalized learning. Using a questionnair...
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Research has shown that immigrants tend to be negatively constructed in the discourse of the media. In the context of the EU, British newspapers reportedly offer largely negative or partial constructions of these individuals. These representations contribute to jeopardizing the integration of this group of people, as their social construction refle...
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This survey seeks to explore the spread and take­up of language, and/or text, processing technologies for language learning across Europe.
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Much of the research into language learners' use of corpus resources has been conducted by means of indirect observation methodologies, like questionnaires or self-reports. While this type of study provides an excellent opportunity to reflect on the benefits and limitations of using corpora to teach and learn language, the use of indirect observati...
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Teaching translation strategies has become a relevant part of university translation courses. Strategies, such as those outlined by Mona Baker, are useful in different ways. First, they help solve equivalence problems; second, they favour translation-as-a-process awareness and, third, they present students with opportunities to discuss and reflect...
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The stage directions of The Tempest Act IV have, as many other fragments of Shakespeare's works, been subjected to editorial intervention since the editors of the 18 th century first altered the Folio stage directions. There are six directions in Act IV that show differences with respect to the original. All of them were initially modified by the 1...
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En: Lenguaje y textos La Coruña 2002, n. 20; p. 117-126 Se pone de manifiesto las dificultades surgidas al intentar programar la asignatura de 'Segunda Lengua y su Literatura: Inglés', y se presentan dos planteamientos distintos para su programación. El primero corresponde a una metodología integrada (la lengua se enseña a través de los textos lite...
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La escritura como proceso supone una alternativa para quien se acerca a un texto sin mucha experiencia en la redacción académica. Aunque existen en el mer-cado un gran número de estupendos manuales monográ-ficos dedicados al tema, su simple manejo supone una ardua tarea para los escritores ajenos al mundo acadé-mico. El móvil de este trabajo es pon...
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Drawing conclusions, comparing and contrasting, defining, explaining reasons and purposes, speculating and verifying, inferring and implying and other patterns of writing organisation, are the very matter of communication, whether in the form of everyday conversation or more highly specialised uses of language. These functions of language could be...
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Core English language is probably the most important subject in English Studies. Consequently, the design and implementation of the syllabus has to be carefuUy prepared. However, we have very tight timetabling, many students, and a very heterogeneous level as far as their command of the language is concerned. This paper aims to determine language á...

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TELL-OP is a Strategic Partnership that seeks to promote the take-up of innovative practices in European language learning (Data Driven Learning, DDL) by supporting personalised learning approaches that rely on the use of ICT & OERs. It brings together the knowledge & expertise of European stakeholders in the fields of language education, corpus & applied linguistics, e-learning & knowledge engineering in order to promote cooperation & contribute to unleash the potential behind already available web 2.0 services. Our aim is to promote the personalised e-learning of languages in the contexts of higher & adult education, in particular, through mobile devices. Visit our website at https://www.tellop.eu/