Raquel Sánchez Ruiz

Raquel Sánchez Ruiz
University of Castilla-La Mancha · Departamento de Filología Moderna

PhD in English Linguistics

About

35
Publications
20,252
Reads
How we measure 'reads'
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Learn more
124
Citations
Introduction
Dr Raquel Sánchez Ruiz currently works at the Departamento de Filología Moderna (Inglés), Faculty of Education in Albacete, University of Castilla-La Mancha. Raquel does research in Political Communication, Pragmatics and Rhetoric, as well as in learning/acquisition of a foreign language, CLIL and ELT.

Publications

Publications (35)
Article
Full-text available
(Open Access) English as a lingua franca (ELF) is a well-known concept for English used as an international contact language among people from diverse linguacultural backgrounds. Using a questionnaire, we explored the attitudes of Spanish and Swedish pre-service primary school teachers towards English and its users after their collaboration on a vi...
Preprint
Full-text available
English as a lingua franca, or ELF is a well-known concept referring to English used as a contact language among people from different linguistic backgrounds. ELF users are thus people using English as ELF. This study investigated the ELF user attitudes of pre-service teachers from Spain and Sweden, towards English and its users. From the convergen...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Los grados de Maestro en Educación Infantil y Maestro en Educación Primaria, este último tanto en su versión en castellano como en la titulación en lengua inglesa, de la Facultad de Educación de Albacete incluyen tanto un Prácticum I (18 ECTS) como un Prácticum II (24 ECTS). El Prácticum I se desarrolla en el primer cuatrimestre (de septiembre a di...
Article
Full-text available
Technology is ubiquitous in the educational field nowadays. Augmented Reality is one of the emerging technologies with more potential in educational contexts in the mid-term. The purpose of this study is to evaluate if the use of Augmented Reality in early childhood education improves the learning of English as a foreign language, increases pupils’...
Article
The present study firstly assesses how students can develop and improve the skills of listening and reading through personalized feedback. Secondly, it evaluates the motivational effects of the use of Audience Response Systems (ARS) in English lessons in comparison with the lessons where these electronic devices are not used. In three sessions, 68...
Article
Full-text available
El objetivo de este artículo es analizar las estrategias y recursos de persuasión y manipulación que se emplean en la propaganda política de las películas de la trilogía Divergente. Mención especial recibe la segunda, Insurgente, pues el estallido de la guerra entre las diversas facciones políticas e ideológicas es caldo de cultivo de estrategias p...
Chapter
Figurative language is key in the political sphere as it allows speakers to present, mask, restructure, share or reject ideas, opinions, values and beliefs in a positive or negative way and so has an impact on society by persuading the reader and reproducing ideologies. Under these premises, the present chapter has two aims: first, to reveal the ro...
Article
This paper aims to compare de Blasio’s and Quinn’s programs for 2013 New York Mayoral Elections to reveal their rhetoric and figurative language as a means of persuasion in political campaigns. This along with their backgrounds, appearance and previous supports will disclose some key points contributing to de Blasio’s victory. As this study focuses...
Article
Full-text available
Taboos occur in everyday life as part of language and culture. One typical way of addressing them is through euphemism; however, sometimes the taboo is broken in informal, interpersonal or joking situations in phenomena like friendly banter or playing the dozens. With this in mind, this article aims to analyze the linguistic resources employed in t...
Article
Full-text available
The European Recommendation on Key Competences for Lifelong Learning (2006) advocates communication in both the mother tongue and the foreign language as an essential learning strategy for citizens in a knowledge-based society. In Spanish education, linguistic competence has been widely developed and researched. However, the Common European Framewo...
Chapter
This chapter analyses the trends in education innovation regarding English as a foreign language from three different perspectives: in Europe, in Spain and in Castilla-La Mancha
Article
Full-text available
Bilingual education has become an education innovation and research trend in the last ten years. In fact, it is a priority in the current education system. Therefore, training centres, such as Faculties of Education, must provide students with the necessary tools and knowledge to become professional teachers in plurilingual and pluricultural enviro...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Castilla-La Mancha has always supported bilingual education, in line with both the European and national legal regulations. The Faculty of Education in Albacete has always tried to cater for future Primary teachers' needs since the creation of the first pilot project in CLIL training in 2005 until the implementation of the bilingual programme, whic...
Article
Full-text available
A la vista de las políticas tanto europeas y nacionales como regionales que priorizan el plurilingüismo en la educación desde las etapas más tempranas, las Facultades de Educación han de dar respuesta a dichas necesidades en la formación de los futuros maestros. Teniendo en cuenta que Castilla-La Mancha es una de las comunidades autónomas que más h...
Article
Full-text available
El eufemismo y el disfemismo aparecen frecuentemente en la comunicación política, pues el primero es un maquillaje lingüístico para el engaño y la distorsión de la realidad (Rodríguez González 1991: 90) mientras que el segundo destaca los atributos más peyorativos del tabú para ofender (Crespo-Fernández 2015: 2). Partiendo de ahí he analizado ambos...
Article
Full-text available
The importance of the English language in today’s Education system is beyond doubt. Bearing in mind that the Spanish Educational Authorities and regulations advocate the Communicative Approach, this study shows the origin, evolution and results of an innovation project carried out in the English classes at the 4th, 5th and 6th grades of Primary in...
Article
Full-text available
This paper analyses evaluative adjectives in George Ridpath’s political writings during the War of the Spanish Succession (1710-1713), in a corpus which comprises two journals, four years and 291 numbers, with the purpose of examining how this author used language as a weapon to shape and manipulate Great Britain’s public opinion during the Stuart...
Article
Full-text available
The popularity of Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy is beyond doubt. This great impact has also been reflected on academic literature dealing with the novel from different perspectives. However, while there is substantial research on the novels, little attention has been paid to the author’s usage of language. Bearing in mind that erotic stories are a c...
Article
Full-text available
School teasing, abuse, violence, harassment and bullying unfortunately have become a current topic and have even been promoted by the use of new technologies. Although their prevention and processing may be difficult, it is necessary to join the efforts of parents, teachers, and education staff, in short, the whole educational community so as to cr...
Article
Full-text available
En su discurso de aceptación tras su reelección como Presidente de los Estados Unidos de 7 de noviembre de 2012, Barack Obama agradecía a la Primera Dama su apoyo incondicional. La prensa internacional se hacía eco de hasta qué punto la afirmación traspasaba el plano de lo personal y la mera fórmula protocolaria, dada la gran implicación activa de...
Article
Full-text available
This paper seeks to show the evolution and results of a task-ased project, carried out in groups in the framework of a class of Education university students, consisting of the cooperative creation of homemade subtitled English-speaking films of approximately five minutes each aimed at children. Their assessment was based not only on their proposal...

Network

Cited By

Projects

Projects (2)
Archived project
eTwinning in Higher Education