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Ms Cristina Garcia Hermoso 

Senior Teaching Fellow

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Ms Cristina Garcia Hermoso is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Modern Languages and Linguistics (MLL) at the University of Southampton and Senior Tutor for Pastoral Affairs at MLL.

Cristina graduated from Universidad Complutense of Madrid in 1991 with a degree in Modern Languages. Since then, she has taught at various institutions in the state and private sector. Cristina joined Southampton University in 2007. In July 2015, Cristina qualified as Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), after completing the course in the Professional Recognition of Educator Practice Framework (PREP). In July 2016, Cristina was awarded the Second prize for the ELE teacher of the year 2015, for the project "Manos a la obra", (in collaboration with Carmen Martín de León), working with parallel texts. In November 2012, Cristina received a staff achievement award in recognition of contribution to Santander Language Courses at the University of Southampton.  

Since Sept. ’17, External Examiner for Spanish Section of The Business School of Edinburgh Napier University.

Research interests

PEDAGOGICAL RESEARCH

Sept ‘17 – April ’19:  Constructing Spanish discourse.  Working on creating teaching and learning materials to help students develop skills and strategies to produce coherent texts in the Spanish language. “Palabras clave para organizar textos en español”: La etiqueta en el discurso.

July ‘16 to date:  Working on a pedagogical research project in collaboration with Carmen Martín de León, which contributes to the development of resources geared towards teaching and learning idiomatic expression in Spanish. Project under its second phase with Academic year 17-18 and 18-19 Southampton University Stage 5 Spanish students as participants.  

 “Manos a la obra”: Trabajo con textos paralelos en el aula E/LE (Español como Lengua Extranjera): Contextualización de las unidades fraseológicas. Joint speaker at the IV Congreso Internacional del Español en Castilla y León, (E/LE 2016) FIAPE, Salamanca, Spain (July 2016).

“Creando contextos”: Gamificación para niveles altos en la clase E/LE - Gamification for higher levels in the Spanish Language Classroom. Joint speaker at the V Congreso Internacional del Español en Castilla y León, (E/LE 2018) FIAPE, Salamanca, Spain (June 2018).

Leadership, Management and Engagement Responsibilites:

- Since Sept. ‘15, Senior Tutor, Pastoral Affairs for all Modern Languages and Linguistics UG students; supervision for 45 Personal Academic Tutors offering academic and pastoral support to 600 undergraduate students.

- Outreach activities: Open days, visits to schools, able linguist day contributions.

 

- Previous Academic years:

March ‘13-Sept. ‘15, Coordinator for the intensive Spanish, German and Portuguese language courses sponsored by Banco Santander.

Sept ’12 -Sept. ‘15, Erasmus for Spain Coordinator.

Sept ‘12-Sept. ‘15, Coordinator for Medicine, French and Spanish Language Selected Student Units.

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- DUQUE, E, MARTÍN DE LEÓN, C y GARCÍA HERMOSO, C (2019) Palabras Clave para organizar textos en español. Routledge. (United Kingdom)

10 chapters with tips and techniques presented with brief theoretical explanations and accompanied by practical activities which help students when organizing their texts and discourse in Spanish.  The activities are aligned to the learning outcomes of CLS Southampton Spanish Language stages 4 and 5 (equivalent to reaching Levels B2/C1 of the Common European Framework).

Book:

  • DUQUE, E, MARTÍN DE LEÓN, C y GARCÍA HERMOSO, C (2019) Palabras Clave para organizar textos en español. Routledge. (United Kingdom)

Paper:

  • MARTÍN DE LEÓN, C. y GARCÍA HERMOSO, C. (2016). “Manos a la obra” – trabajo con textos paralelos en el aula E/le: contextualización de las unidades fraseológicas.

Teaching materials:

Martin De León, C., & García Hermoso, M. (2016). El Mundo de Custodio I Fichas de lectura, Guía para el profesor. In El Mundo de Custodio I Fichas de lectura, clave para el profesor Madrid, ES: Editorial Verbum.

Martín de León, C., & García Hermoso, C. (2016). El Mundo de Custodio I: Fichas de lectura para los últimos cursos de Educación Primaria. In El Mundo de Custodio I: Fichas de lectura para los últimos cursos de Educación Primaria (pp. 1-9). Madrid, Spain: Verbum Editorial. 

Martín De León, C., & García Hermoso, C. (2016). El Mundo de Custodio II, fichas de lectura para Educación Secundaria. In El Mundo de Custodio II, fichas de lectura para Educación Secundaria (pp. 1-12). Madrid, ES: Editorial Verbum.

Martin De Leon, C., & Garcia Hermoso, C. (2016). El Mundo de Custodio II, fichas de lectura para Educación Secundaria. Guía para el profesor. In El Mundo de Custodio II, fichas de lectura para Educación Secundaria. Clave para el profesor (pp. 1-20). Madrid, ES: Editorial Verbum.

Book

Conference

Teaching and Education Responsibilities:

  • Academic year ‘18-‘19, Coordinator of Spanish stage 5 (B2, C1 ECRF).
  • Academic year ‘18-‘19, Teacher of Spanish stages 3 and 4, and of Public Service Interpreting.

 

  • Thesis Supervisor for students of MA Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching.
  • Year Abroad Investigative Project (YARP) Supervisor for UG, Y3, students on their year abroad in a Spanish Speaking country.
  • Across language Moderator for YARPs in French and Spanish.
Ms Cristina Garcia Hermoso
Cristina G. Hermoso
Senior Tutor Modern Languages and Linguistics - Pastoral Support
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
University of Southampton
Building 65, Room 3051, Avenue Campus
Southampton SO17 1BF

Tel: +44 (0) 2380 59 5411
Email: C.Garcia-Hermoso@soton.ac.uk

Room Number: 65/3051

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