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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 at the University of Southampton.

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 ’14, External Examiner for the Spanish Department of the School of Management Cardiff Metropolitan University, Wales and since Sept. ’17, External Examiner for Spanish Section of The Business School of Edinburgh Napier University.






Research interests


Sept ’17 – Constructing Spanish discourse.  La etiqueta en el discurso.

July ’16 to date. - “Manos a la obra”. Trabajo con textos paralelos en el aula E/LE (Español como Lengua Extranjera): Contextualización de las unidades fraseológicas, which contributes to the development of new teaching approaches based on pedagogical research in collaboration with Carmen Martín de León to develop resources geared towards teaching and learning idiomatic expression in Spanish. Joint speaker at the IV Congreso Internacional del Español en Castilla y León, Salamanca. Project under its second phase with Academic year 17-18 Southampton University Stage 5 Spanish students as participants.   Phase two in development.

October ’15 – Member of the Think Tank and Modern Languages and Linguistics Rep. for the Researching Assessment Practices Group (RAP), a cross-disciplinary initiative with a view to develop a base of good practice with regards to assessment and feedback practice in Higher Education. The “Simply better: What works in Assessment and Feedback conference” took place in Sept. ’17.

May ‘15. - Collaboration in the second phase of the Southampton Feedback Champions project run by the LLAS Centre for languages, in order to evaluate and measure the impact of a number of innovative feedback techniques used when teaching.

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 the Faculty of Medicine French and Spanish Language Selected Student Units.

Currently working in collaboration with Eladio Duque Gómez (Universidad Complutense) and Carmen Martin de León on a book to help students when organizing their texts and discourse in Spanish.

Martin De Leon, C., & Garcia 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., & Garcia 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. 

Martin De Leon, C., & Garcia 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.

Teaching and Education Responsibilities:

- Academic year ‘17-‘18, Coordinator of Spanish stage 5 (B2, C1 ECRF).

- Academic year ‘17-‘18, 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
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