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Miss Lizbeth  Morales Berlanga B.A, M.A

Postgraduate Research Student

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Lizbeth Morales Berlanga is a Postgraduate Research in Modern Languages at the University of Southampton.

Postgraduate Researcher from the Modern Languages department, with strong skills in language teaching and assessment, qualitative research, conference organisation and public speaking.

Working in the Tourism and Hospitality business provided me with skills in business management, administration, marketing, event planning, logistics and languages, which I have applied through my professional development and experience as a researcher and as a teacher of foreign languages (Spanish and English).

Conferences

2017

- ‘Assessing Speaking: The Importance of Proving Validity in Assessment’ (Poster presentation at the University of Northampton, UK for the BAAL Conference, Testing, Evaluation & Assessment SIG: Innovations in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) assessment).

- ‘Assessing speaking: Validity and quality Assurance in Language Testing’ (Oral presentation at the University of Durham, UK for the XV Symposium of Mexican Studies and Students in The UK)

2018

- ‘An Investigation of Assessment Practices In EMI Mexican Programmes’ (Oral presentation at the University of Huelva, Spain for The International Conference on Quality Of Bilingual Programs In Higher Education)

- ‘Language Assessment in English as Medium of Instruction Universities’ (Oral presentation at Zhejiang University of Technology, China for their Academic Week of The College of Foreign Languages)

- ‘The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation and the Impact on Language Policies in Higher Education in Mexico’ (Oral presentation at Zhejiang University faculty of International Studies, China for the conference ‘Global Flows: Movement and Mobility in Humanities Research’)

Grants and Awards

2019

Recipient of the Assessment Research Award (ARAGS) British Council

Publications

González, E. F., Zheng, Y., De la Garza-Cano , R., & Morales-Berlanga, L. (2021). The Mexican Scale of Languages: stakeholders’ voices of its socio-political impact. Argentinian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 9(1), 92-105. https://ajal.faapi.org.ar/ojs-3.3.0-5/index.php/AJAL/article/view/14

https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/449577/

Qualifications

B.A Tourism and Business

M.A Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching

Research interests

Language Teaching and Assessment, English Medium Instruction (EMI), Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)

PhD Supervision

Main Supervisor; Dr. Ying Zheng
Second Supervisor Dr. Glyn Hicks

PhD research

PhD Candidate,
In my present research: 'Exploring Assessment Practices of EMI Teachers in Mexican Universities'
My objective is to explore the relationship between language and content learning using assessment as a tool to enhance learning.

Affiliate research groups

Language Teaching and Assessment, Special Interest Group in Language Teaching and Assessment (SIGLTA), UK Association for Language Teaching and Assessment (UKALTA)

I am currently collaborating with the coordination of ‘Language Opportunity’ as a Spanish as a Foreign Language teacher.

Miss Lizbeth Morales Berlanga
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