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Ms Miriam Munoyerro

Biography

Miriam Munoyerro, originally from Ávila (Spain), joined the School of Modern Languages of the University of Bristol as Lectora in September 2008.

She started teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language after finishing her degree at the University of Salamanca in 2004.

She graduated in English at the University of Salamanca (2004) and also completed the Primer Ciclo of Spanish Studies in the same university, taking courses such as la Enseñanza del español como lengua extranjera (Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language) and Applied Linguistics.

In 2005 she finished a MA in Tourism and Touristic Business in the University of Barcelona, CETT and she worked as an English teacher for workers in the touristic sector. 

In 2006 she completed her PGCE (CAP, University of Salamanca), and in the same year, she started teaching Spanish at different language schools and other institutions in Spain and abroad.

In 2007 she obtained the Qualified Teacher Status in the UK.

She has experience teaching different levels of Spanish for both general and specific purposes, as well as being involved with the unit Language Through Theatre and the project T.A.L.L.E.R in the past. She also co-founded the magazine Pensador and help with the development of other theatrical projects in the department.

From 2009 to 2012 she researched in the field of Spanish Literature, MLitt Postgraduate Degree in Post-Civil War Spanish Literature. In 2012, she also completed the Primer Ciclo of the MA in Applied Linguistics in teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language (Nebrija University, Madrid). 

She co-organized the Semana Cultural Week in HIPLA from 2008 until 2013. In March 2012, she co-organized the HIPLA activities in the Discover event. This event is organized by the University of Bristol’s Centre for Public Engagement.

For three consecutive years, she took part in a successful event called Language Day that was established/created to promote widening participation

She has been a speaker in different conferences such as the First Colloquium on Innovation in Modern Languages Education and she has participated in the initiative called Languages for the Future in 2014.