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Dr Raquel Guirardello-Damian

Dr Raquel Guirardello-Damian

Dr Raquel Guirardello-Damian
MSc(Campinas), PhD(Rice)

Language Tutor

Area of research

Portuguese language; Brazilian Indigenous languages and cultures

15 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TE
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Research summary

My research interests concentrate on two main areas: (1) Portuguese Language. In this area, my main interests are: applied linguistics and intercultural communication; semantics and pragmatics; translation studies; the use of Portuguese in the Brazilian media; (2) Brazilian Indigenous Languages and Cultures. In this area, my fields of interest are: anthropological linguistics and descriptive studies; language contact; endangered languages documentation; typology.

I am interested in various aspects related to the teaching of Portuguese, both as a foreigner and a heritage language. Another focus of interest is the morphosyntax and pragmatics of Portuguese (both Brazilian and European). I also explore the ...

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Biography

I completed a BA and MA in Linguistics at the State University of Campinas/Unicamp (Brazil) and a Ph.D. in Linguistics at Rice University (Texas, USA).

I am linked to the Grupo de Estudos de Línguas Indígenas (GELIG) at Museu Emílio Goeldi in Brazil.

 

Some Links

Museu da Língua Portuguesa (São Paulo, Brazil)

http://www.museudalinguaportuguesa.org.br/

Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa 

http://www.cplp.org/

Associação Brasileira de Linguística

http://www.abralin.org/site/

Grupo de Estudos de Línguas Indígenas (GELIG) - Museu Emílio Goeldi

http://saturno.museu-goeldi.br/lingmpeg/portal/?page_id=476

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