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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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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)

Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa

Associação Brasileira de Linguística

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

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