Prof. López Sánchez received her B.A and PhD from the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. She has an MA from the University of Nottingham in the UK. She is an applied linguist, currently working on language education and curriculum development, and focusing particularly on a multlliteracies pedagogy. Her past work was on cross-cultural pragmatics, specifically the analysis of request behavior.
Current Research Areas
Second Language Pedagogy & Curriculum Development (in particular, Multiliteracies); Educational Linguistics; Language Policy, Linguistic Landscapes. Broad area of interest: Applied Linguistics.
Multiliteracies in World Language Education (ed.) New York: Routledge
"Advancing Multiliteracies in World Language Education". With Yuri Kumagai. In Multiliteracies in World Language Education. New York: Routledge
"Redesigning the Intermediate Level of the Spanish Curriculum Through a Multiliteracies Lens". In Multiliteracies in World Language Education. New York: Routledge
"Afterword". With Yuri Kumagai. In Multiliteracies in World Language Education. New York: Routledge
Re-Writing the Goals of Foreign Language Teaching: The Achievement of Multiple Literacies and Symbolic Competence. The International Journal of Learning, Vol 16: 29-37
Request Behavior and Communicative Styles in Peninsular Spanish and American English: A Comparison. Revista Electrónica de Lingüística Aplicada, número 9: 21-42