Dr Gloria Chamorro
Lecturer in Applied Linguistics
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Office: Cornwallis Central 129
Office Hours: Tuesdays 10-11am
Dr Gloria Chamorro joined ELL in September 2014. She obtained her PhD in Developmental Linguistics from the University of Edinburgh in 2013 and her MA in Linguistics and TESOL from the Syracuse University in 2009. Gloria's research interests include second language acquisition, bilingualism across the lifespan, and psycholinguistics. Her PhD-research focused on L1 attrition and its effects in the processing and interpretation of structures at the syntax/pragmatics interface in Spanish near-native speakers of English.
Gloria is the project leader and coordinator of the project English Language Support for Refugees, which she established in 2016 at the University of Kent to help unaccompanied refugee minors gain the English language skills they need to integrate into their new communities and access mainstream education.back to top
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Gloria Chamorro teaches undergraduate and postgraduate modules on second language acquisition, applied linguistics, language learning and teaching and the practice of TESOL.