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Dr Mara Fuertes-Gutiérrez

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Profile: Dr Mara Fuertes-Gutiérrez

Dr Mara Fuertes-Gutiérrez

About me

Mara is a Lecturer in Spanish at the Open University, and before then was a Senior Lecturer in Spanish at Leeds Becket University for a number of years, carrying out several roles, including Period Abroad Academic Leader and Course Leader for all the Languages Full-Time Undergraduate Courses. She has held several research fellowships, including a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Manchester funded by the Spanish government, and taught Spanish at several institutions, namely the Instituto Cervantes in Manchester.

Over her career, she has received several prizes, amongst others two Undergraduate Extraordinary Academic Achievement Awards and a PhD Academic Achievement Award. In addition, she has been nominated or shortlisted for several “Achieving Excellence Awards” (granted by Leeds Beckett University) and “Golden Robes” (granted by the Student Union at Leeds Beckett University) including Innovative Teacher of the Year (2010); Course Leader of the Year (2012); Fantastic Feedback (2015); Innovative Tutor (2015); Motivator of the Year (2015); Personal Tutor (2015).


Dr Mara Fuertes-Gutiérrez's research

Anna Comas-Quinn and Mara Fuertes Gutierrez (2019-07-26) Working with online communities: translating TED Talks,

Mara Fuertes Gutierrez (2019) El español como lengua extranjera en contextos anglófonos. Propuestas para la reflexión interlingüística, In Textos. Didáctica de la Lengua y de la Literatura(84)

Mara Fuertes Gutierrez (2019) La enseñanza del subjuntivo en el aula de ELE: 1987-2017, In III International Conference on Teaching Grammar

Mara Fuertes Gutierrez (2019) Pedagogical Grammar and Spanish Subjunctive: Findings, Attainments and Challenges, Universitat de València

Zsuzsanna Bárkányi and Mara Fuertes Gutierrez (2019) Dialectal Variation and Spanish Language Teaching (SLT): Perspectives from the United Kingdom, In Journal of Spanish Language Teaching 2(6)

Antonio Briz et al. (editors) (2019) Estudios lingüísticos en homenaje a Emilio Ridruejo, Universitat de València

Fernando Rosell-Aguilar, Tita Beaven and Mara Fuertes Gutierrez (editors) (2018-06-04) Innovative Language Teaching And Learning At University: Integrating Informal Learning Into Formal Language Education,

Anna Comas-Quinn, Mara Fuertes Gutierrez and Lou McGill (2017-04-06) ‘An interest in translation and a great addition to the CV!’ An evaluation of learners’ experiences of an online volunteering task, In OER17: The Politics of Open, The Open University

Tita Beaven, Mara Fuertes Gutierrez and Anna Motzo (2017) The Language Exchange Programme: plugging the gap in formal learning,

Mara Fuertes Gutierrez (2015) Lo que se sabe de Hervás: ideas lingüísticas, errores y revitalización de su figura en el marco de la historiografía lingüística, In Estudios de Lingüística del Español(36)

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