Team

Scientific and pedagogical coordination

Susana Correia
Susana Correia has a Ph.D. in Linguistics and is an Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Department of NOVA FCSH and a member of Centro de Linguística da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (CLUNL). Her research interests cover L1 and L2 acquisition and the construction and validation of language assessment tools. She conducts research in the area of phonological development, phonological awareness, language impairment and early markers of language development. [e-mail: susanacorreia@fcsh.unl.pt]

Administrative Staff

Cláudia Lavrador
Cláudia Lavrador holds a degree in Communication Sciences. She has been working at NOVA FCSH since 2013, having authored the first FCSH Student Support Manual. Cláudia has participated in several training courses for institutional internationalization in several European and Asian countries. [e-mail: cursoportugues@fcsh.unl.pt]

Teaching staff

Isabel Pessoa
Isabel Pessoa graduated in Linguistics and post-graduated in Portuguese as L1, L2 and Foreign Language. She teaches Portuguese Language and Culture Courses since 1999 at NOVA FCSH and other NOVA faculties. Isabel taught Portuguese Language, Culture and Literature at Coruña University, Spain, as Lecturer from Instituto Camões. She integrates the LAPE 4004 of the Portuguese Foreign Language Evaluation Center (CAPLE) examiners team. [e-mail: isabelcpessoa@gmail.com]

Mafalda Moço
Mafalda Moço holds a degree in Portuguese and Lusophone Studies, a Master in Portuguese Language and Culture and she is a Ph.D. student in the Portuguese as a Foreign & Second Language Program at Faculdade de Letras of Universidade de Lisboa. She teaches Portuguese Language and Culture courses at NOVA FCSH and other NOVA faculties. Mafalda is developing her research in literary studies and intercultural pedagogy. [e-mail: mafaldamoco@fcsh.unl.pt]

 

Mónica Catarino
Mónica Catarino graduated in Linguistics and post-graduated in Portuguese as L1, L2, and Foreign Language. She teaches Portuguese Language and Culture Courses since 2003 at NOVA FCSH. She taught Portuguese as Second/Foreign Language to children and adults. Mónica collaborated in international projects in the area of Portuguese as L2/Foreign Language. [e-mail: monicacatarino@fcsh.unl.pt]

Olga Heitor
Olga Heitor graduated in Linguistics and post-graduated in Portuguese as L1, L2, and Foreign Language. She has a Master degree in Linguistics, in the area of Lexicology-Lexicography and Terminology. Olga teaches Portuguese Language and Culture courses since 1999 at NOVA FCSH and other NOVA faculties. She taught Portuguese as L1, L2 and Foreign Language in public schools. She collaborates in the Research Group of Lexicology-Lexicography and Terminology of Centro de Linguística da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. She integrates the LAPE 4004 of the Portuguese Foreign Language Evaluation Center (CAPLE) examiners team. [e-mail: olgaheitor@fcsh.unl.pt]

Sandro Dias
Sandro Dias graduated in Linguistics and post-graduated in Portuguese as L1, L2, and Foreign Language. He holds a Master degree in e-Learning Management Systems. Sandro teaches in the Portuguese Language and Culture Courses since 2004 at NOVA FCSH, Portuguese Language III/IV and Portuguese for business at NOVA SBE since 2015. His research interests include Portuguese L2 Acquisition, Methods, strategies, and technologies related to teaching and learning Portuguese as L2 and Teacher’s training. [e-mail: sandrodias@fcsh.unl.pt]

Susana Martins
Susana Duarte Martins has a Ph.D. in Linguistics and is a member of the Centro de Linguística da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (CLUNL). Susana teaches Portuguese Language and Culture for Foreigners at NOVA FCSH and is a linguist project manager in an international company. Susana also conducts research in the areas of Lexicology, Lexicography, and Terminology, as well as in Text-To-Speech technology and Portuguese for Specific Purposes. She taught Portuguese L1 and Portuguese L2 for the Ministry of Education. Susana has experience and training in proofreading, creative writing, screenwriting, and journalism. [e-mail: susanaduartemartins@fcsh.unl.pt]

Collaborators

Miguel Magalhães
Miguel Magalhães graduated in Modern Languages and Literature and has a Master degree in Modern and Contemporary Literature. Miguel teaches, part-time, in the Portuguese Language and Culture Courses at NOVA FCSH. He is a Ph.D. student in Linguistics at NOVA FCSH, specializing in Text and Discourse Linguistics. Miguel participated in research projects and published papers in national and international journals. His research interests include text analysis, text mining and categorization. [e-mail: migmaglit@fcsh.unl.pt]

Carolina Gramacho
Carolina Gramacho is graduated in Linguistics at the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon (FLUL). Carolina Gramacho collaborated as FCT grantee in projects in the areas of Language Acquisition and Dialectal Prosody at Phonetics Lab and Lisbon BabyLab. Carolina Gramacho collaborated as an FCT/Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation grantee in the areas of construction and validation of language evaluation instruments at NOVA FCSH. She collaborates with Instituto Camões in the development of language evaluation instruments for specific purposes. [e-mail: cgramacho@fcsh.unl.pt]

Catarina Castro
Catarina Castro holds a Ph.D. in Foreign Languages Pedagogy from NOVA FCSH. She has worked as a visiting teacher in Díli, Berlin, and Barcelona. Catarina also develops research at CETAPS (Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies), where she integrates the research group on Applied Language Studies. [e- mail: catarina.castro@fcsh.unl.pt]

Estela Tschernutter
Estela Tschernutter has a degree in Philosophy, with a postgraduate degree in Teaching Portuguese as a Non-Native Language. After 25 years of teaching and training experience in Portuguese as a Foreign Language in Austria and Portugal, Estela has been teaching at the Portuguese Language and Culture Course at NOVA FCSH since February 2019. [estela@fcsh.unl.pt]