Rebeca Company Almagro

Rebeca Company Almagro is a PhD student in Eng­lish Applied Lin­gu­is­tics and In­ter­lan­gua­ge Prag­ma­tics at the In­sti­tu­te of Eng­lish Stu­dies. She is doing her thesis under a co-tutelle agreement with Universidad de Sevilla. She holds a first-class BA in English Studies and a MA in International Communication, Translation and Interpretation. She was a Fulbright grantee in 2017/18, when she worked as a Spanish Lecturer at Gardner-Webb University. She has several years of experience teaching English and Spanish as L2s both in Spain and abroad. Her study focuses on the pragmatic and discursive performance of Spanish students of English for the Tourism Industry when engaged in mediated service encounters. Her research interests include Second Language Acquisition, Interlanguage Pragmatics, Language Teaching Methodology, Discourse Analysis and Gender Differences.

Contact: rebeca.company@leuphana.de

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2640-9499

 

Publications:

Company Almagro, R. & Domínguez García, M.I. (forthcoming). Dinámicas de grupo en el aula de secundaria. Propuesta didáctica para mejorar el uso del inglés como lengua extranjera. Madrid: Dykinson.

Company Almagro, R. (2022a). “Hey, Can I Call You Joe?”: An Analysis of Gender Differences in Palin-Biden Clinton-Obama Debates. In A. Pardo, G. Uclés, G. Espinosa, A. Hernández, A. Carcelén & T. Córcoles (Eds.), Desarrollos teóricos y aplicaciones en la lingüística actual. Valencia: Universitat de València, 55-70.

https://roderic.uv.es/handle/10550/83032

Company Almagro, R. (2021b). “I just want to graduate!”: Proposal of Cultural Digital Activities as a Tool to Increase Motivation in the Spanish Language Lab. BELT - Brazilian English Language Teaching Journal, 12(1): 1-15.

https://revistaseletronicas.pucrs.br/index.php/belt/article/view/39800

Company Almagro, R. (2021a). British 19th-Century Balls in Pride and Prejudice: A Comparative Study. Outrageous Fortune 12(0). https://go.marybaldwin.edu/outrageousfortune/current-issue-volume-12/12-0-nonfiction/12-0-nonfiction-rebeca-company-almagro/

Company Almagro, R. (2018). The Knowledge I gained by Reading The Death of Love in the Sun Also Rises. Outrageous Fortune 10(1). https://go.marybaldwin.edu/outrageousfortune/current-issue-volume-10-1/nonfiction-10-1/rebeca-company-almagro/

 

Communications:

Martínez Burgos, L.A. & Company Almagro, R. (2022). “Material auténtico de Latinoamérica y España en el aula de ELE: una propuesta didáctica para estudiantes universitarios estadounidenses”. Presented at XXXVI Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Jóvenes Lingüistas, Universidad de Sevilla, 21st-23rd September 2022.

Company Almagro, R. (2022g). “The Review Response Genre Expanded: How students of Tourism in Germany Achieve Service Recovery”. Presented at XXXVI Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Jóvenes Lingüistas, Universidad de Sevilla, 21st-23rd September 2022.

Company Almagro, R. (2022f). “Service Recovery Online: A Study on Spanish Students of Tourism”. Presented at XX Congreso Internacional de Asociación Europea de Lenguas para Fines Específicos (AELFE), Università di Pisa, 14th-15th September 2022.

Company Almagro, R. (2022e).  “Review Response by Students of Tourism: A Corpus Linguistics Approach”. Presented at The Eleventh Bonn Applied English Linguistics Conference (Baelc11), Universtiät Bonn, 23rd-25th June 2022.

Company Almagro, R. & Domínguez García, M.I. (2022d). “Estrategias para fomentar el uso de la lengua extranjera en el aula de secundaria. Propuesta didáctica basada en tareas de grupo”. Presented at VI Congreso Internacional sobre Innovación Pedagógica y Praxis Educativa (INNOVAGOGIA VI). Online, 25th-27th May 2022.

Company Almagro, R. (2022c). “From “the hotel does not take charge” to “you will be refunded”: The effects of pragmatic instruction on dealing with L2 complaints”. Presented at Tenth International Symposium on Intercultural, Cognitive and Social Pragmatics (EPICS X), Universidad Pablo de Olavide, 23rd-25th May 2022.

Company Almagro, R. (2022b). “Procesos de recuperación del servicio: El caso de los estudiantes de Turismo”. Presented at II Congreso Anual Internacional de Estudiantes de Doctorado, Universidad Miguel Hernández, 3rd-4th February 2022.

Company Almagro, R. (2022a). “Employing TV Quiz Shows in the Spanish Lab: A Proposal to Increase L2 Students’ Motivation”. Presented at Congreso Internacional Ciencias del Lenguaje y sus Aplicaciones, Universidad de Almería, 20th-21st January 2022.

Company Almagro, R. (2021c). “How Tourism Students Respond to Online Complaints”. Presented at Linguistweets 2: the second international twitter conference on linguistics, Twitter, 5th December 2021.

Company Almagro, R. (2021b). “I really liked learning about Spain and other places in lab”: Propuesta didáctica cultural para aumentar la motivación en el laboratorio de español. Presented at XXXV Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Jóvenes Lingüistas, Universidad de Zaragoza, 11th-13th November 2020 [postponed until September 2021 due to the pandemic].

Company Almagro, R. (2021a). ““I´m so sorry for your disastrous experience at our hotel”: How Spanish students of Tourism reply to online complaints”. Presented at BAELc10 Conference, Universität Bonn, 10th-12th June 2021.

Company Almagro, R. (2019). “Gender Differences in Political Discourse: An Analysis of Palin-Biden Clinton-Obama Debates”. Presented at XXXIV Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Jóvenes Lingüistas, Universitat de València, 18th-20th September 2019.

Company Almagro, R. (2018). “Gender Differences in Political Discourse: An Analysis of Palin-Biden Clinton-Obama Debates”. Presented at Life of the Scholar Multidisciplinary Conference, Gardner-Webb University, 3rd March 2018.

 

Invited Talks:

Company Almagro, R. (2021b). “Handling complaints in the Interlanguage: A study on Moves”. Guest Talk at Leuphana Universität Lüneburg (Germany), 23rd November 2021.

Company Almagro, R. (2021a). “Music Beyond Art: The Importance of Music in Education and Language Teaching”. Guest Talk at Escuela Normal Superior Nuestra Señora de la Paz (Colombia), 17th November 2021.

 

Invited Communications:

Company Almagro, R. (2021). Analyzing the Communicative Performance of Spanish Students of English for the Tourism Industry: A Pragmatic and Discursive Perspective. Presented at PhD Linguistics Research Colloquium, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, 2nd June 2021.

Company Almagro, R. (2020). “Gender Differences in Political Discourse: An Analysis of Palin-Biden Clinton-Obama Debates”. Presented at Anglotic Conference: Students as the Centre in the Innovation Process in Languages and Communication, Universitat de València, 4th-5th February 2020.