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Hélène Stengers

Helene Stengers

Helene Stengers teaches Spanish and Translation and Interpreting courses at the Applied Linguistics Department of the Brije Universiteit Brussel. Her research interest lie in applied comparative linguistics (especially English and Spanish) and Foreign Language Acquisition (mainly L2 vocabulary acquisition) from a multilingual and intercultural perspective with a view to optimalize Forein Language Pedagogy as well as translation and interpreter training.
Publications
helene.stengers@ehb.be 

 

Julie Deconinck 

Julie Deconinck

Julie Deconinck teaches English at the Applied Linguistics Department of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Her research interests include instructed second language acquisition, explicit L2 vocabulary learning and teaching, phraseology, cognitive linguistics and qualitative research methods.
Publications
julie.deconinck@vub.ac.be  

 

Barbara De Groot

Barbara De Groot studied Germanic languages (English/Dutch) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.  After having obtained her Phd in Linguistics in 2005 (V.U.B.), she taught at the University of Vienna (Austria) the University of Lille (France.) Her main interests lie within second language acquisition, bilingualism and bilingual education, especially Content Language Integrated Learning (CLIL). Currently, she teaches Dutch (linguistics, academic writing, intercultural communication and text analysis) at the Applied Linguistics Department of the Erasmus University College Brussels.
Publications
barbara.de.groot@ehb.be

 

Ana María Moreno Bruna

Marie Giannone

 

 

 

External members


Frank Boers (Victoria University Wellington)

Frank Boers used to teaching EFL, EAP and linguistics at the Erasmus University College Brussels and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. Most of his recent research concerns the teaching of FL vocabulary and phraseology. He joined the Applied Linguistics Department of the  Erasmus University College Brussels in 2000, and coordinated many courses of the English training programme (EFL, ESP en EAP) and Applied Linguistics. Frank Boers is the founder of CEFLA. In 2010, he joined the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies at Victoria University in Wellington (New Zealand) as an Associate Professor. 
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June Eyckmans (University of Ghent)

June Eyckmans

June Eyckmans used to be a lecturer at the Applied Linguistics Department of the Erasmus University College Brussels and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Her research interests include FLA and FL vocabulary testing, with particular attention for multiword lexis, cognitive approaches to language learning and language learning strategies (with emphasis on cognitive styles and affective dimensions towards language and cultures) and interpreting studies (mainly the cognitive dimensions of simultaneous interpreting). June is currently affiliated to the University of Ghent (Belgium).
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Aline Godfroid (Michigan State University)

Aline Godfroid

Aline Godfroid used to be a research assistant at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Applied Linguistics Department of the Erasmus University College Brussels. Her research focuses on cognitive processes in SLA. The aim of her experiments is to contribute to the debate about the role of attention and awareness ('noticing') in L2 vocabulary learning. After finishing her PhD, Aline obtained a tenure-track position at Michigan State University (USA).
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Alexandra Rosiers (University of Ghent)

Alexandra Rosiers

Alexandra Rosiers studied English and Danish at the Applied Linguistics Department of the Erasmus University College Brussels. She joined CEFLA in 2008 and is particularly concerned with psycholinguistic analyses of interpreters’ and translators’ attitudinal profiles.
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