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Dr Carmen Rios Garcia

Dr Carmen Rios Garcia

Senior Teaching Associate

Bowland North
Lancaster University
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 1524 592667
Location: B72 Bowland North

Current Teaching

SPAN 100/101: First Year Spanish Language Intensive/Advanced (course convenor)

DELC 215: Language and Identity in France, Germany and Spain (course convenor)

SPAN 300/301: Final Year Spanish Language: Oral and Written Skills (course convenor): Translation English-Spanish

DELC 310: Year Abroad

DELC 320: Dissertation supervision


Licenciatura en Filosofía y Letras, Especialidad de Filología Moderna (Inglés), Universidad de Murcia (Spain)

Modular MA Applied Language Studies, University of Salford

MA English Language and Linguistics, Newcastle University

PhD Linguistics, University of Manchester

Metropolitan Police Test in Spanish Translation and Interpreting, Institute of Linguists

Cert. Advanced Conference Interpreting, Heriot-Watt University

Research Interests

Pragmatics, sociolinguistics, second language acquisition, interpreting.

Web Links

 Pragmatics and Stylistics Research Group (PaSTY)

Additional Information

Resource Centre supervisor

Routes into Languages coordinator


Membership of Associations

The Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland

The Linguistics Association of Great Britain

The International Pragmatics Association

The National Register of Public Service Interpreters

Other Interests and Hobbies

World cinema, jogging, meeting friends on quiz


Discourse anaphora in Peninsular Spanish interactions: signalling alignment through anaphor selection

Rios Garcia, C. 01/2011 In: Journal of Pragmatics. 43, 1, p. 183-197 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article


Islands in the stream of Spanish-English contact in the USA

Rios Garcia, C., Young-Scholten, M. & Scholten, B. 2010

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster


Spanish Pragmatics, by R. Márquez and M. E. Placencia

Rios Garcia, C. 05/2007 In: International Journal of Iberian Studies . 20, 1, p. 85-87 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review


Anaphoric repair in Spanish conversation

Rios Garcia, C. 2005 Antes y después del Quijote, en el cincuentenario de la Asociación de Hispanistas de Gran Bretaña e Irlanda, Valencia, 2005.. Valencia: Biblioteca Valenciana, p. 473-486 14 p.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsPaper


Cómo escribir bien en español. Manual de Redacción, by G. Reyes

Rios Garcia, C. 2000 In: Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. 77, p. 291 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review


Hedges and all that: is vagueness translatable?

Rios Garcia, C. 1997 In: Babel. 43, 1, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article


Newspaper Spanish: a vocabulary of administrative and commercial idiom, by Ch. Kelly, M. Lunati and C. Redknap

Rios Garcia, C. 1995 In: Donaire. 5, p. 84-85 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review


¿Qué hace, exactamente, el traductor jurídico?

Cano Mora, V., Rios Garcia, C. & Hickey, L. 1994 In: Livius: Revista de Estudios de Traducción . 5, p. 25-38 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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