Carmem Mackle

Carmem Mackle


I completed an MA in Applied Linguistics and ELT at the University of East Anglia in 1998 with a thesis on Language Acquisition. I taught Portuguese at the Languages for All department at the University of York from 1999 to 2012. In 2009 I joined the SPLAS department at the University of Leeds.

Research interests

Reflective learning; Cognitive grammar; process writing approach.

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  • MA in Applied Linguistics and ELT

Student education

My responsibilities involve teaching and coordination of  Portuguese Language modules from beginners to advanced level;creation and adaption of teaching materials, creation of assessments and final exams; personal tutoring.

Research groups and institutes

  • The Camões Centre for Portuguese Language
  • Fusão
  • Language pedagogy