Henri holds a BA in Spanish, a MA in Bilingual Education - English as a Second Language, he also holds a second MA in English as a Foreign Language in Secondary Schools. He´s a PhD student in the Language Acquisition in Multilingual Settings programme under the supervision of Dr. Yolanda Ruiz de Zarobe.
He taught ESL as a language instructor at Houston Baptist University, San Antonio College (Texas, USA) and the Universidad Autonoma de Mexico. Henri has also worked in various kindergarten, primary and high schools both in Europe and the United States.
Henri´s dissertation focuses on the use of English as medium of instruction within the kindergarten and primary classrooms in the Basque educational system. Part of the thesis examines translanguaging by young learners while in content classes taught in English.
Bilingualism and multilingualism
Young learner language attitudes
Instructed Foreign Language Acquisition