Kebir Colmenero is a PhD student supervised by Professor Dr. David Lasagabaster at the University of the Basque Country. He obtained his BA in English Philology from the University of the Basque Country (2017). He also holds two masters: MA in Language Acquisition in Multilingual Settings from the University of the Basque Country (2020) and an MA in Education Training for Professional, Secondary and Language Teachers from the International University of Valencia (VIU) (2019). Kebir has worked as an EFL teacher in private language schools and also as an English teacher at schools.
He is currently working as a research assistant at LASLAB (Language and Speech Laboratory) in the University of the Basque Country. His PhD dissertation focuses on attitudes towards native and non-native speaking English and Basque teachers.
Kebir Colmenero. Reflecting on native speakerism: students’, parents’ and teachers’ preferences towards native and non-native teachers of English. Research in Anglo-American Literature, Culture and Linguistics Conference for Postgraduate and Early-Career Scholars Conference Universidad de Valladolid. 2021
Kebir Colmenero. Native and non-native speaking teachers: student, parent and teacher preferences in the Basque Country. V Jornadas de Jóvenes Investigadores en Filosofía y Ciencias del Lenguaje UAEM Madrid. 2021
Kebir Colmenero, David Lasagabaster. (in press) Enclosing native speakerism: Students’, parents’ and teachers’ perceptions of language teachers. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development :-. Abstract