Language and Speech Laboratory

María Iglesias


María Iglesias is a PhD student supervised by Professor Dr. María del Pilar García Mayo at the University of the Basque Country. She obtained her BA in English Studies from the University of the Basque Country (2018). She also holds an MA in Language Acquisition in Multilingual Settings from the University of the Basque Country (2020). Currently, María is working as an EFL teacher in a private language school in the Basque Country. Her PhD thesis revolves around the effect of language dominance (Spanish and Basque) and L3 proficiency  (intermediate and advanced) on the acquisition of object drop in L3 English.



Research Interests

  • The acquisition of L3 morphosyntax (object drop)
  • The effect of language dominance (Spanish and Basque)
  • The effect of L3 proficiency (English)