Maite Amondarain Garrido holds two degrees, one in Pre-primary and another in Primary Education (2010), from the International University of La Rioja (UNIR), an MA in Bilingual Education (2015) from UNIR and an MA in English Studies (OMiES, 2018) from the University of Jaén (UJA). Her former MA thesis was focused on Basque Primary students' Foreign Language Acquisition (FLA, English) through scaffolding and multiple intelligences in a CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) context; and the latter on translanguaging and multimodality in CLIL Primary Education in The Basque Country. She taught English as a FL (1998-2016) in different private language schools in Gipuzkoa (Spain), she spent a year in Cambridge (UK) as a caregiver in a British family (1999-2000) and worked in a state-assisted school for two years (2015-2017) in San Sebastian-Donostia (Gipuzkoa, Spain), where she taught CLIL subjects, among others, to Primary students. Her PhD project focuses on the analysis of the teacher's discourse from the translingual and multimodal perspectives to delve into the understanding of their pedagogical influence. The project is supervised by Dr. Mercedes Querol-Julián and Dr. Yolanda Ruiz de Zarobe.
Maite Amondarain-Garrido. Language attrition within multilinguals’ multicompetence in translingual and multimodal educational contexts: a state of the art. International Conference on Bilingualism and Interculturality: Challenges, Limits and Solutions (BIUNED18). UNED, Madrid, Spain. November 2018 || PDF
Maite Amondarain-Garrido, Mercedes Querol-Julián. “A ver, entzun ondo, eh? Listen to me, ok?”, engagement and comprehension in a CLIL early education setting: multilingual and multimodal teacher’s discourse strategies. Ist. International Seminar CLIL: Present and Future Developments in Multilingual Environments Gandia, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain. 2017 || PDF
Maite Amondarain-Garrido, Mercedes Querol-Julián. Affective dimension of additional language acquisition: methodological proposal to explore multimodal interaction. Laslab Workshop on Language Acquisition and the Second Language Classroom Vitoria-Gasteiz, University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU), Spain. 2015 || PDF
Maite Amondarain-Garrido, Mercedes Querol-Julián. Four ways to tell a story in English: influence on the oral communication of a group of pre-schoolers in the Basque Country. International Conference on Child Foreign Language Acquisition. Vitoria-Gasteiz. 2014 || PDF