Language and Speech Laboratory

Victor Manteiga Montesdeoca


Víctor Manteiga Montesdeoca is a PhD student at the University of the Basque Country. His thesis is supervised by Dr. Aintzane Doiz and Dr. David Lasagabaster within the program Language Acquisition in Multilingual Settings. Since 2005, Victor has worked as a teacher of English and Spanish in public and private schools of Spain, England and Norway, where he is currently based. His educational background includes QTS of Modern Languages (2007), a MAst. in Cognitive Linguistics (2006),  and a BA in English Philology (2003).  Victor is an affiliate member of MultiLing (Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan) at University of Oslo, Norway.

 
Presentations, lectures, seminars, conferences
  • Elicitation of narratives for research on crosslinguistic influence and conceptual transfer. PhD seminar at University of Oslo, Norway. September 2018.
  • Conceptual challenges in the production of L3 Spanish by L1 Norwegian + L2 English speakers: the case of motion verbs. NoSLiP 2018, 3rd Norwegian Graduate Student Conference in Linguistics and Philology. University of Oslo, Norway. 2018. Abstract.
  • El uso de narraciones para estudiar la influencia interlingüística en la producción de aprendices noruegos de español como L3. ANPA VI, Oslo, Norway. 2017. PDF.
  • Crosslinguistic Influence in the production of L3 Spanish by L1 Norwegian + L2 English speakers. PhD seminar at University of Oslo, Norway. August 2017.
  • Conceptual Transfer in the Written Production of Spanish (L3) by Speakers of Norwegian (L1) + English (L2). A Cognitive Approach to the Study of Crosslinguistic Influence. PhD seminar at University of Oslo, Norway. March 2017.
  • An Introduction to Multilingualism. Eidsvoll Videregående Skole. Eidsvoll, Norway. 2017
  • Multilingualism in the Classroom. Setskog Oppvekstsenter, Aurskog-Høland, Norway. 2016.
  • Language and Cognition. Eidsvoll Videregående Skole. Eidsvoll, Norway. 2015.
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language. Setskog Oppvekstsenter, Aurskog-Høland, Norway. 2014.
  • Figure and Ground Distinctions in Language Use. University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. 2010.
  • A Proposal for a Cognitive Semantics Study of the Literary Atmosphere. University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. 2009.
  • The Europass Language Passport. Colegio Arenas Sur, Las Palmas, Spain. 2008.
Publications
  • Manteiga, V. (In press). El uso de narraciones para estudiar la influencia interlingüística en la producción de aprendices noruegos de español como L3. To appear in Proceedings of the VI ANPA Conference.
  • Guerra, J., Nuez Placeres, G. de la, Martín Dueñas, A., Lema Quintana, M. P., & Manteiga, V. (2009). The Real Way We Think What They Think: New Cognitive Poetics and Linguistics in the English Literature Studies (ELS) in Spain. ES: Revista de Filología Inglesa, 85–103. PDF.



Research Interests

  • Semantics
  • Second and third language acquisition
  • Bilingualism and Multilingualism
  • Crosslinguistic influence
  • Conceptual transfer
  • Code-switching and Translanguaging
  • Linguistic relativism
  • Cognitive Linguistics
  • Usage-based approaches to language acquisition