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).

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