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Dr Carmen Rios Garcia

Senior Teaching Associate

Carmen Rios Garcia

Bowland North

Lancaster University


Lancaster LA1 4YN

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 1524 592667

Location: B72 Bowland North

Current Teaching

SPAN100: Course convenor of First Year Intensive Spanish. Teaching Oral/Aural Skills.

SPAN101: Course convenor of First Year Advanced Spanish. Teaching General and Writing Skills.

DELC215: Course convenor of Language and Identity in France, Germany and Spain. Lectures and seminars on linguistic identity in the Spanish-speaking world, with a focus on Spain.

SPAN300: Course convenor of Final Year Spanish Oral Skills. Teaching Oral/Aural seminars.

SPAN301: Course convenor of Final Year Spanish Written Skills: Teaching seminars in Translation English>Spanish.

DELC320: Dissertation supervision (not 2015-2016).

DELC310: Year Abroad dissertation.

DELC423: Course convenor of Introduction to Liaison Interpreting. Teaching Liaison Interpreting English<->Spanish.


Licenciatura en Filosofía y Letras, Especialidad de Filología Moderna (Inglés), Universidad de Murcia (Spain), 1991.

Modular MA Applied Language Studies, University of Salford, 1995.

MA English Language and Linguistics, Newcastle University, 2010.

PhD Linguistics, University of Manchester, 2003.


Metropolitan Police Test in Spanish Translation and Interpreting, Institute of Linguists, 2008.

Cert. Advanced Conference Interpreting, Heriot-Watt University, 2008.


Module 2 of the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice, Lancaster University, 2015.

Research Interests

Pragmatics, sociolinguistics, second language acquisition, interpreting. Legal, medical and literary translation.

Web Links

 Pragmatics and Stylistics Research Group (PaSTY)  http://www.ling.lancs.ac.uk/groups/pasty/index.htm

Additional Information

Resource Centre director

Routes into Languages coordinator

Departmental NSS Champion, 2015-2016


Membership of Associations

The Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland

The International Pragmatics Association

The Linguistics Association of Great Britain

The National Register of Public Service Interpreters


Other Interests and Hobbies

World cinema, jogging, meeting friends on quiz

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