Research: A cross-cultural study of refusals to invitations and last-minute cancellations in Italian, European Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese
- 1st November 2023 – ongoing
PhD in Linguistics (curriculum General and Applied Linguistics), University of Rome “La Sapienza” - University of Roma Tre.
My research project investigates refusals to invitations and last-minute cancellations in Italian, European Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese. The aim is to collect and compare three different corpora in order to analyse contrastively the realization and perception of these speech acts in relation to politeness strategies.
- 22nd March 2023
Master’s degree in Modern Languages for International Communication (LM-38), University of Roma Tre.
Thesis in Applied Linguistics: “Apprendimento di costruzioni a verbo supporto dell’italiano da parte di studenti lusofoni: un confronto tra contesto di immersione e di lingua straniera” (supervisor: Prof. Elena Nuzzo; co-supervisor: Prof. Gian Luigi De Rosa; grade 110L/110).
- 18th October 2022
PeF24, University of Roma Tre.
- 16th March 2020
Bachelor’s degree in Modern Languages and Cultural Mediation (L-12, curriculum Linguistics and European Languages), University of Roma Tre.
Thesis in Portuguese: “Espressioni idiomatiche a confronto: Portoghese – Italiano” (supervisor: Prof. Salvador Pippa; grade 109/110).
EXCHANGE PROGRAMMES AND SCHOLARSHIPS
- A.Y. 2021-2022, 2022-2023
Scholarship, University of Roma Tre, Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures.
Tutor in Portuguese Language and Linguistics for the undergraduate students of Portuguese Studies.
- A.Y. 2021-2022
International Mobility (Master's degree thesis), University of Lisbon. Exchange Programme for thesis research in Applied Linguistics at the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon (external supervisor: Prof. Debora Ricci).
- A.Y. 2020-2021
Erasmus+ Study at University of Minho (Braga, Portugal).
- A.Y. 2019-2020
Erasmus+ Traineeship at Arquivo dos Diários (Lisbon). Post-graduate internship, during this exchange period I carried out the following activities: cataloguing of documents, transcription and digitization of manuscripts (diaries, postcards, notes), organization of cultural events.
- A.Y. 2018-2019
Erasmus+ Study at University of Coimbra. During this period abroad I had the opportunity to carry out a curricular internship as tutor of Italian Language and Culture for the undergraduate students of Italian Studies at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra.
Italian: mother tongue
English: C1 (IELTS, grade 7.0/9 - 05/2023)
French: B1 (DELF, grade 76/100 - 05/2014)
Spanish: B1 (DELE - 05/2014)
Cross-cultural Pragmatics, Speech Acts, Politeness Theory, Language Acquisition, Portuguese Linguistics.