Ms Begona Sangrador-Vegas


Contact Details

Lecturer
Dept. of Spanish
Room 317
Arts Millennium Building
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 3719
E: begona.sangrador-vegas@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

HIGHER EDUCATION

 
·         1993-95        MA APPLIED LINGUISTICS
   UNIVERSITY:    Birkbeck College, University of London.
 

·         1989-90        C.A.P. Certificado de Aptitud Pedagógica)
               (Postgraduate Certificate in Education)
UNIVERSITY:    Institute of Education of the University of the                               Basque Country, Spain.
 
·         1983-88        LICENCIADA EN FILOLOGÍA (Filología Inglesa)
(BA Hons in Philology (English with Spanish))    
   UNIVERSITY:    University of the Basque Country, Spain.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
 
FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT:
 
·         Sept 2000                  UNIVERSITY TEACHER IN SPANISH
UNIVERSITY:                National University of Ireland, Galway.
·         Sept 1996-August 1998      LECTURER IN SPANISH
UNIVERSITY:                Middlesex University, School of Humanities and Cultural Studies (Modern Languages), London.
PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT:
 
 
·         Jan 1993-May 1994          VISITING TEACHER OF SPANISH
UNIVERSITY:                King's College, University of London,                                         Language and Communication Centre.
 
·         Sept 1992-May 1994         TEACHER OF SPANISH (GCSE and A-level)
 SCHOOL:                    The Tuition Centre, London.

 
·         Aug 1992-June 1993         TEACHER OF SPANISH (Business)
 SCHOOL:                    Linguarama, London.
 
·         Oct 1992-May 1993          ASSOCIATE LECTURER IN SPANISH
 UNIVERSITY:                University of Surrey, Linguistic and
International Studies.
 
  
 

Research Interests

Basque identity, culture and politics.Contemporary Spain politics, society and economy. Applied Linguistics (Second Language Acquisition)

Books

  Year Publication
(2016) Contemporary Spain 4th edition.
Ross, C., Richardson B., Sangrador-Vegas, B. (2016) Contemporary Spain 4th edition. Oxon, UK: Routledge. [Details]
(2008) Contemporary Spain 3rd edition.
Ross, C., Richardson, B., Sangrador-Vegas, B. (2008) Contemporary Spain 3rd edition. London: Hodder Education London. [Details]

Educational Article

  Year Publication
(2017) What is happening in Catalonia?.
Sangrador-Vegas, Begoña (2017) What is happening in Catalonia?. RTÉ Brainstorm website: Educational Article [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2017) Networks and Connections in the Crime Genre,
Sangrador-Vegas, B. (2017) The Back Alleys of Democracy: The Dirty War against ETA in Film: Lasa eta Zabala. [Conference Paper], Networks and Connections in the Crime Genre, Galway, Ireland , 26-MAY-17 - 27-MAY-17. [Details]
(2016) Babel Sets Sail,
Sangrador-Vegas, B. (2016) The Massacre of Basque Whale Hunters in Iceland 1615. [Oral Presentation], Babel Sets Sail, Galway. Ireland , 01-OCT-16 - 01-OCT-16. [Details]
(2014) Conference of the AHGBI,
Sangrador-Vegas, B. (2014) Annual conference of the Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Conference of the AHGBI, NUIG , 14-APR-14 - 16-APR-14. [Details]
(2013) Postgraduate Hispanic Studies Conference of Ireland and the UK,
Sangrador-Vegas, B. (2013) Hispanic Studies. [Chaired Session], Postgraduate Hispanic Studies Conference of Ireland and the UK, NUIG , 28-JUN-13 - 29-JUN-13. [Details]
(2011) Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference,
Sangrador-Vegas, B. (2011) L1 Transfer Errors: A Comparison between Translation into the L2 and Free Writing in the L2. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference, Queen's University, Belfast , 14-OCT-11 - 15-OCT-11. [Details]
(2010) Translation, Technology and Autonomy in Language Teaching and Learning,
Sangrador-Vegas, B. (2010) Translation, Technology and Autonomy in Language Teaching and Learning. [Chaired Session], Translation, Technology and Autonomy in Language Teaching and Learning, NUIG , 10-DEC-10 - 11-DEC-10. [Details]
(2010) Translation, Technology and Autonomy in Langauge Teaching and Learning,
Sangrador-Vegas, B. (2010) Language Teaching and Learning. [Other], Translation, Technology and Autonomy in Langauge Teaching and Learning, NUIG , 10-DEC-10 - 11-DEC-10. [Details]
(2009) 7th Galway Symposium on Higher Education,
Sangrador-Vegas, B. (2009) Curriculum and Assessment in Higher Education. [Poster Presentation], 7th Galway Symposium on Higher Education, NUIG , 11-JUN-09 - 12-JUN-10. [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
ALL (Association for Language Learning), Rugby, England Member /
IRAAL (Irish Association for Applied Linguistics Member /

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures Learning and Teaching Committee Member 01-JAN-13 / 01-JAN-14
School of Law Staff-Student Consultative Committee Member 03-SEP-12 /
School of Business B. Commerce Board Rep for languages 03-SEP-12 /
School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures Executive Committee Member 01-SEP-11 /
College of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies Curriculum Committee Member 01-APR-11 /
Spanish Staff-Student Consultative Committee (Commerce and Law) Chair 03-SEP-07 /

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
/
NUIG Lecturer 01-SEP-00 /
King's College, London Visiting Teacher of Spanish 01-JAN-93 / 30-MAY-94
Middlesex University, London Lecturer in Spanish 01-SEP-92 / 31-AUG-98
University of Surrey Associate Lecturer of Spanish 01-OCT-92 / 30-MAY-93

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1995 Birkbeck College, University of London Master of Arts Applied Linguistics
1990 Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea (Spain) Postgraduate Diploma Education
1988 Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea (Spain) Bachelor of Arts English

Languages

  Language
English
Spanish

Consultancy

  Client Description
Shannon School of Hotel Management
Internal Examiner
Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
External Examiner
Shannon School of Hotel Management
External Examiner

Teaching Interests

Spanish Language for Business.
Translation.
History.
Politics and society.
 

Recent Postgraduate Students

  Graduation Name Degree Primary Supervisor
2014 Lucía Vázquez de la Torre MASTERS DEGREE (LEVEL 9)
2014 Emily Good MASTERS DEGREE (LEVEL 9) Y
2013 Sorkunde Ugalde MASTERS DEGREE (LEVEL 9) Y

Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
Final year BA semester 1 Spanish language SH339 Translation into Spanish and grammar B2
Second Year BComm Int/B. Corp Law/Erasmus SEM 1 Economic and Social Spanish I/Applied Language (Law)/Applied Langiage (Erasmus) SH212/SH224/SH216.I Spanish Language B1/Contemporary Spain
Final Year BComm Int/B. Corp Law/Erasmus SEM 2 Applied Language (BComm)/Applied Language (Law)/Applied Language (Erasmus) SH358.II/SH325/SH350.II Spanish Language B2/Spanish and Latin American companies
MA Semester 1 Translation SH563 Translation into Spanish
Second Year BComm Int/B. Corp Law/Erasmus SEM 2 Applied Language (BComm)/ Applied Language (Law)/Applied Language (Erasmus) SH216/SH224/SH216.II Spanish Language B1/Spanish and Lati American companies
Final Year BA Semester 2 Spanish Language SH340 Translation into Spanish and grammar B2
First Year BA Semester 1 Mundo Hispano: Introduction to the Hispanic World SH1102 Contemporary Spain since the 30s
Final Year BComm Int/B. Corp (Law)/Erasmus SEM 1 Economic and Social Spanish III/Applied Language (Law)/Applied Language (Erasmus) SH355/SH325/SH350.I Spanish Languahe B2/Contemporary Spain