Victor Manteiga Montesdeoca

Assistant professor

Faculty of Humanities, Sports and Educational Science
Department of Languages and Literature Studies
Campus Vestfold (C3-7)
I am a lecturer of English at the University of South-Eastern Norway and a PhD candidate at the Language and Speech Laboratory (LASLAB) in the University of the Basque Country, Spain. My research focuses on crosslinguistic influence and conceptual transfer in narrative texts written by upper-secondary students from Spain, England, and Norway. I have taught both Spanish and English as foreign languages at all stages of education in those three countries.

Responsibilities

  • MG1EN3 1 - Master 1-7; engelsk 3English 3 for 1-7, Languages and Language Learning
  • MG2EN3 1 - Master 5-10; engelsk 3English 3 for 5-10, Languages and Language Learning .
  • KKENGM2- 1 20H/ 2 21V. Language, literacy, and literature in the English classroom.
  • KK-ENG8101. Texts and written communication.
  • KK-ENG8102. Language learning and oral communication.
  • BS-BAO3000-1. English Bachelor theses supervision.
  • MENGM1KFK - Engelsk 1 1-7 - midfylket. Language learning and literacy development in English.

Competences

  • English didactics 
  • English language competences
  • Foreign languages
  • Cognitive Linguistics
  • Multilingualism
  • Semantics
  • Crosslinguistic influence

CV

Teaching positions:

  • Assistant professor at the University of South-Eastern Norway. 2019 - currently
  • Teacher of English at Setskog Oppvekstsenter, Aurskog-Høland, Norway. 2015- 2019.
  • Teacher of Spanish and English at Eidsvoll Videregående Skole, Eidsvoll, Norway. 2012-2015.
  • Translator and editor at VMtranslator, Las Palmas, Spain. 2008-2012.
  • Teacher of Spanish at Den Norske Skole, Las Palmas, Spain. 2010-2011.
  • Research Assistant at the Faculty of Philology in University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. 2009-2010.
  • Teacher of English at Colegio Arenas Sur, Las Palmas, Spain. 2007-2008.
  • Teacher of Spanish at Comberton Village College, Cambridge, UK. 2006-2007.
  • Spanish language assistant at Carisbrooke College, Newport, UK. 2005-2006.
  • Spanish language assistant at Medina College, Newport, UK. 2005-2006.

Education:

  • PhD Candidate in "Language Acquisition in Multilingual Settings" at Language and Speech Laboratory, University of the Basque Country, Spain. Currently.
  • QTS Modern Languages, CILT (The National Centre for Languages), London, UK. 2007.
  • MASt in Cognitive Linguistics, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. 2006.
  • BA in English Philology, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. 2003.

Publications

  • Conceptual transfer in the expression of emotions. WIP. RaAM 2020. Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway. June 2020.
  • Manteiga, V. (2019). El uso de narraciones para estudiar la influencia interlingüística en la producción de aprendices noruegos de español como L3. Nordic Journal of Modern Language Methodology, 7(2), 89–119. Download PDF.
  • Elicitation of narratives for research on crosslinguistic influence and conceptual transfer. Oral presentation, international PhD seminar at Multiling, University of Oslo, Norway. 2018.
  • Conceptual challenges in the production of L3 Spanish by L1 Norwegian + L2 English speakers: the case of motion verbs. Oral communication, 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. Oral communication, VI ANPA Conference, Oslo, Norway. 2017. PDF.
  • Crosslinguistic Influence in the production of L3 Spanish by L1 Norwegian + L2 English speakers. Oral presentation, international PhD seminar at Multiling, University of Oslo, Norway. 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. Oral presentation, international PhD seminar at Multiling, University of Oslo, Norway. 2017.
  • An Introduction to Multilingualism. Guest lecture, Eidsvoll Videregående Skole. Eidsvoll, Norway. 2017
  • Multilingualism in the Classroom. Seminar for teachers, Setskog Oppvekstsenter, Aurskog-Høland, Norway. 2016.
  • Language and Cognition. Guest lecture, Eidsvoll Videregående Skole. Eidsvoll, Norway. 2015.
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language. Oral presentation for teachers, Setskog Oppvekstsenter, Aurskog-Høland, Norway. 2014.
  • Figure and Ground Distinctions in Language Use. Oral presentation, post-graduate seminar, ULPGC, Spain. 2010.
  • 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. Download PDF.
  • A Proposal for a Cognitive Semantics Study of the Literary Atmosphere. Oral presentation, post-graduate seminar, ULPGC, Spain. 2009.
  • The Europass Language Passport. Oral presentation, Colegio Arenas Sur, Las Palmas, Spain. 2008.