Victor Manteiga Montesdeoca

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, and for my thesis I investigate written narrative texts produced 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 3 20V. English 3 for 1-7, Languages and Language Learning
  • MG2EN3 1 - Master 5-10 engelsk 3 20V. English 3 for 5-10, Languages and Language Learning .
  • KKENGM1- 1 19H/ 2 20V Språk og skriveopplæring in engelskfaget. Language teaching and writing instruction in the English classroom.
  • KK-ENG8101-1 19H Språklæring og muntlig kommunikasjon. Texts and written communication.
  • KK-ENG8102-1 20V Språklæring og muntlig kommunikasjon. Language learning and oral communication.
  • BS-BAO3000-1 20V Bacheloroppgave. English Bachelor theses supervision.
  • KK-ENG8202-1 20V Kultur, samfunn og litteratur. Culture, society and literature.

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

  • 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.