Ana Gonçalves Matos is assistant professor at the Department of Modern Languages, Cultures and Literatures of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Nova University Lisbon. She is the Coordinator of two Masters in ELT. She also participates with a seminar in the PhD Languages Teaching – Multilingualism and Education for a Global Citizenship. She coordinates pre- service teacher training and supervises several PhD and MA theses.
She is a Researcher at CETAPS, where she integrates the TEALS (Teacher Education and Applied Language Studies) research group, and coordinates the strand entitled Intercultural Studies in Second Language Education. Two Erasmus Plus Projects she is currently involved with are: CANDIICE (Creative Approaches to New Democracy through Innovative Inclusive Citizenship Education) and ICEPELL (Intercultural Citizenship Education through Picturebooks in early English Language Learning).
Recent publications include:
(2017). Book review – Learning with Literature in the EFL Classroom. CLELEjournal, Volume 5, Issue 1. ISSN 2195-5212
(2016). Ana Gonçalves Matos&Helena Lopes. “Sprache der Vögel: Citizenship Education through Literary Texts to Reach Learners”. In Alistair Ross, Michalis Kakos and Christoph Müller-Hofstede (eds) Beyond Us vs Them: Citizenship Education with Hard to Reach Learners in Europe. Bonn: Bundeszentrale für Politische Buildung. ISBN: 978-3-8389-0618-8
(2016). « Les mots ne se laissent pas faire comme des catafalques, et toute langue est étrangère » – L’élément culturel en didactique des langues. Supplément – En Direct de l’APPF. Associação Portuguesa dos Professores de Francês. ISBN 978-989-98976-1-8
(2015). Mark Sawyer & Ana Gonçalves Matos. “The intercultural role of literature in foreign language teaching: A comparative study (Portugal and Japan)”. Kotoba to Bunka. Kwansei Gakuin University Language Center, 3 (18), 55-74. ISSN 1343-8530
(2014). “Narrative Matters in Intercultural Learning – contributions from Jerome Bruner”. Revista Lusófona de Educação, 28, 11-22. ISSN: 1646-401X
(2012). Literary Texts and Intercultural Learning – Exploring New Directions. Oxford and Bern: Peter Lang.
(2011) “Current readers and intercultural learning”. In Arndt Witte and Theo Harden (eds), Intercultural Competence – Concepts, Challenges, Evaluations. Oxford and Bern: Peter Lang.
(2011) “(Re)placing literary texts in the intercultural foreign language classroom”. International Education Studies 4 (5), 5-9.
(2010) “A model for intercultural reading in foreign language education”. In M. Cañado (ed.)Proceedings of the XXIII GRETA Convention. Updating TEFL: a Classic Reborn. Jaén: Joxman Editores.