Carolyn E. Leslie
Carolyn has taught English to young learners, teenagers and adults in Portugal for more than 20 years. She currently works as an Invited Assistant Professor at FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, where she teaches undergraduates on the translation course, and postgraduates on the MA in Teaching English in Primary Education. She is a member of CETAPS and is on the Pedagogical Committee of the Portuguese Association of English Teachers. She has an MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL and a Ph.D in Didactics. She is interested in the areas of peer oral interaction and learning opportunities, engagement with language, the use of task based learning, language learning in young learners and the role of affect in language learning.
Recent publications include:
Mourão, S., Leslie, C., Moreira, M., & Monteiro, E. (in press). Battling against a traditional assessment culture: The case of early English learning in Portugal. In C Bongartz & J. Rymarczyk (Eds.), Current research into young FL and EAL learners’ literacy skills. Berlin: Peter Lang.
Leslie, C. (2017). Learning opportunities in peer interaction and the influence of the social contextLinguarum Arena ,8, 13-32.
Leslie, C. (2017). Group cohesion and learning opportunities in peer interaction. Porta Linguarum, Monograph 2, 245-265.
Leslie, C.E. (2016). Humour in peer interaction in the L2 classroom. eTEALS: An e-journal of Teacher Education and Applied Language Studies, 6, (1), 51-67. https://doi.org/10.1515/eteals-2016-0004 Leslie, C.E. (2016). Lexical chunks. APPInep Newsletter, 6, 1-2. Retrieved fromhttp://www.appi.pt/activeapp/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/november_Newsletter-6.pdf
Leslie, C.E. (2014). The role of speaking in task based learning. In A. Chenoll, B. Sieberg, M. Franco & M. Lindemann (Eds.), FALAR: a competência oral no ensino de uma língua estrangeira = Speaking: teaching oral communication skills in foreign languages, (69-83). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10400.14/14699 Leslie, C.E. (2014). Effective Interaction in the language classroom. InEnglish digital, 8. Retrieved fromhttp://issuu.com/britishcouncilportugal/docs/inenglish-digital-08
Leslie, C.E. (2012). Attitudes towards English in Portugal. eTEALS: An e-journal of Teacher Education and Applied Language Studies, 3. Retrieved from http://ler.letras.up.pt/site/default.aspx?qry=id05id1306id2554&sum=sim Leslie, C.E. (2012). Metaphor, narrative and reality in the life sciences. Via Panorâmica: Revista Electrónica de Estudos Anglo-Americanos, número especial “Em Defesa da Utopia – II”. Retrieved from http://ler.letras.up.pt/site/default.aspx?qry=id05id1188id2627&sum=sim
Leslie, C.E. (2012). William Morris. Via Panorâmica: Revista Electrónica de Estudos Anglo-Americanos, número especial “Em Defesa da Utopia – II”. Retrieved from http://ler.letras.up.pt/site/default.aspx?qry=id05id1188id2627&sum=sim
Leslie, C.E. (2010). Technology and language learning: Wikis and webquests. eTEALS: An e-journal of Teacher Education and Applied Language Studies, 1. Retrieved fromhttp://ler.letras.up.pt/site/default.aspx?qry=id05id1306id2304&sum=sim