Purificación Sánchez Hernández

Tenured lecturer (Profesora Titular de Universidad)

Purificación Sánchez studied Modern Languages (English and German) at the University of Salamanca and joined the English Department at the University of Murcia in 1997 where she presented her doctoral dissertation. She got a grant in 1995 from the Shakespeare Trust in Stradford-upon-Avon and was a visiting professor at the University of Calgary in Canada in 2001. She has published mostly on the didactics of English language and English for Specific Purposes . Her main areas of writing and research include teaching English language, language through literature and English for Specific Purposes, mainly biology. She coordinates EU-research-funded project Learning and Teaching of Children’s Literature in Europe.

Latest publications

Books and edited books

  • Bhatia, V., Sánchez Hernández, P. & Pérez-Paredes, P. (2011). Researching Specialised Languages. Studies in Corpus Linguistics, 47. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Sánchez Hernández, P. & Pérez-Paredes, P. (2008). Researching and Teaching Specialised Languages: New Contexts, New Challenges. Murcia: Diego Marín Librero Editor.
  • Sánchez Hernández, P. (2006). English for Biology and Environmental Sciences. Murcia: Diego Marín Librero Editor.
  • Sánchez Hernández, P. (2006). Lengua inglesa y su literatura. Murcia: Diego Marín Librero Editor

Book sections

  • Pérez-Paredes, P., Sánchez Hernández, P. & Aguado Jiménez, P. (2011). The use of adverbial hedges in EAP students’ oral performance: A cross-language analysis. 95-114. In Researching Specialized Languages.
  • Sánchez Hernández, P. & Aguado Jiménez, P. (2011). Diseño de un curso de inglés para juristas utilizando la plataforma Moodle. 285-292. In Innovación educativa en la enseñanza formal.
  • Sánchez Hernández, P. (2010). How, when and why children read children’ s literature. Objectives of a Comenius project on the Teaching and learning of children’s literature in Europe., 333-338. In ICERI International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation. International Association of Technology, Education and Development.
  • Pérez-Paredes, P., Sánchez Hernández, P. & Aguado Jiménez, P. (2008). Adverbial hedges in university students’ oral performance: A cross-language multidimensional analysis. 130-140. In Researching and teaching specialized languages: New contexts, new challenges.
  • Sánchez Hernández, P. (2010). Tutorial in the English language classroom: Impact of Bologna postulates. 140-156. In Smart teaching: A transformational approach.
  • Sánchez Hernández, P. (2010). Two different modules, two different degrees and the same problems: Experiences of adaptation to the Bologna teaching schemata, 339-344. In ICERI International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation. International Association of Technology, Education and Development.
  • Sánchez Hernández, P. (2010). Using the Moodle platform for teaching Legal English in the European Space for Higher Education. 1-9. In Linguistisch und Didaktische Aspekte der Kommunikation in der Wirtschaft.

Journal articles

  • Sánchez Hernández, P. (2009). Balancing Act: Models of activities to integrate language and literature. English Teaching Professional, 60, 29-34.
  • Sánchez Hernández, P. (2009). The design, implementation and evaluation of a pilot scheme adapted to the Bologna goals at tertiary level. Higher Education in Europe,  34, 77-90.
  • Sánchez Hernández, P. (2008). Monograph: Software-Aided Analysis of Language. IJES, 8, 1-156.

Conferences

  • Sánchez Hernández, P. (2011). Lexical bundles in a corpus of spoken English. X AELFE Conference.Valencia (Spain)
  • Pérez-Paredes, P., Aguado Jiménez, P. & Sánchez Hernández, P. (2011).  Where is the discussion section? Understanding research articles in the field of Law. The importance of learning professional foreign languages for communication between cultures. Celje (Slovenia).
  • Sánchez Hernández, P., Aguado Jiménez, P. & Pérez-Paredes, P. (2011). The use of e-learning software platforms in the learning of modules of professional languages in the European Space for Higher Education. The importance of learning professional foreign languages for communication between cultures. Celje (Slovenia).
  • Sánchez Hernández, P. (2011). Experiencias sobre la adaptación al sistema de créditos europeos: debilidades y fortalezas. I Congreso Internacional de Innovación Docente. Cartagena (Spain).
  • Sánchez Hernández, P. (2011). Learning and teaching children’s literature in Europe. International Society for Contemporary Literature and Theatre Conference. Lovran (Croacia).
  • Pérez-Paredes, P., Sánchez-Tornel, M., Alcaraz Calero, J.M. & Sánchez Hernández, P. (2011). Authenticating language corpus users. Authenticating Language Learning Symposium: Web collaboration meets pedagogic corpora. Tübingen (Germany).

Contact

purisan@um.es

Departamento de Filología Inglesa
Facultad de Letras, Campus de La Merced
Universidad de Murcia
CP. 30.071
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