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Denise Osborne

Lecturer of Portuguese 

Degree/Institution: PhD University of Arizona
Office: HU 237
Email: dmosborne@albany.edu

 

Academic Focus

Research: Second language acquisition, especially the acquisition of second language sounds by adult learners, such as learners of Portuguese as a second/foreign language, Brazilian Portuguese learners of English, L3 Portuguese, and heritage speakers of Portuguese. The study of second language learning and teaching in the classroom. More information.

Publications

Salbego, N., & Osborne, D. (2016). Schema Activation Through Pre-Reading Activities: Teaching Proverbs in L2. Brazilian English Language Teaching Journal (BELT), 7(2), p. 175-188.

Osborne, D. (2016). Aplicação de Técnicas de Teatro no Ensino de PLE. In L. Gonçalves (Ed.), Fundamentos do Ensino de Português como Língua Estrangeira (pp. 263-278). Rosevelt, N.J., U.S.: BoaVista Press.

Osborne, D. (2015). Proposta de Análise de Provas de Desempenho nas Aulas de PLE. In R. Silveira and I. Emmel (Eds.), Um Retrato do Português como Segunda Língua (pp. 183–211). Campinas, São Paulo: Pontes.

Osborne, D. (2015). The L2 perception of initial English /h/ and /ɹ/ by Brazilian Portuguese learners of English. Journal of Second Language Pronunciation, 1(2), 157-180.

Osborne, D. (2015). "As Herdeiras do Segredo. Personagens Femininas da Ficção de Inês Pedrosa." (Adão) (Book Review). Portuguese Language Journal, 9.

Osborne, D. (2014). Bluebeard and its multiple layers of meaning. Revista Alpha, 15, pp. 128-137.

Osborne, D. (2014). Storyboard as a pre-activity for Brazilian Portuguese films. Portuguese Language Journal, 8.

Osborne, D. (2014). When hat becomes rat: The perception of English /h/ and /ɹ/ by Brazilian Portuguese speakers. (Proceedings of the New Sounds Conference 2013). Concordia Working Papers in Applied Linguistics. Vol. 5, p. 488-502.

Osborne, D. (2010). The realization of speech acts of refusals of an invitation among Brazilian friends.  Revista de Estudos da Linguagem (RELIN), Vol. 18, n. 2, p. 61-85.

Osborne, D. (2010). Belt Journal. Pedagogical Activity: Class Blog. Vol. 1, n.1, p. 61-65.

Osborne, D. (2010). The production of rhotic sounds by Brazilian speakers of English. Arizona Working Papers in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, V.17.

Osborne, D. (2008). Systematic differences in consonant sounds between the interlanguage phonology of a Brazilian learner of English and Standard American English. Ilha do Desterro. A Journal of English Language, Literatures in English and Cultural Studies. 55, pp. 111-132.

Costa, D. M. D. (2008). The construction of Brazilian identity in the context of the United States. Evidência. Olhares e pesquisa em sabers educacionais. 43, 103-112. (published under my Brazilian name Costa)

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