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Dr Susana Afonso



with Afonso S, Goglia F, Linguistic innovations in the immigration context as initial stages of a partially restructured variety: Evidence from SE constructions in the Portuguese of the East Timorese diaspora in Portugal, Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics, vol. 8, no. 1, De Gruyter, 2015, 1-33

with Goglia F, Afonso S, Multilingualism and language maintenance in the East Timorese diaspora in Portugal, Ellipsis (Journal of the American Portuguese Studies Association), vol. 10, 2012, 97-123

A gramática de construções: breve introdução e aplicação, Revista Portuguesa de Humanidades, vol. 12, 2008, 393-412

Existential constructions as impersonalising devices: the case of European Portuguese, Transactions of the Philological Society, vol. 106, no. 2, 2008, 180-215


Impersonal SE constructions in the Portuguese of East Timor: notes on the relation between language contact and second language acquisition, in Ibero-Romance languages in contact and in contrast: Linguistic Convergence, , 2018

with Afonso S, Goglia F, Portuguese in East Timor as a non-dominant variety in the making, in Muhr R, Marley D (eds) Pluricentric Languages: New Perspectives in Theory and Description, Wien et al.: Peter Lang, 2015, 193-205

with Barreiro A, Afonso S, Construção da lista dourada para as primeiras morfolimpíadas do português, in Santos D (eds) Avaliação conjunta: um novo paradigma no processamento computacional da língua portuguesa, Lisbon: IST Press, 2007, 107-118

The role of context in language and perception, in Luchjenbroers J, Aldridge M (eds) Conceptual Structure and Linguistics Research. Vol. 1: Grammar, Blending and Metaphor,

Thesis / dissertations

The Family of Impersonal Constructions in European Portuguese. An Onomasiological Constructional Approach. Unpublished PhD thesis, University of Manchester, 2008