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Professor Sonia Cunico

Director of Language (E&S) (Italian)


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Telephone: 01392 724227

Sonia Cunico is Director of Language Teaching for the Department of Modern Languages and the Foreign Language Centre and Associate Professor at the University of Exeter where she has worked since September 2010. She has a BA in English and Spanish (University of Padua), an MA in Language Studies (University of Lancaster), an MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL (University of Leicester), and a PhD from the University of Lancaster. She is a Qualified Teacher both in Italy and in England, and has a Diploma in Translation from the Institute of Linguists. Sonia has extensive experience of teaching Italian as L2 to UK undergraduates, Translation Studies at MA level, and of curriculum development in the language learning element of specialist and Foreign Language Centers programs. Sonia research interests are MFL in Higher Education, Teacher Education, Intercultural Competence, Translation Studies, Critical Discourse Analysis. Sonia has been a member of ALL Italian Committee and the editor of Tuttitalia (2004-10).