(Please email me for handouts and papers)

Books and edited collections


2022f. The grammar of the utterance: how to do things with Ibero-Romance. Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics, Oxford: Oxford University Press. [link to abstract, table of contents and sample]

Edited collections

2023e. Theoretical linguistics in the pre-university classroom. Oxford: British Academy/Oxford University Press. Edited with Anna Pineda.

2023d. Romance grammars: context and contact. Special issue of Isogloss. Open Journal of Romance Linguistics 9(2). Edited with Norma Schifano.

Articles and chapters

2024b. Differential marking of direct objects in Monastirli džudezmu: a case study in Judeo-Spanish morphosyntax. Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie 140(2): 1–40. https://doi.org/10.1515/zrp-2024-0023 [forthcoming]

2024a. Teacher perspectives on the introduction of linguistics in the languages classroom: Evidence from a co-creation project on French, German and Spanish. British Educational Research Journal 2024;00:1–27 (AOP). With Michelle Sheehan, Anna Havinga, Jonathan Kasstan, Sascha Stollhans, Alice Corr, Peter Gillman. https://doi.org/10.1002/berj.4009

2023c. Theoretical linguistics in non-university education. In Alice Corr & Anna Pineda (eds.), Theoretical linguistics in the pre-university classroom, 3-42. Oxford: British Academy/Oxford University Press. With Anna Pineda. [doi / preprint]

2023b. Epilogue: Moving forward with linguistics in schools. In Alice Corr & Anna Pineda (eds.), Theoretical linguistics in the pre-university classroom, 281-288. Oxford: British Academy/Oxford University Press. With Anna Pineda. [doi / preprint]

2023a. Romance grammars in context and contact: introduction to the Special Issue. Isogloss (Romance grammars: context and contact). 9(2)/1, 1-6. With Norma Schifano. https://doi.org/10.5565/rev/isogloss.301

2022e. Address inversion in southern Italian dialects. Isogloss 8(4)/11, 1-37. https://doi.org/10.5565/rev/isogloss.168

2022d. Numeral reduplication and clausal syntax: grammaticalized distributivity in Medieval Iberia. Probus 34:2, 317–365. https://doi.org/10.1515/probus-2022-0012

2022c. The Romance Inter-Views: Cartography. Isogloss 8(1)/6, 1-10. With Enoch O. Aboh, Guglielmo Cinque, Rodrigo Gutiérrez-Bravo, Gillian Ramchand, Vieri Samek-Lodovici. https://doi.org/10.5565/rev/isogloss.246

2022b. Speech acts, discourse and clause type. In Adam Ledgeway & Martin Maiden (eds), The Cambridge Handbook of Romance Linguistics, 728-762. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. With Nicola Munaro.

2022a. Interpreting reduplicated numerals in Old Ibero-Romance: A syntactic account. In Gabriela Alboiu & Ruth King (eds.), Points of Convergence in Romance Linguistics: Papers selected from the 48th Meeting of the Linguistic Symposium of the Romance Languages, Toronto 25-28 April 2018, 178–192. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. https://doi.org/10.1075/rllt.13.06cor

2021c. Linguística, ensino e a perspectiva do professor: um primeiro olhar. Revista Linguíʃtica 17:2, 57-83. With Ana Calindro. https://doi.org/10.31513/linguistica.2021.v17n2a48293

2021b. Rethinking the UK languages curriculum: arguments for the inclusion of linguistics. Modern Languages Open 2021(1):14, 1–24. With Michelle Sheehan, Anna Havinga, Jonathan Kasstan, and Norma Schifano. https://doi.org/10.3828/mlo.v0i0.368

2021a. The DfE/Ofqual consultation on revised GCSE qualifications in Modern Foreign Languages – a view from linguistics. Languages, Society and Policy, 26 April. With Michelle Sheehan, Anna Havinga, Jonathan Kasstan, Norma Schifano, and Sascha Stollhans.

2019. A place for linguistics in Key Stage 5 Modern Foreign Languages. Appears jointly in Languages, Society and Policy and Impact: Journal of the Chartered College of Teaching. With Jonathan Kasstan and Michelle Sheehan. https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.40156

2018c. ‘Exclamative’ and ‘quotative’ illocutionary complementisers in Catalan, European Portuguese and Spanish: a study in Ibero-Romance syntactic ‘near-synonmy’. Languages in Contrast: International Journal for Contrastive Linguistics 18(1), 72-101. https://doi.org/10.1075/lic.00004.cor

2018b. Matrix complementizers and ‘speech act’ syntax: formalizing insubordination in Catalan and Spanish. In Janine Berns, Haike Jacobs and Dominique Nouveau (eds.), Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 13 Selected Papers from ‘Going Romance’ 29, Nijmegen, 75-93. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. https://doi.org/10.1075/rllt.13.06cor

2018a. The syntax of Ibero-Romance quotation. In Gabriela Pană Dindelegan, Rodica Zafiu, Adina Dragomirescu, Alexandru Nicolae, Irina Nicula Paraschiv (eds.), Comparative and Diachronic Perspectives on Romance Syntax, 255-287. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishin

2017d. The grammaticalization of epistemicity in Ibero-Romance: alike processes; unlike outcomes. Journal of Historical Linguistics 7(1/2), 49-77. http://doi.org/10.1075/jhl.7.1-2.03cor

2016b. Wide-focus subject-verb inversion in Ibero-Romance: a locative account. Glossa: a Journal of General Linguistics 1(1): 11. 1–33. http://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.85

2016a. El cambio lingüístico y la interfaz sintaxis-pragmática: evidencias de las lenguas ibero-románicas. Cuadernos de Lingüística de El Colegio de México 3 (1), 73-118. http://dx.doi.org/10.24201/clecm.v3i1.27

2015b. Overt expletives in Ibero-Romance: a diachronic and diatopic perspective. Revue roumaine de linguistique 60 (2-3 Special issue on syntactic variation), 205-221.

2015a. De la sintaxis a la pragmática: el desarrollo del expletivo ibérico desde el español medieval hasta la actualidad. Armonía y contrastes. Estudios de variación dialectal, histórica y sociolingüística del español, Colección Lingüística Hispánica 2, 249-263.

2023/Submitted. Language ideologies. In K. McAuliffe & L. Solan (eds.), Encyclopaedia of Law and Language. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

2024/Submitted. Variation and change in West Iberian complementation. In M. Delicado Cantero, F. Tejedo-Herrero, & P. Amaral (eds.), Diachronic divergences in West Iberian languages. Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter. With Kim Groothuis.

Theses and dissertations

2017c. Ibero-Romance and the syntax of the utterance. PhD thesis. University of Cambridge. https://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003386

2012. Subject inversion in Ibero-Romance. MPhil thesis. University of Cambridge. https://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/001704

2011. A critical critical overview of task-supported language learning and its application in secondary education. Master’s thesis, University of León, Spain.


2017b. W. Leo Wetzels, João Costa & Sergio Menuzzi (eds.), The Handbook of Portuguese Linguistics. Estudos de lingüística galega 9, 130-133.

2017a. Carrilho, Ernestina, Alexandra Fiéis, Maria Lobo & Sandra Pereira (eds.), Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 10: Selected papers from ‘Going Romance’ 28, [Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 10]. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2018. Iberia: an International Journal of Theoretical Linguistics, 936-57.


2023. Set for survivance.

2021. Reduplicated numerals in Old Ibero-Romance: Distributivity, possession and contact-induced change.

2020. Romance vocatives and the grammar-discourse interface.

2019. Doing things with grammar? Towards explanatory adequacy.

2015. Construções com ‘ello’ nas lenguas ibero-românicas: evidência de um expletivo sujeito visível?

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