Juliana Silva

Juliana holds a Master's degree from the Language and Culture Post-Graduation Program at Bahia Federal University (UFBA). She also has a B.A. in English Teaching from the same university. Lately, she has been teaching private lessons and participating in BraCE (Brazil Corpus of English) data collection and development. From 2013-2015, she worked as a substitute (or temporary) professor for the Germanic Languages Department at Bahia Federal University. As a volunteer researcher since 2010, she has been a member of the group "English as a Lingua Franca: criticism, attitude and identity" certified by CNPq and coordinated by Dr. Sávio Siqueira. Her area of interest in research for the monograph and MA thesis was attitude towards Brazilian accents of English, their intelligibility, ideological and pedagogical implications. Currently, she has been working on the elaboration of her PhD research project which is going to be about strategies for intelligibility used by Brazilian speakers of English in multilingual interactions. E-mail: juls8410@gmail.com