Dr. Grisel García Pérez

Associate Professor

Languages and World Literatures

Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies

Research Themes:  Language, Sustainability and Transnationalism

Dr. García Pérez has been teaching languages for 39 years. Her primary research interest is in the area of second/foreign language teaching and learning. Within this area, she has carried out investigations on e-learning, speech analysis, text analysis, corpus linguistics and most recently on intercultural communication. At present she investigates how intercultural competence and language learning are interconnected. She co-edited (with Constanza Rojas-Primus) the 2017 book Promoting Intercultural Communication Competencies in Higher Education.

Research Interests

Second/foreign language teaching and learning: e-learning, speech analysis, text analysis, corpus linguistics, intercultural communication, and the connection between intercultural competence and language learning.

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that UBC’s campuses are situated within the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh, and in the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation and their peoples.

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