Jennifer is currently completing her PhD at Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) after specialising in Language Acquisition during her master’s degree (2015). She completed a research stay at McGill University in Montreal with Dr Roy Lyster on Content and Language Integrated Learning in 2017. Her main research interests are in the field of Second Language Acquisition, bilingual education and language policy. She is currently studying the effects of English-Medium Instruction (EMI) on the acquisition of pragmatic markers focusing on individual learner differences.
Ament, J. R.; Pérez-Vidal, C. & Barón Páres, J. (submitted). The Effect of English-Medium Instruction on the Use of Pragmatic Markers and their role in Pragmatic Fluency.
Ament, J. R., & Barón Páres, J. (forthcoming). The acquisition of pragmatic markers in the English-medium instruction context. In C. Pérez-Vidal; S. Lopéz-Serano; J. R. Ament & D. Thomas-Wilhelm. (eds). Learning effects: study abroad, formal instruction and international immersion classrooms. Eurosla Monographs Series, 5. Amsterdam: The European Second Language Association.
Ament, J. R. & Pérez-Vidal, C. (2015). Linguistic outcomes of English-medium instruction programmes in higher education: A study on economics undergraduates at a Catalan University. Higher Learning Research Communications, 5 (1): 47-68.