CARLET, Angélica

Department of Education
Grup de Recerca en Adquisició Multilingüe (GRAM)

CARLET, Angélica


Teacher profile

Professor Adjunt

Education, Faculty of Education Sciences. Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Academic curriculum
  • Doctorat en Filología Anglesa Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • Máster Universitario en Adquisición del Inglés y Comunicación intercultural universitat autònoma de barcelona
  • LLetras - Licenciatura en Anglès y Portuguès Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos
Research interests

Angélica Carlet is a professor of English linguistics and head of English at the faculty of Education at Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC), in Barcelona, Spain. She holds a PhD in English philology and a Master’s Degree in second language acquisition from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). The influence of one’s native language phonology in the acquisition of a second language constitutes the main area of her research interest along with the effect of formal instruction and stay abroad programes on participants’ oral skills. Her most recent publications can be seen in


Book chapters
  • Pujol Valls, M; Carlet, A.; Ożańska-Ponikwia, K., (19/01/2022), "The Role of Psychological and Socio-Psychological Factors in L2 Literacy Development of Temporary Migrants", Literacies in the Age of Mobility, pp. 185-213, Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 978-3-030-83317-6.
  • Ożańska-Ponikwia, K.; Carlet, A., (14/01/2021), "Should I stay or should I go? Should I Stay or Should I Go? Factors that Influence One’s Decision to Participate in a Student Mobility Programme.", Study abroad and the second language learner: expectations, experiences and development., pp. 15-33, Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN: 978-1350104198.
  • Cebrian, J.; Carlet, A.; GORBA, C.; GAVALDÁ, N., (2019), "Perceptual training affects L2 perception but not cross-linguistic similarity.", In Sasha Calhoun, Paola Escudero, Marija Tabain & Paul Warren (eds.) Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 2019, pp. 929-933. ISBN: 978-0-646-80069-1.
  • Carlet, A., (2019), "Different high variability procedure for training L2 Vowels and consonants.", In Sasha Calhoun, Paola Escudero, Marija Tabain & Paul Warren (eds.) Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 2019, pp. 944-948. ISBN: 978-0-646-80069-1.
  • Carlet, A.; Cebrian, J., (2019), "Assessing the effect of perceptual training on L2 vowel identification, generalization and long-term effects",  A Sound Approach to Language Matters – In Honor of Ocke-Schwen Bohn, pp. 91-119. ISBN: 978-87-7507-440-2.
  • Monje, V.; Carlet, A., (2018), "The second Time around: The effect on pronunciation of formal instruction upon return from study abroad.", Learning context effects: study abroad, formal instruction and international immersion classrooms.. ISBN: 978-3-96110-095-8.
  • Carlet, A.; Rato, A., (2017), "Identification and discrimination of initial voiceless stops by Catalan and Portuguese learners of English: the role of formal instruction and L2 exposure.", Phonology in Protolanguage and Interlanguage, pp. 231-254, Equinox Publishing. ISBN: 9781781795644.
  • Carlet, A.; Cebrian, J., (2015), "Identification vs. discrimination training: Learning effects for trained and untrained sounds.", In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences., pp. Paper number 1041, 1-9. ISBN: 978-0-85261-941-4.
  • Cebrian, J.; Carlet, A., (2012), "Audiovisual perception of native and non-native sounds by native and non-native speakers.", At a Time of Crisis: English and American Studies in Spain, pp. 300-307, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. ISBN: 10: 84-695-4273-7.

Projects and research

  • Formació en alternança: espai per a la recerca i la construcció de sabers professionals20/06/2018 - 31/12/2020
    IP: Fuertes, M. Teresa
    Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca AGAUR
  • Linguistic and cognitive factors impacting language development in Study Abroad Research in European Perspective (SAREP)01/05/2016 - 30/04/2020
    IP: Howard, M.; Pérez-Vidal, C.
    European Union
  • Grupo consolidado de investigación en fonética experimental01/01/2017 - 31/12/2019
    IP: Recassens, D.
    Agencia de Gestió d'ajudas Universitaries Investigació AGAUR
  • Percepción interlingüistica, procesamiento online y producción de categorías fonéticas similares en L1 y L2.01/01/2017 - 31/12/2019
    IP: Cebrian, J.
    Ministerio de ciencia e innovación
  • Producción y percepción en L2: la formación de categorías fonológicas y categorías léxicas en una segunda lengua.01/01/2014 - 31/12/2017
    IP: Solè, M.; Cebrian, J.
    MINE - MINECO. Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad
  • Grupo consolidado de investigación en fonética experimental01/01/2014 - 31/12/2016
    IP: Recassens, D.
    Generalitat de Catalunya
  • Categorización, representación y procesamiento de segundas lenguas01/01/2011 - 31/12/2013
    IP: Solè, M.
    Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (MICINN)


  • International Congress of Phonetic Sciences Ponència "Perceptual training affects L2 perception but not cross-linguistic similarity.", 2019.
  • Encouraging L2 speech learning through teaching and training Ponència convidada "High variability perceptual training research: Empirical results and implications for L2 pronunciation learning.", 2019.
  • International Congress of Phonetic Sciences Ponència "Different High Variability Procedures for Training Consonants and Vowels.", 2019.
  • International Conference of the Association of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies Presentació de comunicació "The effects of two perceptual training methods on attended and unattended L2 sounds", 2017.
  • World Congress of Applied Linguistics Presentació de comunicació "L2 vowel learning through perceptual training: The roles of training method, task familiarity and metalinguistic knowledge.", 2017.
  • World Congress of Applied Linguistics Presentació de comunicació "Improving L2 pronunciation inside and outside the classroom", 2017.
  • International Conference on English Pronunciation: Issues & Practices Presentació de comunicació "Exploring the roles of metalinguistic knowledge and type of task in L2 vowel perception training", 2017.
  • Spring Research Seminar Presentació de comunicació "Perceptually Training Catalan Learners of English on Attended and Unattended L2 Sounds", 2017.
  • AEDEAN Conference Ponència "Improving L2 Pronunciation through Perceptual High Variability Training.", 2017.
  • International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech Presentació de comunicació "Vowel inventory size matters: Assessing cue-weighting in L2 vowel perception.", 2016.