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Mario Carranza

  • PhD student
  • PhD student
  • Departament de Filologia Espanyola, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • 14PublicationsNumber of items in Mario's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 25Followers

Research interests

Spanish as a Foreign Language Computer Assisted Language Learning Spanish Pronunciation Training Spanish & Japanese Phonetics Applied Linguistics Natural Language Processing Non-native spoken corpora Computer Assisted Pronunciation Training

About

Mario Carranza graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor on Spanish Studies at the University of Zaragoza (Spain), after one-year Erasmus Scholarship at the University of Padova (Italy). In 2004, he graduated on Spanish Studies at Barcelona Autonomous University (Spain) and started lecturing Spanish as an Associate Professor at the same institution. From 2005 to 2007, Mario Carranza was granted the MEXT Scholarship for international graduated students and moved to the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (Japan), where he followed a research on acquisition of Spanish pronunciation by Japanese speakers. He returned to Spain in 2007 and lectured at the Barcelona Autonomous University until September 2009 and received there a Master on Multilingual Communication and Natural Language Processing in September 2008. From April 2010 onwards, he will be lecturing Spanish pronunciation and Spanish phonetics at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, while starting his PhD on Computer Assisted Pronunciation Teaching.

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Publications (5)

  • A corpus-based study of Spanish L2 mispronunciations by Japanese speakers

    • Carranza M
    • Cucchiarini C
    • Llisterri J
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  • Diseño de aplicaciones para la práctica de la pronunciación mediante dispositivos móviles y su incorporación en el aula de ELE

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  • Non-native speech corpora for the development of computer assisted pronunciation training systems

    • Carranza M
    • Cucchiarini C
    • Burgos P
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  • Intermediate phonetic realizations in a Japanese accented L2 Spanish corpus

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  • Errores y dificultades específicas en la adquisición de la pronunciación del español LE por hablantes de japonés y propuestas de corrección

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Professional experience

PhD student

Departament de Filologia Espanyola, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

April 2012 - Present

Part-timed Lecturer

Waseda University

April 2011 - March 2012(a year)

Senior Language Lecturer

Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

April 2010 - March 2012(2 years)

Associate Professor

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

September 2008 - September 2009(a year)

Associate Professor

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

September 2007 - September 2008(a year)

Associate Professor

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

September 2004 - September 2005(a year)

Education

Master on Multilingual Communication and NLP

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

September 2007 - September 2008(a year)

Bachelor on Spanish Studies

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

September 2001 - September 2004(3 years)

Bachelor on English Studies

Universidad de Zaragoza - University of Zaragoza

September 1997 - September 2001(4 years)