Rúben Constantino Correia is a Portuguese and English Lower Secondary teacher, whose main Research Interests are: Teacher Education; Oral Proficiency and Speaking Skills; Assessment; The Common European Framework of Reference; and Affective Variables. He is a CETAPS member and TEALS team researcher. He is also a member of EALTA. He holds a teaching degree from the Algarve University and a Master’s in English and North-American Studies from the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of
Nova University of Lisbon (2008). Currently, he is a PhD student on English Didactics at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of Nova University of Lisbon with the thesis "Can We Speak? – Approaching Oral Proficiency in the EFL Classroom”, under the
supervision of Professor Carlos Ceia.
Recent publications include:
Correia, Rúben (2015), “Classroom Anxiety and Young Language Learners: Broadening the Scope of the Research Agenda”, Humanising Language Teaching 17.4, <http://www.hltmag.co.uk>.
Correia, Rúben Constantino (2016), “Assessing Speaking Proficiency: A Challenge for the Portuguese EFL Teacher”, e-TEALS: An e-journal of Teacher Education and Applied Language Studies 7, pp. 87-107, <http://ler.letras.up.pt/site/default.aspx?qry=id05id1306id2760&sum=sim>.
Correia, Rúben (2017), “Fostering Intercultural Awareness with the New ’Metas’ ”, APPI Journal, Spring Issue, pp. 21-24.