Castellano Irene

Irene Castellano-Risco is a lecturer at the University of Extremadura, Spain, where she teaches modules related to English for Specific Purposes. Her research interests concern vocabulary acquisition, Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), EFL learning and teaching and language learning strategies. She is currently part of the research team of a regionally-funded and two EU-funded projects on CLIL: INCOLLAB (‘Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching: Collaborative Approaches’,; CLIL4YEC (‘CLIL for Young European Citizens’,, and, ICLUEx (‘Developing virtual collaborative learning environments for content and language integrated learning (CLIL) in Higher Education adapted to the University of Extremadura’ -“Diseño de entornos virtuales de aprendizaje colaborativo para la enseñanza integrada de contenidos y lenguas extranjeras (AICLE) en la Educación Superior adaptados a la Universidad de Extremadura” (IB18055),