Mireia Llinàs-Grau is a member of the Department of English and German of the Autonomous University of Barcelona where she teaches English grammar, syntax and language acquisition courses. Her PhD (Verbal Sequences: A Generative Approach, 1990), analyses the cohesion of auxiliaries and main verbs in English, Spanish and Catalan. She has also done research on the acquisition of a first language, with a special focus on early word orders not found in the target adult language. In the area of second language acquisition, she has investigated how the phenomenon of complementiser (that) omission is learned.
Tel. 93 581 2328
Department of English and German
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Carrer de la Fortuna, Campus UAB
Autonomous University of Barcelona
08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)