Pablo Torrado Solo de Zaldívar

Assistant lecturer

  • Spanish Studies (Language, linguistics and Hispanic Literature) or Filología Hispánica, Universidad de Salamanca
  • Master’s Degree in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, Universidad Nebrija

Contact details:

School of Modern Languages and Cultures
522, 5/F, Run Run Shaw Tower
Centennial Campus
The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
E-mail: pablot@hku.hk

Profile:

Pablo started teaching Spanish as a second language in 2008 and has spent 8 years teaching in Thailand in Khon Kaen University and Thammasat University. He has also tought in private companies, language academies and organizations such as The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO-UN, Bangkok).

With EnClaveEle publishing house, Pablo has been a creator of materials for learning Spanish such as videos, extra digital activities and the Spanish A1 coursebook Genial -A1.

Pablo is also an official examiner of the DELE diploma (Spanish as a Foreign Language Diploma examinations, issued by Instituto Cervantes).

His research interests are second language acquisition, lexical acquisition and Computer assisted language learning. In his free time he enjoys reading, photography and playing board games.

Teaching responsibilities:

  • SPAN1001 Spanish I.1
  • SPAN1002 Spanish I.2
  • SPAN2001 – Spanish II.1
  • SPAN2002 – Spanish II.2
  • SPAN2028 – Spanish for Profesional Porpouses
  • ORAL Y2

Publications:

  • ¡Genial! A1, Curso de Español (2017) ISBN-10: 8416108773. Enclave-Ele.
  • Generación 3.0, (2013) (Creación de contenidos digitales). Enclave-Ele.

Selected Conference Papers, Seminars And Workshops:

  • APPrendizaje móvil: cómo, cuándo y por qué usar flashcards digitales para la adquisición del léxico
  • Camina Bangkok: un proyecto para crear audioguías para dispositivos móviles.
  • Aprendizaje del léxico a partir de flashcards y con un input basado en el manual de clase de estudiantes de E/LE de nivel A2 [M.A. dissertation] Madrid, Universidad Nebrija