Mr Javier Diaz-Martinez


College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

place Social Sciences North (3111)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Master in Applied Linguistics, University of Adelaide, Australia

Master in Film Script Writing, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

Graduate Certificate in ELE (Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language), International House, Spain

Licentiate in Philosophy and Education, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Honours, awards and grants

2016 Flinders Teaching and Learning Innovation Grant (with Associate Professor Eric Bouvet, Dr Daniela Rose, Dr Maria Palaktsoglou, Ms Lynn Vanzo and Dr Rosslyn von der Borch) – for enhancing language students’ WIL learning experience in the community through the development of a framework for language placements.

Key responsibilities

Discipline Lead, Applied Linguistics and TESOL

Coordinator, Masters of Language Studies

President, Spanish Teachers' Association of SA

Teaching interests
Language Teaching Methodology. Language Learning and Assessment. Second Language Acquisition and Curriculum Design. Spanish and Latin American Art and Literature.
Topic coordinator
SPAN2212 An Introduction to Spanish and Latin American Cultures and Literature
SPAN7413 Honours Topic in Spanish for Academic and Professional Purposes
SPAN8001 Introductory Spanish Part 1 for Teachers
SPAN8002 Introductory Spanish Part 2 for Teachers
SPAN8211 Keys to Spanish and Latin America Worlds, for Teachers
SPAN3212 Spanish for Academic and Professional Purposes
SPAN2211 Keys to the Spanish and Latin American Worlds
SPAN1201 Introductory Spanish Part 1
SPAN1202 Introductory Spanish Part 2
Topic lecturer
SPAN2202 Intermediate Spanish Part 2
SPAN2201 Intermediate Spanish Part 1
LANG1000 Strategies for Language Learning