Ana Mª Piquer Píriz - -

Is a lecturer at the Faculty of Education (University of Extremadura), where she teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses on EFL and Second Language Acquisition.

Her research interests concern EFL learning and teaching, L2 vocabulary acquisition, figurative language and Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL). She is particularly interested in the acquisition of vocabulary by young EFL learners and the presence of figuration in their language and thought.