Marga Menendez-Lopez

Marga Menéndez-López

Senior Teaching Fellow in Spanish



Marga joined the University of Surrey in 2004. She is the Senior Professional Training Tutor for the School of English & Languages and teaches linguistics, sociolinguistics, translation and Spanish language in the UG languages degrees. She studied Spanish Philology and general linguistics at the University of Oviedo, Spain and sociolinguistics at the University of Queen Mary. Marga is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Research interests

UG student transitions to placement, development of on-line materials, languages at HE.


LAN1001 Skills for Language Specialists

LIN2005 Introduction to Sociolinguistics

SPA3022 Advanced Oral and Written Skills in Spanish

SPA1053 Translation English-Spanish I

SPA3018 Spanish Sociolinguistics

SPA3017 Spanish Dissertation and Oral Exam

Departmental duties

Senior Professional Training Tutor and Erasmus Coordinator for the School of English & Languages


Course on Spanish Pronunciation and Phonetics, University of Surrey. Available at:

University roles and responsibilities

  • Subject Leader for Modern Languages
  • Programme Director BSc Business Management and a language


    Menendez-Lopez, Marga and Marley, Dawn (2011). 'Apprentissage auto-réflexif des langues à l'Université du Surrey'. In Redouane, Rabia (ed). Regards croisés sur l'enseignement des langues étrangères. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp 51-66.

    Menendez-Lopez, M. (2009). 'Assessment and feedback in an oral presentations skills module'. Report for the Teaching with New Technologies (TeNT) Award, University of Surrey. Available here

    Menendez-Lopez, M. (2007). Update of a case study on LTS' e-learning history as a contribution to John Klapper's 2nd edition of the book Understanding and Developing Good Practice. Language Teaching in Higher Education, CILT.

    Menendez-Lopez, M. (2007). 'Building on the L20 experience: designing Reusable Learning Objects (RLOs) as structured question banks', case study in the final report 2007 of the JISC-funded project L20 Sharing Language Learning Objects, led by the University of Southampton. Available here.