Maria Dolores Thomas

Lecturer in Spanish
BA (Hons) English as a Second Language
+44 (0)1483 682860
08 LC 03



Dolores studied at University of Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina where  she trained in second language teaching.

While living in South America she worked at the University of Mar del Plata in second language training and ESOL Programmes.

Before joining the University of Surrey in 2000 she worked in Spanish language Programmes in Further and Adult Education in the Surrey area.

She also worked for the Woking Community Relations Forum as a translator and interpreter.

Dolores has been teaching Spanish on the UG Programmes, the Global Gradual Graduate Award in Languages and the Evening Adult classes.

Research interests

Second Language Teaching Training, Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition. 


Spanish Language II (UG) Spanish Language III (UG) Spanish stages 1, 2 and 4 (GGA) Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced and Advanced Spoken (Evening Adult Programme)