Tânia Ribeiro Marques holds a Master Degree in Portuguese as Second Language/Foreign Language Studies by Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Porto with research in oral expression and interaction assessment. Due to her strong interest in Language Assessment Tânia also had professional training in the field by ALTE – Association of Language Testers in Europe, and participated in international conferences under the same subject. With a strong interest in Education and Teaching she also holds an Advanced Studies Diploma in Languages Teaching – Multilingualism and Education for a Global Citizenship from NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities with Universidade Aberta (UAb) in Lisbon, Portugal. Being passionate about language sciences, Tânia decided to deepen her knowledge in the linguistic field, an area that she started studying during her bachelor degree and she is currently doing her PhD research in Studies of Language Sciences, field of Linguistics in Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Porto. Her main interests in the Linguistic field, besides Applied Linguistics to Language Teaching, are in the specific areas of Forensic Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis.
Tânia started her career as a Portuguese Instructor teaching Conversation and Writing classes in School of Arts and Humanities of University of Lisbon and after that first experience, she worked with several universitarian and non universitarian institutions in Portugal as European Language School, CCL – ISCTE or IEFP where she taught Portuguese as foreign and mother tongue. From 2008 to 2015 taught Portuguese as a Foreign Language in Portuguese Language and Culture Department/Institute of Portuguese Culture and Language of the School of Arts and Humanities of University of Lisbon. Simultaneously Tânia Ribeiro Marques taught Professional Language and Communication Module in DEI – Computer Engineering Department of Technical University of Lisbon and Portuguese as a Foreign Language at Atlântica University of Lisbon. From 2015 to 2020 she was a lecturer at IPOR – Instituto Português do Oriente, Macao and currently she takes a position as Senior Lecturer at University of Saint Joseph where she is also the Head of the Department of Languages and Culture of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
Co-author of Guia Lexical Trilingue para Hotelaria. (2019). Macau: IPOR - Instituto Português do Oriente.
November 25th 2022 - Co-presentation "Uso do diário dialogado como prática pedagógica", at VII Encontro de Pontos de Rede de Ensino/aprendizagem de PLE na Ásia, on 25th November 2022, organised by IPOR - Instituto Português do Oriente, Macao.
December 9th 2016 - Co-presentation of the workshop called "As Tecnologias móveis no ensino/aprendizagem de PLE", at II Encontro de Pontos de Rede de Ensino/aprendizagem de PLE na Ásia, on 9th and 10th of December 2016, organised by IPOR - Instituto Português do Oriente, Macao.
November 20th 2016 - Presentation "Assessing Speaking in Portuguese SL Classroom - Difficulties and Strategies", at 2016 Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, in Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MA, from 19 to 22 of November 2016, organised by American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).
August 19th 2016 - Presentation "Reflexões sobre avaliação da expressão oral em PLE: especificidades do contexto asiático", at V Encontro Mundial sobre o Ensino de Português / V Worldwide Meeting on Portuguese Teaching (V EMEP), in University of California, Berkeley, CA, on 19th and 20th of August 2016, organised by AOTP - American Organization of Teachers of Portuguese.
April 8th de 2016 - Presentation "Reflexões sobre avaliação da expressão oral em PLE: especificidades do contexto asiático" at "Conferência Internacional: Ensino e Aprendizagem de Português como Língua Estrangeira", in University of Macau, on 8th and 9th of Abril 2016, organised by University of Macau, Beijing Foreign Studies University and University of Lisbon.
September 10th 2015 - Presentation "O Ensino da Cultura na Aula de PLE em Contextos Heterogéneos", at Encontro de Pontos de Rede de Ensino de PLE na Ásia, from 10 to 12 September 2015, organised by IPOR - Instituto Português do Oriente, Macau.