Mr Juan  Muñoz López

Mr Juan Muñoz López

Lecturer in Spanish as a Foreign Language

0113 343 3524

Summary: Teaching/learning approaches; CLIL; material creation and development; non-verbal communication

Location: Michael Sadler Building 232

Teaching Commitments: SPPO1090 Spanish Beginners (A1) Module Leader SPPO1091 Spanish Pre-Intermediate (A2) Module Leader SPPO1092 Spanish Intermediate (B1) Module Leader SPPO2010/2011 Language Skills in Spanish 2 (B2+) SPPO3010 Languge Skills in Spanish 3 (C1)


Juan studied English, French and Spanish Linguistics and Literature at the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha. He continued his studies at the Universidad de Alicante, where he obtained his PGCE. Juan took his M.A. in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language at the Universidad Antonio de Nebrija (Madrid).

Juan has been a member of the Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies subject area in the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies since 2002. As an integral member of the Spanish language Coordination team, he takes an active part in the development of the Spanish language modules syllabus, materials' creation and assessment. He is also the Residence Abroad Co-ordinator for the School. Juan also worked as Spanish tutor at the Instituto Cervantes and Senior Lecturer for Leeds Beckett University.

His academic interests include teaching-learning approaches, such as Content and Language Integrated Learning, material creation and development, non-verbal communication and Residence Abroad assessment and feedback. 

Conference Presentations

Authentic Materials and Real Tasks: Enhancing Students’ Employability, Intercultural Awareness and Communicative Competence.
The 18th AULC Conference: 'The Multilingual University: Inspiring teachers, transforming learners'.
Queen’s University Belfast. 13 January 2017
Integración de los contenidos gramaticales, léxicos y socioculturales en un contexto universitario.
VIII Jornadas Didácticas.
Instituto Cervantes - Manchester. 3 July 2015
El portafolio electrónico como herramienta para evaluar el año en el extranjero
I Encuentro de profesores universitarios de ELE en Inglaterra
Instituto Cervantes. 6 December 2013
World Wide Web and Language Assessment Tools: The Period Abroad E-Portfolio
Languages in the Globalised World International Conference
School of Languages, Leeds Metropolitan University. 5-6 September 2012
The e-Portfolio Toolkit.
Languages Teaching Forum. University of Leeds. 19 March 2012
ALPS Showcase: ALPS e-portfolio Mini-projects.
Assessment and Learning in Practice Settings – Leeds. 16 September 2011
The Period Abroad E-Portfolio.
Innovative teaching and learning at university: enhancing the learning experience of Modern Languages students. Developing Learner Autonomy.
Newcastle University. 27 May 2011
Promoting cultural and linguistic engagements during the year abroad.
Supporting students' learning outside the classroom: Promoting independence and autonomy in LLAS disciplines.
Subject Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. 27 May 2010.
Lead a horse to water.....and see it drink! Improving and assessing cultural and linguistic engagement during the Year Abroad.
Assessment of the Year Abroad in Modern Language Degrees, International Conference
University of Bath. 25 - 26 June 2010
Comunicación no verbal y ELE
3rd Teaching Conference of Spanish as Foreign Language
Instituto Cervantes – Manchester. July 2010
Teaching Spanish as a foreign language and ICT
Instituto Cervantes – Leeds. 2008
Teaching Spanish as a foreign language and Task-based Approach
Instituto Cervantes – Leeds. 2006


  • Muñoz López, J. J & García Florenciano, M. (2017) [online] Integración de los contenidos gramaticales, léxicos y socioculturales en un contexto universitario. Actas de las VIII Jornadas Didácticas. Instituto Cervantes-Manchester. Available: [Accessed December 2017]
  • García Florenciano, M. & Muñoz López, J. J. Trabajo – Entrevista de trabajo Association for Language Learning. Vida Hispánica. Spring 2014. Number 49
  • García Florenciano, M. & Muñoz López, J. J. No es país para jóvenes - ¿Hora de hacer las maletas? Association for Language Learning. Vida Hispánica. Autumn 2013. Number 48
  • Muñoz López, J. J. (2011), Period Abroad E-Portfolio Toolkit. Assessment and Learning in Practice Setting (ALPS)
  • Muñoz López, J. J. (2010), Integración del componente no verbal en el aula ELE, Association for Language Learning. Vida Hispánica. Autumn 2010. Number 42
  • Muñoz López, J. J. (2008), Integración de la comunicación no verbal en la clase de E/LE [Internet] Red Electrónica de didáctica del español como lengua extranjera – Ministerio de Educación, Política Social y Deporte. Available from [Accessed September 2014]
  • Muñoz López, J. J. (2006) El Matrimonio Homosexual, Available from [Accessed September 2014]