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Name: Liliana  Inverno
Institution: Universidade de Coimbra
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State and/or Country: Portugal   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Angolan Vernacular Portuguese
Subject Language(s): Portuguese
Language Family(ies): Indo-European
Selected Publications: CHAPTERS IN EDITED BOOKS:

INTUMBO, Incanha; John Holm and Liliana Inverno (2012). “Guinea-Bissau Kryiol”. In: S. Michaelis, P. Maurer, M. Haspelmath and M. Huber (eds). Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures, vol. 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

INVERNO, Liliana (2009). A transição de Angola para o português vernáculo: estudo morfossintáctico do sintagma nominal. Madrid, Frankfurt: Iberoamericana/Editorial Vervuert.

INVERNO, Liliana. 2008. “Transição de Angola para o português vernáculo: uma história sociolinguística”. In: Luís Reis Torgal (Coord.). Comunidades Imaginadas, pp. 169-182. Coimbra: Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra.

INVERNO, Liliana. 2004. Português vernáculo do Brasil e Português vernáculo de Angola: reestruturação parcial vs. mudança linguística. In M. Fernández, M. Fernández-Ferreiro and N. Vázquez Veiga (Eds.) Los Criollos de base ibérica: ACBLPE. Madrid: Iberoamericana/Frankfurt am Main: Vervuert, 201-213.

INVERNO, Liliana & SWOLKIEN, Dominika (2003). O artigo definido zero em dois contextos específicos no português do Brasil e no crioulo de Cabo Verde. Biblos, n.s. I, 179-192.


INVERNO, Liliana (Janeiro de 2004). Recensão do livro Languages in contact: the partial restructuring of vernaculars. Rua Larga – Revista da Reitoria da Universidade de Coimbra, 3, 63-64.
Courses Taught: - General Linguistics
- Sociolinguistics
- History of Linguistics Thought
- Language and Communication
- Portuguese Linguistics
- Grammatical Analysis in Portuguese
- Portuguese as a Foreign Language
- Portuguese for Academic Purposes
- English for Specific Purposes (Tourism, Media Studies and Social Work)
- English Linguistics
- English Language Teaching

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