Ana Inés Salvi

Lecturer in Academic English and Spanish Ana Salvi

School of Humanities
Coventry University
Priory Street



  • Ph.D. (in progress), Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick
  • M.A., English Language Teaching, University of Warwick
  • Pg.Cert., The Paedagogical Grammar in Teaching Spanish as a Second/Foreign Language, University of La Plata and Complutense University
  • B.A., English Language Teaching and Literature, National University of La Plata, Argentina

Research Interests:

  • Pedagogy of/for Autonomy
  • Participatory Practitioner Research
  • Political Personal and Professional Development
  • 'Artful and Crafty' Research Methodology
  • Inter-disciplinary Boundaries

Selected Outputs: 

  • Allwright, D, Dar, Y., Gieve, S., Hanks, J., Salvi, A.I., and Slimani-Rolls, A. (2013) 'Exploratory Practice: Using class time to help learners develop as practitioners of learning'. IATEFL Research SIG Newsletter 28
  • Salvi, A.I. (2012) 'Winning proposal: Combining autonomy-oriented pedagogy and practitioner research via Exploratory Practice'. ELT Research – The Newsletter of the IATEFL Research Special Interest Group 26
  • Salvi, A.I., Dar, J., and Rebolledo, P. (2012) 'Practitioner Research'. ELT Research – The Newsletter of the IATEFL Research Special Interest Group 26
  • Salvi, A.I. (2007) 'El Poder de una mujer en la narrativa cinematográfica La Lección de Piano: De una división polarizada de los géneros a una relación más igualitaria entre ellos [The Power of a woman in the narrative film The Piano: From a polarized gender division to a more egalitarian relationship between them]'. In Viajes, identidades, imperios: Imaginarios ingleses en cultura, literatura y traducción, tomo II [Travel, identities, empires: British Imaginary in culture, literature and translation, volume II]. Ed. by Montezanti, M.A. La Plata: Universidad Nacional de La Plata, 227-235

Selected Awards/Scholarships: 

  • 2013-2017, Doctoral Studentship in Applied Linguistics at University of Warwick, Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
  • 2012, Santander Current Student Scholarship Scheme, University of Warwick
  • 2011-2012, IATEFL Scholarship Working Party (SWP), and International House, John Haycraft Classroom Exploration Scholarship
  • 2009-2010, Language Assistant Scholarship, British Council, and Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Argentina
 Queen’s Award for Enterprise Logo
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021