PhD courses

I have taught the following modules in PhD programmes, both in Switzerland and abroad:

  • Doctoral Programme ‘Argumentation and professional practices’, “Cognitive pragmatic tools for the analysis of argumentation”, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland, 06.02.2018
  • Amsterdam Summer School in Discourse Analysis, ‘Doing research with discourse analysis: A Discourse Perspective on Making Sense of Social Change’, “Analysing the use of humour in argumentative discourse. A cognitive approach to rhetoric and argumentation”.  VU Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 07.07.2016
  • CSLS Doctoral Colloquium, Argumentation. Theories, Methods, Applications, “Cognitive pragmatic tools for the analysis of argumentation”, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland, 11-12.11.2016
  • Séminaire doctoral interdisciplinaire ADA, “Discours argumentatifs, discours manipulateurs”, “Manipulation et arguments fallacieux. Une approche pragmatique cognitive”, MESHS Lille, France, 11.04.2014
  • Doctoral Programme Argupolis: Argumentation Practices in Context (http://www.argupolis.net). Module “Pragmatic inference”, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland, 4-5.06.2012
  • Doctoral Programme Argupolis: Argumentation Practices in Context (http://www.argupolis.net). Module “Methodological issues: semantic and pragmatic instruments for argument analysis”. Lecture on “Cognitive aspects of argument processing”, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland,  04.06.2010
Graduate and undergraduate courses

I have taught the following semestrial courses (lectures and seminars) in different institutions (University of Fribourg, University of Neuchâtel, University of Bern, VU University Amsterdam) over the years, many of which both in French and in English.

 

  • Introduction to English Linguistics (BA)
  • Introduction to Pragmatics (BA)
  • Introduction to Semantics (BA)
  • Introduction to English Phonetics and Phonology (BA)
  • Discourse Analysis (BA)
  • Semantics (BA)
  • Pragmatics: spoken and written language (BA)
  • Linguistic and discursive structures: argumentation (BA)
  • Language and argumentation (BA)
  • Discourse analysis and argumentation (BA)
  • Analysis of Arguments (BA)
  • Argumentation analysis: influence, argumentation and manipulation (BA)
  • Argumentation and persuasion: A linguistic and pragmatic approach to conspiracy theories (BA)
  • Analysis of English Political Discourse (BA)
  • Politeness in English (BA)
  • Linguistic and pragmatic theories of humour (BA)
  • The language of deception (BA)
  • Advanced pragmatics: Indirectness in English (BA)
  • Lectures dirigées (BA)
  • Public speaking (BA)
  • Analysis of persuasive and manipulative discourse (BA)
  • Pragmatique et argumentation: le cas des arguments fallacieux (BA & MA)
  • Communication and influence (MA)
  • Indirect and implicit communication (MA)
  • Insinuation and the pragmatics of what is (and what is not) said (MA)
  • A pragmatic approach to argumentative fallacies (MA)
  • The pragmatics of misrepresentation (MA)
Language skills courses

For a couple of years (2001-2002), I taught Spanish at all levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced and conversation courses) at the Instituto de Español y Cultura Latinoamericana (INECLA), who had an office back then in Geneva.