BERNARDO, Alejandro S.

BERNARDO, Alejandro S.

Academic Qualifications

Research Highlights

Research Interests

Academic Qualifications

Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy, major in English Language Studies (Cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines), 2013
  • Master of Arts in Education, major in English (La Consolacion University – Bulacan, Philippines), 2005
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education, major in General Science (La Consolacion University – Bulacan, Philippines), 2001

Research Highlights

A number of his researches have been published  in local and international journals such as the FEU English  and Literature Journal, TESOL Journal, Philippine ESL Journal, National University of Singapore’s English Language Teaching World Online (ELTWO) Journal , US-China Foreign Language Journal, i-manager’s Journal of English Language Teaching, The Word, Journal of Talent and Creativity, and English Quarterly, Philippine Journal of Linguistics, and Asian Journal of English Language Studies. His most recent publication is a chapter in a book titled “Reconceptualizing English Education in a Multilingual Society” published by Springer and a chapter in “Philippine English: Development, Structure, and Sociology of English in the Philippines” published by Routledge.  He has also presented papers in local fora and international conferences held  in Hawaii, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, New Zealand, and the Philippines. In June 2019, he will be one of the featured speakers at the 2019 ASIA-TEFL Conference to be held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Research Interests

  • Varieties of English
  • Philippine English
  • Linguistic Landscape
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Intercultural Rhetoric
  • English Language Teaching

Courses Handled

Professional Activities

Courses Handled

Graduate Level

  • Varieties of English
  • Pragmatics
  • Teaching Listening and Speaking
  • Thesis Writing

Undergraduate Level

  • Language Research
  • Varieties of English
  • Structure of English
  • Academic Writing
  • Introduction to College English
  • Reading and Writing for Academic Study
  • Purposive Communication
  • English for Specific Purposes

Professional Activities

  • Assistant Dean, University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Arts and Letters (2020-Present)
  • Faculty Secretary, University of Santo Tomas Graduate School (2013-2019)
  • Associate Editor, Philippine English as a Second Language Journal
  • Member, Editorial Board, Asian Journal for English Language Studies
  • Referee, Philippine Journal of Linguistics
  • President, Linguistic Society of the Philippines
  • Trainer, Foundation for Upgrading the Standard of Education (FUSE)
  • Associate Editor, Philippine ESL Journal
  • Writer, Phoenix Publishing House Inc.
  • Writer, Rex Publishing House Inc.

Selected Publications

  • Tupas, R. & Bernardo, A. (2021). Knowledge construction in World Englishes. In H.K.Lee & B. Spolsky (eds.), Localizing Global English: Asian Perspectives and Practices (pp. 20-33). London, United Kingdom: Routledge.
  • Bernardo, A. (in press). Teaching (in) Philippine English. In A. Borlongan (ed.), Philippine English: Development, Structure, and Sociology of English in the Philippines. United Kingdom: Routledge.
  • Bernardo, A. (2018). En Endocentric Approach to English Grammar Teaching. In I. P. Martin (ed.), Reconceptualizing English Education in a Multilingual Society, English Language Education 13. Singapore: Springer Nature, 101-117 pp.
  • Bernardo, A. (2015): Philippine English in the Classroom: A Much Closer Look. Philippine ESL Journal, 19, 117-144 pp.
  • Bernardo, A., Madrunio, M. (2013). A Framework for Designing a Philippine-English-Based Pedagogic Model for Teaching English Grammar. Asian Journal of English Language Studies, 3, 42-71 pp.
  • Bernardo, A. (2010): Hybrid Rhetoric in Professional Writing: The Case of American and Filipino Parents’ Letters of Excuse from School. Philippine EL Journal, 5, 133-159 pp.

Latest Paper Presentations

  • June 25, 2019. Asia TEFL 2019. Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • June 28, 2018. Sociolinguistic Symposium 22. University of Auckland, New Zealand.
  • May 31, 2018. Teaching (in) Philippine English. 23rd International Conference of the International Association for World Englishes. Ateneo de Manila University.
  • February 8, 2017. Philippine English in the ESL Classroom. HAWAII TESOL 2017, University of Hawaii, USA.

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