LINTAO, Rachelle B.

LINTAO, Rachelle B.

Academic Qualifications

Research Highlights

Research Interests

Academic Qualifications

Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy, major in English Language Studies (Magna cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines), 2015
  • Master of Arts in Teaching in English Language Arts (Philippine Normal University, Philippines), 2003
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, major in English with Reading Specialization (Cum Laude) (Philippine Normal University – Manila, Philippines), 1998

Non-Degree

  • Certificate in Forensic Linguistic Analysis (International Association of Forensic Linguistics – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 2012
  • Certificate, Oral Communication Skills Training (Southeast Asian Ministers of Education – Regional Language Centre, Singapore), 2008

Eligibility

  • Licensed Professional Teacher

Research Highlights

As a plain language advocate, Dr. Lintao has done extensive research on forensic linguistics, especially on the nature and reform of the legal language. As a language educator, she has engaged in several second language acquisition and language and technology research undertakings.

Research Interests

  • Forensic Linguistics
  • Language Teaching and Learning
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Language and Technology

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

Professional Activities

Courses Handled

Graduate Level

  • Evaluation and Preparation of Instructional Materials
  • Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Contrastive Rhetoric
  • Contemporary Issues in Language Teaching
  • Language Problems of Developing Nations
  • Language Curriculum and Course Design
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Foundations of Language Studies
  • Advanced Academic Writing

 

Undergraduate Level

  • Language and Law
  • Theories of Language and Language Acquisition
  • Language Research
  • The Development of the English Language
  • Computer-Mediated Communication
  • Varieties of English
  • Research and Technical Writing
  • Academic Writing Skills
  • Reading and Thinking Skills for Academic Study
  • Oral Communication in Context

Major Recognitions

  • 2020 Best Paper Presenter, Second Conference of Indonesian Community for Forensic Linguistics (KLFI-2)
  • 2017 Recipient, Commission on Higher Education Travel Grant for Portugal
  • 2015 Awardee, Malcolm Coulthard Travel Grant for China 
  • 2014 Recipient, Commission on Higher Education Dissertation Grant

Professional Activities

  • Chair of the Department of English, University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Arts and Letters (2019-present)
  • Editorial Board Member, Asian Journal of English Language Studies, University of Santo Tomas (2018-present)
  • Editorial Board Member, i-manager’s Journal of English Language Teaching (2018-present)
  • Volunteer English Language Trainer, Foundation for Upgrading the Standards of Education (FUSE) (2016-present)
  • Volunteer Judge, ClearMark Awards sponsored by the Center for Plain Language. Clearmark Awards recognize the plain language communications created by North American organizations (2018-present)
  • Country Representative, Clarity (an international organization for promoting the use of plain English)
  • Treasurer, Linguistic Society of the Philippines (2018-2021)
  • e-Learning Specialist, UST Graduate School (2016-2019)

Selected Publications

  • M. de Leon & Lintao, R. (2021). The rise of meme culture: Internet political memes as tools for analyzing Philippine propaganda. Journal of Critical Studies in Language and Literature, 2(4), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.46809/jcsll.v2i4.70
  • Marasigan, M.A.A. & Ballesteros-Lintao, R. (2020). Presentation and comprehensibility of public policies in online news articles. International Journal of Law, Language & Discourse, 8(2), 35-56.
  • Vergara, F.B. & Ballesteros-Lintao, R. (2020). War on drugs: The readability and comprehensibility of illegal drug awareness campaign brochures. International Journal of Language and Literary Studies, 2(4), 98-121, http://doi.org/ 10.36892/ijlls.v2i4.412
  • Jimenez, R.R. & Ballesteros-Lintao, R. (2020). A norm-based analysis of court interpretation in selected Philippine criminal cases. Asian Journal of English Language Studies, 8, 127-158.
  • Madrilejos, J. I. F. & Ballesteros-Lintao, R. (2020). Interpreting the arguments of China and the Philippines in the South China sea territorial dispute: A relevance-theoretic perspective. International Journal for the Semiotics of Law. doi: 10.1007/s11196-020-09770-1
  • Totanes, B& Lintao, R.B. (2019). Textese categories and textese application in L2 class discussion        Journal on English Language Teaching, iManagers Publications9(2).
  • Barrios-ArnucoA.Ballesteros-Lintao, R., Miranda-Plata, S. & Rañosa-Madrunio, M. (2018). Developing classroom assessment literacy of pre-service English teachers in the Philippines: Prospects and challenges. In M. Subhan Zein and R. Stroupe (Eds.) English for ASEAN integration: Challenges and prospects for teacher preparation (157-177). Routledge Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Ballesteros-Lintao, R. B. (2018). Investigating the evaluative language in Philippine and Chinese news reports on the South China Sea disputes. Advances in Language and Literary Studies9(6), 66-77.
  • Dela Rosa, J.P. O. & Lintao, R.B. (2018). Guided or misguided?: Teachers’ evaluation of an English curriculum guide in the Philippines, Asian Journal of English Language Studies,6, 57-83.
  • Sabio, D.A. & Lintao, R.B. (2018). A discourse analysis of selected speeches of President Rodrigo Duterte. The Asian EFL Journal, 20(12.2), 220-273.
  • Del Rosario, V.A.B. & Lintao, R.B. (2018). Investigative interviewing: Assessing questioning strategies employed to children in conflict with the law. International Journal of Legal Discourse, 3(1), 51-76.
  • Andrade, S. M. T. & Lintao, R.B. (2018). Imposing control through yes/no questions in a Philippine drug trial in International Journal for the Rule of Law Courtroom Procedures, Judicial Linguistics and Legal English, 2(1), 190-230.
  • Salayo, J.D., Macam, A.L. & Lintao, R.B. (2018). Solidarity and disagreements: Social dimensions in cooperative writing group. i-manager’s Journal on English Language Teaching8(1), 30-43.
  • Munalim, L.O. & Lintao, R.B. (2017). Accuracy of past tense in four tasks: Does translation facilitate narrative writing?  AsTEN Journal of Teacher Education, 2(1), 10-26.
  • Ballesteros-Lintao, R. & Rañosa-Madrunio, M. (2017). Using a holistic and user-centered design in simplifying a Philippine consumer contract, Clarity, 74, 37-41.

Latest Paper Presentations

Latest Seminars / Trainings / Workshops Conducted

Latest Paper Presentations

  • Paper Presenter, Exploring the Language of Evaluation in the Maguindanao Massacre Case, Second Conference of Indonesian Community for Forensic Linguistic (KLFI-2), Online Conference,  18-20 September 2020  
  • Paper Presenter, Analyzing the Text Complexity of the Enrollment Conforme in a Private University in Manila, 2nd Linguistic Society of the Philippines International Conference, Dakak Beach Resort, Dipolog City, 4-6 March 2020
  • Paper Presenter, Investigating the Comprehensibility and Readability of Malaysian Construction Contracts, 14th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguists, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, 1-5 July 2019
  • Paper Presenter, On Employing an eLearning Pedagogy in Thesis Writing: The Experience of English Language Studies Students in the Philippines, eLearning Forum Asia, Chulalongkorn University, 29-31 May 2019
  • Paper Presenter, Representations of the Sea Disputes in Philippine and Chinese Media, 28th South East Asian Linguistics Conference, Wenzao Urzuline University of Languages,  17-19 May 2018
  • Paper Presenter, Examining the Student Engagement of Filipino ESL  Learners in Online Discussions, Philippine Association for Language Teaching, Inc. 2017 Conference, University of Santo Tomas, 9-11 December 2017
  • Paper Presenter, Blackboard Teaching & Learning Conference Asia 2017, Singapore,  4-5 October 2017
  • Paper Presenter, Transforming the Syntactic Structures of a Consumer-Finance Contract,  International Association of Forensic Linguists Conference at the University of Porto, Portugal, 10-14 July 2017

Latest Seminars / Trainings / Workshops Conducted

  • Resource Speaker, From Legalese to Reader Ease: Plain Language Principles, Practices, and Prospects, UST Department of English Webinar Series on Forensic Linguistics, 15 January 2021
  • Resource Speaker, Forensic Linguistics: Basics, Queries, and Prospects, Manila Science High School, Manila, 25 November 2019
  • Resource Speaker, Regional Seminar- Workshop on Forensic Linguistics, Valley Hotel, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, 30-31 March 2019
  • Resource Speaker, Regional Seminar-Workshop on English Language Proficiency cum English Language Pedagogy, Leyte Normal University, Tacloban City, Leyte, 13-15 March 2019
  • Resource Speaker, Writing for Publication, University of Rizal System Binangonan, Rizal, 12 February 2019
  • Resource Speaker, Technology and Teaching in the Digital Era, Foundation for Upgrading the Standard of Education Trainers’ Workshop, FUSE Learning Center, Pearl of the Orient Tower, Manila, 2 February  2019
  • Resource Speaker, THIScourse: Plain Language Movement, English Language Studies Society, UST Manila, 25 January  2019
  • Resource Speaker, Promoting Consumer Protection Through Forensic Linguistics Studies, University of Santo Tomas Research Center for Social Sciences and Education, UST Manila, 26 February  2018

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