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A mesma língua, muitas histórias
[Behind the idea that we all speak the same language, there are many stories]
Giuseppe Formato
Giuseppe Formato is a Senior Lecturer at Lesley University (USA), where he teaches Portuguese, Italian and Cinema. In 2018, he obtained his PhD in Educational Studies: Adult Learning and Development with a thesis on The Impact of Language Variety and Motivation on Language Acquisition in Adult Heritage Learners of Portuguese. He was a Camões Fellow at the Consulate General of Portugal in Boston where he worked on projects to disseminate the Portuguese language. He is also a visiting researcher at CIES-Iscte where he is developing a post-doc research project on Heritage Learners' Portuguese. An exploration of Language Attitudes in the Portuguese-Speaking Diaspora of Southeastern New England.


Interview conducted via zoom, on February 2th 2021, by Liliana Azevedo*,
revised for publication on May 2021.
Also available online version here.


Series  OEm Conversations With 
Date  June 2021
Pages  16
ISSN  2183-718X (online)
DOI  10.15847/CIESOEMCW242021
Keywords  Language, culture, identity, heritage learner.
Cite as  Azevedo, Liliana (2021), “A mesma língua, muitas histórias: entrevista com Giuseppe Formato”, OEm Conversations With, 24, Observatório da Emigração, CIES, Iscte, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa. DOI: 10.15847/CIESOEMCW242021


* Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia (CIES-IUL), Lisboa, Portugal

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