Gisela Tomé Lourido

Gisela Tomé Lourido

Lecturer in Sociophonetics

University of Leeds


Gisela Tomé Lourido is a Lecturer in Sociophonetics in the Linguistics and Phonetics department at the University of Leeds. Her research interests are in accent variation in speech perception and production in bilingual and monolingual populations. She has mainly worked on Galician and English.

She coordinates the Language@Leeds ‘Embracing Linguistic Diversity’ satellite, a working group developing a series of initiatives to celebrate linguistic diversity and minimise language-based prejudices and disadvantages, starting from our University context.

She welcomes PhD applications on the role of accent variation in speech processing in L1 and L2 listeners, Galician speech production and perception and accent bias training (L1 & L2 speakers and listeners).

  • Sociophonetic variation in speech production and perception
  • Bilingual speech processing
  • Galician phonetics
  • L2 speech learning
  • Accent bias (L1 & L2 speakers and listeners)
  • PhD in Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Sciences


  • MA in Phonetics


  • Mestrado Universitario en Profesorado

    Universidade da Coruña

  • Licenciatura en Filoloxía Inglesa

    Universidade da Coruña





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(2019). The effects of language dominance switch in bilingual: Galician new speakers'' speech production and perception. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 22(3), 637-654.

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(2019). The role of early experience and continued language use in bilingual speech production: A study of Galician and Spanish mid vowels by Galician-Spanish bilinguals. Journal of Phonetics 72, 1-16.

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(2017). Os neofalantes galegos no contexto europeo: A produción e a percepción da fala. Cambio lingüístico no galego actual. Edited by Xosé Luís Regueira and Elisa Fernández Rei. Instituto da Lingua Galega / Consello da Cultura, 99-127.

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