Selected recent publications
International refereed journals
Muñoz, C. & Cadierno, T. (2021) How do differences in exposure affect English language learning? A comparison of teenagers in two learning environments. Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching 11, 185-212. http://dx.doi.org/10.14746/ssllt.2021.11.2.2
Muñoz, C., Pujadas, G. & Pattemore, A. (2021) Audio-visual input for learning L2 vocabulary and grammatical constructions. Second Language Research. DOI: 10.1177/02676583211015797
Esteve-Gibert, N. & Muñoz, C. (2021) Pre-schoolers benefit from a clear sound-referent mapping to acquire non-native phonology. Applied Psycholinguistics 42, 77-100. DOI: https//doi.org/10.1017/S0142716420000600
Pattemore, A. & Muñoz, C. (2020) Learning L2 constructions from captioned audio-visual exposure: The effect of learner-related factors. System.
Peters, E. & Muñoz, C. (2020) Introduction to Special Issue Language Learning from Multimodal Input. SSLA.
Pujadas, G. & Muñoz, C. (2020) Examining adolescent EFL learners' TV viewing comprehension through captions and subtitles. Studies in Second Language Acquisition. Special Issue: Language Learning through Multimodal Input. Guest editors: C. Muñoz & E. Peters
Muñoz, C. (2020) Boys like games and girls like movies. Age and gender differences in out-of-school contact with English. RESLA, 33: 172-202.
Pujadas, G. & Muñoz, C. (2019) Extensive viewing of captioned and subtitled TV series. A study of L2 vocabulary learning by adolescents. Language Learning Journal , DOI: 10.1080/09571736.2019.1616806
Muñoz, C., Cadierno, T. & Casas, I. (2018) Different starting points for early foreign language learning: A comparative study with Danish and Spanish young learners of English. Language Learning 68(4), doi: 10.1111/lang.12309
Miralpeix, I. & Muñoz, C. (2018) Receptive vocabulary size and its relationship to EFL language skills. International Review of Applied Linguistics (IRAL) 56(1); https://doi.org/10.1515/iral-2017-0016
Feijoo, S., Muñoz, C., Amadó, A. Serrat, E. (2017) When meaning is not enough: Distributional and semantic cues to word categorization in child directed speech. Frontiers in Psychology . https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01242
Muñoz, C. (2017) Tracing Trajectories of Young Learners: Ten Years of School English Learning. ARAL, 37.
Muñoz, C. (2017) The role of age and proficiency in subtitle reading. An eye-tracking study, System, 67: 77-86.
Muñoz, C. (2016) What is the best age to learn a second/foreign language? Canadian Modern Language Review
Collins, L. & Muñoz, C. (2016). The Foreign Language Classroom: Current Perspectives and Future Considerations. The Modern Language Journal. Special Centenary Volume, 100: 133-147.
Tragant, E., Muñoz, C. & Spada, N. (2016) Maximizing young learners’ input: an intervention program. Canadian Modern Language Review, 72.
Artieda, G. & Muñoz, C. (2016) The LLAMA Tests and the Underlying Structure of Language Aptitude at two Levels of Foreign Language Proficiency. Learning and Individual Differences
Granena, G., Muñoz, C. & Tragant, E. (2015). L1 reading factors in extensive L2 reading-while-listening instruction. System 55, 86-99
Feijoo, S., Muñoz, C. & Serrat, E. (2015). Morphosyntactic cues to noun categorization in English child-directed speech. Language and Communication
Muñoz, C. (2014). Starting age and other influential factors: insights from learner interviews. Studies in Secong Language Learning and Teaching.
Muñoz, C. (2014). Contrasting Effects of Starting Age and Input on the Oral Performance of Foreign Language Learners. Applied Linguistics
DOI: 10.1093/applin/amu024. In the Applied Linguistics Special Issue C. Muñoz (ed.) Complexities and interactions of age in second language learning: Broadening the research agenda
Muñoz, C. (2014). The interaction of L1 timing, onset age and input in second/foreign language acquisition. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism , 4/3: 368-372. doi 10.1075/lab.4.3.12mun
Muñoz, C. & Llanes, À. (2014). Study Abroad and Changes in Degree of Foreign Accent in Children and Adults. The Modern Language Journal. vol. 98, 432-449.
Muñoz, C. (2014) Starting young – is that it all takes? Babylonia, 01/14, 22-25.
Aguilar, M. & Muñoz, C. (2014). The effect of proficiency on CLIL benefits in Engineering students in Spain. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 24(1), 1-18. DOI = 10.1111/ijal.12006
Lindgren, E. & Muñoz, C. (2013). The influence of exposure, parents, and linguistic distance on young European learners’ foreign language comprehension. International Journal of Multilingualism, 10, 105-129..
Muñoz, C. (2013) Exploring young learners’ foreign language learning awareness. Language Awareness.
Llanes, À. & Muñoz, C. (2013) Age effects in a study abroad context: children and adults studying abroad and at home. Language Learning 63(1), 63-90. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9922.2012.00731.x
Muñoz, C. & Gilabert, R. (2011) More evidence concerning the Aspect Hypothesis. International Review of Applied Linguistics (IRAL), 49(3), 241-263.
Muñoz, C. (2011) Is input more significant than starting age in foreign language acquisition? International Review of Applied Linguistics (IRAL), 49(2), 113-133.
Muñoz, C. & Singleton, D. (2011) A critical review of age-related research on L2 ultimate attainment. Language Teaching, 44(1), 1-35.
Muñoz, C. (2010) Staying abroad with the family: a case study of two siblings’ second language development during a year’s immersion. ITL. International Journal of Applied Linguistics. 160, 24-48.
Muñoz, C., Tragant, E. & Torras, M. Rosa (2010) Los inicios de la producción oral en lengua extranjera en alumnos europeos de primaria. ELIA. (Estudios de Lingüística Aplicada Inglesa) 10, 11-39.
Gilabert, R. & Muñoz, C. (2010) Differences in attainment and performance in a foreign language: the role of working memory capacity. International Journal of English Studies (IJES) Vol. 10 (1), 19-42.
Llanes, À. & Muñoz, C. (2009) A short stay abroad: does it make a difference? System 37 (3), 353-365.
Muñoz, C. (2008a) Symmetries and asymmetries of age effects in naturalistic and instructed L2 learning. Applied Linguistics, 24(4), 578-596.
Muñoz, C. (2008b) Age-related differences in foreign language learning. Revisiting the empirical evidence REF. REVISTA: International Review of Applied Linguistics (IRAL), 46(3), 197-220.
Muñoz, C. (2007) CLIL: Some thoughts on its psycholinguistic principles. Lorenzo, F., Casal S., de Aba, V. y Moore, P. (eds.) Models and Practice in CLIL. Monográfico de la Revista Española de Lingüística Aplicada (Resla) , 17-26.
Serrano, R. & Muñoz, C. (2007) Same hours, different time distribution: any difference in EFL? System 35, 305-321.
Muñoz, C. (2007) Cross-linguistic influence and language switches in L4 oral production. Vial (Vigo International Applied Linguistics), 4, 73-94.
White, J. Muñoz, C. & Collins, L. (2007) The his/her challenge: Making progress in a "regular" second language program. Language Awareness, 16 (4), 1-22.
Muñoz, C. (2006) Influence translinguistique et changement de code dans la production d'une L4. Acquisition et Interaction en Langue Étrangère (AILE), 24, 75-99.
Muñoz, C. (2005) Trilingualism in the Catalan educational system. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 171, 75-93.
Muñoz, C. (ed.) (2012) Intensive Exposure Experiences in Second Language Learning. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
Muñoz, C. (ed.) (2006) Age and the Rate of Foreign Language Learning. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.
Muñoz, C. (2002) Aprender idiomas. Barcelona: Paidós.
Muñoz, C. (ed.) (2000) Segundas lenguas. Barcelona: Ariel.
Muñoz, C. & Pérez Vidal, C. (1997) Diccionario de lingüística aplicada y enseñanza de lenguas. Ariel. Spanish translation and adaptation of Richards, J., Platt, J. & Platt, H. (1992) Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics. London: Longman.
Contributions to books
Muñoz, C. (2020) Cognate recognition by young multilingual language learners. The role of age and exposure. In C. Bardel & L. Sánchez (Eds.) Third Language Acquisition. Age, proficiency and multilingualism. Eurosla Series.
Cokely, M. & Muñoz, C. (2019). Captioned video, vocabulary and visual prompts: an exploratory study. In Using Film and Media in the Language Classroom: Reflections on Research-Led Teaching. Multilingual Matters.
Muñoz, C. (2019) A new look at age: young and old L2 learners. In J. W. Schwieter & A. Benati (Eds.)The Cambridge Handbook of Language Learning.
Muñoz, C. & Spada, N. (2019) Foreign language teaching and learning across the lifespan. In L. Ortega. & A. DeHouwer (Eds.) The Cambridge Handbook of Bilingualism (233-249). Cambridge: UK
Muñoz, C. & Singleton, D. (2019) Age and Multilingualism. In D. Singleton & L. Aronin (Eds.)Twelve Lectures on Multilingualism. Multilingual Matters.
Muñoz, C. (2017). The development of language awareness at the transition from Primary to Secondary School. In García-Mayo, M. P. (Ed.) Learning Foreign Languages in Primary School. Research Insights. Multilingual Matters.
Muñoz, C. (2015). Time and timing in CLIL: A comparative approach to language gains. In M. Juan-Garau & J. Salazar-Noguera (eds.), Content-based Language Learning in Multilingual Educational Environments, (pp. 87-104). Springer.
Muñoz, C. (2014). The Association Between Aptitude Components and Language Skills in Young Learners. In M. Pawlak & L. Aronin (eds.), Essential Topics in Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism, Second Language Learning and Teaching, (pp. 51-68). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
Artieda, G. & Muñoz, C. (2013) The role of age and literacy in adult foreign language learning. In A. Berndt (ed.) Foreign languages in the perspective of lifelong learning. Peter Lang Verlag.
Tragant, E. & Muñoz, C. (2012) Primary school teachers’ language practices. A four-year longitudinal study of three FL classes. In E. Alcón & M. P. Safont (eds) Language learners’ discourse across L2 instructional setting (pp. 7-30). NLD: Rodopi.
Muñoz, C. (2012) The significance of intensive exposure as a turning point in learners’ histories. In C. Muñoz (ed.) Intensive Exposure Experiences in Second Language Learning (pp. 141-160). Multilingual Matters.
Muñoz, C. (2012). A Cross-linguistic Study of Narratives with Special Attention to the Progressive: A Contrast between English, Spanish and Catalan. In M. Watorek, S. Benazzo & M. Hickmann (eds). Comparative Perspectives to Language Acquisition: A tribute to Clive Perdue (pp. 502-519). Multilingual Matters.
Muñoz, C. & Lindberg, E. (2011) Out-of-school factors – the Home. In J. Enever (ed.) ELLiE. Early language learning in Europe. British Council.
Suárez, M. & Muñoz, C. (2011) Aptitude, age and cognitive development. The MLAT-E in Spanish and Catalan. Eurosla Yearbook 11, John Benjamins.
Singleton, D. & Muñoz, C. (2011). Around and beyond the Critical Period Hypothesis. In E. Hinkel (ed.) Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning, Vol II. (pp. 407-425), Routledge.
Muñoz, C. (2009) Input and Long-term Effects of Early Learning in a Formal Setting. In M. Nikolov (ed.). Contextualizing the age factor: issues in early foreign language learning. Mouton de Gruyter.
Muñoz, C. & Singleton, D. (2007) Foreign accent in advanced learners. Two successful profiles (pp. 171-190). Eurosla Yearbook 7.
Muñoz, C. (2007) Age-related differences and second language learning practice. In R. DeKeyser (ed.), Practice in a Second Language. Perspectives from Applied Linguistics and Cognitive Psychology (pp. 229-255). CUP.
Muñoz, C. (2006) The Effects of Age on Foreign Language Learning: the BAF Project. In C. Muñoz (ed.) Age and the Rate of Foreign Language Learning (pp. 1-40) . Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.
Muñoz, C. (2006) Accuracy Orders, Rate of Learning and Age in Morphological Acquisition. In C. Muñoz (ed.) Age and the Rate of Foreign Language Learning (pp. 107-126). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.
Muñoz, C. (2006) The BAF Project: Research on the effects of age on foreign language acquisition. In C. Abelló, R. Chacón, M.D. López, & M. Torreblanca (eds) Age in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (pp. 81-92). Peter Lang.
Muñoz, C. (2012) Age effects in second language acquisition. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition
Muñoz, C. (2013) Explicit learning in SLA. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Chapelle, C.A. (ed). Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.
Muñoz, C. (2013) Age-appropriate instruction and assessment for school-age learners. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Chapelle, C.A. (ed). Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.
Muñoz, C. (2006) Talking in a second language. Video. Servei Audiovisuals, Universitat de Barcelona.
Muñoz, C., Celaya, M.L. & Torras (1999) Second Language Acquisition Workbook. Edicions Universitat de Barcelona