Jose M. Martinez studied Journalism and Communication at the Pompeu Fabra's University (Spain) and History, Geography and Art at the University of Barcelona (Spain). He continued studying at the University of Complutense (Madrid, Spain), where he obtained his PGCE in MFL. Jose has successfully completed an MA in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language at the University of Barcelona.
Jose has been working for the University of Wolverhampton since 2007, where he is lecturing in Spanish and he has taken an active part in development of all module syllabus. His is currently coordinating the language department and participating in delivering seminars on Spanish cinema and Spanish Civil War. He has lectured in Spanish at a variety of institutions such as Leeds Metropolitan University as well as at the Instituto Cervantes in London and Leeds.
His academic interests include teaching MFL with the use of ICT, materials creation and development and intercultural studies. He also has an interest in current issues in Spanish society.