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Investigadora predoctoral (becària FI)

Campus de la Comunicació de la Universitat Pompeu Fabra
C/Roc Boronat 138,
08018, Barcelona.

Office 53.204
Tel. 93 542 1114

Sara Muñoz-Coego

About her

Sara Muñoz-Coego is a PhD candidate at the Department of Translation and Language Sciences at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Catalonia). She holds a B.A. in Galician Language and Literature from Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (Santiago de Compostela, Galicia), an M.A. in Language teaching from Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, and an M.A. in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Her research focuses on the prosodic and gestural marking of Information Structure and its acquisition by children.


Research Interests

  • Prosody
  • Gesture studies
  • First Language Acquisition
  • L1 Phonetics and Phology
  • Information Structure
  • Pragmatic development


Current Projects

  • The development of gesture and prosody for marking information structure in children's narratives
  • Multimodal labeling of audiovisual corpora
  • The multimodal marking of Information Structure



Florit-Pons, J., Rohrer, P. L., Muñoz-Coego, S., Vilà-Giménez, I., & Prieto, P. (2021, July 15). Desenvolupament del marcatge prosòdic i gestual dels referents en el discurs: un estudi longitudinal. Oral presentation at the XIIè Workshop sobre la prosòdia del català. Universitat de Barcelona & Universitat de les Illes Balears. (To see a recording of this presentation in Catalan, click here)

Florit-Pons, J., Rohrer, P. L., and Muñoz-Coego, S. (2021, July 24th). El marcatge prosòdic i gestual del grau de novetat dels referents en el discurs narratiu de nens/es: Un estudi longitudinal. Oral Presentation at Escola d’Estiu de Lingüística Catalana (EDELC). Universitat de les Illes Balears: online.

Muñoz-Coego, S., Florit-Pons, J., Rohrer, P. L., Vilà-Giménez, I., & Prieto, P. (2021, December 6-9). The prosodic marking of Referent Status in Catalan children's narrative discourse: A longitudinal study. Poster presentation at the 1st International Conference on Tone and Intonation (TAI). University of Southern Denmark: Sonderborg, Denmark.

Muñoz-Coego, S., Florit-Pons, J. Rohrer, P. L., Vilà-Giménez, I., & Prieto, P. (2021, December 6-9). The multimodal marking of discourse referents in children's narrative speech: Evidence from gesture and prosody. Poster presentation at the Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development. Cognitive Development Center CEU: Budapest, Hungary.




Design and implementation: / Joan Borràs-Comes