Dr Helena Roquet is the Director of the Institute for Multilingualism and Applied Linguistics Department at Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC Barcelona), where she is a Lecturer of Foreign Language Acquisition (Contratado Doctor ANECA) both at graduate and postgraduate levels. Currently she is also Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Translation and Language Sciences at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), where she teaches at postgraduate level. She completed her PhD in Second Language Acquisition at the UPF and defended her doctoral thesis, The Acquisition of English as a Foreign Language: Integrating Content and Language in Mainstream Education, in July 2011. Her PhD dissertation was recognised with an Extraordinary Doctorate Award. Helena is also a member of the consolidated research group ALLENCAM (Language Acquisition from Multilingual Catalonia) at the UPF and has participated in several research projects funded at national levels. Her main research interests lie within the field of second and third language acquisition, bilingualism, CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) and ICLHE (Integrating Content and Language in Higher Education). Her articles have been published in leading peer-reviewed international journals like International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism and Applied Linguistics.