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Lecturer, Modern Languages
University of Southampton

English and intercultural communication Intercultural awareness English as a lingua franca English language teaching e-learning Online communication

I completed a PhD in Applied Linguistics at the University of Southampton on the subject of intercultural awareness and intercultural communication through English. Before coming to Southampton to undertake my PhD in 2005, I taught at Silpakorn University in Thailand. I have worked as an English language teacher for over 10 years in both the UK and Thailand at all levels, but specialising in English for Academic Purposes. I currently teach at the University of Southampton and my teaching interests include applied linguistics, ELT, intercultural communication, Global Englishes, English for academic purposes and elearning. My research interests include Intercultural awareness, intercultural communication, English as a Lingua Franca, English language teaching, and second language learning. I have presented and published research in all these fields.

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  1. Academic presentations
  2. Oral presentation language MC
  3. Culture and discourse activity
  4. Defining culture activity
  5. A short course in English in academic purposes for applied linguistics/ELT students
  6. Style in academic writing
  7. Making notes from written sources, paraphrasing and summaries
  8. Referencing and citations 'Harvard style'
  9. Introduction to essay writing
  10. Using cultural images

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