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Ms Silvia Taylor

Post:Teaching Fellow in Spanish (Sussex Centre for Language Studies)
Other posts:Associate Tutor (Sussex Centre for Language Studies)
Location:ARTS A A049
Email:S.Taylor@sussex.ac.uk

Telephone numbers
Internal:6531
UK:01273 876531
International:+44 1273 876531
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Biography

Born in Granada, Spain.  PGCert in Trans (OU), MA in Media Assisted Language Teaching (University of Brighton) and BA in Modern Languages (University of Granada).  I hold a PGCEd that focused on teaching methodology and pedagogy for modern foreign languages.  I am also experienced in A Level and Adult Education areas. I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and I hold QTS status since 1993. I have taught Spanish language and Spanish 20th century art in the undergraduage programme at Sussex University. I have also lectured in the areas of Intercultural Competence, Bilingualism and Materials for Content Language Integrated Learning (CLIL). In additiong to teaching, I am currently writing materials for teachitlanguages.co.uk. and curating materials for the VLE at Sussex University.

My career prior to teaching: I hold a Certificate in Personnel Practice and have worked as Office Manager and Personal Assistant to a managing director at Study Group International. Prior to that I held the role of supervisor of operations for an American medical assistance company.

Role

Teaching Fellow in Spanish in the BA programme and the Language Elective Pathway