|Post:||Tutorial Fellow in English Language Teaching (Sussex Centre for Language Studies)|
|Location:||Arts A A043|
|International:||+44 1273 872889|
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BA English (Birmingham), BA Music (Southampton), MA Applied Linguistics (Southampton), PhD Applied Linguistics (Southampton), PGCE (Birmingham), Dip TEFL (RSA), PGCertHE (Sussex).
Simon is the convenor for the Pre-Masters in EAP programme and is involved with supervising Doctoral research students in the area of ELT. He has extensive experience in teaching English for Academic Purposes and Applied Linguistics at a number of universities, including UCL, Imperial College and the University of Surrey. He is a contributor to the BBC Learning English programmes on Academic Listening, available online. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Recent and upcoming conference presentations include:
Inhibitory control, self-monitoring and test takers’ performance in a public speaking test, with Malgorzata Korko, 46th Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, 5-7 September 2013
‘Being fair and showing care’: the moral discourse of an English language teacher, BALEAP 2013 Conference, University of Nottingham, 19-21 April 2013
Mobile devices and learner interaction inside and outside the classroom, 47th IATEFL Annual Conference, Liverpool, 9 April 2013
MALL and collaborative learner interaction in and out of the classroom, BALEAP PIM: Blending Technologies with EAP, University of Southampton, 4 November 2012
Narratives and accounts: ‘post-crisis’ narration in annual company reports, with Jules Winchester, 12th Cercles Conference, LSE, 6 September 2012
Analysing the language of global companies post-crisis: insights from an interdisciplinary approach, with Jules Winchester, Cutting Edges Research: Competing Discourses, Canterbury Christ Church University, 6 July 2012
The communication of contrition: the language of global companies post-crisis, with Jules Winchester, Languages in the Real World, University of Portsmouth, 12 May 2012
The emergence of narrative in the early stages of writing a doctoral thesis”, EATAW, University of Limerick, 30 June 2011
Using the National Student Survey to improve student learning”, with Rachel Cole, Subject Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies workshop, London 22 June 2011
With Jules Winchester, he has contributed a piece on contrition to the Macmillan Dictionary Blog. Saying ‘sorry’ – and showing that you mean it. Available at http://www.macmillandictionaryblog.com/saying-sorry-and-showing-that-you-mean-it, 23 July 2012.
English for Academic Purposes. Mobile-assisted language learning. Discourse analysis of crisis communication. Language processing and speech production.
Research project with Maggie Korko: Inhibitory control, self-monitoring and candidates' performance in public speaking tests (2013).
1230-1330 Fridays A43
Arnold, Hilary and Williams, Simon (2013) Arbitrating beliefs about learning to write in the PhD writing workshop. In: EAP within the higher education garden: cross-pollination between disciplines, departments and research. Proceedings of the 2011 BALEAP conference. Garnet Education, Reading, pp. 53-63. ISBN 9781908614711
Williams, Simon (2013) Writing a statement of teaching philosophy. In: T Pattison, ed. IATEFL 2012 Glasgow Conference Selections. IATEFL, Canterbury, pp. 239-241. ISBN 9781901095425
Williams, Simon and Cerda, Yolanda (2012) Doing the product: An experiential task-based approach to inspire learners. In: IATEFL 2011 Brighton Conference Selections: 45th International Conference Brighton. IATEFL Publications, Canterbury, pp. 99-101. ISBN 9781901095388
Williams, Simon (2012) Finding a voice: writing narrative in the early stages of a doctoral thesis. Journal of Academic Writing, 2 (1). pp. 24-34. ISSN 2225-8973
Marshall, Steve and Williams, Simon (2010) Combining Process, Product and Genre on a Graduate EAP Writing Course 'Outside of the Disciplines'. In: Developing Academic Literacy. Peter Lang. ISBN 9783039115457