Currently Deputy Director (Modern Languages) and Senior Teaching Fellow at Sussex Centre for Language Studies (SCLS) teaching on the Modern Language degrees, intercultural communication and intercultural awareness training, as well as elective modules (Intercultural Encounters, etc.)
I have also taught English for Academic Purposes, Pre-sessional and In-sessional support, General Intensive English, bespoke Teacher Training courses, MA ELT, etc.
Other responsibilities within SCLS have been as Convenor of Open Languages Courses at SCLS (Languages for all), Convenor of the Pre-sessional courses and Convenor of Business Communication Skills and Intercultural Business Communication modules in collaboration with the Sussex Business School.
Previously lectured on BA TEFL, BA Translation and MA TESOL courses at University of London including modules on Empirical Investigations of Language, Language Analysis for TESOL, Pedagogical Grammar, Methodology Across the TESOL Currriculum, English for Academic Purposes, Teaching Practicum, General Translation, etc.
Before entering the Higher Education sector was involved in academic management and in-service teacher development, as well as teaching and developing English courses for adults, Young Learners, Business, IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge Exams, etc.
Interests include intercultural communication, Spanish cultural studies, teacher education and beliefs, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, language and literature and linguistics and identity.
PhD Linguistics (Sussex), in progress.
MA Applied Linguistics and ELT (King's College, London), MA Translation (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), BA (University of Leeds) Cambridge DELTA, CELTA, PGCertHE