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Vicky Giannaka

Vicky Giannaka

Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes

Email Address: vicky.giannaka@northumbria.ac.uk
  • Fellowship of Higher Education (FHEA)  
  • Certificate in E-Moderating Skills  
  • RSA/Cambridge Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults  
  • TEAP Certificate in Teaching English for Academic Purposes  
  • MA in Applied Linguistics  
  • MA in Theory and Practice of Translation  
  • Bachelor of Arts (HONS) in Contemporary English Language Studies 
About: I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and I have taught both Home and International students’ academic writing in various UK universities. I have previously taught EAP, ESP and Business English in Belgium and UAE. Despite my years of teaching, I never stop learning. 
Interests and hobbies: Within the field of EAP I am particularly interested in techniques which endeavour to increase students’ motivation and promote critical thinking. I am particularly interested in e-learning, the use of technology in learning and online materials development.  

Outside of teaching, Vicky enjoys photography, travelling and cooking.  

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