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Barbara Whittle

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EAP Practitioner

I lived and worked overseas for several years before returning to the North East, where I was born. I taught Travel and Tourism in several Further Education colleges until 2008. Since then, I have taught EAP in UK universities and at the University of Sunderland since 2010.

Teaching and supervision

I teach on the University pre-sessional and in-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes (EAP). I have also supervised TESOL students as they completed their final dissertation.

Research interests for potential research students

I am interested in current trends in EAP/ESOL/TESOL and teaching and learning research.


MEd Practitioner Enquiry (Newcastle University)
Measuring and encouraging speaking English through co operative learning and group work.
Travel and Tourism

Last updated 03 October 2019

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