Andrew Preshous

Senior Lecturer in Academic English

School of Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Humanities 




Andrew has taught English in a variety of contexts in Greece, Poland, Hong Kong, Malaysia and the UK. This experience includes developing and delivering specialist ESP and EAP courses such as English Pronunciation for Malaysian newsreaders, English for the Hotel Industry and Advanced English for Global Business


  • Teaching English for Specific Purposes MA, Warwick University.
  • English and Greek Civilisation BA (Hons), Leeds University.

Professional Licences and Certifications

  • 2011, CELTA teacher trainer, Cambridge-approved
  • 2007, Certificate in Further Education Training, (ESOL Subject Specialists)
  • 1997, RSA/UCLES DTEFLA, International House, Krakow, Poland
  • 1994, RSA/UCLES CTEFLA, International House, Limassol, Cyprus


  • Module Leader: Advanced English for Business
  • Module Leader: Work Placement in ELT
  • Lecturer: Pre-sessional courses
  • Lecturer: MA in ELT - Designing Language Training Materials
  • Lecturer: MA in ELT - English for Business

Research Interests

  • English for Specific Academic Purposes: written and spoken discourse
  • Materials development in EAP
  • Teacher training in EAP

Selected Outputs

  • Preshous, A., Roberts, R., Preshous, J., and Gakonga, J. (2012) IELTS Foundation Teacher's Book (2nd edn.). Macmillan
  • Preshous, A., Roberts, R., Preshous, J., and Gakonga, J. (2012) IELTS Foundation Student's Book (2nd edn.). Macmillan
  • Preshous, A. (2009) 'Access to FE ESOL'. EL Gazette
  • Preshous, A. (2009) 'ESOL for Work'. EL Gazette
  • Preshous, A. (2008) 'Teacher Training Qualifications'. EL Gazette
  • Preshous, A., Roberts, R., and Gakonga, J. (2004) IELTS Foundation Teacher's Book. Macmillan
  • Roberts, R., Preshous, A., and Gakonga, J. (2004) IELTS Foundation Student's Book. Macmillan
  • Preshous, A. (2001) 'The Features of Malaysian English'. English Today (CUP)

Selected Professional Activities

  • Elected Ordinary Member on BALEAP executive committee
 Queen’s Award for Enterprise Logo
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2023