Andrew Preshous

Senior Lecturer in Academic English

School of Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Humanities 

Email: ab3258@coventry.ac.uk 

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Biography

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

Qualifications
  • 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
Teaching
  • 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
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