Gwénola Bescond

Senior Lecturer in French Gwénola Bescond

School of Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Coventry University
Priory Street
Coventry
CV1 5FB

George Eliot Building
Room: GE533
Email: aa2799@coventry.ac.uk

Main Duties:

Lecturer, Module Leader, Supervisor and First Year Tutor for Languages

Qualifications:
• Ph.D., Education, University of Birmingham
• P.G.C.E., French And Spanish, The University Of Warwick
• DEUG LLCE, Spanish (part one)
• M.A., English
• B.A., Language, Literature and Foreign Civilisations
• Advanced Cambridge Certificate
• First Cambridge Certificate


Professional Licences and Certifications:
• 2004-present, Qualified Teacher Status, General Teaching Council For England


Research Interests:
• Sociolinguistics
• Translation and Interpretation
• Academic writing
• Language Teaching, Learning and Motivation
• E-learning
• Disability and Accessibility


Selected Professional Activities:
• 2002: Simultaneous Translation and Interpretation Course at Brest Cinema Festival
• 2006: Induction (General Teaching Council for England)
• 2007: Developer of French for Business on-line course
• 2010-2011: Translator for university projects: The West African Network for Organic Agriculture, Research and Training and The Impact of Policies for Plagiarism in Higher Education across Europe


Teaching:
• Lecturer and Module Leader in
• -Stage 1: French Language, French Language in Use
• -Stage 2: French for Business, French Language and Society, French for Business
• -Stage 4: French Language, French Translation
• Supervision of final year students
• Add+Vantage modules from Beginners to Advanced Level


Other Responsibilities:
• Collaboration to administration and management of French programmes
• Open Days
• Presentations in schools and FE institutions, Revision Days and Creation of Material for Routes Into Languages

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