School of Applied Language & Intercultural Studies
Phone number: 01 700
Academic biography I am a lecturer in ESOL and Itercultural Studies.
Research interests Second – generation 'returnees' cross- cultural adaptation experiences on relocating to Ireland and returnees' perceptions of the host community’s attitude towards them. Modern Language Teaching, in particular the acquisition of Intercultural Communicative Competence in the ESOL classroom; ESOL; Intercultural competence within non-profit homeless organisations; Discourse Analysis; Language Teaching Methodologies; International students’ perceptions of what constitutes plagiarism and the role of software packages in the prevention of plagiarism.