Emilie Grinan

 

Language Tutor in French

Languages for All

Contact details

Ashley Building
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

About

I have been teaching French at the Centre for Modern Languages since 2006, to Open Access and MOMD students. I previously worked at Nottingham Trent University and the University of Franche-Comté (France).

Qualifications

Master in Applied Linguistics

Maitrise de Français Langue Etrangère

BA/”licence” in English Literature and Civilisation

Biography

I took my undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the University of Franche-Comté, France, where I also taught undergraduates in Applied Linguistics (or Sciences du Langage). I came to the UK in 2005 and worked as a French teaching assistant at Nottingham Trent University, and started working at the University of Birmingham in 2006.

Teaching

Teaching different levels for the Open Access courses.

Undergraduate teaching : MOMD modules and Tandem Learning module.

Research

PhD started on language learning and communication strategies, native/non-native interactions and development of the communicative competence. Masters degree was focused on the same research, based on a corpus of native/non-native interactions by telephone. 

Publications

2007 Interaction, collaboration et appropriation des langues dans une communication exolingue spécifique : étude de conversations entre anglophones et francophones in New Learning Environments for Language Learning, Moving beyond the classroom? Conacher Jean E/Kelly-Holmes Helen (eds.), Series Kolloquium Fremdsprachenunterricht - Volume 28, Peter Lang.

2006 A quoi sert l’apprentissage des langues étrangères : le cas institutionnel de l’Ecosse in Pourquoi apprendre des langues ? Orientations pragmatiques et pédagogiques. Bach Gerhard/Holtzer Gisèle (éds.), Series Kolloquium Fremdsprachenunterricht - Volume 23, Peter Lang.

2005 Expérience pédagogique à distance entre natifs et non natifs : perspective holistique dans l’interprétation des données in Holistic Approaches to Language Learning. Penman Christine (ed.) Series Kolloquium Fremdsprachenunterricht - Volume 20, Peter Lang.

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