Mike Loughlin

 

BME Presessional Senior Coordinator & EAP Tutor

Mike Loughlin

Contact details

EISU, Priorsfield
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

About

I am Senior Coordinator of  the Business Management English (BME) Presessional and also teach on other Presessional English programmes throughout the year.

Qualifications

  • BSc Economics
  • Trinity Cert TESOL
  • Trinity Licentiate Diploma TESOL

Biography

I taught English abroad for 9 years to clients such as Siemens, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Bank of Spain, and Accenture in countries including Spain, Germany, and Russia. Prior to becoming a teacher, I was in senior management in procurement in the engineering industry, and in the voluntary sector developing community services in partnership with national and local government.

Teaching

 I usually teach on the following programmes:

  • BME
  • EAP Stage 1 Presessional
  • Foundation Programme: Economics, and EPS
  • EISU 1-2-1 support for current students

Other activities

Other responsibilities

In addition to my main responsibilities, I am an Academic Conduct Officer and also a Welfare Officer on the BME Presessional Programme.

Academic interests

  • English as a Lingua Franca (and why students don’t want it!).
  • Classroom Teaching Observations using reflective practice.

Publications

Co-authored the BME Academic Writing Guide and BME Reading Guide.

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