Joanna King

Joanna King-profile


Centre for Academic English and Skills

Contact Details

tel: 01905 855241

Jo has worked in Higher Education for the past 25 years and has taught EFL, EAP, TEFL and Italian at the University of Worcester since 2008. She gained her MA in Applied Linguistics (TEFL) in 2003, specialising in first- and second-language acquisition and has a 1st class BA (Hons) degree in Modern Foreign Languages and TEFL. She was approved as Assistant CELTA Tutor by Cambridge English in February 2015. Prior to working in EFL she taught French and Italian in Further and Adult Education, in addition to running the Italian teaching programme at Aylesbury High School, and also worked as a specialist language tutor and freelance translator/interpreter for a number of commercial organisations.

Teaching & Research

EFL, EAP, TEFL, MFL (French and Italian)

Language Acquisition: specific focus on the Effect of Formal Instruction on Classroom Teaching