Department of Education

Dr Katie Dunworth

Lecturer in TESOL with particular expertise in English for Academic Purposes in Higher Education

Katie Dunworth

Senior Lecturer in Education
BA (Hons), RSA Dip TEFLA, EdD

1 West North 3.23
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 4109

PhD Supervision

PhD supervision and knowledge transfer in the areas of:

  • Codeswitching
  • English as a medium of instruction/CLIL
  • World Englishes
  • TESOL pedagogy
  • Internationalisation of higher education


I have been involved in TESOL and applied linguistics for over 25 years: as a TESOL teacher, lecturer, researcher and academic manager in Australia and the UK.

My teaching and research interests include English for specific purposes, English in an international context, language assessment and pragmatics.

My most recent areas of research and publication include feedback practices in higher education, the development of student language proficiency in higher education, and post entry language assessment.

Journal Referee

  • TESOL in Context
  • English Australia Journal
  • PORTAL Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies
  • Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management

Research interests

  • English for specific purposes
  • English in an international context
  • Language testing and assessment

Current projects


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