Skip to main content
University of Bath

Dr Gail Forey PhD Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences Associate Dean (Education)

Dr Gail Forey oversees strategies for learning, teaching and student experience for undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses in the Faculty.


Gail has carried out research and published in the areas of written, spoken and digital workplace communication, systemic functional linguistics, discourse analysis, language education and teaching development. She is currently involved in research related to classroom discourse, disciplinary literacy, pedagogy, the explicit teaching of language for curriculum learning and digital global workplace communication focusing on the role of language in this emerging field.

This person is available to supervise research degree projects


View a list of books and publications by Gail Forey


Before joining Bath University, Gail taught in Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, Hungary, and the UK. In Hong Kong, Gail worked at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), where she was Associate Head of the Department, Programme Leader for the Master of Arts in English Language Teaching and the Doctor of Applied Language Sciences.

During her time at PolyU, Gail received the Faculty Award for Teaching 2013, the President’s Award for Teaching 2014 and the Hong Kong University Teacher of the Year Award 2015, the Faculty's Service Award 2017, and the PolyU's Knowledge Transfer Award 2017.