Aaron Woodcock

Name: Aaron WoodcockAaron Woodcock AEP staff profile

Job title: Teaching Fellow in English for Science and EAP

Responsibilities:

My main responsibility during the autumn and spring terms is teaching on and writing materials for the Academic English Programme (AEP), including the English Language for Chemists (CH3ENG) and English for Food Science (FB2CAL) modules. During the summer, I teach on the Pre-Sessional English programme (PSE).

Area(s) of interest:

My main area of interest is English for Specific Academic Purposes (ESAP) and scientific discourse.

International experience:

  • Marseilles, France - studying marine sciences at the Universit√© d'Aix Marseille
  • Madrid, Spain - teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) at the British Council
  • Exeter, UK - teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP), Chemistry and Biology at the University of Exeter

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults (DELTA), University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Chemistry, University of Exeter
  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Science with European Studies, University of Sussex
  • Certificate of Proficiency in French, University of Sussex

Presentations:

'Meeting the needs of science students: observations and ideas', ISLI Learning & Teaching Forum, University of Reading, 2015

Awards:

University Collaborative Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching and Learning (for collaboration between ISLI and Chemistry), University of Reading, 2014-15

Special Interest Groups:

ISLI Corpus SIG

Contact Details

Telephone:

+44 (0) 118 378 5197

Email:

a.e.w.woodcock@reading.ac.uk

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