School of Languages and Area Studies
Dr Celia Vasiliki Antoniou
- Qualifications: BA Hons (Aristotle University, Thessaloniki), MPhil. In Applied Linguistics (Trinity College Dublin), PhD in Applied Linguistics (University of Essex, UK), Trinity Dip TESOL, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
- Role Title: Lecturer in Applied Linguistics and TESOL
- Address: Park Building, King Henry 1 Street, Portsmouth PO1 2DZ
- Telephone: 023 9284 6156
- Email: email@example.com
- Department: School of Languages and Area Studies
- Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
I joined SLAS in September 2016 and I currently teach on linguistics and TESOL related units at various levels. I hold a BA in English language and Literature from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (I.K.Y. award), and an M.Phil. in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland (Graduate scholarship).
I have also participated in Erasmus student exchange programs at the University of Manchester (2008) and in staff exchange programs as a Lecturer at the University of Santiago de Compostella in Spain (2013).
Additional honors and awards include my research studentship for a PhD in the Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex, UK. At the same institution, I was working as a Graduate Teaching Assistant for 5 years, teaching psycholiguistics, TEFL and general linguistics modules.
I have also taught as an EFL/ EAP lecturer at various universities including the Business school at Imperial College London. During my PhD studies, I have served as an Impact Communications Officer at the UK Data Service in their research methods and case study sector (2014-2015). In 2015, I received the Excellence in Teaching Award (University of Essex) and the Tim Johns Scholarship from BALEAP.
- Teaching Practice
- Second Language Acquisition
- Language, Society and Mind
- English for Academic Purposes
- Studying English at University
- Starting Language Research
- English in a Historical Perspective
Personal tutor for L4 English Language undergraduate students
Undergraduate dissertation Supervisor: all aspects of second and foreign language pedagogy, computer-assisted language learning (CALL), teacher training.
- Instructed SLA and language learning strategies
- Individual differences
- Task-based language teaching in online environments
- Language teacher training and development
- Vygotskian / socio-cultural theory approaches to education
- Higher education and EAP
Current MA supervision:
- Exploring the motivating and demotivating factors that affect the EFL teachers’ practice
- Digital storytelling: Enhancing the learning experience of school students in Spain.
- An exploration of the Greek teachers’ beliefs about English grammar teaching
Current PhD supervision:
- Translanguaging in the EFL classroom in the Algerian Higher Education (provisional title)
- Processing instruction versus input enhancement: classroom effects and computerised online learning measurement
- Non intrusive input enhancement and incidental learning: An eye tracking study
- Processing instruction and motivational factors in the acquisition of word order in Arabic
- Language Across Borders
- SLAS Research and Innovation Committee: ECR representative
- PortCAROL Research Centre