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Dr Luke Prodromou

Part-time Lecturer

Academic Position

Part-time Lecturer

Academic Qualifications
  • PhD in Idiomaticity in English as a Lingua Franca: a corpus-based approach”, Nottingham University, UK 
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching English as a Second Language (with distinction) Leeds University, UK
  • MA in Shakespeare Studies, Birmingham University, UK
  • BA in English with Greek Bristol University, UK
Email lprodromou@citycollege.sheffield.eu


Luke graduated from Bristol University and has an MA in Shakespeare Studies (Birmingham University) a Diploma in Teaching English (Leeds University, with distinction) and a Ph.D (Nottingham University).  He is the author of 20 or so coursebooks; he has worked for the British Council (Head of Teacher Training, Thessaloniki), the University of Thessaloniki (Shakespeare Course), the University of Edinburgh (Drama for TEFL), ESADE Barcelona (Drama and Mixed Ability Classes), Pilgrims, Canterbury and NILE, Norwich. His  Phd: English as a Lingua Franca: a corpus-based approach,  was published by Continuum (2010). He is also co-author, with Lindsay Clandfield, of the award-winning teachers’ handbook:  Dealing with Difficulties.  Luke is a founder member of Disabled Access Friendly Campaign for which he wrote - and performed, with D. Gibson - the ‘Wheelchair Sketch’; he now performs as Luke and friends. He has run courses on English literature (Shakespeare, Austen, Dickens, the modern novel) for state school teachers in Madrid. 

Teaching

MA in Applied Linguistics with TESOL

  • Language Teaching Methodology

Research Interests

  • Expertise in language teaching
  • Idiomaticity
  • English as a Lingua Franca
  • Classroom Management
  • The washback effect of testing on teaching
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