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Cambridge Language Sciences

Interdisciplinary Research Centre
 
Areas of Interest: 
Assessment of academic English competency
The "cultural" impact on writing
Academic writing across the disciplines
Achieving clarity in writing
Academic Literacy

Research

Academic Literacy

Assessment of academic literacy in English

The "cultural" impact on writing

Publications

Key publications: 

Rhetorical Diversity and the Implications for teaching academic English; co-authored with Zhongshe Lu and Lan Li; for Asian Journal of Applied Linguistics, Vol. 3, No. 1 (2016), pp.101-113.

PhD: Been there, done that. So, why do a (second), professional doctorate?; co-authored with WM Lim; for a Sage publication on Transformative Practices (2016) (pending)

‘Das Eignungsfeststellungsverfahren mit anschließender Studienfachberatung der Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg – Ein Erfahrungsbericht’, In: Sprachen als akademische Schlüsselkompetenz? Conference Proceedings of the AKS 2008, 185-192.

‘… sine qua non of global communication’, Die Sparkassen Zeitung (2003), p.16.

Aspects of foreign language competence in business communication’, Bildung – Führung – Veränderung. Deutsche Sparkassenakademie 75 Jahre Lehrinstitut 1928-2003, ed. G. Ashauer (Stuttgart, 2003). 219-231.

Lessing and the Sturm und Drang. A Reappraisal Revisited, [Europäische Aufklärung in Literatur und Sprache, Bd. 14] (Frankfurt a.M.: Peter Lang, 2002).

Director of Academic Development & Training for International Students
Fellow and Tutor (Graduate) of Lucy Cavendish
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Dr Karen  Ottewell

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