Thomai Alexiou

Assistant Professor - Department of Theoretical & Applied Linguistics

Dr Thomaï Alexiou is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She holds an MA in TEFL from Canterbury Christ Church University and a PhD in Applied Linguistics from the University of Wales Swansea, UK. She has taught English as a foreign language for about 10 years in Greece and Britain. She currently teaches courses in methodology of language teaching, pedagogical foundations in learning a foreign language, current communicative approaches (at the undergraduate level) and research methods in applied linguistics (at the postgraduate level). Since her employment she has been involved in research projects focusing mainly on issues relating to young and very young learners. She is also the coordinator of the Module Teaching English to Young Learners (at the postgraduate level) at the Hellenic Open University.

Her research interests concern cognitive development and individual differences in foreign language learning for very young learners while her expertise is on early foreign language learning, methodology of teaching languages to young learners (preschool and primary education), and material development for very young learners. She has been invited to give teacher training seminars and she has published several articles throughout Europe (in journals and conference proceedings). She has also written and edited textbooks for children learning English as a foreign language.

TEACHING (AC. YEAR 2017-2018)
Semester Code Course title Group Day From To Room
Winter G-LSUD3 ApLing326 Methodology of Teaching English as a Foreign Language Tuesday 16:00 18:30 107
Winter FLLT 573 Design and Evaluation of Teaching Materials Saturday 16:00 19:00 308 upstairs
Spring G-LSUD3 ApLing326 Methodology of Teaching English as a Foreign Language Tuesday 18:30 21:00 107
Spring G-LSUD4 ApLing494E Special Electives: Pedagogical foundations in learning a foreign/second language I Thursday 16:00 18:30 417
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