Ms Anna McKenna
Profiles

Ms Anna McKenna

Lecturer in English as a Foreign Language

English Language Centre - Plymouth Global (Academic Partnerships)

Role

Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes mainly dealing with students at Masters and MPhil/PhD level, raising students' awareness of the areas in their English language use which they need to improve on for their specific purposes. Students are either preparing to start their programmes of study - pre-sessional, or currently on their programme - insessional.

Qualifications

MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Diploma in Teaching English to Adults, BA - Honours Literary Theory, BA English Literature

Research interests

Research into effective methods of feedback and error correction to help students to improve their writing skills. Developing suitable tools which students can use to raise awareness of their mistakes in writing and devise their own strategies to self-edit and overcome 'bad habits' in writing.