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Ms Karla de Lima Guedes

Ms Karla de Lima Guedes

Senior Teaching Fellow

Research interests

  • My current research interests include EAP and second language pedagogy, the role of linguistics and intercultural communication in ESL, second language classroom learning, second language assessment, language teaching materials design, digital literacies, technology-enhanced education, and online/blended learning for languages.

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Address: B65, Avenue Campus, Highfield Road, SO17 1BF (View in Google Maps)


I am a Senior Teaching Fellow in the Academic Centre for International Students (ACIS), part of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Southampton.

I have been involved with teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) since 2002 and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) since 2010. I received my bachelor's degree from the University of Leeds in Linguistics and Phonetics and RSA Cambridge CELTA from the Leeds Beckett University. I also hold an MA in Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching and MSc in Web Science, both from the University of Southampton.

I am currently undertaking a Ph.D. in the Web Science Institute and School of Education at the University of Southampton, and my research focuses on the attitudes towards, beliefs, and experiences of using online learning technologies and methodologies in second language education. I am also the convenor of the Southampton Postgraduate E-learning Group (PEGasus).

Professional Memberships

BALEAP: British Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes

AULC: Association of University Language Centres

EUROCALL: European Association of Computer Assisted Language Learning

EDEN: European Distance and E-learning Network

FLAN: FutureLearn Academic Network

IATEFL: International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

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