Bill Batziakas
2020-05-27

 

 

教育背景

Education Background

PhD in Language, Discourse and Communication (King's College London, University of London)

MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (University College London Institute of Education, University of London)

BA in English Language and Philology (University of Athens)

 

教学经历

Work Experience

2019-present Assistant Professor in English for Academic Purposes, Convener of the Academic Writing Modules & Associate Director for Academic Development, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, University of Surrey International Institute, Centre for Academic English Studies

2017-2019 Lecturer in English Studies & Head of the Committee for English for Academic Purposes Wenzhou-Kean University (China) College of Liberal Arts School of English Studies

2014-2017 Associate Lecturer in Applied Linguistics for English Language Teaching, Queen Mary (University of London) (UK) School of Language, Linguistics and Film Language Centre

2014-2015 Dissertations Supervisor King's College London (University of London)(UK), School of Social Science and Public Policy Department of Education and Professional Studies Centre for Language, Discourse and Communication

2010-2011 Research Assistant King's College London (University of London)(UK), School of Social Science and Public Policy Department of Education and Professional Studies Centre for Language, Discourse and Communication

2007-2008 Teaching Fellow in Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching National and Kapodistrian University of Athens(Greece), School of Philosophy Faculty of English Studies Department of Language and Linguistics

 

主讲课程

Courses Taught at SII-DUFE

Academic English Writing 1 & 2

 

研究领域

Research Areas

English as a Lingua Franca (ELF); English for Academic Purposes (EAP); English for Specific Purposes (ESP); English Language Teaching (ELT) (teaching methodology, curriculum design, textbook selection, assessment); communicative competence; translanguaging; multimodality

 

科研成果

Research Output

Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals:

Batziakas, B. (2017). Communicative Practices in English as a Lingua Franca Interactions: Some Examples from Asian University Students in London. Asian Englishes, 19(1): 44-56. DOI: 10.1080/13488678.2016.1237008.

Book Chapters & Sections:

Batziakas, B. (2016). Achieving Politeness in ELF Conversations: A Functional-Pragmatic Perspective. In: N. Tsantila, J. Mandalios and P. Ilkos (Eds) English as a Lingua Franca: Pedagogical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Athens: The American College of Greece Press, pp. 220-226. ISBN: 978-618-81803-0-7

Batziakas, B. (2016). Making Specific Meaning through Flexible Language Use in ELF Conversations. In: L. Lopriore and E. Grazzi (Eds) English as a Lingua Franca: Intercultural Communication, New Perspectives from ELF. Rome: Roma Tre University Press, pp. 273-289. ISBN: 978-88-97524-63-2

Batziakas, B. (2013). Investigating Meaning-Making in English as a Lingua Franca Interactions in an International Students Society in London. In: Y. Bayurt and S. Akcan (Eds) English as a Lingua Franca: Pedagogical Implications of ELF in the Expanding Circle. Istanbul: Boğazici University Press, pp: 344-351. ISBN: 978-975-518-352-7

Batziakas, B. (2010). ELF and the Learner’s First Language Pronunciation (Greek). In: R. Walker, Teaching the Pronunciation of English as a Lingua Franca. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp: 110-114. ISBN: 978-0-19-442200-0

Batziakas, B. (2008). Surveying the Degree of Implementation of English as a Lingua Franca in Greek State School English Classrooms. Extended abstract based on the paper presentation at the First International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca. University of Helsinki, Finland, 6-8 March 2008. Available from: http://www.helsinki.fi/englanti/elfa/Batziakas.pdf

Invited Talks:

Batziakas, B. (2018). ‘Language, Discourse and Communication: Investigating Meaning-Making Practices in Personal and Professional Settings’. Invited Talk for ‘Look Who’s Talking Series’, Wenzhou-Kean University, China, 7 May 2018 – Invitation by Dr Maggie Xu.

Batziakas, B. (2018). ‘English and the Reconceptualisation of Communication: Implications for the Research of Communication Practices and Applications in Language Pedagogy at the International University and Beyond’. Invited Talk at the University College London (UCL), University of London, UK, 17 January 2018 – Invitation by Prof. Li Wei & Dr Froso Argyri.

Batziakas, B. (2018). ‘Reconceptualising English in Intercultural Communication Contexts: Making Sense of Communication Practices and Highlighting Implications for Pedagogy’. Invited talk at the Department of Linguistics, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK, 16 January 2018 – Invitation by Prof. Anne Pauwels.

Batziakas, B. (2017). ‘English for Academic Purposes: What Can we Gain from the Paradigm of English as a Lingua Franca?’ Invited talk at the School or Arts and Humanities, St Mary’s University, UK, 10 March 2017 – Invitation by Prof. Pauline Foster.

Batziakas, B. (2017). ‘English as a Multilingua Franca: Sociolinguistic Observations and Pedagogic Implications’. Invited talk at the Centre for Applied Research and Outreach in Language Education, University of Greenwich, UK, 8 March 2017 – Invitation by Dr. Robert Bright.

Batziakas, B. (with Jenkins, J., Patsko, L. and Dignen, B.) (2016). ‘What on ELF?: Helping our Students Become International Communicators’. Invited panel discussion at the 1st IATEFL-TESOL Joint Web Conference, 17 November 2016 – Invitation by Dr. Chia Suan Chong.

Batziakas, B. (2016). ‘Reappraising Language Use and Reconfiguring Language Pedagogy: Insights from ELF-Mediated Interactions’. Invited talk at the Applied Linguistics Research Circle (Special Event), University of Reading, UK, 17 May 2016 – Invitation by Prof. Rodney Jones.

Batziakas, B. (2013). ‘Trials and Tribulations: An Applied Linguistics Research Journey’. Invited talk at the 6th International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca: Intercultural Communication, New Perspectives from ELF, as part of the PhD Research Workshop. Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy, 4-6 September 2013 – Invitation by Prof. Emeritus Henry Widdowson.

Regular Talks:

Batziakas, B. (2018). ‘Communicative Practices and English as a Lingua Franca: Translanguaging and its Implications for Pedagogy and Research at the International University’. Paper presentation at the 11th International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca: ‘ELF, Migration and Multilingualism’. King’s College London, University of London, UK, 4-7 July 2018.

Batziakas, B. (2017). ‘The role of English at the Contemporary International Universities in the UK: Linguistic Ethnographies of Tutors and Students’. Paper presentation at the 4th Professional Development Conference of the Language Centre of Queen Mary University of London: ‘Emic and Etic Perspective on Professional Practice: A Crisis of Identity?’. Queen Mary University of London, UK, 21-22 February 2017.

Batziakas, B. (2016). ‘Attaining Cultural Appropriateness in ELF-Mediated Interactions: Implications for Language Use and Pedagogy’. Paper presentation at the 9th International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca: ‘Framing English within Multilingual Policies and Practices’. University of Lleida, Catalonia, Spain, 27-29 June 2016.

Batziakas, B. (2014). ‘Achieving Politeness in ELF Conversations: A Functional-Pragmatic Perspective’. Paper presentation at the 7th International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca: ‘Pedagogical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives’. Deree College, Athens, Greece, 4-6 September 2014.

Batziakas, B. (2014). ‘Memoirs of a PhD Research Project: What New PhD Researchers Should Be Waiting’. Paper presentation at the 1st Summer School of King’s College London and Hong Kong University. Hong Kong University, 14-16 July 2014.

Batziakas, B. (2013). ‘Making Specific Meaning through Flexible Language Use in ELF Conversations’. Paper presentation at the 6th International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca: ‘Intercultural Communication, New Perspectives from ELF’. Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy, 4-6 September 2013.

Batziakas, B. (2012). ‘Investigating Meaning-Making in English as a Lingua Franca Interactions in an International Students Society in London’. Paper presentation at the 5th International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca: ‘Pedagogical Implications of ELF in the Expanding Circle’. Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 24-26 May 2012.

Batziakas, B. (2012). ‘Interactional Practices and Meaning-Making in English as a Lingua Franca (ELF)’. Paper presentation at the STORIES 2012 Conference. Oxford University, 14-15 March 2012.

Batziakas, B. (2011). ‘Presentation of a Publication: Greek (Greek Language Users and English as a Lingua Franca), in R. Walker (2010) ‘‘Teaching the Pronunciation of English as a Lingua Franca’’, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 110-114’. Presentation at the Research Workshops in Language and Literacy (RWLL). King’s College London, 6 December 2011.

Batziakas, B. (2011). ‘Presentation of a Data Analysis Framework: Combining Ethnography and CA to Investigate ELF Interactions’. Presentation at the Research Workshop in Language and Literacy (RWLL). King’s College London, 6 December 2011.

Batziakas, B. (2009). ‘Micro- and Macro-Processes and Products in the Lexico-grammar of English as a Lingua Franca’. Presentation at the Research Workshop in Language and Literacy (RWLL). King’s College London, 20 October 2009.

Batziakas, B. (2008). ‘Surveying the Degree of Implementation of English as a Lingua Franca in Greek State School English Classrooms’. Paper presentation at the First International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca. University of Helsinki, Finland, 6-8 March 2008.

Minor Articles in Local Journals & Newsletters:

Batziakas, B. (2007). ‘Writing: A Proposed Answer and Top-Down Analysis of the 2007 ASEP Question 2’. ELT Newsletter, IV/10: 5-6.

Batziakas, B. (2006). ‘Cognition and the Foreign Language Programmes’. ELT News, 210: 13-14.

Batziakas, B. (2006). ‘The Greek language: A Facilitating Bridge or a Troublesome Background in the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language?’ ELT News, 205: 26.