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Carol Griffiths

Associate Professor of ELT

Dr Carol Griffiths has been a teacher, manager and teacher trainer of ELT for many years. She has taught in many places around the world, including New Zealand, Indonesia, Japan, China, North Korea, Turkey and UK. She is currently working as Professor of ELT at Girne American University in the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus. She has also presented at numerous conferences and published widely, including her books Lessons from Good Language Learners and The Strategy Factor in Successful Language Learning. Learner issues, teacher education and support, teacher burnout, individual differences, the mature language learner, the Intake Hypothesis, language learning strategies, language issues, action research,  the Tornado Hypothesis, English as a medium of instruction (EMI)  and using literature to teach language are her major areas of research interest.