Mr. Ian Cameron

Mr. Ian Cameron

Mr. Ian Cameron

Head of Department Language School


Qualifications

  • Master of Arts (Cross Cultural Communication and Applied Linguistics), University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 2015 – 2016
  • Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults (DELTA), University of Cambridge, 2003 - 2004
  • Master of Arts (Philosophy and Psychology), Edinburgh University1985 – 1989

Biography

Ian has worked for nearly thirty years in English language teaching and learning. After a number of years teaching in Europe, followed by South America, recently he has primarily worked in Asia, moving into management and successfully starting and running a new English language teaching centre for a multinational organisation in Singapore, before moving on to run teaching centres in Spain and then Sri Lanka, before eventually returning to Singapore. He is focussed now on programmes which prepare young people for the English language demands of tertiary - particularly university - education.

Research Interests

  • Academic and other specialised vocabulary, especially involving the use of corpora
  • Content-centred language learning
  • Uses of technology to enhance language learning
  • The role of language in the definition and representation of social groups