Dr Katarzyna Alexander

Dr Katarzyna Alexander holds a PhD in Linguistics from the University of York, (the UK), and an MA in English Philology from Adam Mickiewicz in Poznan (Poland). Her research interests include voicing patterns of Greek Cypriot plosives as well as the perception of voicing in English plosives by Greek Cypriot learners of English, and its influence on spelling in English by Greek Cypriots. Her research in sound perception is carried out within Exemplar Theory framework.

Katarzyna has taught English as a Foreign Language in various institutions in Poland, the UK and Cyprus. She also has done many Polish-English and English-Polish translations.

Dr Alexander is interested in using Internet technology in teaching English. She was one of the authors of an online English course offered by “IDEA” Language Centre in Poznan (Poland). In addition, she has designed several Internet lessons for low-level learners of English, created online courses for Academic Writing, Technical Writing and English Phonetics and Phonology courses taught at the University of Nicosia. She has assisted in the creation of e-learning materials for the Business Communications course at the University of Nicosia. She is also a long-standing member of the Editorial Board for Teaching English with Technology Journal and has participated in several Learning Design events.