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Armin Berger

Armin Berger is a Senior Lecturer in the English Department at the University of Vienna, teaching courses in the language competence and teacher education programmes. His research interests include all aspects of language testing and assessment. More specifically, he is

Sarah Mercer

Sarah Mercer is Professor of Foreign Language Teaching at the University of Graz, Deputy Head of the Centre for Teaching and Learning (University of Graz), and Director of the Doctorate Programme “Sprachendidaktik und Sprachlehr-/lernforschung” (University of Graz). Her research interests

David Newby

In 2012, David Newby retired as head of the Department of Language Teaching Didactics and Research in the Department of English Studies at the University of Graz. His main areas of lecturing and research are second language acquisition, pedagogical grammar

Talk by Executive Director of the European Centre for Modern Languages Sarah Breslin

Since October 2013, Sarah Breslin has been the Executive Director of the European Centre for Modern Languages, an Institution of the Council of Europe, based in Graz, Austria. Sarah is a passionate linguist with a thorough understanding of both policy and practice in

Talk by Julia Warner

Julia specializes in training programmes that combine communication skills with English language skills. Her areas of expertise are among others English for conflict management, diplomatic communication and English as a medium of instruction. Programme

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