Dr Pérez Andrade is a Lecturer in English Language and the course leader for the Teaching Languages (English) MA and English Language Teaching (Distance Learning) MA degrees. He is also the English language coordinator for the Open Language Programme (OLP). Dr Pérez Andrade has a PhD in Applied Linguistics from the University of Southampton where he is also a member of the Centre for Global Englishes. He trained as a teacher of English in Chile and holds an MA in Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching from King’s College London.
Gonzalo's teaching covers a number of areas from the fields of applied linguistics and teacher education, such as sociolinguistics, intercultural communication, language assessment and research methods. In addition, he teaches academic English courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level as part of the Open Language Programme. He also supervises postgraduate dissertations on English language teaching (ELT) and applied linguistics.
Gonzalo's research focuses on exploring language ideologies in ELT teacher education programmes as well as understanding their impact on the beliefs of English teachers, especially in non-native English speaking contexts. His main areas of interest are teacher education, English as a Lingua Franca (ELF), teacher cognition and the sociology of language. He has presented his research in a number of conferences and workshops in Europe, Asia and Latin America.
Dr Gonzalo Pérez Andrade
Course Leader for English Language Teaching (Distance Learning) MA