Background and activities
Georgios Neokleous completed his PhD in Education at Saint Louis University in 2014, focusing on the use of the mother tongue in EFL classrooms. He currently works as an associate professor of English in the Department of Teacher Education at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, where he works with pre- and in-service EFL teachers and supervises at BA and MA levels. He started his academic career as an EFL/ESL teacher and has extensive experience teaching English in Europe and the United States. He has designed courses that make use of methodology and activities appropriate to the linguistic needs of specific groups. He has published extensively, including peer-reviewed research articles and professional publications for teachers. His research focuses on the use of the mother tongue in monolingual EFL classrooms, English for Academic Purposes (EAP), digital literacy, and classroom anxiety.
Scientific, academic and artistic work
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- (2018) Fostering literacy in adolescent EFL classrooms: An overview of techniques and teaching ideas. The European Journal of Applied Linguistics and TEFL. vol. 7 (1).
- (2017) Helping teachers to move from 'English corners' to 'Multilingual corners' in the language classroom. The Teacher Trainer Journal. vol. 31 (3).
- (2017) Closing the Gap: Student Attitudes Toward First Language Use in Monolingual EFL Classrooms. TESOL Journal. vol. 8 (2).
- (2017) Get it Right from the Start: Giving Attention to Warm-up Activities. TESL Reporter. vol. 50 (1).
- (2016) Towards an understanding of target language use in the EFL classroom: A report from Norway. International Journal for 21st Century Education. vol. 3.
- (2011) L1 to teach L2: complexities and contradictions. ELT Journal. vol. 65 (3).