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Mr GARDNER David
Senior Lecturer, Coordinator of the Foreign Languages Section

Qualifications:

MApp Ling (Applied Linguistics) University of Southern Queensland
PGCE (TESOL and Education): University of Leicester
B.A (Hons) (Modern Languages) University of East Anglia

Telephone: 3411 5041
Email: dgardner@hkbu.edu.hk
Office: OEE1015


BIO

David joined HKBU Language Centre in January 2008 and teaches a variety of credit-bearing and supplementary English language courses. He serves as Coordinator of the Foreign Languages Section, Self-funded Programs, IELTS Preparation Courses and the Advanced Business English Program.



ACADEMIC INTERESTS
  • Bilingualism
  • Language assessment
  • Teaching methodology

CURRENT AND PREVIOUS POSITIONS
  • Language Centre, HKBU, HK
  • Centre for the Advancement of English for Professionals, HKBU, HK
  • English Language Centre, City U, HK
  • Business Communication Unit, British Council, HK
  • English Language Teaching Unit, University of Manchester, UK
  • Community Languages, Bilbao, Spain
  • Cambridge Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Studieskolen, Copenhagen, Denmark

COURSES TAUGHT
  • Advanced Business English (LANG 3620)
  • Business Meetings and Negotiations (SUPE 2460)
  • Essential Vocabulary for IELTS (SUPE 2280)
  • Free IELTS Workshop (SUPW0001)
  • IELTS Preparation Course (Speaking and Listening) (SUPE 2240)
  • IELTS Preparation Course (Reading and Writing) (SUPE 2290)
  • IELTS Preparation Course (Speaking) (SUPE 2242)
  • IELTS Preparation Course (Writing Task 1) (SUPE 2293)
  • IELTS Preparation Course (Writing Task 2) (SUPE 2292)
  • Improve Your Speaking (SUPE0050)
  • Integrated IELTS Course (SUPE 2270)
  • Speaking Enhancement Service (SES)
  • University English I (GCLA1008)
  • University English II (GCLA 1009)
  • Writing Effective E-mails (SUPE 1450)