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Dr Zoi Tatsioka, FHEA

Head of English Studies Department, Lecturer

Academic Position

Lecturer

Position

Head of English Studies Department

Academic Qualifications

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching, University of Sheffield, UK

PhD in Sociolinguistics, Heriot-Watt University, Scotland, UK

MSc in Applied Linguistics, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

BA in English Language and Literature, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Office Leontos Sofou Building, 5th Floor
Telephone 2310 536544 (ext. 147)
Email ztatsioka@citycollege.sheffield.eu
Skype zoi.tatsioka


Dr Tatsioka completed her PhD in Sociolinguistics on the language contact phenomena of loanword use and code-switching in the Greek media. She has taught Translation and Interpreting to postgraduate students at Heriot-Watt University for three years, and in 2010 she joined CITY College, The International Faculty of the University of Sheffield. Since then she has delivered various Linguistics units at postgraduate and undergraduate level and has supervised numerous dissertation projects. Currently, she is also supervising a PhD project on language attitudes. In the past, Dr Tatsioka has served as the Research Track 4 Leader of SEERC and the English Studies Department Research Director and Ethics Coordinator. Moreover, she has participated in the Language Rich Europe Project (co-funded by the European Commission and managed by the British Council) and is a core member of the English in Europe: Opportunity or Threat? network (funded by the Leverhulme Trust). Dr Tatsioka is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Teaching

BA in English Language and Linguistics

  • Introduction to the Study of Language
  • Introduction to Translation
  • Semantics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Introduction to Research Practice
  • Psychology of Language 

MA in Applied Linguistics with TESOL

  • Intercultural Communication

MA in Translation and Interpreting 

  • Translation, Culture and Society

Research Interests

Code-switching and English borrowings 

Language attitudes

The dominance of the English language in cultural issues

Second Language Acquisition

Bilingualism and multilingualism

Publications

Tatsioka, Z., Seidlhofer, B., Sifakis, N. and Ferguson, G. (eds) (2018) Using English as a Lingua Franca in Education in Europe. Berlin, De Gruyter Mouton.

Dimopoulos, K., Gkasis, P., Kalyva, E., Lagkas, T. and Tatsioka, Z.  (Eds). (2017) Proceedings of the 11th Annual South-East European Doctoral Student Conference. Thessaloniki, South-East European Research Centre.
 
Kosior, M., Mantzaris, T. and Tatsioka, Z. (2016) Renegotiating the Basics: Learner Autonomy. In Proceedings of the 23rd International IATEFL Conference. When Inspiration is Born, Terme Topolšica, Slovenia. 

Tatsioka, Z. (2015) Attitudes towards English Language use on Greek TV: a threat or not? In Linn, A., Bermel, N. and Ferguson, G. (eds) Attitudes towards English in Europe. Berlin, De Gruyter Mouton, pp. 321-344.

Ntika, M., Kalyva, E., Karamanos, A., Lagkas, T., Patsala, P., Prodromidou, A. and Tatsioka, Z. (Eds). (2015) Proceedings of the 10th Annual South-East European Doctoral Student Conference. Thessaloniki, South-East European Research Center.
 
Tatsioka, Z. (2008) Code-switching and English loanwords in the Greek media. Newcastle Working Papers in Linguistics, 14, 129-144.

Contact

ztatsioka@citycollege.sheffield.eu

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