Elizabeth Steele

Profile

Elizabeth Steele Lecturer in English as Foreign Lang.

  • Contact hours Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday morning
  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL
    Abteilung Studiengangsübergr Disziplinen
    Länggasse 85
    3052 Zollikofen

Activities

  • Head of Languages & Communication

  • Lecturer in English as a Foreign Language

  • Multilingualism Officer

  • Translator (DE/FR -> EN) & Text Editor (EN)

  • Vice-president, BFH Bilingualism & Multilingualism Committee

  • Multilingualism

Teaching

  • BSc in Agriculture

  • BSc in Food Science

  • BSc in Forest Science

  • English as a foreign language

Research

  • Sociocultural linguistics, especially the linguistic construction of social identity

CV

  • 2018-present Head of Languages & Communication School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL, Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH
  • 2008-present Lecturer in English as a Foreign Language School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL, Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH
  • 2001-2008 English teacher The English Institute, Bern
  • 2000-2001 Arts assistant British Council, Bern
  • 1997-1999 Assistant, Marketing & Strategy Group Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK
  • 1997-2000 Film & TV actress Various film and TV companies, UK
  • 1993-1996 Corporate broker Arthur Andersen (Corporate Finance Division), Manchester, UK
  • MA Applied Lingustics University of Nottingham, UK
  • Delta University of Cambridge, UK
  • PGDip Marketing Management Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
  • BA (Hons) English Language & Literature University of Durham, UK

Memberships

  • IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language)

  • ETAS (English Teachers Association Switzerland)

Language skills and intercultural knowledge

  • English - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • German - Full professional proficiency
  • French - Professional working proficiency