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Jo Hughes

Insessional module coordinator
English for General Purposes

Jo coordinates the Insessional English for General Purposes at INTO University of Exeter and also has special responsibility for science support courses. Her duties include teaching academic writing and presenting for science, Oral Communication Skills, debate-based Current Issues, and classes for family members of Exeter University students. She also teaches the intermediate Credit-Rated Listening and Speaking course (ELC 1725). 

Jo’s experience in Academic English teaching includes 8 years at a Japanese University, 3 years at a Chinese University and several years working part-time doing teacher training and ESP courses at the College of St Mark and St John in Plymouth. She has taught English for a wide variety of more specialised reasons: from military officers to hairdressers and has had experience teaching in South America, Scandinavia and Asia. 

Responsibilities at INTO University of Exeter:

  • Coordinator of English for General English [Social Communication and Culture] for undergraduate and postgraduate study
  • Liaison with science colleges for the creation of support courses for scientists
  • Creation of materials for General English and Science Classes 

Master in Arts by research (Medieval History) (University of Durham), Postgraduate Diploma in the Conservation of Books and Library Materials (West Dean College; affiliated to the University of Southampton) Diploma in TEFL (RSA), Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in History and Archaeology (Leeds University)

Contact Details

J.D.Hughes@exeter.ac.uk

+44 (0) 1392 725465