Judy Dyer, Ph.D.

Judy Dyer is lecturer in English for Academic Purposes at the University of Michigan’s English Language Institute. She has worked on language teaching, teacher training and language teaching material development projects in Algeria, China, the Czech Republic, Spain and France. She was involved in the revision of a major communicative English language textbook used by universities in China, (Communicative English for Chinese Learners), and in the writing of a series of English language textbooks for the main business and economics institutes in China (Into Business With English). While at Michigan she has also co-written another series of textbooks for the Chinese market (Olympic English). As part of a WDI administered USAID project she has worked as a consultant for English language learning materials and teacher training for English teachers at the University of Mentouri, Constantine, Algeria. She has a PhD from the University of Michigan in Linguistics, a Masters Degree in Applied Linguistics from the University of Exeter (UK), a Post Graduate Diploma in Modern Chinese from Thames Valley University, London, and an MA degree in English Literature and Language from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

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