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Louise Green, MA

Part-time Instructor

  • Biography

    Louise worked in Africa for 10 years before returning to TWU for her MA TESOL.  After graduation, she taught Academic Speaking and Writing an a national university in North Africa.  She is currently teaching in the MA TESOL, TESOL Certificate and International College Programs here at TWU.  Her specialty is teaching writing to international students using a genre approach.


  • Education

    B.A. Bachelor of Arts in English and History, UBC
    TT.  Professional Education Year for Secondary School English and History, UBC
    Diploma in Intercultural Studies, Canadian Theological Seminary (now Ambrose)
    Diploma in French Language, L'Universite Laval
    M.A. Master of Arts in TESOL, TWU


  • Research & Scholarship

     May 2015  Poster Session at BC TEAL Conference, Vancouver, BC.

     --Action Research Topic: Web 2.0 Connections: Teachers-in-training with Students in China

    May 2013Workshop co-presented with Michelle Goertzen at BC TEAL Conference, Vancouver, BC.

    --Topic: Teaching Text Structure for Better Reading Comprehension

    May 2012  Workshop co-presented with Joan Acosta at BC TEAL conference, Vancouver, BC.

    --Topic: Best of the Reader: An Online Resource for Teachers and Teacher Trainers

    May 2012  Workshop present to English Department Faculty, University of Nouakchott, Mauritania.

    --Topic: Assessment and Course Design.

    Oct 2012  Workshop co-presented with Joan Acosta at TESL Canada conference, Kamloops, BC.

    --Topic: Best of the Reader: An Online Resource for Teachers and Teacher Trainers



  • Recent Publications


    Green, L. (1990). Robert Jaffray: Man of spirit, man of power. His Dominion, 16(1), 2-14.

    Acosta, J. & Green, L. (2013). Developing strategic readers – Using an eBook compilation of Westcoast Reader stories. SHARE, 3, 22-25.  Link


  • Memberships & Affiliations

    BCTF TQS Category 5


    TESOL International

    TESL Canada


  • Courses Taught at TWU


    • Collaborating Instructor--Second Language Acquisition, Integrating the Four Skills, Materials Development
    • Instructor--Second Language Acquisition
    • Internship Supervisor

    TESOL Certificate

    • Teaching Reading and Writing to Speakers of Other Languages

    TWU Extension

    • English 101
    • English 101 International College




  • Awards & Honours



  • Custom Content



School of Graduate Studies, Extension

Department or Program:

the International College Program. Louise teaches English 101 and Ling 420 as well as working in the MA TESOL Program.
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