Elizabeth Malone is a lecturer on the BA (Hons) Primary Education and BA (Hons) KS2/3 Modern Languages Education programmes at Liverpool John Moores University. Elizabeth is also the Primary Year One Head and the Foundation Studies Module Leader for both the Primary programme and the KS2/3 route, as well as leading the Concepts in Modern Languages and Developing the Primary Modern Foreign Languages Curriculum modules. In addition to this, she also lectures on Primary and KS2/3 Core English modules, and is the Learning and Teaching Representative for the Primary and Professional Learning teams.
Prior to joining LJMU, Elizabeth worked as a primary school teacher specialising in French and Mandarin. She developed and ran an extended services programme teaching members of the local community Mandarin Chinese.
Before teaching in the UK, Elizabeth worked in Taiwan teaching young Mandarin speaking learners an English curriculum through English immersion; she also taught Business English to variety of students, which also included IELTS preparation.
Senior Lecturer in Primary Education
- BA (Hons) French
- PGCE Primary with French Specialism
- MA (Merit) Education
- PG Cert LTHE (Distinction)
- PhD (in progress)
- Fellow of the Academy of Higher Education
ResearchLinkedUp Languages Research Project (2010) KAL and LLS in KS2 in Mandarin Chinese
Professional and Research Interests
- Teaching and Learning of Primary Languages
- Motivation in L2 – focus on ‘newer’ languages vs. more traditional languages
- Integration issues faced by Chinese students in UK HE
Courses (subjects) taught
- Modern Foreign Languages (MFL)
- Foundation Studies
Professional activity / Consultancy/ successful bids
- Pick and Mix ‘Introducing Mandarin’ Session
- Staff development day ‘Integration of Chinese students in to HE in UK’
- CILT Primary Languages Show (2010), Getting Started with Mandarin
- Specialist Schools and Academies Trust Chinese Conference (2010), How to Motivate Students who are new to Chinese