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Salih Gürsoy

​​​Personal Information

  • Name: Salih Gürsoy
  • Address: 10 Bekir Paşa Çiftliği Sok. Mormenekşe/Gazimağusa Northern Cyprus Via Mersin-10 Turkey
  • E-mail: salih.gursoy@emu.edu.tr
  • Tel: 0090 392 3788526 / +90 533 835 0093​

Education

September 2013- March 2016(still continues…)

  • Ph.D. English Language Teaching, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus.
  • Courses taken: Applied Linguistics, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, Approaches to Teacher Education, Current Research Topics in ELT, Special Studies in ELT, Current Topics in ELT, Pragmatics and ELT, Curriculum Development in English language teaching. 

 September 2011-October 2012

  • MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, University of Westminster, UK
  • Modules included: Current Developments in Language Teaching, Language and Learning, Inter-cultural Communication, Educational Management, Languages for Specific Purposes and Dissertation.

 February 2007-February 2011

  • B.A. English Language Teaching (ELT), Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
  • Modules included: Contextual Grammar, English Literature, Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Teaching Language Skills and Teaching Practice.

 June 2002-December 2006

  • Victorian Certificate of Education, Kealba Secondary College, Melbourne, Australia
  • Units of study included: English, History, Information Technology, Maths, and Psychology.

 November 2001-June 2002

  • Intensive English Language Course, Western English Language School, Melbourne, Australia

 Relevant Work Experience

February 2016-March 2016

  • Instructor, School of Foreign Languages and English Preparatory School, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus (level taught: ENGL 181/ENGL 162)

 September 2015-February 2016

  • Instructor, School of Foreign Languages and English Preparatory School, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus (level taught: ENGL 511/509)

 February 2015-July 2015

  • Instructor, School of Foreign Languages and English Preparatory School, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus (level taught: EPS 113)

 September 2014-February 2015

  • Instructor, School of Foreign Languages and English Preparatory School, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus (level taught: EPS 103)

 February 2014-June 2014

  • Instructor, School of Foreign Languages and English Preparatory School, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus (level taught: EPS 103)

 September 2013- February 2014

  • Instructor, School of Foreign Languages and English Preparatory School, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus (level taught: EPS 101)

 March 2013-June 2013

  • Instructor, Modern Languages and English Preparatory School, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus (level taught: ENGL 172)

 February 2013-June 2013

  • Teaching Assistant, Modern Languages and English Preparatory School, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus

 February 2011-June 2011

  • Volunteer Teacher and Teaching Assistant, School of Foreign Languages and English Preparatory School, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
  • This program provided the opportunity to improve language and communication skills working with experienced teaching staff.
  • This program has also provided the opportunity to give academic support to the students in need of basic language skills.

 February 2010-May 2010

  • Conference Assistant, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
  • Contributed to the 3rd International ELT conference 'Telling ELT Tales out of School' between May 5-7, 2010
  • This program provided the opportunity to meet with experienced teaching staff in the ELT department worldwide. 

 Reference

  • Prof. Dr. Gulsen Musayeva Vefali (Eastern Mediterranean University, Faculty of Education, English Language teaching),
  • Prof. Dr. Naciye Kunt (Eastern Mediterranean University, Faculty of Education, English Language teaching).

Certificate of Achievement and Professional development​

June 2014

  • Participation in the panel "Is ELT Enough? The Changing Role of the ELT Professional in a 'Globalised EDUsphere' "during the ELT Day, English Language Teaching Department, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus

 April 2014

  • Certificate of Participation: 9th International Congress of Cyprus Studies, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus

 June 2013

  • Certificate of Attendance: 3rd FLEPS Workshop Festival, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus

 February 2011-June 2011

  • Certificate of Appreciation: professional development of the School of Foreign Languages & English Preparatory School, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus

 May 2011

  • Certificate of Attendance: The use of extensive Reader Series in Language Classes, Oxford University Press Seminar, North Cyprus

 April 2011

  • Certificate of Attendance: 3rd Annual ELT conference on Theoretical and Practical Applications of Emergent Technology in ELT Classrooms, English School Girne American University, North Cyprus

 February 2007–February 2011

  • 3 Honour Certificate: Department of English Language Teaching, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
  • 4 High Honour Certificate: Department of English Language Teaching, Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus

 Personal skills and competences:

  • Mother tongue: Turkish
  • Other languages: English (advanced), German (beginner)
  • Social skills and competences: Team spirit;
  • Good ability to adapt to multicultural environments;
  • Good intercultural communication skills.​

Computer skills and competences:

  • Good command of Microsoft Office™ tools (Word™ and PowerPoint™).

 Hobbies and interests:

  • Reading a book
  • Listening to music.
  • Playing tennis
  • Traveling
  • Going to cinema and theatre.​