Cathryn Bennett


Research engineer in a project addressed at foreign language, intercultural communication and digital literacies skills development, driven by Ciara Wigham.

  • Case study development of telecollaborative projects 
  • Data analysis
This project is part of the research operation Engaging Languages in Intercultural Virtual Exchange (ELIVE).




  • 2023 : Thesis, under the supervision of Lorna Carson et Elaine Uí Dhonnchadha : ÉInvestigating the experiences of in-service English language teachers in the use of language corpora for teaching purposes: An international action research study (Trinity College Dublin)


Academic background 

  • 2021 : Corpus Course for Teachers Cerfiticate (University of Sheffield)
  • 2020 : Associate Fellow in Teaching EAP (BALEAP)
  • 2018 : Teaching IELTS certificate (Oxford TEFL)
  • 2018 : Certificate in Teaching EAP (NILE)
  • 2017 : MA TESOL (University College Dublin)
  • 2009 : MA Migration Studies (University of Kent at Brussels)
  • 2006 : BA in French and International Studies (Florida State University)

Professional background

  • 2022-2023 : Lecturer in Applied Linguistics (School of Speech, Linguistics and Communication Sciences, Trinity College Dublin)
  • 2021-2023 : Academic Writing Tutor (Student Learning and Development, Trinity College Dubin)
  • 2021-2023 : Academic Pre-sessional Coordinator (Centre for English Language Learning and Teaching (CELLT), Trinity College Dublin )
  • 2020-2023 : CV Reviewer (Careers Department, Trinity College Dublin)
  • 2019-2023 : Senior EAP Instructor (Centre for English Language Learning and Teaching (CELLT),Trinity College Dublin)
  • 2017-2019 : Academic Skills Tutor (Applied Languages Center, University College Dublin)