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Eve Gilliard-Russell

Senior Lecturer

Department: Social Sciences

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The longest serving member of the team, Eve has taught French Language & Area Studies , and EAP to many generations of students.

Since joining the University, Eve has taught on a variety of modules and courses, including:

Undergraduate programmes :
French language : Levels 4-6
General and Applied Translation, General Language, Essay/ Project/Dissertation Tutor,
Multimedia Lab, Statistical Commentary , Commercial Correspondence, Interpreting

Unilang Option French 1-2 (Beginners)

French Area Studies : Levels 4-6
French History 52BC-1962, Mai 68, the Mitterrand Years, French current affairs from 1980- to date : Politics, Economics, Immigration, Education and Culture in France, Population, Business and Economic Environment of 
France (Socio demographic variables, spending patterns, the media, the advertising industry, channels of distribution, market entry strategies, France within Europe)

English for Academic Purposes : Academic Skills/English for Specific Academic Purposes (ESAP) for Final Year/Level 6 BA Mass Communication & Business, Reading and Critical Analysis, Essay & Report Writing for Art & Design Foundation and International Foundation programmes

English as an International Language : ALEP (Programme for exchange students):
Understanding News and Adverts in Britain, Communication Skills for International Students.

Short courses for business and Outreach activities:
Beginners’ and Intermediate French for Business : intensive tailor-made short courses for business clients (Procter and Gamble)
Intermediate French for tourism and hospitality industry (Language For Tourism project)
Language awareness workshops (A Taste of Italian, on-line cultural quiz) for Year 9 pupils within Routes Into Languages initiative
Lectures and language workshops on study days for Years 12 &13

Before joining the University, Eve worked as a teacher of French and Head of Modern Languages at Queen Elizabeth High School, Hexham.

Eve was nominated by Northumbria students, and short-listed for the Student Led Award for Assessment and Feedback in 2016.

Eve was nominated by Northumbria students, and short-listed for the Student Union’s Applauding and Promoting Teaching Award in 2008.

Campus Address

Lipman 326


  • Education Language CELTA June 30 2013
  • MA April 30 1990
  • Modern Languages PGCE June 30 1984


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