Natasha Tsantila

English and Modern Languages

Ptychion, University of Athens; MA, University of Reading, UK

Natasha Tsantila’s MA theses analyzed the acquisition of Relative Clauses in Greek by 3-5 year old children and Vocabulary acquisition by Greek learners learning English as a foreign language. After her studies, she taught English as a FL in Athens and worked as a Language Program coordinator of a large institute of foreign languages for 6 years. Since 1989, she has been a member of the American College of Greece Department of English and Modern Languages and has both taught across the curriculum and designed a number of courses in Linguistics. She currently teaches Introductory courses in Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Grammar, Semantics and Applied Linguistics as well as writing. Her professional interests include language and identity, foreign language and policy, language and thought, language teacher education, language and pedagogy, teaching English as an International language, language teaching methodology, teaching Academic Writing, and tutoring tertiary level students on a one-to-one basis. She is a member of TESOL Greece, AILA, and GALA.