The Future of English - 30. November 2016

1. Professor Barry Tomalin


  • 2016 Module leader 'Information Management and Governance' MSc Diplomacy and Information Management, Academy of Diplomacy and International Governance, Loughborough University London
  • 2016 Visiting Lecturer at Dubrovnik International University
  • 2015-2016 Visiting lecturer at LSE, Kings College, Birkbeck College, Loughborough University London
  • 2011-2015 Senior lecturer and Communications Coordinator (part time contract) London Academy of Diplomacy
  • 2006-2011 Head of Cultural Training, International House, London
  • 2001-2006 Lead Trainer, CultureSmart Consulting, London
  • 1994-2010 Visiting Lecturer in Cultural Awareness, University of Westminster
  • 1978-1994 Editor, BBC English by Radio and TV, BBC World Service, London
  • 1971-1978 British Council English Language Teaching Adviser to the Government of Benin (formerly Dahomey)
  • 1968-1971 English Language teacher and Assistant Director, International House, London


  • 'The World's Business Cultures: a Handbook' 3rd Edition (Barry Tomalin and Mike Nichs, Thorogood Publishing 2014)
  • 'Cross-Cultural Communication: Theory and Practice' (Brian Hurn and Barry Tomalin, Palgrave-Macmillan 2013)
  • 'Key Business Skills' 2012 Harper Collins
  • 'Diverse Europe at Work' Language Training London 2009

2. Abstract des Vortrags
After a brief Introduction, our guest professor Barry Tomalin initiated a round table discussion which explored some contemporary issues in Teaching English as a Foreign Language. The participants could gain a deeper insight into the historical development of English Language with a specific focus on English as Lingua Franca as well as intercultural learning. This thought-provoking and informative event paved the way for a vivid exchange among university students and lecturers.

3. Fotos des Vortrags