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Mrs Evdokia Elia



PHD candidate in Psycholinguistics

Department of French and European Studies (University of Cyprus)

MA in French Studies  (University of Cyprus, 2012)

Specialization: Linguistics

BA in French Language and Literature (University of Cyprus, 2003)

  • Advanced Diploma in Hotel and Catering Management
  • (Higher Hotel and Catering Institute of Cyprus (HHIC), 1999)


Employment Track

2015 – 2017                              Special Scientist, University of Cyprus

2013 – 2017                              French Teacher, Leisure & Tourism Teacher

                                                MED High Private School, Larnaka

2013                                         French Teacher GC School of Careers, Nicosia (substitute  teacher)

2013 – present                          French examiner qualified by CIEP and French Institute of          Cyprus (levels A1 – B2)

2010 – 2012                              French Teacher and Supervisor, Educational Centre Horizon,       Larnaka

2006 – 2011                              French Teacher, American Academy Larnaka

2003 – 2007                              French Teacher, Polyistor French Private Institute, Nicosia


Memberships (Academic/Professional)

  • Member of the Cyprus Pedagogical Association.
  • Member and examiner of CIEP (Centre International d’Études Pédagogiques)
  • Member IFprof Chypre


Research Interests

Developmental Linguistics; First & Second Language Acquisition and Development, Neurolinguistics,

Psycholinguistics, Emotional intelligence and Emotional Competence, Emotions/Language and Scripts,

Non-verbal behavior of children.

Roles and Responsibilities

Teaching and Course Leadership 

  • Modules Taught: French Language and Culture

 Conference and Seminar Presentations

  • July 2017, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. Affects et Acquisitions des Langues