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Mr Alexander John Kakoullis

PhD Research Scholar/Associate Lecturer in English Linguistics/Language Studies

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+357 24694000


PhD candidate- Investigating Family Language Policy Strategies within Multilingual Families in Cyprus (University of Central Lancashire, Year- 2024 expected completion date)

MA Intercultural Communication (The University of Manchester, 2017)

French and Italian BA(Hons) (The University of Manchester, 2016)

PGCE of Secondary Education in Modern Foreign Languages (Manchester Metropolitan University, 2018)


French Language (Literature, Cinema, Grammar), Modern Foreign Languages (French, Italian, Spanish), Intercultural Studies, Linguistics (Sociolinguistics), Multilingualism

Employment Track

Associate Lecturer, School of Business and Management, University of Central Lancashire, Cyprus (2022- present)
Head of French Studies – Xenion Education, Cyprus (2019-2022)
French and Spanish Teacher – Edmonton County School, London (2018-2019)

Memberships (Academic/Professional)

  • ERASMUS+ (Lyon & Pisa factions)
  • University of Manchester Alumni Association
  • Old Citizens of the City of London Network
  • University of Manchester French Society

Research Interests

  • Family Language Policy
  • Language Acquisition means amongst Bilingual speakers
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Intercultural Relations within Modern Foreign Languages
  • French Language Studies

Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

Teaching and Course Leadership 

  • Child Language Acquisition
  • English for Academic Purposes 
  • Coordinator and Lead Teacher of French Studies (Xenion Education, 2019-2022)

Administrative Roles

  • Password Test Invigilator – University Language Academy
  • Pastoral Role as Head of Year for International Students (Xenion Education, 2019-2022)


  • City of London Cooperation Academic Scholarship