Amanda Bailey


Faculty of Arts, Humanities, Education and Social Sciences
Humanities and Social Sciences
Areas of Expertise:
Language and linguistics
Research Supervision:

Amanda is an applied linguist who is interested in the areas of pedagogy and sociolinguistics. She is Course Leader for the Distance Learning variant of ARU's MA TESOL and Applied Linguistics.

Email: [email protected]


Before joining Anglia Ruskin, Amanda was the Head of Teacher Training at International House Sydney, where she both managed and taught on pre-service and in-service teacher training courses. She has previously worked in universities and schools around the world, training teachers and teaching English as a Foreign Language.

Amanda has a keen interest in the theory and practice of education, specifically in relation to teaching English a Second or Foreign Language. Her research has focussed on effective practices both in the context of teaching languages and in the context of training teachers.

Research interests

  • Pedagogy
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Syntax
  • Semantics


  • MA Applied Linguistics and ELT, King’s College, London
  • DELTA Teacher Trainer
  • CELTA Teacher Trainer
  • DELTA, International House, Barcelona
  • CELTA, Eastbourne School of English, Eastbourne

Research grants, consultancy, knowledge exchange

  • CELTA assessor

Selected recent publications

Lesson Planning for CELT-S (online modular teacher development course). 2014. Cambridge English Language Assessment, Cambridge.

Bailey, A. 2012. Becoming a CELTA Trainer. The Teacher Trainer, Vol 26. No3, pp.15-25.

Teacher’s Books for Inspiration 1, 3 and 4 (a coursebook targeted at secondary students in Europe). 2006. Macmillan Education.