Thomas Zapounidis

Thomas Zapounidis

PhD candidate

Dr Thomas Zapounidis is a teacher at the 3rd Experimental primary school of Evosmos. He holds an M.A. in Applied Linguistics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and a Ph.D. in Corpus Linguistics (The Young Learner Corpus of English: YoLeCorE), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has taught English as a Foreign Language (a) to young learners  in both private and public sectors and to (b) adults. He is currently teaching (a) English and (b) chess in schools of the public sector.  He has also taught the Lit1-120 undergraduate course for two semesters at the English Language and Literature department of the Aristotle university of Thessaloniki and is an oral examiner of the KPG English language certification exams.  His research interests concern Corpus Linguistics and more specifically learner and pedagogic corpora. Other research interests include teaching English to young learners and young learners’ CEFR vocabulary analyses.