Research at Leeds Beckett
About Elizabeth Poynter
Elizabeth is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Languages. She has worked at Leeds Beckett since 1999.
She teaches on the MA in English Language Teaching, where she is the module leader for Language Awareness, exploiting her primary field of Linguistics, and on the International Foundation Year, focusing on English for Academic Purposes.
Her current research is in the field of Formulaic Language. She is interested in how proficiency in this area impacts academic writing skills, and whether pedagogic intervention can increase such proficiency.