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Associate Fellow, University of Essex

Dr Angela Tellier is an Associate Fellow (Department of Language and Linguistics) at the University of Essex and an Honorary Fellow (Modern Languages and Cultures) at the University of Liverpool. She received her Ph.D in Applied Linguistics at the University of Essex for a thesis on metalinguistic awareness and foreign language learning in primary schools. Angela's research interests include metalinguistic awareness and language aptitude in child L2 learning, the role of metalinguistic instruction in the acquisition of explicit / implicit knowledge, and the development of language readiness in child L2 learners. She is also interested in researching the potential propaedeutic benefits of the constructed language Esperanto, and the life and work of little-known Esperanto-speaking individuals who have made significant contributions to society.


  • –present
    Associate Fellow, University of Essex


  • 2015 
    University of Essex, Ph.D