Dr Sarah Boye

English Lecturer

  • Office 3, 3rd floor, Language Centre/University Technology Hub (UTH) builiding

  • +673 2463001 ext. 2545


PhD.Language Education (Ludwig Maximilian University,Germany)

PGCE English and Drama (University of Sheffield, England)

MA Honours English Language and Sociology (University of Glasgow, Scotland)

Teaching Areas

  • LE-1503 Academic Essay Writing and Reading Skills
  • LE-2503 Academic Report Writin and Presentation Skills
  • Professional Communication for International Affairs Officers from Southeast Asian Countries
  • Postgraduate Certificate Programme in Professional Communication for Diplomats from the People’s Republic of China

Research Areas

  • Intercultural education
  • Intercultural communicative competence
  • Language awareness

Selected Publications and Conference Papers

  • Boye, S. & Byram, M. (forthcoming). Language Awareness and the Acquisition of Intercultural Communicative Competence. In: P. Garrett & J. M. Cots (eds.). The Routledge Handbook of Language Awareness. London: Routledge.
  • Boye, S. (2016). Intercultural Communicative Competence and Short Stays Abroad: Perceptions of Development. Münster: Waxmann.
  • Boye, S. (2015). The implications of growing student mobility on European higher education students' intercultural communicative competence. In: Bulletin of T.H. Shevchenko Chernihiv National Pedagogical University. 131: 16-19. Clemitshaw, S. (2007). Pocket Biographies. Munich: Langenscheidt ELT.
  • Boye, S. (2014). Intercultural communicative competence among trainee teachers of English at a German university: a mixed methods study. 13th annual IALIC Conference, Aviero, Portugal. 28th-31st November 2014.
  • Boye, S. (2013). Research into intercultural competence development among university students of English. 47th annual IATEFL Conference, Liverpool, England. 8th-12th April 2013.

Services & Consultancy

  • Intensive English language courses for Diplomats
  • Cambridge ESOL oral examiner
  • Freelance ELT materials writer