Dr Averil Grieve
Telephone: +61 3 9903 2803
Facsimile: +61 3 9903 1141
Averil Grieve has a PhD in Applied Linguistics (University of Melbourne) Master of Cross Cultural Communication (University of Sydney), Bachelor of Arts (University of New England) and is an academic support lecturer for international students in the Master of Social Work programme at Monash University. She completed her doctoral study on the formation of identity in a second language and has an in-depth knowledge of issues relating to cross-cultural communication. Averil has lectured in a range of applied linguistic subjects at the University of Melbourne, including second language teaching methodologies, research in education and applied linguistics, language in society, sociolinguistics, bilingualism, and first language acquisition. She was also a research fellow in language testing, has written and edited a range of English language textbooks for the German market, and designed the bilingual programme for a German-English bilingual primary school in inner-Melbourne. She currently focuses on supporting students from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds in their development of spoken language and academic skills, especially when on social work placement.
Averil Grieve Research: Monash University Research