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Juli Kirkpatrick

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-8309
Office: PSD 106Q

Curriculum Vitae

Biographical Sketch

Juli Kirkpatrick has been teaching English to speakers of other languages since 1991. She has taught to different populations, but prefers the university setting. Her expertise is in assessment, teaching accent reduction and grammar and writing at the intermediate level. She has enjoyed teaching overseas in Japan and Turkey and would like to have future opportunities to do so in other parts of the world.


M.A. (Honorary) Education, United States International University, 6/1995
B.A. International Relations, Stanford University, 6/1991

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Executive Coach and Accent Reduction Instructor, University of California, Los Angeles, 11/15/2001-07/15/2004  
English Instructor, Soka University Of America, 06/01/2000-08/01/2002  
ESL Instructor, San Diego State University, 01/10/1994-12/10/1999  
English Instructor, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, 1996-1997   

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

I have almost 20 years experience in teaching English as a Second Language to university students and business professionals. My areas of specialization are pronunciation and grammar instruction. I currently instruct the international graduate science and technology student population in oral and written communication skills.

Research Specialties

How to teach academic register; Indian dialects of English grammar; lexical issues

Conferences and Other Presentations

Conference Presentations

"Accent Reduction at the Workplace: What's the Real Agenda?", CATESOL 2003, Talk/Oral Presentation, Pasadena, CA, California Association of Teachers of English to S, 2002-2003   

Service to the Profession


Co-Chair, Placement Testing for the ALI Worked on issues related to improving the oral exam rubric and scoring procedures, 2007-2008   

Professional Memberships

CATESOL, 2005-2006  
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