English Language Institute

Virginia Robson

  • Instructor

Education & Training

  • MA in Applied Linguistics, TESOL Certificate, University of Pittsburgh
  • BA in English (literature), Economics minor, Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA

ESL and Teaching Interests

  • CLIL (content and language integrated learning), student reflections on learning, experiential learning

Presentations and Publications

  • 2015 “Reflecting Effectively.”(Co-Authored with Sheri Henderson) Contact: English Language Learning Magazine. Vol 41 (3). pp 21-27.
  • 2014 Reflecting Effectively with Sheri Henderson. TESOL Arabia Conference, UAE
  • 2013 The Wadi Wurayah Project at FWC. The 26th Higher Colleges of Technology Annual Conference, UAE
  • 2011 Defining success – Roundtable discussion with Sian Khoury and Sule Duzgun. Illham: Northern Emirates Education Conference, Ras Al Khaimah Men’s College, UAE
  • 2010 Reader Response Journals. TESOL Arabia Independent Learning SIG – Ras Al Khaimah Chapter joint event Ras Al Khaimah Men’s College, UAE
  • 2007 Gender in the EFL Classroom in the UAE with Bruce Gleason and Lyn Pound. ELT in Schools Conference,Fujairah, UAE
  • 2006 “Picture Activities, Tactile Activities, Vocabulary Activities.” In Independent Learning Schemes: A Practical Approach. TESOL Arabia

Overseas Experience

  • United Arab Emirates, Germany, China


  • German, Chinese

Personal Interests

  • Yoga, hiking, camping