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dr Jenny Liontou

Jenny Liontou is Assistant Professor at the Department of English Language and Literature of
the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. Specialising in the area of
Applied Linguistics and ELT Methodology, she holds a Ph.D. in English Language & Linguistics
with specialization in EFL Testing & Assessment from the same faculty. She holds a B.A. in
English Language & Literature and another B.A. in Spanish Language & Literature. She also
holds an M.A. in Lexicography: Theory and Applications and another M.A. with Distinction in
Information Technology in Education from Reading University, UK. Along with her current
position, she teaches as an Adjunct Instructor in the Postgraduate Programme entitled
Teaching English as a Foreign/International Language of the Hellenic Open University. She
has worked as a research assistant and expert item consultant for various national and
international examination boards. She has made presentations in national and international
conferences and has published papers in the aforementioned fields. Her current research
interests include theoretical and practical issues of EFL pedagogy, testing and assessing
foreign language competence and corpus-based teaching and assessment practices. She has
authored the monograph Automated Text Analysis & EFL Reading Comprehension
Complexity: the case of the KPG English Language Proficiency Exams. (Language Testing &
Evaluation Series: Peter Lang GmbH Publishing Company, 2015). Her recent publications
include chapters in edited volumes by Cambridge University Press, Routledge, Peter Lang
Publishing Company and Cambridge Scholars Press, along with articles in international peer-
reviewed journals (European Journal of Special Needs Education, International Journal of
Applied Linguistic, International Journal of English Linguisticς, Journal of Modern Education
Review, Teaching English with Technology, Research Papers in Language Teaching and