English Language Institute
PO Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372
Location: International House
Eric Moore began directing the English Language Institute at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in January of 2012. Mr. Moore previously lived and worked in Taiwan for over a decade, where he found his true calling helping students learn English. He used Taiwan as a base to learn about both himself and the world, traveling to far-flung corners of the earth such as Mozambique, Sri Lanka, Portugal, Cambodia and other fun and interesting places. He is a member of TESOL International and NAFSA. He holds a B.A. degree from Michigan State University and an M.A. in TESOL and Applied Linguistics from the University of Leicester. His areas of interest and research include sociopragmatics and pragmalinguistics, language testing and assessment, intercultural communication, language learner anxiety, learner motivation, materials development, and creole and pidgin languages. Outside of work, he can be found writing, reading, watching sports, or at the beach.
Andy RouseAndy Rouse is the ESL Specialist at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Mr. Rouse recently returned to North Carolina after teaching for eight years in Seoul, Korea. He has both trained and taught at Sogang University and Yonsei University. He participated as a training partner with the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education and is a member of Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and TESOL International. He has contributed to the Korean Ministry of Education’s Team Teaching Manual, created a writing workbook to overcome writer’s block, and has written for NewsweekAsia. Currently, he is contributing as a writer to research and journals, and continuing to create workbooks for his students. He has a love of international food and culture, and enjoys traveling extensively throughout Asia, hiking through South America, and taking cross country trips across the US. While most at ease in the class, he can also be found deep in pulp fiction, working out at the Campbell Wellness Center on campus, or under the influence of strong coffee.
Qi “Larry” Liu is the assistant instructor of the English Language Institute at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Mr. Liu holds an M.A. in English Education from UNC-Pembroke and has been working for the Office of International Programs for four years. Before coming to UNC-Pembroke, he was a student at Harbin Normal University in China. He came to UNC-Pembroke in 2007 to pursue his Bachelor Degree in English. He is in charge of the ELI Online Tutoring Program, which is intended to motivate ESL students to use English in everyday life. Outside of the classroom, he is responsible for conducting student orientations, organizing and chaperoning cultural excursions and mentoring students. He is an outgoing person. He loves diversity and is passionate about assisting students from diverse backgrounds with various issues. He likes playing badminton, Ping-Pong and basketball with students during his leisure time. He lives in Pembroke.
Updated: Friday, March 1, 2013
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