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About Kerwin A. Livingstone

I Kerwin A. Livingstone, native of Guyana, have been a Modern Language Teacher since 2004. My specializations are Spanish and French. I have taught many students in the secondary and tertiary level institutions in Guyana.

I have a B.A. Degree in Modern Languages from the University of Guyana, Guyana (November, 2003) and an M.A Degree in Applied Linguistics from the Universidad de Concepción, Chile (November, 2008). My specialization is Second and Foreign Language Teaching.

After having completed my postgraduate studies in Latin America, I taught Spanish at the University of Guyana. I was also privileged to teach English as a Foreign Language (EFL/ESL/TESOL) courses at the Angels Academy of English, Trinidad and Tobago.

I completed a Master of Education (MEd) Degree, specialising in E-Learning in Higher Education, at the University of the South Pacific (USP), Fiji Islands (September, 2014).

I completed my Doctorate (PhD) in Language Sciences/Language Didactics at the Universidade do Porto, Portugal (November, 2017).


Present PhD Candidate in Language Sciences/Didactics, Universidade do Porto, Portugal.

Research Interests

Applied Linguistics/Second and Foreign Language Teaching, Learning and Acquisition, Designing Language Courses and Teaching Modules, Bilingualism, Multilingualism, Modern Teaching Methodologies, Mixed Methods in Language Teaching (Task-Based Language Teaching and Cooperative Language Learning)

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Honors and Awards

  • Best Graduating Student – Elementary German
  • Best Graduating Student - Spanish
  • Certificate of Commendation – Guyana Association of Modern Language Teacher (GAMLAT)
  • Certificates of Excellence – Best 2nd and 3rd yr. student in the Faculty of Arts, U.G.
  • Certificate of Excellence – U.G. Guild of Graduates Ontario Award for a student with the highest G.P.A. in the Faculty
  • 3rd Best Graduating Student in a Bachelor´s Progamme at U.G.
  • Vice Chancellor´s Special Award – Best Graduating Student in the Faculty of Arts, U.G.
  • Dept. of Modern Languages Prize – Best Graduating Student in the Dept. of Modern Languages, U.G.
  • USP Inter-Faculty Gold Medal and Mechanical Services Prize - Student with Best Overall Results in a Postgraduate Diploma

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