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Matt Lemon
Academic Skills Adviser



Matt did a Trinity TESOL in 2004 and subsequently taught in Turkey and Vietnam for around ten years. He has worked at the British Council, RMIT University (Hanoi), the University of Sheffield, and has been at the University of York since 2017. He is now an academic skills adviser for postgraduate programmes within the Department of Health Sciences.

He has a particular interest in systemic functional linguistics and socio-cultural models of language development.


  • Trinity TESOL
  • M.Ed (Applied Linguistics)
  • PG Dip Environmental Management
  • PG Cert Childhood and Youth

Departmental roles

  • Deputy Chair of Board of Examiners
  • Chair of the Library Liaison Committee


Selected publications

  • Lemon, M. (2018). Highlighting the gap between IELTS and academic writing. InForm Journal, 18, 18-19

External activities


FHEA (Fellowship of Higher Education Academy)

Invited talks and conferences

  • Lemon, M. (2018) Highlighting the factors that can make Foundation writers' English appear unacademic. Presented at
    University of Birmingham, Inform Conference 2018

Contact details

Matt Lemon
Academic Skills Adviser