Dr Diane Johnson

Chair of Arts, Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: M.A.(Hons). Ph.D. Waikato, DMEAV Nice, CTEFLA

School of Arts



Language analysis; syllabus and curriculum design; teaching methodology; discourse analysis; language teacher training; materials design.

Recent Publications

  • Johnson, D. (2018). Teaching English for academic purposes in New Zealand: Making sense of genre-based instruction. In L. T. Wong, & W. L. H. Wong (Eds.), Teaching and Learning English for Academic Purposes: Current Research and Practices. USA: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Johnson, D. (2017). Interdisciplinarity and applied linguistics: Their global impact on language teaching. In Language Education Across Borders (LEAB) Conference. Conference held at Graz, Austria.

  • Oh, K., & Johnson, D. (2017). The South Korean National Curriculum for English: Problems of transparency and coherence. Korea TESOL Journal, 13(1), 3-32.

  • Johnson, D., Umeda, K., & Oh, K. (2017). Teaching English through English: an analysis of a sample of Japanese and South Korean textbooks. The Language Teacher, (41.6), 15-19.

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Johnson, Dr Diane 9340 dianej I.3.10 Linguistics/Applied Linguistics