Garrett Byrne

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Garrett Byrne

 

Profile: Garrett has a degree in English and Philosophy from UCD and a master’s degree in TESOL from the University of Bristol. He began his teaching career in Seoul, South Korea in 2004 and has taught English at many different levels in Korea, China, Argentina, England, and Ireland. Since 2014, he has been teaching academic English and research-based skills to Chinese undergraduate and graduate students. He has also published over 100 books on English language learning, including series for high-stakes tests such as the IELTS, TOEIC, and TOEFL iBT. His books have been (and continue to be) published in over 50 different countries. He has given presentations on English language tests and test development at international conferences in Japan and Korea. He has also worked on the development of a language testing scale currently utilized in universities in Canada and the UK. In his free time, Garrett enjoys going to the theatre and visiting as many new cities and countries as possible.    

 

Research Interests:Language testing; the effects of high-stakes language tests on different nationalities.

 

Academic achievements (papers/articles etc.)

Helped to develop a pronunciation-based testing scale with the University of Bristol.

Published many language book series for the TOEFL iBT, and TOEIC test.  


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