Sarah Catherine Boye

Dr. Sarah Catherine Boye is a lecturer of English and communication skills at the Language Centre, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, where she has been working since 2016.

Her research interests include intercultural language learning and teaching, English medium instruction in higher education, and language teacher education. She is particularly interested in the impact of student mobility and internationalisation on students’ foreign language development and intercultural competence.

She was awarded her PhD on the above topic in the field of intercultural language education from the LMU University of Munich in 2015. Before then she had been working in English language education at LMU University since 2007 and in language schools in Munich since 2004.

She has lived, studied and worked in England, Scotland, South Africa, Germany, Canada and now Brunei. Her personal and professional interests merge in the quest to understand what it means to live, work, study, speak, and ultimately exist through, beyond, and between multiple cultural perspectives.

Her recent publications include ‘English teacher preparation in Brunei Darussalam: An overview of the Master of Teaching programme from multiple perspectives’ in English Language teacher preparation in Asia: Policy, research and practice (2018) and, ‘Diagnostic tool and miracle cure? The potential of tongue twisters in pronunciation instruction’ in Living Language Teaching – Lehrwerke und Unterrichtsmaterialien im Fremdsprachenunterricht (2019).