Ornaith Rodgers

Ornaith Rodgers is a lecturer in the French Department in the National University of Ireland, Galway. Her teaching is predominantly in the area of languages for specific purposes (LSP) as she teaches French to Biotechnology and Science students. Her research interests are in Applied Linguistics, in language learning and teaching, and also in gender and language. She has published articles on discursive constructions of gender identities and the teaching of French to Biotechnologists. She is particularly interested in new approaches to the teaching of LSP and is currently working on a project to examine the pedagogical advantages of video production in this context.