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Dr Beata Webb

Level 4, Building 1a, Faculty of Society & Design, Bond University

Professional biography

Dr Beata Webb’s research interests extend to education, applied linguistics and linguistics. She has lectured in linguistics and language teacher education in Australia for over 25 years. Working with students and teachers from all over the world has inspired and determined her main research which focuses on internationalisation of education in Australia and worldwide, international student mobility and intercultural teaching and learning. Dr Webb’s research aims to improve understanding the nature of linguistically and culturally diverse student cohorts, leading to better preparation of teachers and institutions for the challenges presented by international student mobility, diversity and global citizenship. Her other professional interests include the use of technology in education and e-learning. In the field of linguistics, her work focuses on cognitive linguistics and the study of discourse, with a particular interest in the concept of cross-linguistic possession and linguistic possession in Polish discourse. She has delivered professional workshops and lectures in many countries including Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, China, Poland, the UK and Germany.

Teaching expertise

Language teacher education and linguistics, including theoretical aspects of teaching and learning and their practical applications in programs designed for language teachers of English as a Second Language or Languages Other Than English.

Teaching awards

  • Dean's Teaching Award 1999


  • LING11-101 - Language Teaching Methodology
  • LING12-204 - Sociolinguistics
  • LING13-301 - Language Acquisition
  • LING71-204 - Language & Society
  • LING71-700 - Language Teaching Internship
  • LING71-701 - Teaching Practicum
  • LING72-201 - Language Teaching Methodology: TESOL
  • LING72-701 - Teaching Practicum: TESOL
  • LING72-200 - Major Essay in Linguistics
  • LING71-700 - Language Teaching Internship
  • LING13-600 - Special Project in Applied Linguistics


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Linguistics), University of South Australia
  • Master of Arts (TESOL/Education), University of Silesia