Mr Marcus Szilagyi

  • Tutor (EAS) (English for Academic Study Unit)

Research interests

Syntax - Academic sentence construction

Academic discourse analysis




Teaching EAP since 2005 at:

University of Glasgow: Since starting in June 2015 I have taught English for Academic Purposes (EAP) on the summer pre-sessionals (Special subject for Block C 2015 & 2016: Social Sciences, Humanities and Education).  I have also taught pre-sessional English (PSE), English for Study Skills (ESS) 1 & 2 and English for Academic Purposes 1, which is a credit bearing course for foreign undergraduates who are doing their year abroad in the University of Glasgow. 

I have also taught EAP at Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh, Imperial College London, University of Durham, Study Group (ISC) at Heriot-Watt University and INTO at Glasgow Caledonian University. 

Secondary school teaching (Hungary):

I was a history (in English) teacher at Karinthy Frigyes (Dual-language) Gimnázium, Budapest, and a history and English teacher at Balatonalmádi (Dual-language) Gimnázium. 

Additional information


MSc Applied Linguistics, 2009, University of Edinburgh (Thesis: A survey of syntactic structures used in scientific writing)

MSc Marketing, 1998, University of Strathclyde (Thesis: A marketing survey of the use of graded readers used in EFL teaching)

MA (Hons) History, 1992, University of Edinburgh

B.Sc Applied Biology, 1988, Glasgow Caledonian University (Then Glasgow College of Technology)