School of Languages and Applied Linguistics


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Mr Toby North

  • Qualifications: BA (Hons), University of Hull; CELTA, St. Giles College, London; MA Linguistics and TEFL [Distinction], University of Portsmouth
  • Role Title: Lecturer at GDUFS, University of Portsmouth Tutor in Linguistics and English Language
  • Address: Park Building, King Henry 1 Street, Portsmouth PO1 2DZ
  • Telephone: 023 9284 6060
  • Email:
  • Department: School of Languages and Area Studies
  • Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Toby North is a Lecturer currently working in Guangzhou, southern China. He previously worked in Japan.

Teaching Responsibilities

Toby teaches a variety of courses at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou.

  • EAP
  • Study Skills
  • Marketing
  • British Society and Culture
  • Business Communication

Other Responsibilities:

  • IELTS training
  • Preparation of students transferring to the University of Portsmouth
  • Promotion of and Recruitment to the University of Portsmouth
  • Quality Inspection of University of Portsmouth programmes offered at partner institutions


  • Transnational Education
  • Extensive Reading