Tarmo Ahvenainen

Tarmo Ahvenainen, Principal Lecturer, PhD (Applied Linguistics), M.A. (English philology and Russian). He has researched communication strategies in interaction when English is spoken as a lingua franca and face theory in connection with language skills. He has more than 30 years’ language teaching experience and has run intercultural communication workshops both at Xamk and at several international partner universities in different countries.