Barbara Geraghty is lecturer in Japanese in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics at the University of Limerick and is a member of the Centre for Applied Language Studies (CALS). She is a member of the National Steering Committee of the Post-Primary Languages Initiative. Her research interests include motivation and affect in language learning, computer-assisted language learning, language and culture and Okinawan literature.
Japanese Language; Japanese Literature; Motivation in Foreign Language Acquisition; Materials development, Migration
- 2013 - Japanese Ambassador's Commendation
- 2007 - European Language Label
- 2002 - University of Limerick Excellence in Teaching Award
- 2007 University of Central Lancaster Department of Languages - External Examiner for Japanese
- 2004 Royal Irish Academy Committee on Modern Languages, Literature and Culture,
- 1899 Steering Committee Post-Primary Languages Initiative,
- 2001 Member, Japanese Language Teachers of Ireland
- 1999 Member, British Association of Teachers of Japanese
- 1999 University of Sheffield - M.A.
- 1988 National University of Ireland, Galway - Master of Arts
- I acted as a volunteer interpreter for the Japanese team during the pre-event programme for the Special Olympics in Ireland in 2003.