Pete Westbrook


  • Academic Language Consultant at the Centre for Internationalisation and Parallel Language Use at the University of Copenhagen


  • BA (Hons) Business Studies and German, Leeds Polytechnic, UK
  • Master in Foreign Language Pedagogy, Copenhagen Business School
  • MA in Applied Linguistics, Birmingham University, UK

Specialist areas

  • English terminology courses for university administrative staff
  • English language workshops for university staff
  • Collocations 
  • Grammar
  • Punctuation
  • Translating from Danish to English 
  • Proofreading

Selected publications

Responding to Research Challenges Related to Studying L2 Collocational Use in Professional Academic Discourse. Publication: Bidrag til tidsskrift, 2017

Meeting the challenges of researching L2 collocational competence in domain specific language Publication: Conference, 2016

Talk About Mouth Speculums: Collocational Competence and Spoken Fluency in Non-Native English-Speaking University,  Lecturers Publikation: Bog/antologi/afhandling/rapport, 2015

Bridging the Linguistic and Affective Gaps: The Impact of a Short, Tailor-made Language Course on a Danish University Lecturer's Ability to Lecture with Confidence in English. In Policies, Principles, Practices: New directions in foreign language education in the era of educational globalization. Eds. Rita Cancino; Lotte Dam; Kirsten Jæger. Bind 1 2011. udg. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Press, 2011

Basing an ESP vocabulary course on a university administrative terminology list. In: Professional and Academic English, Bind 34, s. 34-38, 2009

Pete Westbrook
Pete Westbrook

Akademisk sprogkonsulent, Københavns Universitet