School of Modern Languages

Staff Profiles

Lucy Hill

Spanish language teacher



Consultation Hours

Monday 12-2 and 4-5


Mrs Hill started her teaching career in 1983 after she graduated from Caldas University. She taught Spanish and French for five years in Colombia.

In England she has taught Spanish to GCSE and A Level for over 19 years at various schools.

She joined Newcastle University in 1997 when she started teaching Spanish for the Degree Programme and for the Foreign Language Programme. She has taught courses at all levels, from beginners to Advanced levels.
Her responsibility at Newcastle is for the Spanish language component of the SML’s degrees.

Roles and Responsibilities

SML Spanish Language Teacher
Spanish Language Teacher (SPA2061, SPA1071, SPA1065 and SPA1066)
Module Leader for Spanish SPA1065 and SPA1066

An appropriate share of Spanish language assessment duties (exam setting, scrutiny, invigilation, marking, processing etc.).


Modern Languages Teaching Degree (Spanish, French, English, Literature, Phonetics, Semantics,Communication, Teaching Practices, Psychology) at Caldas University.
MA in Linguistics for TESOL (Dissertation title: “Teaching Learning Strategies to the Adult Learner”) at Newcastle University.


Undergraduate Teaching

SPA1065 level A (Semester 1)
SPA1066 level A (Semester 2)
SPA2061 (Semester 1 & 2)
sp1071 Accuracy and Fluency (Semester 1 & 2)