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Ms Margarita Kosior

Part-time Lecturer

Academic Position

Part-time Lecturer

Academic Qualifications

MA in English Philology , Maria Curie-Sklodowska University of Lublin, Poland
Associate Degree in Agribusiness, Perrotis College of Agriculture, Environment and Life Sciences; Thessaloniki, Greece

Office Strategakis Building, 2nd Floor
Email mkosior@city.academic.gr
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Personal Website http://kosior.me


Ms Kosior earned her MA in English Philology at the Maria Curie-Sklodowska University of Lublin, Poland and her Associate Degree in Agribusiness at the Perrotis College of Agriculture, Environment and Life Sciences. An experienced tertiary educator, she is also particularly interested in ELT at the pre-K level and a storyteller for (very) young learners. Ms Kosior is a strong supporter of bilingual and multilingual education and the mother of two multilingual children. Outside of the classroom - an amateur photographer and dancer.

Teaching

  • Language Teaching Methodology (MA)
  • EFL Classroom Observed Practice (MA)
  • Introduction to the Methodology of Language Teaching
  • Evaluation and Design of Teaching Materials

Research Interests

Teaching very young learners; Bilingualism and Multilingualism; New trends, current approaches and methods in language teaching.

Publications

MA thesis selection "The Treatment of Time in Fiction and Film: The French Lieutenant's Woman." Teachers' Forum: British Studies Articles (2002) (http://elt.britcoun.org.pl/forum/bsart.htm

MA thesis selection in Studying "New" Britain: Popular Culture and Ideology, ed. by Pr Wawrzyczek and Dr Mazur, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland. Published September 2003 (Lublin: Maria Curie-Sklodowska University Press, 2003), pp. 159-180.

When ELT Met TED, Teaching with TED Talks: Creating your Own Lesson with TED-Ed. 22nd IATEFL Slovenia Conference Selections (2015)(http://iatefl.si/en/events/conference/item/199-22nd-iatefl-slovenia-conference-selections.html)

When ELT Met TED, Teaching with TED Talks: Creating your Own Lesson with TED-Ed. Reprinted in ELTA Newsletter May-June 2016 (2016) (https://issuu.com/eltanewsletter/docs/elta_newsletter_mayjune_2016)

 

Other Information

Conference presentations:

"Story-Based Approach to Teaching Preschool English"
TESOL Macedonia Thrace Northern Greece 19th Annual Convention; Thessaloniki, Greece. 10-11 March 2012

"Teaching with TED Talks: Creating your Own Lesson with TED Ed"
TESOL Macedonia Thrace Northern Greece 21st Annual Convention; Thessaloniki, Greece. 29-30 March 2014

"Baby CLIL: English and Math Hand in Hand"
TESOL Macedonia Thrace Northern Greece 21st Annual Convention; Thessaloniki, Greece. 29-30 March 2014

"Baby CLIL: English and Math Hand in Hand"
Language Learning 2 - 6: International Perspectives on Early Years Plurilingualism." Nicosia, Cyprus. 23-25 May 2014

"Teaching with TED Talks: Creating your Own Lesson with TED Ed"
International Publishers Exhibition; Thessaloniki, Greece. 30-31 August 2014

"Teaching with TED Talks: Creating your Own Lesson with TED Ed"
International IATEFL Slovenia Conference 2015; 5-8 March 2015

"Re-negotiating the Basics: Learner Autonomy"
TESOL Macedonia Thrace Northern Greece 22nd Annual Convention; Thessaloniki, Greece. 28-29 March 2015

"Teaching with TED Talks: Creating your Own Lesson with TED Ed"; 25th IATEFL Hungary Conference; 9-11 October 2015

"Making Learning Visible: Projecting, Displaying and Exhibiting Student Work (focus on Very Young and Young Learners)", an event organized by English Language; Teachers of Larissa, Greece Association; November 2015

"Re-negotiating the Basics: Learner Autonomy" (talk) at 23rd international IATEFL Slovenia Conference; Terme Topolsica; March 2016

"From Spoon-feeding to Self-Feeding: Fostering Learner Autonomy in the English Language Classroom" (talk) at 37th TESOL Greece International Convention; Athens, Greece; March 2016

"ELT for Social Justice: From Social Context to Teaching Content" (talk) at 14th ELTA SerbiaInternationl Conference "One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world"; Belgrade, Serbia; May 2016 

"ELT for Social Justice: From Social Context to Teaching Content" (talk) at 26th International IATEFL Hungary  Conference "Dimensions, Diversity, and Directions in ELT" ; Kaposvar, Hungary; October 2016

Contact

mkosior@city.academic.gr

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