Liliana Szczuka-Dorna, Ph.D.
Doctor of Applied Linguistics. Liliana Szczuka-Dorna successfully completed
postgraduate studies in Public Relations and gained an MBA degree from Poznan
University of Economics and Georgia State University in Atlanta (USA). In
addition, she is a sworn translator recognised by the Ministry of Justice.
Liliana Szczuka-Dorna teaches and lectures in
English on Interpersonal Communication and Intercultural Business Communication
and has been the Head of the Centre of Languages and Communication since 1996.
While in office between 2008 and 2012, she was appointed the Rector’s
Representative for education in English. Her professional interests include
teaching ESP, interpersonal and intercultural communication, and European
She is a member of:
CercleS – European Confederation of Language
Centres in Higher Education – President
SERMO (Polish Association of Academic Foreign
PTN – Polish Neo-Philology Society
Polish Association of Applied Linguistics
ICLHE – Integrating Content and Language in
ELC - European Language Council
Barbara Sawicka, M.A.
A graduate in English Philology from Adam
Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Barbara Sawicka has many years’
experience in teaching English examination groups (FCE, CAE), Business English
She has participated in numerous conferences
and professional training courses in Poland and abroad and is keen to employ
the latest teaching techniques. She participated in the international project VENOCES
(2006) and co-authored on-line courses for students of physics.
She also participated in the project: "Era
Inżyniera. Rozbudowa potencjału rozwojowego Politechniki Poznańskiej” ("The
Engineering Era. The
development of PUT’s potential”), in which she collaborated on the creation of
a specialized course for PUT students of Energy Engineering. Since 2011 she has
participated in an international project entitled MAGICC, whose aim is to
research and develop communication competences in an academic language in a
multi-cultural and multi-lingual environment during first- and second-cycle
She is a member of:
IATEFL-PL- International Association of
Teachers of English as a Foreign Language, Polish Section
SERMO- (Polish Association of Academic Foreign
Małgorzata Bączyńska, M.A.
A graduate of the Faculty of English
at Adam Mickiewicz University, completed postgraduate studies at Adam
Mickiewicz School of Translation, Interpreting and Languages, specializing in
interpreting, and Collegium Civitas in Warsaw, where she studied International
Relations and Diplomacy, presenting her thesis on negotiations with terrorists.
She was a visiting scholar at University of Castilla-La Mancha in Ciudad Real
and NY University Stern School of Business where she broadened her knowledge on
business and intercultural communication. Currently, she has been involved in
GELS project (Global Engineers’ Language Skills) in cooperation with the University
of Cambridge, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and Laboratoire
Didalang. In her free time she is the author and hostess of a radio program
broadcast in Radio Afera – Chit Chat from
around the World, a passionate traveler, runner and photographer.
Head of English, French and Spanish Section
Anna Raulinajtys, Ph.D.
Anna Raulinajtys –
gained her doctoral degree in linguistics at the Faculty of English, Adam
Mickiewicz University. She has experience in teaching English for Academic and
Specific Purposes, and in conducting seminars on first and second language
acquisition. She is the author of the book devoted to educational discourse in
foreign language didactics, and research papers published in Polish and
international journals. Works as a reviewer of coursebooks devoted to foreign
language teaching and as a reviewer for the journal Lingua Posnaniensis. She
participates in domestic and international conferences. She participated in the
process of the implementation of National Qualification Frameworks at the
Center of Languages and Communication, PUT. Within the Socrates-Erasmus
program, she studied at the University of Aveiro, in Portugal, and gave
lectures at the Technical University of Valencia, in Spain.
Head of German and Russian Section
A graduate in German Philology and a
postgraduate in German Language Interpreting Studies from Adam Mickiewicz
University in Poznan, Ewa Kapałczyńska has, since 1993, attended
methodological seminars organized by the Goethe Institute within Poland and abroad.
She took part in an international project to develop "A Framework
curriculum for foreign language courses at universities in Poland." As part
of the Socrates-Erasmus program, she has conducted classes for students at
partner technical universities in Germany. In addition she creates specialist
courses on the Moodle platform and conducts courses for students preparing for
She is a member of:
Polish Neophilology Society, Poznan branch.