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Aleksandra Zaparucha

Aleksandra Zaparucha

is a Geography and English teacher based in Toruń, Poland. She has 30 years of experience in teaching Geography and English (EFL/ESL/EAP) as well as teacher training, translating, examining and materials writing. Besides Poland, she has worked extensively in the UK (Pilgrims, Bell, Edinburgh School of English, University of Sheffield) and in countries of Asia (Qatar, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Iraq, China). She has also trained trainers for a STEM course she has authored (Hungary, Albania). 

In 2014 her CLIL geography workbook for lower secondary ‘Earth and People 1’ was nominated for the British Council ELTons Award in the category of Local Innovation and in 2016 she was the winner of the award as a Tigtag CLIL team member. She has published numerous articles on methodology of teaching Geography and English, as well as Geography and other subjects through English (CLIL), including exam and CLIL materials for Macmillan Polska.   

She has presented at national and international conferences, such as IATEFL World and IATEFL Poland, various CLIL events and conferences by the HERODOT network. The topics have been mainly related to CLIL and Global Issues in an English classroom. 

Besides Polish and English, Aleksandra speaks basic Russian.        

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