Authorities

 

dr Liliana Szczuka-Dorna
dr Liliana Szczuka-Dorna, prof. PP
Director CJK

PUT Prof.  dr  Liliana Szczuka-Dorna, is a graduate of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, English School. Doctor in Applied Linguistics. She successfully completed postgraduate studies: Master of Business Administration, Methodology of English Language Teaching, and  Public Relations.  She is a sworn-in translator at the Ministry of Justice. She is the Director of  Center of Languages and Communication at PUT.

She conducts courses in English to Polish and international students at Poznan University of Technology: English for Academics, English for Special Purposes, Effective Presentations, Intercultural Communication.

She has coordinated and participated in many national and international projects: e.g. Tempus, Phare, Leonardo da Vinci: Magic, Erasmus + Badge, Nawa.

Professional interests: English Medium Instruction, specialized language teaching, interpersonal and intercultural communication, European educational programmes. She is the co-author of  the book “Introduction to Interpersonal Communication” (with Elżbieta Vendome) published by  Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland. A member of different organizations including :

  • CercleS (European Confederation of Language Centers in Higher Education) –president 2016-2019 ,
  • SERMO (Polish Association of Academic Foreign Languages Centers)-president 2006-2014,
  • ICLHE-Integrating Content & Language in Higher Education. 

 

She can be reached at: liliana.szczuka-dorna@put.poznan.pl

dr Barbara Sawicka
Barbara Sawicka, Ph.D.
Deputy Director CJK

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 and ESP.
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 studies.
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 Languages Centres)

mgr Małgorzata Bączyńska
Małgorzata Bączyńska, M.A.
Deputy Director CJK

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.

mgr Kinga Komorowska
Kinga Komorowska, M.A.
HEAD OF SECTION 1

A graduate of Russian-English Philology at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Kinga Komorowska has many years of experience in teaching English in various age groups and at various levels. She conducts aviation phraseology classes for PUT students acquiring the ratings of airline pilots (ATPL frozen). She is currently involved in the project of establishing the Examination Center at the Poznań University of Technology, which will be a field unit of the Examination Center of the Civil Aviation Office, in which it will be possible to take an English language exam for pilots and air traffic controllers based on the National Language Examination System (KSEJ). In addition to her professional work, she is a skydiving instructor and has been a member of the Polish National Team in parachuting acrobatics FS4 since 2015.

mgr Karol Matysiak
Karol Matysiak, M.A.
HEAD OF SECTION 2

Graduate in English Philology of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Completed postgraduate studies in Management and Marketing at Poznań University of Economics and Business. Has extensive experience in teaching general English and ESP at various levels and in different age groups preparing for FCE, CAE, IELTS and STANAG exams. Active translator and interpreter, e.g. in 2015-2018 involved in the international project called "The acceleration method of development of transversal competences in the students' practical training process" as part of the Technical Knowledge Accelerator® scheme. Participant in multiple training sessions organized by the Polish Society of Sworn and Specialized Translators TEPIS. Has several times taken part in the Erasmus+ STA mobility exchange programme. Organ music and cycling enthusiast.