dr hab., prof. UAMAleksandra Wach

Aleksandra Wach
Profesor uczelni (University professor)

Websites/Profiles

Degrees

  • M.A. in English, Poznań, 1994
  • PhD in English, Poznań, 2003
  • D.Litt. in linguistics, Poznań, 2020

Research interests

  • Learning and teaching L2 grammar
  • L2 learner and teacher autonomy
  • L2 teacher training
  • The role of the L1 in learning and teaching the L2

Teaching experience

  • TEFL at university level
  • English phonetics
  • Didactics of EFL
  • BA and MA seminars

Professional organizations

  • Polskie Towarzystwo Neofilologiczne (PTN) [Modern Language Association of Poland]

Papers read at international conferences and congresses

  • 4th LATEUM Conference. Moscow, September 1997
  • PTN Conference. Poznań, September 1998
  • 8th IATEFL Poland Conference. Wrocław, September 1998
  • 9th IATEFL Poland Conference. Katowice, September 1999
  • 20th World Congress of FIPLV. Paris, May 2000
  • 35th IATEFL Conference. Brighton, April 2001
  • 39th IATEFL Conference. Cardiff, April 2005
  • PTN Conference: Nowe spojrzenie na motywację w nauczaniu języków obcych. Wrocław, September 2007
  • 38th Poznań Linguistic Meeting. Gniezno, September 2007
  • 42nd IATEFL Conference. Exeter, April 2008
  • PTN Conference: Nauczyciel języków obcych dziś i jutro. Kalisz, September 2008
  • 13th International Creativity Conference. Riga, November 2008
  • 43rd IATEFL Conference. Cardiff, April 2009
  • 19th EUROSLA Conference. Cork, September 2009
  • FORLANG 2009: 4th International Conference on Foreign Languages in an Academic Environment. Košice, September 2009
  • 44th TESOL International Convention. Boston, March 2010
  • 19th PASE Conference. Kalisz, April 2010
  • Language Teaching in an Increasingly Multilingual Environment (LTIME). Warsaw, September 2010
  • 15th International Creativity Conference. Riga, November 2010
  • Topics in Applied Linguistics: Stability and Variability. Opole, November 2010
  • 45th TESOL International Convention. New Orleans, March 2011
  • AAAL Conference. Chicago, March 2011
  • 45th IATEFL Conference. Brighton, April 2011
  • Speaking in a foreign language: Effective learning, teaching and assessment. Konin, May 2011
  • AILA 2011: 16th World Congress of Applied Linguistics. Harmony in Diversity: Language, Culture, Society. Beijing, August 2011
  • IATEFL Research SIG Conference: Classroom-oriented research: Achievements and challenges. Kalisz, September 2011
  • Topics in Applied Linguistics: Cognitive and Affective Language Processes in Intercultural Contexts. Opole, November 2011
  • Autonomia ucznia w nauczaniu języków obcych - techniki, strategie, narzędzia. Konin, May 2012
  • 24th International Conference on Foreign/Second Language Acquisition. Szczyrk, May 2012
  • 14th Annual International Conference on Education. Athens, May 2012
  • PTN Conference: Dydaktyka języków obcych a kompetencje ogólne, Bydgoszcz, September 2012
  • Topics in Applied Linguistics: Communication in the New Media Age. Opole, November 2012
  • The Body and the Web. Tools for Intercultural Learning. Florence, February/March 2013
  • TESOL International Convention. Dallas, March 2013
  • AAAL Conference. Dallas, March 2013
  • PTN Conference: Refleksja w uczeniu się i nauczaniu języków obcych. Wrocław, September 2013
  • PTN Conference: Wielojęzyczność i międzykulturowość w glottodydaktyce, Warsaw, September 2015
  • Classroom-Oriented Research: Towards Effective Learning and Teaching, Konin, October 2015
  • Lingwistyka stosowana: doświadczenia i perspektywy (Jubileuszowa konferencja Instytutu Lingwistyki Stosowanej UAM), Poznań, October 2015
  • Effective Use of the European Portfolio for Student Teachers of Languages (EPOSTL), Antalya, April 2016
  • 13th International Conference of the Association for Language Awareness: Languages for Life: Education, Professional and Social Contexts. Vienna, July 2016
  • PTN Conference: Rola różnic indywidualnych w uczeniu się i nauczaniu języków obcych. Słupsk, September 2016
  • 35th International Conference of the Spanish Society for Applied Linguistics (AESLA): Languages at the crossroads: training, accreditation and context of use. Jaén, May 2017
  • PTN Conference: Innowacyjność w uczeniu się i nauczaniu języków obcych. Olsztyn, September 2017
  • Classroom-Oriented Research: The Importance of a Macro- and Micro-Perspective. Konin, October 2017
  • 36th International Conference of the Spanish Society for Applied Linguistics (AESLA): Applied linguistics and knowledge transfer: employability, internationalization and social challenges. Cadiz, May 2018
  • PTN Conference: Ocenianie i ewaluacja w uczeniu się i  nauczaniu języków obcych. Kraków, September 2018
  • Individual differences in second language learning and teaching II: The individual and the context. Konin, October 2018
  • ODNoWA Conference, Poznań, November 2018
  • PTN Conference: Interdyscyplinarność w glottodydaktyce, Poznań, September 2019
  • Topics in Applied Linguistics: Classroom-oriented Research, Opole, November 2019
  • INJO: Innowacje w Nauczaniu Języków Obcych (invited speaker), Wrocław, February 2020
  • PTN Conference: Sprawności i podsystemy w nauce języka obcego, Lublin (online), June 2021 (with Mikołaj Buczak)
  • 39th Conference of the Spanish Association of Applied Linguistics (AESLA), Las Palmas, April 2022 (with Robert de Louw and Mikołaj Buczak)
  • FIPLV World Congress of Foreign Languages in conjunction with PTN Conference: Language education in the times of global change: The need for cooperation and new perspectives, Warsaw, June 2022 (with Mikołaj Buczak)
  • 56th IATFL Conference, Harrogate, April 2023 (with Anna Broszkiewicz)
  • Second Language Learning and Teaching: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead, Kalisz, May 2023 (with Anna Ewert and Victoria Kishchak)
  • PTN Conference: Uczenie się i nauczanie języków obcych w złożonej i dynamicznej rzeczywistości, Wrocław, September 2023
  • AAAL Conference, Houston, April 2024 (with Robert de Louw and Mikołaj Buczak)
  • TESOL Convention, Tampa, April 2024

Other talks and presentations

  • IX Poznański Festiwal Nauki i Sztuki, 11 October 2006
  • Noc Naukowców (Researchers' Night), 3 October 2016
  • XX Poznański Festiwal Nauki i Sztuki, 26 April 2017

Guest lectures

  • 2001, Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Zawodowa, Konin
  • 2008, Nidzicka Fundacja Rozwoju NIDA, Zbąszyń
  • 2012, Nauczycielskie Kolegium Języków Obcych, Kalisz
  • 2014, Dolnośląskie Koło Polskiego Towarzystwa Neofilologicznego, Wrocław

Grants

  • 2014-2016, Effective Use of EPOSTL by Student Teachers of English (EFUESTE), 2014-1-TR01-KA203-011611. Project leader: Hacetteppe University in Ankara.
  • 2020-2023, Teacher Education About Multilingualism (TEAM) 2020-1-PL01-KA203-082136, leader: Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań (function: researcher)

Participation in Erasmus+ Teaching Staff Mobility

  • 2009, University of Vigo, Spain
  • 2010, University of Triest, Italy
  • 2012, University of Bacau, Romania
  • 2013, University of Seville, Spain
  • 2018, University of Murcia, Spain
  • 2019, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey
  • 2021, Aydin University, Istanbul, Turkey