2011              Rigorous Exam and the defence of the rigorous thesis: Acoustic Analysis of Vowel 
Tenseness in Varieties of British English: University of Constantine the Philosopher in   Nitra, Department of English and American Studies                          

1990-1995     Charles University, Prague - Department of English Language and Literature full-time graduate study

1986-1990     Secondary Grammar School with the specialization on the technical chemistry, Ústí nad Labem, Czech rep.


2011                     PaedDr title based on the rigorous exam: University of Constantine the Philosopher, Nitra

June 1995             MA in the English language and literature conditioned by the State Exam and oral defence of the thesis (Text

                            analysis: Based on the Interplay of Functional Sentence Perspective and Different Types of Cohesive Ties)

June 1995             MA in the Psychology and Pedagogy

                            State Exam on the English language and literature, Psychology and Pedagogy

Work Experience:

May 2006-             Self-employed free-lance English teacher, translator, and interpreter
present days          Arabic teacher, Arabic interpreter 
                            Interpretations for foreign police department (English, Arabic, Slovak)
                            proof-reader, academic consultant

May 2006-             English teacher at the Academy of J.A. Komensky, Trenín : courses for 
present days          adults, companies, advanced business English, military English, experience with the STANAG courses
                            - all levels from beginners to Upper intermediate
                            - coordination and administration of language courses for public
                            - Arabic teacher: one-to-one course
                            - Slovak teacher for foreigners
                            - Translations of all kinds including legal documents
                            - Consecutive interpretations from /to English and Slovak
                            Language courses manager

2012 present      Teaching fellow at AMAK (Management and Communication Academy), Prague: teaching subject: second language

Sept 2010-            Teaching Fellow at University of J.A. Komensky, Prague:
2013                     teaching subject: phonetics

Jun 2002-              on maternity leave
April 2006

Oct 2001-              Teacher at the Nahda school, Qosaiba, Lebanon: primary classes English 
May 2002              language, intermediate classes: science, and chemistry

Oct 1998-              Stay in Southern Lebanon, Irzay: on maternity leave
Sept 2001

Dec 1997-             Czech Republic, Prague: IMIGe Czech Republic, s.r.o. - a Dutch based 
Oct 1998               company dealing with advanced communication media
                            Position: Assistant Director
                            Duties:: interpreting and translating for the directors of the company - translations of the administrative

                            documents, employment contracts, buying and selling contracts, business orders, invoices, interpreting at business

                            meetings, dealings with legal authorities and financial institutions; setting up and maintaining the internal 

                            administrative process, processing orders and invoices, organisation of transport and warehousing, managing 

                            personnel, close co-operation with the accountant, book keeping, cash maintaining, etc.

Jan 1997-              Stay in South Lebanon
Oct 1997

Jan 1996 -             Hungary, Budapest: Central European University, Department of 
Dec 1996               International Relations and European Studies
                            Position: Programme Assistant
                            Duties: Occasional translations into Hungarian, preparation of student records, preparation of course choices,

                            seminar lists, alumni database, transcripts, course schedule, translating and interpreting for departmental purposes,

                            conference assistance, summer school assistance, communication with local offices and institutions as well as

                            ministries and embassies, assembling materials for students, staff and faculty, arranging student and faculty travel

                            with agencies, errands.

                            - took an active part in co-ordinating the move of the department from Prague, Czech Republic to Budapest,

                            Hungary: creating inventory lists in Czech and English, assisting the move of students' belongings,

                            co-ordinating the move of the faculty and offices, close co-operation with the moving company, etc.

May 1995-             Czech republic, Prague: Central European University
Dec 1995               see above

January 1992 -       Czech Republic, Prague: J&Q Trade, Ltd., Roztylská 2232-, Praha 4, 140 March 1995 00,

                            import- export company dealing primarily with textile
                            - part-time job
                            Position: Assistant Manager
                            Duties: Business translations, arranging the customs clearance procedures, managing the retail activities,

                            administrative duties including arranging work contracts, work and residence permits, social and health insurance,

                            salary and tax calculations, pay-slips, small accounting, dealing with local authorities.

Other training:

2011                     E-learning as an effective instrument of education - Instructional course of e-learning methodology (28 hours).

                            Microsoft Project course on computational management of projects

                            Project Management fundamentals of project management

                            Personal Data personal data protection for purposes of non-governmental organizations

                            Public Relations Instruments public relations course for non-governmental organizations

                            Psycho hygiene as an effective instrument of self-realization - basic course of psycho hygiene focused on

                            professional activities and self-realization (43 hrs.) 

                            Law Fundamentals basic legal regulations for non-governmental organizations

                            Andragogy fundamentals - methodology of education and training of adults (100 hrs.)

Other activities:

1989 -                   short-term work as a chemical-laboratory assistant in SETUZA (North-Bohemian Fat Plants), Ústí nad Labem,

                            Czech Rep., and Sklo Union (glass factory), Ústí nad Labem 

1991-1995 -          occasional translating and interpreting 
                           - summer jobs - sell of different commodities

1994 -                  Representative of the Division for Travel and Tourism of the Embassy of the Republic of Egypt, Vienna at Prague's

                           Holiday 1994 presentation: consecutive interpreting 

2006 -                  Consecutive interpretation at the European indoor cycling championship in Púchov

2007 -                  Consecutive interpretation for Trenín city hall: Project for the castle restoration

2007 -                  Consecutive interpretation from /to Slovak and Arabic: business meeting, import, export, business partnership,

                           pricing, quality issues

2011                    Participation in the educational project of Komensky Academy, Trenín: Development of Human Resources of

                           Komensky Academy via e-learning :

2012                    Active participation in the EU funded project: Education and training of travel industry personnel and management: 

                           creation of English programme

2012                    Graduate students diploma theses opponent evaluation of University of J.A. Komensky, Prague


Languages:      Slovak (native) 
                       Czech (Junior High School Leave exam Maturita)
                       English (Master´s degree, Professional doctorate PaedDr.)
                       Arabic (advanced spoken, intermediate written)
                       Hungarian (passive)
                       Russian (passive)
                       German (basic)
                       French (basic) 
                       Italian (survival)
                       Spanish (survival)

Computer knowledge:      MS Word, MS Windows, MS Excel, Internet and e-mail, statistical software (GraphPad, Winks SDA 6),

                                      phonetic software PRAAT, basic knowledge of MATLAB (signal processing), basic knowledge of programming

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