International online-workshop for foreign language teachers

Hello, dear colleagues!

We invite you to watch the videos from the “Using board-games in foreign language trainings” project, where teachers from Estonia, Turkey, Romania, Italy and Latvia share their experience in using board-games in foreign language trainings. The Erasmus supported project took place in summer 2022 in Tallinn.

We will be glad, if you share this page with your colleages. 🙂

Lyosha Razin

Lyosha Razin, GAME Language Center, Estonia

Head of the GAME Language Center (Tallinn, Estonia), methodologist, author of manuals for foreign language teachers. Russian philologist (University of Tartu), has a master’s degree in education management. For more than 15 years he has been developing active learning methods for adults and youth. Regularly conducts trainings and webinars for foreign language teachers around the world.

Victoria Daciu

Victoria Daciu, Colegiul National Pedagogic Mircea Scarlat, Romania

Victoria Daciu, a teacher in Mircea Scarlat Pedagogical College,has a bachelor’s degree in philology, specialisation Romanian language and literature.

She has been a teacher for 22 years during which she has dedicated herself to the personal development and the internalisation of her organisation by participating in Erasmus projects coordinated by herself or being a partner or trainer in international workshops.

Valeria Fusco

Valeria Fusco, EduVita, Italy

Valeria is a happy hippie Italian teacher born in Salento, Apulia. With a Ditals certificate from the University of Siena, she shares her native language and culture with foreign adult students. Valeria has been teaching her mother tongue since 2016 in Australian and Apulian schools, but she currently teaches online classes with her project Italyes -Learn Italian with a smile.

Neslihan Nur

Neslihan Nur, Aydınlıkevler Primary School, Turkey

Neslihan is a twenty two years experienced English language teacher who is passionate about her profession.she is ambitious and driven in teaching young pupils English through games .she is a highly organized teacher who always use serious of tools to help herself for her job.her school is one of the most prestigious school in the district of Yenişehir which is in the hard of the Mersin province.

Lilia Jakobson

Lilia Jakobson, NGO Eventus Una, Estonia

Lilia is an Estonian language teacher and a translator. She graduated Tallinn University in the field of Written translation and is a member of the Estonian Association of Masters in Conference Interpreting and Translation. She has language teaching experience using different games for primary, elementary, and high school students as well as for adult learners since 2018.

Ana Monica Zimnicaru

Ana Monica Zimnicaru, Teaching staff Resource Centre Giurgiu, Romania

Monica is a teacher of English in Giurgiu , Romania. She has a 40 years experience as a teacher and about 20 as anssociated teacher trainer for the Teacher Training Center in Giurgiu. She teaches students and adults and both categories are fond of games during teaching English. She uses board games for teaching purposes in a more informal way because they are the best tool to getstudents intrested in learning English. She’s ready to train other teachers how to use them efficiently.

Jekaterina Pavlova

Jekaterina Pavlova, Exupery International School, Latvia

Jekaterina Pavlova is graduated from Daugavpils University as a primary school teacher and currently she is undergoing Russian as a Foreign language program. She has been working as a Language A and Language B teacher for the last 12 years. She is working with children in primary, middle and high school at Exupery International School. She is passionate about making learning process as enjoyable as possible both for students and a teacher by combining different techniques, including games, art and other activities.

Teresa Voce

Teresa Voce, EduVita, Italy

Teresa Voce is an Italian teacher of English language and a translator. She graduated in University of Salento in Translation and Interpreting in 2021, and she has been working as a teacher ever since. She prepares her student for Trinity College London certificates up to C2 level in a private school. She represents Associazione Culturale Eduvita: an Italian association based in Lecce (Salento) which offers courses in different fields through Non-formal education and also partakes to Erasmus+ projects.

Nelli Aleksanyan

Nelli Aleksanyan, Exupery International School, Latvia

Nelli is a foreign language teacher. She lives in Riga, Latvia. Her students are from 5 to 14 years old. Games are one of her favourite learning tools. She also enjoys storytelling and reading aloud to kids.

Exupery International School is based in Latvia. It is accredited IB school operating from 2016.

Leontina-Letiția Iancu

Leontina-Letiția Iancu, Teaching staff Resource Centre Giurgiu, Romania

Letitia is a teacher of French and Spanish at Sfintii Martiri Brancoveni lower-secondary school in Giurgiu and the manager of the County Teachers’ Resource Center. She teaches French but is also fluent in English because she considers learning foreign languages as an important fact in the evolution of her students. Her teachering strategies include board-games which are frequently used during classes in order to add fun and to develop learning skills and a friendly atmosphere.