Ewa Zarzycka-Piskorz

e-mail: ewa.zarzycka.piskorz@gmail.com

Office hours: Podchorążych 2/456, Tuesday 9.45 – 10.30, Thursday 10 – 10.45

An experienced EFL teacher and teacher trainer with the experience in teaching nearly all levels and age groups. Her research interests include: new technologies in language learning/teaching, and teacher training; gamification in language learning/teaching; maintaining students’ motivation.





  • 1987 – MA in Polish Language and Literature, Jagiellonia University, Kraków, Poland
  • 2002 – MA in English Language and Literature, University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland

Teaching experience:

  • ELT methodology
  • Young learners’ teaching workshops
  • Theory of language teaching
  • Pedagogical grammar
  • Practical English
  • Teacher training workshops on new technologies in language teaching
  • Polish as a foreign language
  • Polish phonetics
  • Polish Literature


  • 2002     Pedagogical University, Sheffield, England
  • 2009     Pedagogical University, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2010     Pedagogische Hochschule, Freiburg, Germany
  • 2010     Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • 2010     University of Rhetymno, Rethymno, Greecce
  • 2011     Universidad de Almeria, Almeria, Spain
  • 2011     Universidad de Compultensa Don Bosco, Madrid, Spain
  • 2012     Pedagogical University of Karly Gaspari, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2012     Politechnica Braganca, Braganca, Portugal
  • 2013     University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2013     Universidad de La Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
  • 2013     Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2014     Universidad de La Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
  • 2015     Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2016     Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
  • 2016     Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, Cuenca, Spain


  • How I stopped worrying and loved… moodle, in: CALL for Bridges between School and Academia.Frankfurt: Peter Lang (2015)
  • Kahoot it or not? Can games be motivating in learning grammar, in: Teaching English with Technology Journal (2016)

Online courses attended:

  • Learning How to Learn. Powerful mental tools to help to master tough subjects. University of California, San Diego, USA
  • Gamification. University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Serious Gaming. Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Holland
  • Learning to Teach Online. University of New South Wales, Australia


Literature, film, music, travelling, and …. people.