Sylvia Velikova


Sylvia Velikova    


Surname                                   Velikova

First name                                 Sylvia

Address for correspondence        E-mail

Nationality                                   Bulgarian

Affiliation with educational networks
Member of the Bulgarian English Teachers Association and
the Bulgarian American Studies Association
Work information

Occupation or position currently held

Senior Lecturer in English Language Teaching Methodology, Faculty of Modern Languages

Name of employer

St Cyril and St Methodius University of Veliko Turnovo

Country of employment

Education and training
Relevant qualifications or training
Qualifications: MA in Bulgarian and English, University of Veliko Turnovo, 1997; MA thesis in English Linguistics; Teaching Qualification (EFL, Bulgarian Language and Literature)
Training: academic research in Applied Linguistics (TEFL), University of Oxford, 2004; Project Management and Project Framework Writing, Sofia (British Council-Bulgaria), 2003; Teaching English for Specific Purposes, University College of St Mark and St John, Plymouth, UK, 1998  
Project experience: 2003-2006 Quality in Foreign Language Teaching (British Council Bulgaria); 2001-2002 A Baseline Survey of Pre-Service English Language Teacher Education in Bulgaria (British Council Bulgaria)
Experience in curriculum development for BA and MA teacher education programmes and in-service teacher development
Language skills and competences

Mother tongue


Other languages

English, Russian, German
Contribution to the project
Explain briefly relevant professional expertise of the proposed team member and the envisaged role in the project team.


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