Mgr. Sylvie Doláková

Education / qualification:

English language and literature for primary, secondary, and language schools, Masaryk University Brno
Teaching in kindergardens, SPŠ Nový Jičín

Teaching, and lecturing:   

workshops of methodology of teaching English for teachers
external lecturing at the Faculty of Education, Masaryk University Brno
NILE training consultant – teaching methodology, NILE, Norwich, VB
teaching English to pre-school children and adults in the “Easy English“ language school, Kralupy nad Vltavou
teaching English in kindergardens
teaching English in primary and lower secondary schools

Courses, professional training and seminars (attended):  

Dyslexia and Foreign Language Teaching, University of Lancaster, 2015
DysTEFL, MUNI Brno, 2014
Improving Early, Bilingual and Trilingual Language Learning, Haag a Leeuwarden, Holandsko, 2014
MiniCelta course, Ostrava, 2013
TEFL course, Prague, 2013
The Craft of Storytelling, Gödöllő, Hungary, 2012
Psychological development of children, Fulnek, Deštné v Orl. Horách, (2 courses) 2012
Creative Methodology, Canterbury, UK, 2012
Grunnlaget approach, Bergen, Norway, 2011
Kindergarden English, Canterbury, UK, 2011
Pronunciation, Canterbury, UK, 2011
ELT through Storytelling, University of Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia, 2010
The Storyline Method, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK, 2009
Creative Methodology Course,  Oxford, UK, 2008
Storytelling Course, Totnes, UK, 2007
Teaching Young Learners,  University of Edinburgh, UK, 2003
English and Drama, British Council, 1999 – 2004
Teaching English to Children, British Council, 2001
Teaching English in Kindergarden, Colourful English, 1992 – 1999

Teacher training:   

Complex courses for teachers of English in regional Centres of Education in the Czech Republic.

Presentations at international conferences: Athens, Belgrade, Bern, Bilbao, Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, Bydgoszcz, Granada, Graz, Istanbul, Jagodina, Klaipeda, Košice, Krakow, Lisbon, Linz, Lodź, Madrid, Minsk, Narva, Nicosia, Nitra, Odense, Paris, Plovdiv, Reykjavík, Rome, Salzburg, Sevilla, Šibenik, Umeå, Veszprém, Vienna, Vilnius, Zűrich

International conferences in the Czech Republic: Brno, Český Těšín, Hradec Králové, Kutná Hora, Liberec, Olomouc, Pardubice, Plzeň, Přerov, Ústí nad Labem

Regional conferences in the Czech republic and Poland: Cieszyn, Frýdek – Místek, Havířov, Jihlava, Plzeň, Zábřeh, Zlín

Workshops and lectures presented abroad:  

University of Education in Lower Austria, St.Georgen am Steinfelde, Austria, 2017
Lubelskie Samorządowe Centrum Dosonalenia Nauczycieli, Lublin, Poland, 2016, 2017
Hedmark University Colledge, Hamar, Norway 2017
I CAN Language institute, Minsk, Belarus, 2016
Teacher training college Lublin, Poland, 2016
BACALARUS, private language school Zamosć, Poland 2014
Teacher Training Day, Oslo, Norway, 2013
NILE, Norwich, UK, 2013, 2015
LAKMA teachers‘ association, Vilnius, Lithuanina, 2013, 2014, 2016
Storytelling workshop, Pilgrims, Canterbury, United Kingdom, 2012
Project (Topic) Books workshop, Pilgrims, Canterbury, United Kingdom, 2012
My Baby private school of English, Brest, Belarus, 2011
Storytelling workshop, Tbilisi State University, Georgia, 2010
Storytelling and early learning workshop Vilnius Pedagogical University, Lithuania, 2009

Webinar:

IATEFL YLT SIG ‘30 Pearls of YLT Wisdom‘ web conference 2017 https://iatefl.adobeconnect.com/_a875541554/p88rvkr1es6/…
Dyslexia - problem in classrooms 
http://digifolio.rvp.cz/view/view.php?id=12345
How to teach pronunciation?
http://digifolio.rvp.cz/view/view.php?id=12283 
Can you teach with a story? Teaching Ed. Framework portal, Jan. 2016
Teaching English through stories, Teaching Ed. Framework portal, Feb. 2013
Teaching English in kindergardens, Teaching Ed. Framework portal, Jun 2012

Publications:

Can you teach with a story? Raabe article 2017
Story-based teaching CD programme 2013 - 2017
Can we teach with a story? Portál, 10/2015
Teaching English to Kindergarden Children – Yes? But How? - magazine Informatorium 3-8, Portál, 02/2012
Do We Teach English Well? -  magazine Rodina a skola, Portál, 09/2012
Foreign language in kindergarden. Yes, or no? –magazine Informatorium 3-8, Portál, 04/2013
Playing English – Hravá angličtina – INFOA, 2006
Let’s Practise English – ALLMAX – 2006
Playing English 2, INFOA 2007