Jūratė Kielienė finished her studies in Canada where she specialized in teaching English to adults. Upon her return to Lithuania she taught English at Soros International House language school in Vilnius. Later she moved to Klaipėda and has already been teaching at LCC International University for 13 years.
In her classes Jūratė tries to create a working and at the same time friendly and peaceful atmosphere in which students can develop their English skills and make their first sentences without any additional stress.
Ksenija Ševcova graduated from LCC International University with a degree in Philology. Later she continued her studies in Sweden at Dalarna University, where she successfully defended a Master’s Degree in English Literature.
Following her calling, Ksenija teaches English to students of different language skills and age groups. Her work is highly appreciated not just by her home university but also by other companies and organizations which she has worked with (KRATC (Klaipėda), UKMC (Vilnius), Draugiem.LV (Liepaja) and others). At LCC International University Ksenija teaches English courses and preparation courses for the TOEFL test.
Šarūnė Tilvikaitė graduated from LCC International University with a degree in English Language and Literature and specializations in Teaching and Translation. She‘s been actively involved in teaching English to children, high school students, and adults. Teaching runs in her family; both of her parents are teachers in different areas, so it comes naturally to her. In her classroom, Šarūnė tries to create natural situations as much as possible to help students speak more freely and to help them use the English they have already learned. Her biggest focus is on helping students overcome the fear of speaking.
Eugenija Marksaitė graduated from LCC International University with a Master’s degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and specializes in teaching English to adult learners. She has taught English internationally in Guatemala and Nicaragua. Currently Eugenija lives in Klaipėda and is a full-time instructor at LCC.
In her classes she tries to help students develop all four language skills (speaking, reading. listening and writing). Her biggest emphasis is on speaking as it seems to be the skill that students struggle with the most. Eugenija tries to explore current topics and uses real-life situations to create a supportive environment for students to discuss, interact and use English freely.
Monique Yoder did her undergraduate study at Northern Michigan University in the United States. There, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with specializations in Writing, German, and Biology. After teaching English to secondary school students in Austria, she returned to the United States to pursue a Master of Arts degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).
After she completed her graduate studies, Monique then moved to the Middle East to teach prerequisite English at universities in Saudi Arabia and the Sultanate of Oman. She has taught English courses for LCC’s Summer Language Institute program, both in Klaipėda and Albania. During the academic year, Monique teaches introductory university writing in the PRIME program and applied linguistics courses in the BA English program.
In her classroom, Monique focuses on grammar structures and creates opportunities for students to practice the grammar they’ve just learned. She helps students to see language not just as a series of rules and words, but as a way to express their thoughts and ideas.
Sandra Pamedytė graduated from Klaipėda University with a degree in English Philology and specializes in teaching English to both children and adult learners. She is continuously involved in growing as an English teacher, taking advantage of opportunities for ELT courses online in order to broaden her horizons of instruction. In her lessons she tries to engage students in acquiring different types of language skills, but her biggest focus is on speaking. She is very interested in providing students with new ways and methods of English language learning and creating a positive and welcoming environment in which they can feel comfortable and be more eager to learn.