Lina Auksoriūtė graduated from LCC International University with a degree in English Language and Literature with specializations in Teaching and Literature. She has been involved in teaching English to middle school children and adults. After following her calling to become an English language instructor, she chose LCC International University as the place where she could deepen her knowledge about the language itself as well as about teaching methods.
In her classroom students are always encouraged to speak because it seems that this is the skill that students are most anxious about. She creates an atmosphere where they can always feel accepted and welcomed. Lina also thinks that the ways to motivate and encourage students to be active in the classroom are through humor and a positive attitude towards the students. In addition, she focuses on helping students learn grammar structures through practice in writing and speaking.
Eugenija Kungienė 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.
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.
Stephen Richards’s educational background is in English Literature and Linguistics from California State University Fresno. He currently holds two teaching credentials in Mild/Moderate Special Education and a Multiple Subject Credential. He is completing a Master’s in Special Education from Fresno Pacific University. Before relocating to Lithuania, he worked in a non-public school for students with Emotional Disturbance Disorder. After teaching at LCC’s Summer Language Institute in 2015, Stephen and his wife Beth began planning their move to Lithuania and work at LCC. Having taught diverse groups of students at both at the secondary and university levels, Stephen enjoys helping his classes read and speak about topics relevant to their lives.
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 earned both her bachelor’s degree (English Language and Literature) and master’s degree (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from LCC International University. She‘s been actively involved in teaching English to children, high school students, and adults for over 5 years. 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.
Irina Tiuliuliukova graduated from LCC International University with a Bachelor’s degree in English and specializes in teaching English to adult learners. She has taught Business English and English for special purposes to employees of companies and students. As an instructor in LCC’s English Language Institute, Irina finds working with a group of kids to be challenging but so much fun! She also gets great joy from working with beginner English learners. There is a unique and special thrill to watching beginners making progress. Language games, pair work, group activities and a conversation in English for the very first time make their learning process efficient and fun.
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.