Wioletta GURDAK

Language professor (Polish), Language Service (Natolin (Warsaw) campus)

Wioletta GURDAK graduated from the Polish Philology Department, University of Warsaw. She is a Polish language teacher and worked as a director of studies. She has taught Polish for 15 years at all levels. She has written materials for all levels (pre-A1 to C2) and co-authored with Dr Wojciech Sosnowski two coursebooks of the Polskie czytanki series.

Wioletta Gurdak joined the Language Services team at the College of Europe in January 2007 where she runs Polish language courses for students and staff at all levels for speakers of Slavonic languages as well as speakers of non-Slavonic languages.

In the course of her career she had the privilege of working with representatives of many international institutions (OSCE, Frontex, European Comission, EU Justice Tribunal, UEFA), embassies (Embassy of New Zealand) and private sector companies. Her students hail from in the financial sector (Nationale Nederlanden, BNP Paribas, ING Bank), legal firms (Clifford Chance), hotel chains (Sheraton, Westin), consultancy firms and land development companies (JLL, Skanska, Adgar). During Poland’s accession to the EU she taught Polish translators and interpreters working within EU administration.

Wioletta Gurdak worked as Director of Studies for 3 years at one of the largest language school networks in Poland where she coordinated a team of 40 language teachers. For many years she has organised and conducted teacher training courses for teachers of Polish to speakers of other languages.

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wioletta.gurdak [at] coleurope.eu