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Professor Kate Holland


Piotr Kajak

Visiting Professor, Polish

121 St. Joseph Street, Room 406B

tel: 416-926-1300 ext. 3392
email: piotr.kajak@utoronto.ca

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Research Interests:

Second/foreign language acquisition; culture pedagogy in SLA/FLA; teaching Polish as a foreign/second/heritage language; popular culture in SLA; Polish popular culture; hip-hop culture.

Scholarship

Education:

Ph.D., University of Warsaw, 2010
M.A., University of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński, Warsaw, 2006 - Political Science
M.A., University of Warsaw, 2001 - Slavic Philology

International Experience:

Studied in Prague (Charles University), lectured in Bratislava (Comenius University), Leipzig, Budapest (ELTE), Potsdam, and Barcelona.

Memberships:

Group of Authors and Examiners, part of the State Commission for the Certification of Proficiency in Polish as a Foreign Language, Ministry of Science and Higher Education (Państwowa Komisja Poświadczania Znajomości Języka Polskiego jako Obcego).

Stowarzyszenie “Bristol” Polskich i Zagranicznych Nauczycieli Kultury Polskiej i Języka Polskiego jako Obcego ( Association of Polish as a Foreign Language Teachers).


Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
121 St. Joseph Street, Alumni Hall (AH), Rm. 429 ~ Toronto, Ontario ~ M5S 1J4
tel: 416-926-2075 ~ fax: 416-926-2076 ~ email:
slavic@chass.utoronto.ca