Yulia Amlinskaya

Director of the School

Foreign Languages

1. Russian: native

2. Spanish: level C2 Diploma Superior de Español (DELE Superior)

3. English: level C1, Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)

4. German: level С1, Zentrale Mittelstufenprüfung (ZMP)

5. French: level B2, Diplôme de la Langue Française B2 (DELF B2)

6. Italian: level B2

7. Portuguese: level B2

Education

1999 - 2004
Russian State University for the Humanities, major in Spanish philology and Russian philology.

2017 - present
Open University of Catalonia (http://www.uoc.edu/web/esp/) master’s degree in “Current technologies in education”.
MBA in business administration

2008 - 2010
ITEAP, Spain (http://www.iteap.com/)
Administration, advertising, public relations
Course for Russian language teachers

2008
Cervantes Institute, Moscow, Russia
(http://moscu.cervantes.es/ru/default.shtm)
Communicative approach to teaching Russian as a foreign language.
Course for Russian language teachers

2004 – 2005
Pushkin State Russian Language Institute
Teaching Russian language to international groups, RFL teaching methodology

Additional Education

2016
Moscow State University
Course for examiners for the TORFL (Test of Russian as a Foreign Language). Official diploma of TORFL Examiner.

2015
National Distance Education University of Spain (UNED, https://www.fundacion.uned.es/)
Course on the use of current technologies for teaching.

2014
Moscow State University
Course on teaching RFL to children.

2013
Moscow State University
Cross-cultural communication in RFL instruction

2008
University of La Rioja (http://www.unirioja.es/)
Teaching business Spanish

2006
Aula Diez Spanish Language School (http://www.auladiez.com/)
Teaching foreign languages online

2004 – 2005
University of Granada, Spain, Erasmus Mundus program (http://www.ugr.es/)
Translation department

2004
Cervantes Institute, Moscow, Russia
Communicative approach to teaching Spanish language.

Professional experience

2012 – 2017: Founder of the international online language school “Language Life”. Founder of the international online Russian language school “Russificate”.

2016: Founder of the group “Преподаватели РКИ” (“Teachers of Russian as a Foreign Language”), the largest and most active Facebook group for RFL teachers.

2006 – 2012: Teacher of Russian language at the Spanish embassy in Moscow (http://goo.gl/zBplHw) and at the representative offices of Spanish companies COPCA, EXTENDA and ALSINA.

2010 – 2012: Teacher of Russian as a foreign language through Skype. Author of articles on Russian language for “Russia Beyond the Headlines” (http://rbth.ru/blogs/russificate), and also tests and exercises for Masterrussian (http://masterrussian.com/tests/Russian_Tests.htm).

2010: Author of the blog devoted to study of Russian as a foreign language “Russificate”, named the best RFL blog every year from 2010-2014 by Babylon Languages.

2006 – 2010: Russian State University for the Humanities (http://rsuh.ru/). Spanish language instructor in the philology department.

2005 – 2007: Pushkin State Russian Language Institute (http://www.pushkin.edu.ru/). Spanish language instructor in the philology department.

  • Stay connected: