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Višnja Fara

Višnja Fara, prof.
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Katedra za strane jezike i općeobrazovne discipline
 
visnja.fara@foi.hr
 
+385 42 390839
 
Fakultet organizacije i informatike, zgrada 1
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Diplomirala engleski jezik i književnost i francuski jezik na Filozofskom fakultetu Sveučilišta u Zagrebu. Tokom studija kontinuirano se usavršava u Velikoj Britaniji (London, Oxford, Cambridge, Brighton) i Francuskoj (Pariz, Angers). Kao srednjoškolski profesor dobitnik stipendije British Councila 1990 (Aberdeen, Scotland UK). Na Fakultetu organizacije i informatike počinje raditi kao vanjski suradnik 1991. godine kada je birana u zvanje sveučilišnog predavača za francuski jezik. Stalni radni odnos na fakultetu zasniva 1995. godine nakon što je birana za predavača za engleski jezik.

Članica je Hrvatskog udruženja profesora engleskog jezika (HUPE) te stručnih međunarodnih udruga predavača engleskog jezika IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) i TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages). Kao sveučilišni predavač boravi u velikom broju navrata u Velikoj Britaniji radi usavršavanja (Torquay 1998; London 1999, London 2000; Oxford 2001; Edinburgh 2002; Oxford 2003; Aberdeen 2007). Jedan je od osnivača i prva predsjednica (1993-2003) udruženja Cercle Francais de Varaždin. Član Vijeća za međunarodnu suradnju Grada Varaždina od njegovog osnivanja 1999. do 2003. godine.

Područja interesa

  • English Lingua Franca
  • Neologisms

Radovi

  • Fara, V. : Involve Me and I understand, 20th International HUPE Conference, Opatija, 19-22 April, 2012
  • Fara, V. : Assisting Learners to Become More Independent and Strategic Word LearnersZonguldakKaraelmas University, Turkey, 1st International Black Sea ELT Conference, October 2010, Conference Proceedings, pp 112-121
  • Fara, V. : Responding to up-to-date lexical information in EFL teaching, The 30th Anniversary Convention TESOL Greece: Back to the future: English for all ages, Athens , Greece, 14-15 April, 2009.
  • Fara, V. : How to help EFL learners become autonomous in updating their vocabulary, International Language Teaching Conference, Independent University of Business, Public Administration and Computer Technology, Warsaw, Poland , 17-18 March, 2008. ,Conference Proceedings 2008, pp.79-88.
  • Fara, V. :From Pail Filling Toward Fire Lighting, 41st International Annual IATEFL Conference, Aberdeen, Great Britain, 18-23 April 2007, IATEFL Conference Selections, 2007.
  • Fara, V. : Accelerated Neological Activity and Global English - Challenges for EFL Teaching, Eastern Mediterranean University 2nd International English Language Conference: ELT Profession: Challenges and Prospects, Conference Proceedings, Famagusta, North Cyprus, 2-5 May 2006. LINCOM EUROPA academic publications (2008) ,pp. 86-94.
  • Fara, V. : 'Elfish' and its Implications for Teaching, 26th Annual TESOL Greece Convention: TESOL in the 21st Century: New approaches for Today's World, Athens, Greece, 19-20 March 2005.
  • Fara, V. : Are you Familiar with the Latest Lingo? - Neologisms, HUPE Newsletter No. 22, January 2005, pp. 30-32.
  • Fara, V. : Neologisms-How to have fun with words, International HUPE-IATEFL-TESOL Conference, Dubrovnik, 21-24 April 2005
  • Fara, V. : English as a Global Lingua Franca, Strani jezici 33 (2004), 3-4, pp.309-321.
  • Fara, V. : Teaching English in IT Age - Global English, International HUPE-IATEFL-TESOL Conference, Pula, 10-13 April 2003.
  • Fara, V. : Effects that the globalization of English is likely to have on teaching EFL, International TESOL Scotland Conference: Convergence and Diversity: English in the 21st Century, Conference Proceedings, Edinburgh, Great Britain, November 2002.
  • Fara, V. : Do ESP tertiary level teachers require specialised academic knowledge of their students major subjects of study, International HUPE-IAETFL-TESOL Conference, Pula, April 2002, Croatia