ELISABETH LECHNER, BA BA
Magister – Study : MA: Anglophone Literatures and Cultures and MA: Russian
2000-2008: Kollegium Kalksburg (Private School). Matura (Austrian equivalent of the British A-levels): English: A, German: A, Religion: A, Biology: A, Mathematics: A
2008-Summer 2011: UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA : BA: English and American Studies, BA: Slavonic Studies (Russian)
since Autumn 2011: UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA :MA: Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, MA: Russian
February 2006: Work Experience at one of Austria’s daily newspapers (Der Kurier), getting to know the field of journalism.
Summer 2007: Summer School with the Travel Programme EF in Malta (German-English); getting to know a different culture and further developing language skills.
Summer 2009: Tandem Summer School (Russian – German) in Nizhny Novgorod (Russia) with German-learning Russian language partners; getting to know Russia and its highly diverse culture, applying basic language skills and developing them, coping with the problem of unintelligibility between conversational partners, using hands and feet to get across meaning, very interesting experience to develop conversational skills.
April 2011: Tutor at Schülerhilfe (Austrian tutoring institute) for German and English: learning to instruct and advise 6 children in one group in my mother tongue, as well as in English (all levels).
April 2012: Alpha Languageinstitut, Vienna, German language teacher for adults.
October 2012: Vienna University, assistant in Slavic languages.
German (mother tongue)
English (fluent in speech and writing)
Russian (competent knowledge)
French (basic knowledge)