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Iuliia Strigina

Iuliia Strigina
- Russian Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant

Biography

Iuliia Strigina earned her master’s degree in Linguistics and Teaching English and French as Foreign Languages at Pyatigorsk State University (Pyatigorsk, Russia) in 2004. Since then she has been working as a high school instructor of English. Iuliia has considerable experience teaching English as a second language in Russia at all levels and with all age groups, and she has participated in volunteer English-language teaching program in Hungary. Professional dedication, combined with Iuliia’s personal qualities, let her obtain wide recognition in her profession. In 2014 she was the winner of a nationwide contest and was named “Teacher of the year.” She was also included in a published list of the top 20 best young teachers in Russia. In addition, she earned a degree in Speech Therapy and Communication Disorders at Stavropol State University in 2017.

Currently, Iuliia Strigina is performing teaching and assisting duties in the department of Modern Languages at Western Kentucky University. She helps to organize Russian cultural events at the university: Russian club, Russian conversation meetings and movie nights, where students learn about various aspects of life in contemporary Russia, its culture, history, and traditions.

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 Last Modified 11/2/18