Language Centre

Kyppö Anna, senior lecturer

Room:
O 213

Senior Lecturer in Slovak and English
Teaching Slovak language and culture; responsibility for Slovak curriculum and testing at the Faculty of Humanities.
Teaching English academic communication - critical information management, research writing and presentation skills  to non-language degree students.
Contact English teacher for the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.

Degree:
PhD (Teaching Slovak as a Foreign Language, Comenius University, Bratislava)
MA (Teaching English language and literature, Comenius University, Bratislava)
MA (Teaching Slovak language nd literature, Comenius University, Bratislava)

Expertise:
Lecturer in the Language Department subject and master degree courses (The Introduction to the Research of European Cultures, History and Multimodality of European Cultures, Language Contacts, Slavic Languages and Nations)
Test designer and evaluator for the authorized translators from Finnish to Slovak
Coordinator of the Erasmus agreement between the Comenius University and University of Jyväskylä – Language Department and Language Centre.
Interpretation and translation
Editor of dictionaries and translations of literature from Slovak to Finnish.

National networking:
Member of the Finland’s Association of Slavists
Member of the Finnish Association of Translators and Interpreters
Member of the Finnish Association of Applied Linguistics (AFinLa)

International networking:
Slovak as a Foreign Language network coordinated by the Studia Academica Slovaca Centre, Comenius University, Bratislava. Positions of trust

Positions of trust:
Member of the Board of Finland’s Association of Slavists
Test designer and evaluator for the authorized translators from Finnish to Slovak

Research interest:

Learning and teaching the  less commonly taught languages (case study of Slovak)  in the new language learning environments.
Exploring the effective pedagogical tools for teaching the LCTLs (Slovak) in the technology enhanced learning environment.
Agency and motivation in language learning.

Development and implementation of of plurilingual and intercultural education, the enhancement of multilingual and multicultural academic communication competence. (Action Research 2013-2014)

Publications:

Slovakia. In Itä-Eurooppa matkalla länteen. Jouni Järvinen & Jouko Lindstedt (edit.). Gaudeamus. 2011..

Miroslav Válek. Alkusanat. In Kosketuksia. Miroslav Válek. Kampus Kustannus. 2009.

Slovakin kielen verkkokurssi. https://kielikeskus.jyu.fi/opetus/slovakki/slovakin-verkkokurssi. 2008.

A Long Way to the Top of the Mountain. In Kirjomme kielillä. Tapestry of Teaching. Jyväskylän yliopiston kielikeskus. 2007.

Siellä jossain, Tam a tam. Käännöksiä slovakialaisesta kirjallisuudesta. (Edit.). Kampus Kustannus. 2006, 2007.

Milan Rúfus, runoilija. Anna Kyppö. In Pienet rukoukset, Milan Rúfus. Kampus Kustannus. 2005; 2009.

Slovakian paluu Eurooppaan. In 10 uutta tulijaa. Euroopan unioni erilaisia yhdessä. Eurooppa tietoa. 2004.

Slovenčina vo Fínsku a nové formy štúdia. . In Slovenčina ako cudzí jazyk, Jana Pekarovičová (edit.Filozofická fakulta Univerzity Komenského. 2002.

Vývin komunikačnych schopností v nových prostrediach osvojovania si cudzieho jazyka. In Jazyková komunikácia v 21. storočí. FHV UMB Banská Bystrica,. 2001.

Learning Slovak. In Towards Learner and Teacher Autonomy – Self- Directed Learning as A Departmental policy for Quality Development in Language Centre Instruction. Action Research Report 3. Jyväskylä University Learning Centre. 1999.

INET – Development of Network-Based Language Instruction and Use of New Learning Environments. L. Kallio, A. Kyppö, U. Lautiainen, A. Poutanen, M. Pulkkinen, L. Subra, H. Vesamäki. In Towards Learner and Teacher Autonomy – Self-Directed Learning as A Departmental Policy for Quality Development in Language Centre Instruction. Action Research Report 3. Jyväskylä University Learning Centre. 1999.

Výskum komunikatívnej kompetencie fínskych študentov slovenčiny-. In Retrospektívne a perspektívne pohľady na jazykovú komunikáciu. I. Diel. PF UMB, FHV UMB, Banská Bystrica. 1999.

Slovakin kielen oppikirja, Yliopistopaino, Helsingin yliopisto. 1980

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Contacts

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Street address:
Seminaarinmäki Campus,
Oppio building

Office hours: Mon-Fri 8-16

E-mail: lcinfo@ulc.jyu.fi

Postal address:
University Language Centre
P.O.Box 35
40014 University of Jyväskylä

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