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Teacher: Daniela Adamova (Plovdiv)

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Hourly rates:
1 student: EUR €15.00
2 students: EUR €12.00
3+ students: EUR €10.00
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Learn Bulgarian

Bulgarian Language and Culture

Course description:


The goal of the course is to provide learners with survival Bulgarian language skills so they can communicate and cope in culturally appropriate ways in everyday life situations.

Teaching approach:


Competency Based Approach

- Lesson Content - Real-life situations

- Materials - Student centered

- Techniques - Based on the Student’s learning style

- Lesson Design - Clear objectives; Realistic and practical

- Atmosphere - Cooperative; Teacher gives constructive feedback

- Error correction - Depends on objective/activity

- Grammar - In context; Grows out of competency

- Cultural Information - Related to objectives of the lesson

- Assessment and Evaluation - Part of the lesson

Course program:


At the end of the course you will be able to:
- Use Bulgarian alphabet and Numbers 1-20
- Greet people and take leave
- Introduce oneself
- Ask and respond to questions about personal background
- Identify some Bulgarian food items
- Ask about and express food preferences
- Expressing availability with impersonal "there is", "there are"
- Order food at a café or a restaurant
- Ask for the price, ask for and pay the bill
- Identify public places
- Ask and give directions
- Give and ask for address
- Ask and talk about members of the family
- Use public transportation
- Read timetables
- Ask for information on departure and arrival times
- Buy tickets
- Talk about daily activities with time reference
- Ask about and describe others’ daily routines
- Make a phone call
- Make an appointment
- Invite and accept invitations
- Express lack of understanding
- Talk about future plans
- Invite guests
- Make suggestions
- Accept and decline invitations
- Identify services
- Describe daily routines in the past
- Talk about education and professional experience
- Talk about activities with past time reference
- Talk and ask about past events
- Talk about hobbies
- Identify parts of the body
- Ask and answer questions on physical condition
- Describe physical condition

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Hourly rates:

1 student:EUR €15.00*
2 students:EUR €12.00 per student*
3+ students:EUR €10.00 per student*
 Trial class: minus 50% promotional discount*

* Plus EUR €3.00 administration fee per class (per student)
* Single-class purchase fee: EUR €3.00 (per student)

Class duration options:

Online: Not available

In person: 60, 90, 120, 180 minutes

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Teacher:

Daniela Adamova

City / Country of origin: Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Mother language: Bulgarian

Spoken languages: English, Other


ABOUT THE TEACHER

My name is Daniela (Dani) Adamova and I'm from Bulgaria. If you want to learn Bulgarian, I'm the right person for you :)

Skilled language trainer with excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication skills. Co-author of two Bulgarian Language and Traditions manuals.


TEACHER EDUCATION

- MBA, Plovdiv University Paisii Hilendarski, 2012-2014
- Fundamentals of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Certificate, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, US, 2011
- Diploma for Teaching English to Primary School Students, Plovdiv University Paisii Hilendarski, 1999-2001
- BS, Pedagogical Studies, Plovdiv University Paisii Hilendarski, 1993-1997

TEACHER EXPERIENCE

Served as an effective Bulgarian language and cross-cultural guide during the 13 years with US Peace Corps in Bulgaria. Part of my responsibilities were to plan, direct and support language component during the complete two-year cycle of volunteer work in Bulgaria. My work included design of integrated language competencies,curriculum materials and training resources; direct language instructions (group and one-on-one) and assessment of up to 80 Americans each year.

Courses by this teacher:

Learn Bulgarian: Bulgarian Language and Culture


Proficiency level

Your Bulgarian proficiency level will be evaluated by the teacher according to this framework:



A1 - Beginner:

  • Understands familiar Bulgarian expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of concrete needs.
  • Can introduce him/herself and answer questions about personal details such as the place of residence and belongings.
  • Can hold a simple conversation in Bulgarian if the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

A2 - Elementary:

  • Understands frequently used expressions related to areas of immediate relevance like personal and family information.
  • Can communicate in routine situations requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar matters.
  • Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and immediate needs.

B1 - Intermediate:

  • Understands the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in everyday situations.
  • Can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where Bulgarian is spoken.
  • Can produce simple, connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
  • Can describe events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give explanations for opinions and plans.

B2 - Independent:

  • Understands the main ideas of complex Bulgarian text on both concrete and abstract topics.
  • Interaction with native Bulgarian speakers can happen with fluency and spontaineity and without strain for either party.
  • Can produce clear text on a wide variety of subjects and expose a point of view given the various options.

C1 - Advanced:

  • Understands a wide range of demanding, longer Bulgarian texts, and recognizes implicit meaning.
  • Can express ideas fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
  • Can use Bulgarian flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
  • Can produce detailed, well-structured text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns and connectors.

C2 - Proficient:

  • Easily understands virtually everything heard or read in Bulgarian.
  • Can summarise information from different spoken and written sources and reconstruct arguments in a coherent presentation.
  • Expresses him/herself spontaneously, fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in complex situations.

Interested in this course?

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