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Anna Szawara

Senior Lecturer and Basic Language Coordinator - Polish and Russian

Polish, Russian, and Lithuanian Studies


Building & Room:

1628 UH


601 S Morgan St.

Office Phone:

(312) 996-1248


Areas of Specialization

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Second Language Pedagogical Theory and Postsecondary Instruction
  • Instructional Technology
  • Communicative Language Teaching
  • Curriculum Development
  • Placement Testing
  • Language Assessment


M.A. Slavic Languages and Literatures, The University of Chicago (2013)
B.A. English Literature, Loyola University Chicago (2007)

Research Currently in Progress

  • Effects of Spaced Study on Vocabulary Learning
  • Ecological Validity in Second Language Acquisition
  • Advanced Polish Through Media. Reader, with exercises, for advanced language students.