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Work History

Sep 2010Dec 2016

PhD. student

The University of Economics in Bratislava, Faculty of International Relations, University of Economics in Bratislava

Doing research in Language policy of the EU for a PhD. thesis. Conducting a survey in language learning preferences of university students at EUBA. Teaching in Business English Courses, Culture and Communication Courses to students at the university, publishing scientific articles, doing research, translating to/from English, assisting at the state exams and entrance exams.

Apr 2010Apr 2015

English Language Teacher

University of Economics, Bratislava, Faculty of Applied Languages , Dept. of English language

Teaching English Language Courses, Testing Students, Preparation of Tests, Writing Scientific Articles, Translating for the University, Conference organisation team member, Culture and Communication Seminar, Writing Projects for Ministry of Education, Attending Lectures, State Exam Board member, Overlooking Entrance and State Exams, Consulting with Students

Mar 2002Feb 2014

Freelance English Tutor and Translator at SMEs and corporations

Ladislava Ivančová - freelance ESL teacher and translator

- freelance English teacher at small and medium businesses, corporations and language schools - translations for businesses and individuals - conversation courses

- conception, implementation and execution of my own project of teaching English in seven kindergartens


June 2016-July 2016

Teaching English as a Foreign language Course, Oxbridge, Barcelona

Sep 2010Dec 2016

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Faculty of International Relations, Department of International Relations, University of Economics, Bratislava

Writing my PhD. thesis "Position of English within the context of EU language policy."


Mgr. (MA)

Faculty of Philosophy, Department of American and English Studies, University of Prešov, 

Along with studying English and Literature at the university, I practised for my job by doing translations and teaching English as a Second Language to children in kindergartens of Prešov.


The First Certificate in English

British Council, Košice, Slovakia




Communicative knowledge of German, Spanish. 


Leading a team of six teachers in a project of teaching English in kindergartens, selecting course material, communication with parents and municipal school officials at implementation of the project.


Teaching English language in courses at private language schools. All types of state schools but predominantly my own students in Bratislava. My other experience includes teaching students of Economics as a full-time assistant at the university. The most valuable, challenging experience in teaching comes from teaching in-company classes in Barcelona TEFL course,  as my students´ L1 is Spanish of which I am not a speaker. I enjoyed this experience tremendously. 


Writing and publishing academic papers at home and abroad.


British and American literature studies at university.


Doing translation of various documents such as business reports, websites, papers, etc.


I have worked as a teacher in these companies: Slovak rails, NESS, Sanofi-Aventis, KRKA, Orgatrade, Volkswagen Financial services, Finest s.r.o., PPA Control, Hasičský a záchranný zbor, MENTON spol s.r.o., PKZ Logistics, COOP Jednota, VUB, S-Slovensko, Deutsche Leasing,, Brand, BRATISLAVA

Toscani Cosmetics, Barter S.L,. Lallemand Bio, S.L., Educatur, Butifarring, Segestion, CentroSBC, Xerox Cribsa, Metropolitan, BARCELONA