Slovak Technical University, Slovakia
Gabriela Chmelíková is a Senior Assistant and Head of the Department of Languages and Humanities at STU MTF, Trnava. In 1985 she graduated in Slovak language – English language teaching from the University of Comenius. In 2008 she received her PhD in Linguistics. Chmelíková is currently Vice-president of Slovak Council of CASAJC (Czech-Slovak Association of Language Teachers at Universities). She collaborated on the accreditation file elaboration for UNIcert® II and III levels in English for Engineering Majors in the UNIcert® certification system. In collaboration with colleagues from other departments, she annually organizes the Student Research Conference. She has been also involved in several national and international projects, e.g. “Student on-line conferences of STU MTF (Slovakia) and University of Niš, Faculty of Electronic Engineering (Serbia) for the purposes of specific English language and other skills development”, or Transnational exchange of good CLIL practice among European Educational Institutions”. Her professional interests include ESP, academic skills, pedagogical competences, and the use of multimedia in teaching as well as reading and presentation techniques.