Maria Knyazeva
English School #1 CEO & full time English teacher, Cambridge speaking examiner

Maria graduated from Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University with Masters degree in Linguistics. In 2010 she developed her own specialized courses in Maths and Biology in English for a private school. In 2012 together with Irina Gromova she founded English School #1 which is the largest private language Centre in Kaliningrad and the only Cambridge-certified Centre in the region. In 2016 pre-defended her thesis on the topic of Destructive worldview in modern English and American literature on the basis of IKBFU. Completed CELTA (Grade B), CPE (Grade B). She is an official Cambridge speaking examiner (YLE, CAE). In 2017 she organized the first public speaking event in English in Kaliningrad - ES Talks.

Speech Topic on March, 31: Challenges for a modern English teacher