Teachers are the prerequisite for success in learning languages, and therefore our staff are carefully selected specialists with experience and passion. We use effective and proven teaching methods and we can provide a friendly and stress-free atmosphere. We are characterized by creativity, open-mindedness, professionalism, and individual approach to each student.
SAGA AKADEMIA SCHOOL FOUNDER
Karl Smári Hreinsson
Karl Smári Hreinsson, founder of Saga Akademía, earned his master degree in Icelandic language and literature from the University of Iceland. He completed advanced Teachers Training with Boston University. Karl Smári has taught Icelandic for foreigner since 1998. He was an Adjunct Professor with the European Division of the University of Maryland and is a freelance writer and a tourist guide in Iceland and Greenland.
Anna is a graduate of English Philology and European Studies of Koszalin University of Technology. Currently she is a student of a MA in English at University of Iceland. She has had an opportunity to extend her knowledge during her multiple stays in the UK. She started gaining professional experience in 2008 while teaching in language schools and conducting one-to-one sessions. Anna is also a translator.
She deals with accounting. She has completed an M.A. degree in finance and accounting. She has many years of experience in running a business and in accounting.
ICELANDIC & FRENCH TEACHER
Natalia is a graduate of French and Spanish Philology, with a teaching speciality. She expanded her teaching qualifications by obtaining the TEFL certificate. In 2010, she obtained a state certificate entitling her to work as an Icelandic translator. She started gaining her teaching experience in 2009 by giving individual lessons. Learning foreign languages is her passion.
She has graduated from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan where she studied English. Karolina has worked as an English teacher for many years now. She is also a teacher trainer organizing workshops for other language teachers. She loves hiking in the mountains, knitting and reading books.
Joanna Ewa Menderska
Joanna works in the office. She completed B.A. studies in tourism and recreation in Warsaw. He has many years of experience in office work and customer service.