Kristel has been teaching Estonian since 2011 using both Russian and English as the base language.
Since 2016 she has been conducting preparatory courses for the Estonian language proficiency exams and labor market training. She has worked with international language study groups in the New Immigrant Adaptation Program and in cooperation with Innove SA has been a mentor of Estonian language teaching for teachers of Tallinn and Narva vocational schools.
She has the profession of adult educator (level 6).
Graduated in Russian language and culture at the University of Tartu (2009), where in addition to a foreign language she gained a lot of useful knowledge in comparative linguistics.
The professional skills have been enhanced by trainer courses, evaluation and methodological training.
The language courses use communicative language teaching methods and active learning methods that enable the learner to immediately apply new knowledge in practice.
Natalja is a highly educated language immersion class teacher with a long history of teaching at senior level.
She has improved her skills at various seminars on the methodology of teaching Estonian, led by Mall Pesti.
Natalja is conducting preparatory courses for Russian-speaking students for the Estonian language proficiency exams. She is well aware of the needs of the learner and can find suitable ways for effective and enjoyable language learning.