Alexandra Chistyakova is an EFL teacher at Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia. She also works as a freelance tutor giving one-to-one English lessons to the large range of learners: from preschoolers to senior adults. She received her CELTA at BKC-ih, Moscow, in 2011. Her professional interests include: professional development, classroom management techniques, learning skills, learner autonomy, the application of neurobiology and psychology to teaching and learning.
She strongly believes that teachers can greatly benefit from becoming active members of an international ELT community through taking part in ELT events, and through getting together with other educators to exchange ideas and practices.