TAM ZAMANLI ÖĞRETİM ELEMANLARI
PART TIME LECTURERS
Dila Beyazyıldırım joined Yaşar University SOFL in 2015. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature from Ege University, and she is currently working her way towards a master’s degree in Linguistics at Dokuz Eylül University where she wants to specialize in Applied Linguistics -more specifically in Educational Linguistics. She also holds teaching certificates from Ege University Faculty of Education and SIT Graduate Institute.
Ekin Sezel graduated from English Language and Literature, Faculty of Letters, Hacettepe University. After that, she finished her studies in Teaching Certificate Program at Faculty of Education, Hacettepe University. She started her academic position – Instructor of English – at Katip Çelebi University in 2013. In 2015, she joined Yaşar University and has been working in Yaşar University Prep Class as an instructor since then. Also, she has been studying Master of Arts in English Language and Literature at Faculty of Letters, Ege University since 2019.
Fatma Faize Akçay
Faize Akçay has earned her bachelor’s degree from Ege University at the department of English Language and Literature and her master’s degree from Midwestern State University, Texas, USA at the department of English Language and Literature. She holds teaching certificates from Ege University and University of East Anglia, UK. She has been awarded scholarships from British Council, YÖK and World Bank. Before joining Yaşar University, she worked in administrative posts in Dokuz Eylül and Cyprus International universities and as a senior lecturer in Girne American University. She has been teaching English for Academic Purposes at Yaşar University since 2012.
Gülden Odabaşı joined the SoFL team in September 2016. Prior to joining Yaşar University, she taught EFL to high school students and worked as an EFL Curriculum Designer assistant for a web-based Business English School in San Diego, California. In 2012, she earned her Professional Certificate in TEFL, TEYL and TEFL (Special Studies) from UCSD, San Diego, CA. She holds an M.A in TESOL from Alliant International University and a B.A in English Language Teaching from Yeditepe University. From 2014 to 2015, she worked as a student assistant at Alliant International University and performed administrative office duties. Her main professional interests include cross-cultural issues and teaching pronunciation.
Kübra Rana Bağ
Melike has an undergraduate degree in American Culture and Literature. During her degree, she participated in the Erasmus program and studied English Philology in Lodz, Poland. Before her career as an English teacher, she worked as a simultaneous/consecutive translator. She is competent in legal terminology as she has worked as a sworn translator with various notaries.
Merve earned her bachelor’s degree in Linguistics from Dokuz Eylül University and went to the University of Giessen on an exchange program in 2012. She has been teaching English for six years and has done her CELTA. After getting CELTA certification, she started working for Yasar University as an instructor. She is currently working as a test administrator in the testing and assessment office.
Nilüfer Nimet Pakel
Nilüfer Nimet Pakel graduated from Ege University, English Language and Literature department in 1997. Upon graduation, she worked as a banker (in Turkey and the USA), and later as a teacher at various language schools. She has been working as a part-time lecturer at Yaşar University, School of Foreign Languages since 2014.
Suzan Billur Özbek