Mgr. Linda Nepivodová, Ph.D.

Office: bud. G/G309
Gorkého 57/7
602 00 Brno

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Phone: +420 549 49 5244

Curriculum Vitae

Person-Related Identification Information
  • Linda Nepivodova, born in Brno, 10th August
  • Department of English and American Studies
    Faculty of Arts
    Masaryk University
Employment - Position
  • Assistant professor
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • 2018: Ph.D. degree in Philology – Foreign language teaching, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague. Dissertation: In Their Own Words and By the Test Results: A mixed methods study of the comparison of two modes of test administration
  • 2009: DELTA, IH Prague
  • 2007: Masters in English Language and Literature, focus on testing, Faculty of Arts, MU Brno
  • 2006: CELTA, MU Brno
  • 2004: Bc in English and Latin, Faculty of Arts, MU Brno
  • 2018 - present: Assistant Professor, Department of English and American Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno
  • Summer 2015: Area Academic Manager, Target International, London, UK
  • Summer 2010, 2011, 2012: Director of Studies, MW, Brighton, UK
  • 2010 - present: Certified British Council Examiner for Cambridge Main Suite and YLE Exams
  • 2009 – 2018: Lecturer, Department of English and American Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno
  • 2006 – 2012: Senior English teacher at Brno English Centre, Starobrněnská 16/18, Brno, Levels – A1 to C2 (Elementary – Proficiency)
  • Summer 2009: Head of English, Exsportise, Oundle, UK
  • Summer 2008: Senior English teacher, Exsportise, Oundle, UK
  • Summer 2007: English teacher, EAC, Northampton, UK
  • 2003 – 2007: English teacher at the Language school run by the Department of English and American Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno
Akademické stáže, studijní nebo pracovní pobyty
  • 2011/03/13 – 2011/03/17: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, GRC
    • Teacher training sessions for MA students studying Teaching English as a Foreign Language.
  • 2012/09/03 – 2012/09/07: University of Cambridge, Cambridge, GBR
    • Language Testing course taught by Prof Cyril Weir and Dr Lynda Taylor
  • 2012/08/06 – 2012/08/10: Göteborg Univerzity, Göteborg, SWE
    • Language Testing: A Psychometric Perspective
    • Specificky vyzkum
  • 2012/05/31 – 2012/06/03: University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, AUT
    • 9th EALTA CONFERENCE - Validity in Language Testing, my presentation: SIG meeting - Academic Assessment - Comparing two modes of test administration.
    • Specificky vyzkum
  • 2013/08/02 – 2013/11/29: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Fulbright Grants, USA
    • Visiting scholar, research stay
  • 2012/12/03 – 2012/12/07: University of Bristol, Bristol, GBR
    • Teacher training sessions for bachelor degree courses
  • 2014/05/27 – 2014/06/01: The University of Warwick, Warwick, GBR
    • Prispevek 'A Tale of Two Paradigms: a comparison of test mode delivery on either side of the Atlantic' v ramci SIG Academic Testing, EALTA Conference
  • 2014/09/07 – 2014/09/13: University of Szeged, Szeged, HUN
    • Lectures for MA students of Department of Applied Linguistics
Major Publications
  • TŮMA, František, Linda NEPIVODOVÁ a Nicola Catherine FOŘTOVÁ. Peer interaction in EFL classes in Czech upper-secondary schools. In 14th ESSE Conference, 29 August - 2 September, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. 2018. URL info
  • TŮMA, František, Nicola Catherine FOŘTOVÁ a Linda NEPIVODOVÁ. Investigating interaction among peers in English as a foreign language using conversation analysis. In 5th International Conference of English and American Studies SILESIAN STUDIES IN ENGLISH — SILSE 2018, 6-7 September 2018, Opava, Czech Republic. 2018. URL info
  • NEPIVODOVÁ, Linda. Cambridge Let's Speak. In British Council Cambridge Let's Speak Project. 2016. info
  • SUDICKÝ, Petr a Linda NEPIVODOVÁ. Online testování v ELFu: Metodika a praktické postupy [workshop]. In ELFday0216: E-learningové setkání na Gorkého 7 (Jak lépe poznat své studenty). 2016. URL info
  • NEPIVODOVÁ, Linda. Are Students and Teachers Ready for Computer-based Language Exams? A Comparison of Test Mode Delivery. In 12th EALTA Conference 2015, 28.-31. 5. 2015, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. 2015. URL info
  • NEPIVODOVÁ, Linda. A tale of two paradigms: a comparison of test mode delivery on either side of the Atlantic. In 11th EALTA Conference Warwick, 29.5.-1.6. 2014, Warwick, United Kingdom. 2014. URL info
  • NEPIVODOVÁ, Linda. Two Worlds Collide. In EALTA conference, Istanbul. 2013. info
  • VANDERZIEL, Jeffrey Alan, Linda NEPIVODOVÁ, Lidia KYZLINKOVÁ, Jarmila FICTUMOVÁ a Věra VÉMOLOVÁ. Chci studovat angličtinu. 2. vyd. Brno: Barrister & Principal, 2012. 183 s. ISBN 978-80-87474-43-3. info
  • NEPIVODOVÁ, Linda. Comparing two modes of test administration. In 9th EALTA Conference Innsbruck, Austria. 2012. info