- reading in L2,
- lexical development,
- learning strategies,
- training teachers of English as a foreign language and teacher development,
- language and emotions,
- language and identity,
- literature and language learning
- language and gender
- creativity in foreign language learning and use
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‘‘in time of daffodils who know’’ – reading poetry in a foreign language classroom. (2013) In E. Mańczak-Wohlfeld and M. Jodłowiec (Eds.). Exploring the microcosm and macrocosm of language teaching and learning. A festschrift on the occasion of 70th birthday of Professor Anna Niżegorodcew, (pp. 93-104). Kraków: Jagiellonian University Press.
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The effects of working on multi-word expressions on the development of lexical competence: A case of 25 students enrolled in one course. (2014). In N. Lavidas, T. Alexiou & A-M. Sougari (Eds.), Major Trends in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics: Selected Papers from the 20th International Symposium on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (April 1-3, 2011) (pp. 301-315). London: Versita
Teaching matters: Enjoyment and job satisfaction. In D. Gałajda, P. Zakrajewski, & M. Pawlak (Eds.), Researching second language learning and teaching from a psycholinguistic perspective. Studies in honour of Danuta Gabryś-Barker (2016) (pp. 167-182). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.
Activating character strengths through poetic encounters in a foreign language – a case study. In D. Gabryś-Barker & D. Gałajda (Eds.), Positive psychology perspectives on foreign language learning and teaching (2016) (pp.75-92). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.
Paper-bound online readers: Revisiting reading strategies of foreign language learners. In P. Łozowski & K. Stadnik (Eds.), Visions and revisions. Studies in theoretical and applied linguistics (2016) (pp.) Lodz Studies in Language: Volume 44. Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang.
Reading poems in foreign language learning contexts – an educational option (2013). Journal of the Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture 4 (1): 61-72.