SCHOOL OF BUSINESS,
TECNOLOGY AND EDUCATION
ILIA STATE UNIVERSITY

Direction:Private Methods
Position:Associate Professor





Assistant Professor Tinatin Kighuradze works on Georgian as a second language and German language teacher training programs, delivers lectures in linguistics in German studies programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
In 2010-2017 she was engaged in the development and management of the Georgian Language Preparation and Integration Programme, including the development of new materials and the training of new staff for the programme.

Her current field of interest, along with teaching Georgian as a second/foreign language and German, is Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL).
In 2013-2016, she was involved in the creation of an old and modern Georgian language learning online platform within the framework of a project funded by the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation.
In 2012-2016, The TEMPUS-DIMTEGU project was involved in the development of a multilingual learning teacher programme and master’s degree courses.

In 2014-2017 she was an expert and consultant of Georgian as a second language at the National Center for Teacher Professional Development, where she worked to improve the quality of Georgian language teaching in non-Georgian schools and provided long-term training to Georgian language teachers in non-Georgian schools in blended (online + face-to-face) format.

In 2009-2016, she was involved in various projects of the Ministry of Education, including the project “Irbakh”, within the framework of which she authored and co-authored methodological and learning textbooks based on new methods in the field of Georgian as a foreign language.

 

 

Scientific interests / research interests

Second and foreign language acquisition, Content and Language Integrated Learning, teacher education, teaching Georgian as a second and foreign language, teaching German, semantics of Kartvelian and German linguistics, pragmatics

Comprehensive list of publications

Kiguradze, T. 2016. Ernstfall nach dem Rückwärtsplanungsprinzip – Realitätsnahe mündliche Kommunikation im Unterricht. Conference Proceedings IDT 2013, Volume 7, Bozen-Bolzano Universitz Press, p. 75 (“Realistic case” on the principle of reverse planning – oral communication close to reality in the lesson).

Kighuradze, T., Kutateladze, E. 2017, “Aghmarti “, Georgian language textbook for foreign learners, level B2 +. Student’s book, exercise book, teacher book. Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.
http://geofl.ge/#!/page_saxelmdzvanelo

Kighuradze, T., Kutateladze, E. 2016, “Aghmarti “, Georgian language textbook for foreign learners, Student’s book, exercise book, teacher’s book. Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. http://geofl.ge/#!/page_saxelmdzvanelo

Kighuradze, T., Kutateladze, E. 2016, “Aghmarti “, Georgian language textbook for foreign learners, Student’s book, exercise book, teacher book. Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.
http://geofl.ge/#!/page_saxelmdzvanelo

Kighuradze, T., Kutateladze, E. 2016, “Aghmarti “, Georgian language textbook for foreign learners, level A2 +. Student’s book, exercise book, teacher book. Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. Georgia http://geofl.ge/#!/page_saxelmdzvanelo

Kighuradze, T., Kutateladze, E. 201 Methodology of teaching Georgian as a foreign language. Theoretical course and practical assignments. Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. http://geofl.ge/#!/page_metodic

Kighuradze, T., Kutateladze, E. And so on. Episodes. Additional educational materials built on video films for Georgian language learners. Ilia state university.

Tamar Bakradze, Tinatin Kighuradze and others. Nene, Dudu and Tsiko. Georgian Language .Georgian Language for Preschool Children of Ethnic Minorities [Set]. Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.
http://el.ge/ge/books/read/154/ (child album), http://el.ge/ge/books/read/155/ (workbook),
http: / /el.ge/ge/books/read/156/ (Teacher’s book).

Kighuradze, T. 2011. Stative Dimensional Verbs in Georgian. Cadmus, p. 207-226

Kighuradze, T. 2011. Methodical analysis of textbooks for learning Georgian as a second language. 2011. Conference on State Language Issues, Tbilisi: TSU “Universal”, p. 152.

Sources and Stages of Development of Perfect in English, German, Russian and Georgian Languages. Caucasus Messenger, N14, p. 319-329

Kighuradze, T. 2005. Code Switching in a Georgian Language Environment. Caucasus Messenger, N3, p. 211-217

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