Foreign Language Courses

TDC Members

PERİHAN Çayırezmez

Perihan Çayırezmez graduated from Middle East Technical University, Foreign Language Education, English Language Teaching Department. She holds an M.A on Foreign Language Teaching from Hacettepe University.

Perihan Çayırezmez has been in the field of ELT for 16 years. In addition to teaching, she has taken on other responsibilities, such as working as a curriculum and test advisor, a team leader, a mentor and as a student of Italian language. Currently, she is working as a teacher and a teacher trainer in the English Language Programs Preparatory School at İstanbul Bilgi University. She believes in the idea of life-long learning. She is particularly interested in teacher education and development, curriculum and material development, educational psychology, skills and strategy training.


SABRİ Ağırman

Sabri Ağırman has been working in the field of ELT for the last 20 years as an instructor and teacher trainer. He is currently a teacher trainer at the English Language Programs at Istanbul Bilgi University. He is particularly interested in teacher education and development, ESP (Legal English, Business English), vocabulary teaching, and in testing. He has given various INSETs (In-Service Training sessions), seminars, and workshops in both national and international conferences, various universities and high schools as well as in other language teaching institutions such as the British Council.


Z. SİNEM Eskiköy

Sinem Eskiköy graduated from Hacettepe University, American Culture and Literature Department in 2003. She holds an M.A on English Language Teaching from Maltepe University. She has CELTA and DELTA qualifications from International Training House.

Sinem Eskiköy has been working in the field for 10 years. She has taken on different responsibilities as an instructor, level coordinator, teacher trainer and mentor throughout her career. She has given many workshops at different institutions.

She is particularly interested in face-to-face teacher training and online training. She is also a blogger and believes in the power of online networking.


AYŞEGÜL Erdemir Koc

Aysegul Erdemir Koc has been in the field of EFL& ESL teaching for 8 years and she has been working in the preparatory and freshman year programs at Istanbul Bilgi University (IBU) since 2008. Upon graduating from the English Language Teaching Department at Marmara University, she earned a Fulbright scholarship and worked as a Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) at Cornell University, NY, US. She holds an M.A. in TESOL from Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC), IL, US. She is a presenter at national and international conferences. Currently, she is working as a teacher trainer and teacher at IBU.  She is interested in teacher training and professional development as well as academic writing, teaching vocabulary, curriculum and material development and educational psychology.