American Marya Innis, an English teacher by profession, for the fourth time attends Faculty of Foreign Philology of Zaporizhzhya National University. In the 2013-2014 academic year Mrs. Innis was at ZNU as a Peace Corps volunteer.
Out of political reasons in 2014 Marya, like other volunteers, was temporarily evacuated and thus officially her work at ZNU was postponed indefinitely. But she decided to continue cooperation with teachers and students Faculty of Foreign Philology itself, outside the Peace Corps program, so after a mission interrupted twice (2014, 2015) visited ZNU for conducting classes in English and extracurricular work with students.
This week Marya Innis again came to ZNU to hold lecture classes and encourage students to explore American culture. On Tuesday, April 19, at the Faculty of Foreign Philology volunteer taught students of American folk dance (contra dance), which was launched in the region of New England and which is now dance in all 50 states. The students learned about the history of American dance and very happy to dance it.