She has been an academic teacher of English since 1970, and of Swedish since 1979 (University of Gdansk). She is extensively involved in the field of language acquisition and has produced a number of publications, the most important being the book, "The Acquisition of the Pluperfect: Polish Learners of Swedish as a Foreign Language". The book is her Phd, defended at the University of Stockholm in 2005. She has also published works on general linguistics, the most important areas being aspect/aktionsart and tenses. For the last fifteen years she has also been a teacher trainer, lately involved in CLIL.