Kristina Ståhl

Where are you from? Born in South Korea, raised in Kristianstad in the north east of Skåne, lived for a while in Los Angeles, moved to Malmö where I have lived for more than 25 years.

What do you like most about your country? Sweden is a very safe country to live in. It is not a corrupt country.

If you would recommend one place for a tourist to visit in your country, where would that be? My favourite place in Sweden is Båstad. A beautiful small village, but yet so international during the tennis weeks.

Where you an A student? No, I struggled hard at school to become a C-student.

What was your dream job when you were a youngster? To become a tennis pro?, but since I was afraid of the ball and had no timing, I soon realized I had to find another occupation.

When you have one day off at home, how would you spend it? Walk the dogs, watch tv-series, eat junk food, read a magazine, eat candy and do a lot of shopping!

How would you describe Lund in three words? Academic, safe and beautiful!

What is your role at the IESL? Swedish as a second language-teacher , year 4-6

What made you decide to join IESL? High academic standards for all staff and the orderly environment

What did you do before you started at IESL? I worked at Rutsborgskolan in Bjärred, year 6-9

Do you have any clear visions you would like to achieve? To broaden the Swedish as a second language-department in year 4-6

Where are you in three years time? Still at IES

Name one unexpected similarity you have with one of your colleagues. My love for dogs!!!!!!

Give three good advices to your students. 1. Don’t give up. 2. Compete only with yourself!  3. To try your best is always good enough!

What do you prefer to eat? I love potatoes in any form!

What is the most peculiar thing you have done? Having dinner with a man who grew up in the jungle and now is an animator at Walt Disney Studios.

Who is the most famous person you have met? Whoopi Goldberg

What sport would you never practice? All of them, I hate sports!

What TV show(s) are you a bit embarrassed to tell that you are watching? Pretty little liars

What social media are you using? Facebook

Where do you go for your dream holiday? The States (LA is my second home)

Presenting Ms Ståhl

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