Hanna Krysewska studied English at the University of Gdansk, where she gained the equivalent of an MA in Applied Linguistics. From 1979 to 1987 she taught English at the University of Gdansk English Language Centre and since 1987 has been a lecturer at the University and a teacher trainer at the University's College for Foreign Language Teachers.

She has also taught on introductory English courses and teacher training courses at Pilgrims Language School in Canterbury. She is co-author of Learner?Based Teaching published by Oxford University Press.