Tatyana is a Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes at the University of Huddersfield’s Research and Enterprise Department.
She completed both her MA in Language Studies and doctorate in Linguistics at Lancaster University. The focus of her PhD research was on cognitive text analysis. Prior to that she also completed a postgraduate course at Kiev University, Ukraine (equivalent to PhD) on English syntax. She holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching English for Academic Purposes from Nottingham University (2011). She has taught English to non-English speakers for over 20 years.
Tatyana joined the University of Huddersfield in 2009, first working at pre-sessional courses at the International Study Centre and in 2011 joining Research and Enterprise to teach English for academic purposes to international research students. Prior to that she taught translation studies at the City University of London, pre-sessional English courses at Nottingham University and worked as an assistant professor at Kiev National University, Ukraine, teaching English, linguistics and translation studies. She has also worked as a freelance interpreter and translator in the public service sector.
Tatyana is interested in many linguistic disciplines, including text and discourse analysis, corpus linguistics, cognitive linguistics, translation studies, cross-cultural communication. At present her main area of interest is corpus-based academic English teaching and corpus linguistic research.
She has prepared for publication a chapter ‘Discourses of conflict’ (forthcoming) and a paper based on corpus analysis and is in the process of completing a book of corpus-based teaching materials. She has also presented at several conferences on corpus-related topics.
Apart from her interest in corpus linguistics, she has always been interested in issues in women studies and co-authored a paper ‘Rethinking stories of transnational mothering in the context of international study’ in Women’s Studies International Forum (2018) with Kelly Lockwood, and Kate Smith.
She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of BALEAP – the British Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purpose.
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