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Dean / School of Foreign Languages
 
ABOUT
 
Prof. Marjana Vaneva became the Dean of the School of Foreign Languages in 2011. Prior to this duty, she was a part of the faculty of the School since 2009. Currently she teaches English Syntax, Contrastive Analysis, Modern English Language 5, Introduction to Linguistics, Lexicology. She coordinates various projects at UACS such as the TEMPUS project, OPTIMALE Erasmus Academic Network 2011 and thus like.

Marjana Vaneva - full CV.
 
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
 
2009
PhD in Philology, English Grammar – Linguistics, subject area: Lexicology
English Department, Faculty of Philology ”Blaze Koneski”, Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, 2009        
Title of the doctoral dissertation: Zero Derivation in English and Macedonian
 
2005
MA in Philology, English Grammar – Linguistics, subject area: Contrastive Analysis
English Department, Faculty of Philology ”Blaze Koneski”, Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, 2005
Title of the Master thesis: Means for Expressing Negation in English and Macedonian
 
1999
BA in English Grammar and Literature, teaching stream 
English Department, Faculty of Philology ”Blaze Koneski”, Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje
 
EXPERTISE & RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Linguistic studies of English and Macedonian in the field of syntax 
  • Expressing negation on sentence level, 
  • Contrastive analysis – comparing and contrasting the grammatical categories in these languages; 
  • Lexicology – word formation processes and lexical categories. 
  • Semantics 
  • Pragmatics 
RESEARCH PORTFOLIO & PUBLICATIONS
 
2011
Cognitive Analysis of the Types of Zero Derivation in English and Macedonian, abstract published in conference proceedings of the XIII International Conference Cognitive Modeling in Linguistics held in Corfu, Greece, September 2011;
 
2011
Homonymy and Polysemy in English and Macedonian, paper to be published in the Annual Conference Proceedings of the II International Conference  - Integration of Slavic Cultures: Problems and Perspectives, Sveti Nikole: Corporative International Slavic University “G.R.Derzavin“, March 2011;
 
2011
“Teaching Grammar” in Second Language Teaching Methodology Guidebook for teachers in elementary, secondary and high education. Skopje: Bureau for Development of Education, March 2011; 
 
2010
“Zero Derivation as a word formation process in English and Macedonian“ in Annual Conference Proceedings of the Faculty of Philology “Blaze Koneski“, Ss. Cyril and Methodious University – Skopje, Skopje: Faculty of Philology “Blaze Koneski”, December 2010; 
 
2010
“Negative Pronouns and Adverbs in Macedonian and English” in Literaturen zbor number 4-6, Skopje: Institute for Macedonian Language “Krste Misirkov”, September 2010;  
 
2010
“Zero Derivation in Macedonian” in the Annual Proceedings of the I International Conference  - Integration of Slavic Cultures: Problems and Perspectives, Sveti Nikole: Corporative International Slavic University “G.R.Derzavin“, March 2010;
 
2009
Zero Derivation in English, presented at a Research Seminar Series at the School of Foreign Languages, UACS, October 2009;  
 
2006
Conversion in English and Macedonian, poster presentation at the 12th International Morphology Meeting in Budapest, Hungary, May 2006.
 
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & OTHER COMMUNITY SERVICES
  • Authorised Court Translator/Interpreter by the Macedonian Ministry of Justice for English and Macedonian
  • English Language Teachers’ Association of Macedonia (ELTAM)
  • Slavic Cognitive Linguistics Association (SCLA)
  • UACS MA programme coordinator for the School of Foreign languages
  • UACS Project Coordinator OPTIMALE Erasmus Academic Network 2011 
  • UACS Project Member TEMPUS MaFoLaC 2010/11
  • UACS representative in the Second Language Methodology Teaching Guidebook Project, organized by the British Council, Macedonia 
CONTACT INFORMATION & USEFUL LINKS
 
Marjana Vaneva, PhD
Dean 
School of Foreign Languages
University American College Skopje
st. Treta makedonska brigada br. 60
1000 Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Phone:  +389 2 2463 156
Fax:  +389 2 2463 159