Tatiana A. Gouralnik

Tatiana A. Gouralnik

Candidate in Philology; equivalent of American Ph.D.
Associate Professor

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Qualification: Philologist. Teacher of the English Language and Literature

Education: Diploma from Samara (Kuibyshev) State University, Department of Philology, Division of Romance and Germanic Languages, 1974-1979, Samara, Russia

• Certificate of participation from The British Council Samara for the seminar "The Basics of Internet" for ESL Teachers, January-February, 2005

• Certificate of completion from IATP Project Harmony training course for Creating Distance Learning Teaching Materials on the basis of "eLearning Office 3000", February-March, 2004, Samara, Russia

• Certificate of completion from the College of St Mark and St John in Course Design, Materials Writing and Trainer Development, February-August 2002, Plymouth, England-Samara-Moscow, Russia

• Certificate of Completion from IATP Project Harmony Summer School "Teaching with Case Studies", June-July 2002, St Petersburg

• Certificate of Completion from Open Society Institute in New York "English Language Teaching Methodology", Distinction for Level 3, Samara 2001

• Recognitions Certificate of Appreciation from Volga Humanitarian Foundation for valuable contributions to American Graduate Admission Examinations workshops, December 2001, Samara Russia

• Senior Teacher, 1995 - present, English Department, Samara State University, Samara Russia

• Lecturer (part-time) 2003 - present, Samara Aerospace University, Department of Translation for Specific Purposes

• Teacher-trainer (part-time) 2001-present, Volga Humanitarian Foundation, Samara, Russia

• Teacher-trainer, instructor 1995 - 2001, Open Society Institute, Samara, Russia

• Instructor (full-time) - January 1988 - August 1995, English Department, Samara State University, Samara, Russia

• Instructor (part-time) September 1984 - December 1987, English Department, Samara State University, Samara, Russia

• Interpreter January 1980 - August 1984, "Volgaburmash" enterprise, Samara, Russia (a joint USSR-USA Rock Bit Plant construction project)

• Instructor October 1979 -January 1980, State Polytechnical Institute, Samara, Russia

Fellowship: JFDP visiting scholar 8/1997 -5/1998,, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, USA

Membership: member of International TESOL (USA), 1999-2000, Membership Number 49439
member of Samara Chapter TESOL-Russia, 1995-present

• International Conference "Global English for Global Understanding, May 23-25, 2001, Moscow

• 34 Annual TESOL Convention, Vancouver 2000

• International Conference "Language in the Multicultural World" 21-23 October, 1999, Samara, Russia

• 33 Annual TESOL Convention, March 9-13,1999, New York, NY, USA

• Linguistic Circle of Manitoba and North Dakota, 24-25 October 1997, Fargo, ND, USA


1. *Pimakhina, Т.А. Semantic characteristics of neologisms inmodern English // Semantics of language units. Proceedings of research conference. Izhevsk, 1990 p.35.

2. Pimakhina, Т.А. Semantics of English neologisms // Systems ties in grammar and lexicon of Germanic languages. Samara University Press, 1991, p.24-31.

3. Pimakhina, Т.А. Stylistic features of English neologisms // Functional aspects of language study. .Samara University Press, 1992, pp.105-113.

4. Gouralnik, T. "On some observations of teen and college slang" Abstract// Proceedings of the Linguistic Circle of Manitoba and North Dakota, XXXVII [37], 1997, pp.17-18.

5. Gouralnik, Т.А. On some specific features of American college slang // Semantics and pragmatics in the dialogue of cultures. Samara University Press, 1999, pp.61-67.

6. Gouralnik, Т.А. Key Words in American Academic Culture. Proceedings of International Conference "Language in the Multicultural World".Samara, 1999, pp. 139-140.

7. Gouralnik, Т.А. New words in American culture and the problem of translation // Abstracts of the workshop "Problems of Applied Linguistics". Penza, 1999, pp.71-72.

8. Gouralnik, T. Using Electronic Newspapers in the EFL Classroom pp. 29-31 in Sovremennye strategii obucheniya anglijskomu yazyku: teoriya I praktika. Materilay I tezisy 7th Mezhdunarodnoi nauchno-pralticheskoi konferentsii. Samara, 2000.

9. Gouralnik, T. Instructional Value of the Internet for Developing Linguistic Competence of Philology Students pp. 24-26 in Anglijskij yazyk v sisteme shkola-vuz. Programma nauchno-metodicheskoi konferetsii. Samara, 2001.

10. Gouralnik, T. Developing cross-cultural skills of Russian applicants for international academic programs p.5 in Global English for Global Understanding. Materials of the International Conference. Moscow, 2001.

11. Gouralnik, Т. Courts and Trials: Handbook for Senior Students. Samara: Samara University, 2001. 52 p.

12. Gouralnik, T. "Interaction of culture and language in the sphere of nomination (on the material of AmE new coinages) pp. 22-29 in Kommunikatsiya v dialoge kultur. Samara: Samara University, 2002.

13. Gouralnik, T. Structure and Principles of the Course 'New Information Technologies for Philology Students' pp.89-91 in Informatsionny bulleten No.6 Soveta po filologii uchebno-metodicheskogog objedineniya po klassicheskomu universitetskomu obrazovaniyu. Samara, 2003.

14. Gouralnik, T. On the Role of Linguistic Analogy in Creating Neologisms in American English pp.56-63 in Aspekty stanovleniya i funktsionirovaniya zapadnogermanskikh yazykov. Samara: Samara University, 2003.

15. Gouralnik, T. Conceptual field of 'Culture' and Its Linguistic Categorization (on the material of AmE new coinages) pp.22-30 in Slovo - Vyskazyvanie - Diskurs. Samara, 2004.

16. The Basics of Lexicology. Seminars and Tasks for Individual Studies for Students of Translation in the Sphere of Professional Communication. (compiled by Gouralnik, T. with Bondarenko, M.). Samara, 2005. 17 p.

17. Gouralnik, T. Neologisms of the conceptual field “Man”: cognitive-cultural approach in English in the Multi-Cultural Community. Proceedings of InternationalConference. Izhevsk, June 2005.

18. Gouralnik, Tatiana. Naming of people in New American English // Modern research methods and technologies in Germanic languages. Samara, Samara University Press, 2005. P. 185-193.

19. Gouralnik, Tatiana. Оn the role of lexicographic parameters in the study of American neologisms// Current Issues in language study: theory and methodology: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference. Samara,14-16 November 2005.Part II. Samara, Samara Humanitarian Academy Press, 2006. - P.72-78.

20. Kharkovskaya, A., Gouralnik, T. New words and slang terms in the field of business//Teaching foreign languages: the present and the future/ Proceedings of the 12th Interregional conference. Samara, 2006. - P.203-207.

21. Gouralnik, Tatiana. American way of life and the conceptual study of neologisms// Vestnik of Samara State University. Humanities. No.5/1 (45). Samara, 2006. - P.166-171.

22. Gouralnik, Tatiana. American society and culture in the linguistic study of new words. Synopsis of the thesis for the Cand.of Science in Linguistics. Samara. 2006. - P.19.

23. Gouralnik, Tatiana. On Forming Skills of Critical Appraisal of the Web Sources. Materialy mezhvuzovskoi nauchno-metodicheskoi konferentsii “Innovatsionnye tekhnologii v obrazovatelnoi deyatelnosti vuza: opyt, problemy, puti resheniya”. – Samara, 2008. - P. 62-68.

24. Gouralnik, Tatiana. Higher Education in the USA: Handbook for Senior Students. Samara: Samara University, 2009.

25. Gouralnik, Tatiana. Peculiar features of semantic derivation in AmE pp. 227-230 in "Materialy 15 Mezhdunarodnoi konferentsii NATE. Kazan, 2009. (in Russian)

Courses Taught:
• Lexicology of the English Language (lectures, seminars)
• Acting as a senior thesis adviser and term paper adviser (in lexicology and stylistics)
• English for Students of

*: Pimakhina T.A is the maiden name of Gouralnik T.A.

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