PH. D Doctor of Philology
Associate Professor in the Department of English Philology at Tbilisi State University, in Georgia. Ph. D. in Linguistics, has been teaching ESP and EAP for over thirty years at several schools of the University; The author of numerous articles in Phonology, Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, ESP teaching Methodology and of a full length study titled “ The Development of Intonation in Infants;”; Participant of various international projects in EFL and ESL in the USA and the UK organized by Georgetown and Cambridge Universities. A visiting scholar at St. Michael’s College, A visiting professor at Tuscia University (Italy). The member of ETAG in Georgia. The graduate of two e-course programmes conducted by ETTO and OU (Oregon University). Academic interests: Linguistic Models of Translation, Lexical Equivalence, Adequacy of Translation, Functional theory of Translation, History of Translation Studies, Sociolinguistic and Intercultural Aspects of Professional Language Development.