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Biography

Dr Tatyana Karpenko-Seccombe is a Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes at Research and Enterprise. She completed both her MA in Language Studies and her doctorate in Linguistics at LancasterUniversity. Tatyana focused her PhD research on cognitive text analysis. Prior to that she also completed a postgraduate course at Kiev University, Ukraine and wrote a thesis (equivalent to PhD) on English syntax. Tatyana also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching English for Academic Purposes from Nottingham University (2011). Tatyana has taught English to non-English speakers for about 20 years. She has also taught Italian and Russian languages. 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, taught pre-sessional 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.

Research Expertise and Interests

Tatyana has had interests in many linguistic disciplines, including text and discourse analysis, cognitive linguistics, translation studies, interpreting, and cross-cultural communication At present her main area of interest is teaching academic skills, including critical writing, to international research students. Tatyana is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of BALEAP – the British Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purpose

Keywords

  • English Language
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Academic Writing
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Cognitive Stylistics

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Research Output 2012 2019

Rethinking stories with transnational mothers in the context of international study

Lockwood, K., Smith, K. & Karpenko-Seccombe, T., 2019, In : Women's Studies International Forum. 72, p. 17-24 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

student
motherhood
moth
gender
post-graduate studies
Teaching
learning
classroom
teaching method
experience

Speech Presentation and Summary in the BBC News Online Coverage of a Russian TV Interview with Vladimir Putin

Walker, B. & Karpenko-Seccombe, T., 2017, Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines, 9 , 2, p. 79-96.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
BBC
news
coverage
discourse
interview

Intertextuality as Cognitive Modelling

Karpenko-Seccombe, T., 11 Nov 2016, In : English Text Construction. 9, 2, p. 244-267 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cognitive Modeling
Intertextuality
knowledge
Cognitive Processes
Intertextual

Supporting International PhD Writers: Are Pastoral Duties Part of the Package?

Karpenko-Seccombe, T., 9 Jun 2016, International Student Experience Journal (ISEJ), 4, p. 10-16 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
writer
student
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Social Role

Activities 2014 2018

  • 6 Oral presentation

Gambling with the Future: The Gambling Vocabulary in the Political Discourse of Parliamentary Brexit Debates

Tatyana Karpenko-Seccombe (Speaker)
25 Jul 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Using Concordancers in the Post-Graduate EAP Classroom

Tatyana Karpenko-Seccombe (Speaker)
1 Jun 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Authenticity of the Author's Voice in Translation: A Cognitive View

Tatyana Karpenko-Seccombe (Speaker)
27 Jul 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Decoding Time and Place Through Cognitive Analogy and Mapping

Tatyana Karpenko-Seccombe (Speaker)
21 Jul 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Integrating Corpus Analysis into Everyday Classroom Practice

Tatyana Karpenko-Seccombe (Speaker)
11 Jul 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation