Alla Georgievna Gurochkina
Honoured Worker of the Ministry of Education of Russian Federation,
Honorary Professor of Herzen State Pedagogical University
Candidate of Philology,
Professor of the Department of English Philology
Qualifications / Education
Leningrad State University, Diploma (Major in English Philology)
Leningrad State University, Candidate of Philology degree (1975)
English language history, Old Germanic languages, pragmalinguistics, language policy and discourse analysis, interpersonal communication, cognitive semantics
— English Language History
— Introduction to Germanic Philology
— Pragmasemantics and Communication Theory
— Linguistic, Cognitive and Pragmatic Aspects of Communication
Professional Activities and Memberships
— Academic Secretary of the Dissertation Board (The committee for the Doctor of Philology Degree) at Herzen State Pedagogical University;
— member of the University Academic Council «Germanic and Roman Language Studies»
— member of RALC (The Russian Cognitive Linguists Association)
Communication Theory: A Pragmatic Aspect. St.Petersburg, 2003.
Cognitive and Pragmasemantic Characteristics of Linguistic Units in Discourse. St.Petersburg, 2005.
Metalanguage, Metacommunication, Metatext (concerning extention). Cognitive Linguistic Studies. Moscow, 2009
The Semantics of the Old English Verb habban. Semantic, Lexical, Pragmatic and Cultural Studies of Old English and Anglo-Saxon. England/ Helsinki, 2002;
The Role of Non-verbal communication in Discourse. 5th International Congress of the International Society of Applied Linguistics and Psycholinguistics (ISAPL), University of Caen, France, 2005;
Argumentative Discourse of Parliamentary Debate. Respectus Philologicus No.7 (12) Vilniaus, 2007.