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Miss Dana Therova

Profile summary

  • Faculty of Wellbeing, Education & Language Studies
  • dana.therova

Research interests

Academic writing, particularly linguistic complexity in university student academic writing incluidng lexical, syntactic and grammatical complexity

Teaching interests

  • English for Academic Purposes & Academic writing
  • Study Skills 
  • Reserach Methods
  • Presentation Skills 
  • Communication Skills
  • Exam preparation (FCE, CAE, CPE, IELTS, TOEFL)
  • General English 
  • Business English 


Does one academic year make a difference? A longitudinal study into academic vocabulary in foundation-level students’ assessed writing (2019)
Therova, Dana
In : 6th International Language in Focus Conference (2-4 May 2019, Dubrovnik, Croatia)
Factors impacting the usage of international foundation students’ academic vocabulary in assessed writing (2018-06-13)
Therova, Dana
In : 9th Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies International Biennial Conference (13-15 Jun 2018, University of Malta)
Application of different tools to investigate features and development of UK-based international foundation students’ academic lexis in assessed writing (2017-11)
Therova, Dana
In : 1st International Conference on Corpus Analysis in Academic Discourse (22-24 Nov 2017, Valencia, Spain)


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