ARMINE VAHANYAN
26.02.2016

Associate Professor 

vahanyanarmine04@aspu.am

PhD Associate Professor / Chair of the Russian Language

 

DEGREES HELD
2014 Ph.D. Linguistics; Institute of Language after H. Acharyan of the National Academy of Armenia. PhD Dissertation: “Semantic Analysis of Verbs of Creation Armenian, English and Russian”
2002-2006 Full-time Post-Graduate Courses (Major – Typological Linguistics)
Certificate of
Completion

1997-2002 Diploma, Specialist of Russian Language and Literature and English, Teacher,
Joint BA & MA with Philologist, Department of Russian (Major) & English Languages at
Distinction Yerevan State Linguistic University (YSLU) after V. Brusov

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2005 (Sept.-Dec.) Grantee of ITEC Program – “English for Professionals.” Central
Certificate of Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad, India
Completion
2010 (November) Education Course at the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
Certificate of “Russian Language School for Young Teachers: Russian as the
Completion Language of Education in Russian Federation.”
2009 (April) Education Course “Modern Issues of Teaching Foreign Language in Armenia.”

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
2016 – ongoing International Association of Russian Language and Literature Teachers (MAPRYAL)
2002 – ongoing Young Scientists’ “Council of YSLU after V. Brusov”

TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Lecturer
2014- ongoing Armenian State Pedagogical University (Russian Language - Major)
2008-2014 Yerevan State Linguistic University after V. Brusov (Russian Language - Major)
2003-2008 Armenian State Engineering University (Russian as a Foreign Language)
2006-2007 Yerevan State Linguistic University after V. Brusov (General Linguistics)
2006-2007 Yerevan Institute of the Humanities (Introduction to Linguistics)
2003-2004 Moscow State University of Service (ESL)

Translator/Editor/Linguistic Validator
2013 – ongoing Moravia (Translator of Facebook UI and a Number of Google Products)
2011 - 2013 Avant Assessment (Target Language Expert for Language Proficiency Testing/For US
Government Agencies)
2012- ongoing Oxford Outcomes (Principal Investigator at Linguistic Validation Projects)
2011 - ongoing TransPerfect Translations (Leading Translator/Proofreader)
2010 - ongoing Mango Languages (Online ESL course developer for Armenian speaking students, Online Armenian language course developer for English speaking students)
2009 - 2010 General Dynamics Information Technology (Translator)
2008 - ongoing Mapi Institute (Local Project Manager at Linguistic Validation Projects)

COURSES TAUGHT

Introduction into Linguistics
General Linguistics
Theory of Translation
Typological Linguistics of Russian, Armenian and English
Russian as a Foreign Language
English as a Second Language
Russian for Professional communication

SCOPE OF ACADEMICS INTERESTS
Semantics
Word-Formation
Typological Linguistics
Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language
Modern Language Teaching Methods
Teaching EFL/ESL
Translation Industry


PUBLICATIONS

Textbooks and Manuals
2012 Psychology in English, vol. 1 (A CLIL University Textbook) /Co-Authors: G.
Hovhannisyan, H. Tatevian, A. Ghukasyan, A. Tonoyan/, Yerevan, ISBN
978-9939-0-0426-6
2012 Psychology in English, vol. 2 (A CLIL University Textbook) /Co-Authors: G.
Hovhannisyan, H. Tatevian, A. Ghukasyan, A. Tonoyan/, Yerevan, ISBN
978-9939-0-0427-3
2012 Psychology in English, vol. 3 (A CLIL University Textbook) /Co-Authors: G.
Hovhannisyan, H. Tatevian, A. Ghukasyan, A. Tonoyan/, Yerevan, ISBN
978-9939-0-0428-0
2008 Texts for Listening: for Overseas Students Learning Russian as a Foreign Language (A University Manual) / Co-Authors: S. Ghazaryan, L. Sargsyan, G. Sukiasyan/, Yerevan, ISBN 978-9939-55-039-8

• Authors of over 15 scientific articles

LANGUAGES
Reading Listening Speaking Writing Communication
Armenian native native native native native
English C1 C1 C1 C1 C1
Russian C2 C2 C2 C2 C2
French B2 A2 A1 A1 A1

 

 

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