Tigran B. Mikayelyan
13.09.2021

Associate professor

mikayelyantigran47@aspu.am

Associate professor of the Chair of Romano-Germanic Languages and their Teaching Methods, Khachatur Abovian Armenian State Pedagogical University (ASPU)

Education
1997-2001 YSU, Chair of English Philology, full-time post-graduate courses
1992-1997 YSU, Faculty of Romance and Germanic Philology

Academic credentials
2002 PhD in Philology, Dissertation theme: “’s and of constructions in English (comparative analysis with the respective equivalents in Armenian and Spanish”, YSU, Specialised degree-awarding Council 009 (YSU), Fields of expertise/specialization: Germanic languages, Typology

Work experience
2020till present-Associate professor of the Chair of Romance-Germanic Languages

2013–2020- ASPU, Dean of the Faculty of Foreign Languages
2012-2013 – ASPU, interim head of the Chair of English and TEFL methodology
2000-2012 – ASPU, teacher/lecturer at the Chair of English and TEFL methodology
2001-2014 – YSU, teacher/lecturer at the Chair of Romance Philology
1997-2005 – Consulate of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay to the Republic of Armenia, Assistant Consul
1995-2007 – Public Radio of Armenia, “Voice of Armenia”, editor-translator

Lectures/Courses delivered
Within the BA degree programme: Modern English Lexicology, Theoretical Grammar of Modern English, Comparative-contrastive grammar of Spanish and Armenian
Within MA degree programme: Basics of Sociolinguistics, Ethics and Culture in Education

Scope of academic interests
Current studies of Grammar, current problems of Lexicology, Typology and Comparative-contrastive analysis, major problems of Sociolinguistics, Discourse analysis.

Trainings

2005-2012 YSU
2002 IV programme of the US State Department
2012 Education Quality and Relevance programme
2015 British Council

Membership IATEFL

Publications
• Academic English for Students of Pedagogy, (in co-authorship with PhD, Professor Yelena Mkhitaryan), university course book, Yerevan – 2015 (in English and Armenian)

• On Some Issues of Translating the Emphatic Structures in Spanish in comparison with their English and Armenian Equivalents, Astghik, Annual journal of scientific articles, v. 26, Yerevan, 2015, pp. 324-342 (in Spanish – “De algunos problemas de traducción de las construcciones gramaticales de énfasis en español y sus equivalentes en inglés y en armenio”)

• Anatomy of Persuasive Discourse (on some functional and semantic aspects of literary discourse analysis), Armenian Folia Anglistika (Reviewed International Journal), 2(14)/2015, Yerevan, pp. 7-16 (in English)

Languages: Armenian, English, Spanish, Russian

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