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Ms Elena McNeilly

Ms Elena McNeilly

Ms Elena McNeilly

Language Director

Area of research

Translation theory and practice, blended learning

Office 1.50, 17 Woodland Road
17 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TE
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 9013

Research summary

Elena’s academic interests include applied linguistics, translation theory and practice and the development of innovative language teaching techniques. Her interactive electronic textbooks Economic Russian and Getting on with Political Russian are widely used by diplomats studying Russian throughout the world. She has also published translations, including the translation of the critically acclaimed film 336 Rivers (1999) written and directed by the international artist João Penalva.

In 2012 Elena became one of the joint winners (together with Andrea Zhok from the Italian Department) of the University E-learnng Award for her innovative contribution to teaching translation.

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Elena joined the Russian Department at the University of Bristol in 2008 and was appointed as the Language Director in January 2013. Elena manages all aspects of language teaching within the Department of Russian Studies and is in charge of the Year Abroad programme.

Elena teaches various Russian language courses to undergraduates and postgraduates at all levels. She teaches specialised multimedia courses as well as intensive courses in legal, economic, political Russian and liaison interpreting. Elena designed and taught Applied Translation (Russian) and Introduction to Specialised Translation as part of the pioneering distance learning MA in Translation Programme.

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