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Ms Elena McNeilly

Translation theory and practice, blended learning

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.