Lilyana Grozdanova

Lilyana Grozdanova
Professor of Linguistics

Department of English and American Studies
Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology
St Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia

E-mail: liliana.grozdanova [at]

Research interests:

  • Theoretical and Applied linguistics
  • Teaching Methods and materials design

Subjects taught:

BA Courses:

  • Principle of Learning
  • Analytic Grammar
  • Theoretical Syntax

MA Courses:

  • Applied Linguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Methods of Research

Major publications:


  • Fresh Ideas in ELT. София, Университетско  издателство „Св. Климент Охридски”, 2003.
  • В мрежата на езика. София, Университетско издателство „Св. Климент Охридски”, 2005.
  • Bulgarian-English Slang Dictionary, Dunwood Press, 2010.
  • Some Observations on Quantification in English and Bulgarian. Annuaire de L’Universite de Sоfia “Kliment Ohridski, Tome 80, 1987.


  • Interaction, Interlanguage, International English. In. Maria Georgieva & Allan James (eds.) Globalization in English Studies, Cambridge University Press, 2010.
  • Manipulative Linguistic Devices in the Teenage Press. In. H. Parlog (ed.) Language and the Development of Critical Thinking, Cambridge University Press, 2010.
  • Creating a Corpus of EIL Cross-Cultural Interaction in the Public Domain. In: Mari Carmen Ampoy-Cubillo, Negona Belles-Fortuno, and Maria Luisa Gea-Valor (eds.) Corpus-based Approaches to English Language Teaching, Contunuum International Publishing Group, 2010.
  • Cultural Diversity in a Unifying World – a New Challenge for Textbook Writers. In: Thomas D. and M. Georgieva (ed.) Small Languages in the Big World, Sofia: British Council & Plovdiv: Lettera, 2001,126-146.
  • Achieving Global Purposes by Meeting Local Needs. In: Pulverness A. (ed.) IATEFL 2003: Brighton Conference Selections.

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