Alisa Krechetova

Alisa Krechetova, Master’s student at the Faculty of Foreign Languages, National Research Tomsk State University.

I received Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics in 2015. My research interest was focused on noun gender and the way it influences our perception of different objects and phenomena. Grammatical gender of nouns denoting the same things differs from one language to another, and personification usually correlates with gender, so the same objects are often personified differently depending on a culture. In this connection, it was interesting to study how personifications are translated when noun genders do not coincide in source and target languages.

Currently I am working at my Master’s thesis. The focus of this research is derivational models of abstract nouns in English and Russian. The research includes an experimental part, which is supposed to reveal the influence of morphological structure of nouns on word processing, as well as the peculiarities of processing abstract nouns.

Apart from studying, I teach English in a language center based at the Faculty of Foreign Languages, TSU.

 Achievements:

  1. Certificate of participation in the XXVI International Scientific Conference “Language and Culture”, Tomsk, October 27-30, 2015.
  2. Certificate of participation in the XV International Conference “Linguistic and culturological traditions and innovations”, Tomsk, November 9-11, 2015.
  3. Certificate of participation in the II International Scientific Symposium “Translation in a changing world”, Ivanovo, February 4-5, 2016.
  4. Krechetova A.N. The problems of transmitting noun gender in the translation of personifications (from English into Russian), published in the proceedings of the XV International Conference “Linguistic and culturological traditions and innovations”, Tomsk, 2016. – 80-85 p.

Krechetova A.N. The reflection of pagan worldview in “Exodus” poem, published in an electronic peer-reviewed scientific journal “Sci-article.ru”, January 2016. – 217-221 p.

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