Mgr.

Petra Zmrzlá

Ph.D.

FEEC, UJAZ – assistant professor

+420 54114 6072
zmrzlapetra@feec.vutbr.cz

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Mgr. Petra Zmrzlá, Ph.D.

Curriculum vitae

Education and academic qualification

  • 2008-2014: doctoral studies (Ph.D.) - Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University in Brno. English
  • 2007-2008: Faculty of Education, Masaryk University in Brno. English: extension programme
  • 2004-2007: Faculty of Education, Masaryk University in Brno. English
  • 2002-2003: master´s study programme (not completed) – Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University in Brno. Norwegian-general linguistics
  • 1997-2001: master´s study programme (Mgr.) – Faculty of Education, Masaryk University in Brno. German-Russian

Career overview

  • 2015-  : Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication, Institute of Foreign Languages
  • 2007-2014: Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Foreign Languages
  • 2/2004-12/2005: Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Foreign Languages
  • 2001- : translations and interpreting
  • 2000-2003: MKM: lecturer of English and German
  • 1999-2005: corporate English courses
  • 1999-2001: freelance translator/interpreter
  • 1998-2005: private English, German and Russian courses

Pedagogic activities

  • English and German courses of different levels
  • English, German and Russian for specific purposes
  • Practical language seminars - Department of English and American studies, Faculty of Arts, MU Brno
  • Grammar seminars - Department of English and American studies, Faculty of Arts, MU Brno
  • Business English - Faculty of Business and Management, BUT
  • Discourse Analysis

Scientific activities

  • linguistic research
  • * cohesion and coherence
  • * academic discourse
  • * research articles
  • * discourse markers
  • applied linguistics
  • methodology and didactics of foreign languages
  • participation in linguistic conferences
  • technical editor of the journal Theory and Practice in English Studies (Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts) 2012-2013

List of publications:

Zmrzlá, P. (2009) 'Direct cohesive chains in scientific articles'. In: Hůlková, I. and Jančaříková, R. (eds) Exploring Cohesion and Coherence in English Discourse. Third Brno Conference on Linguistic Studies in English. Brno: Masaryk University. 37-50.

Zmrzlá, P. (2010) 'Now as a discourse marker'. In: Jančaříková, R. (ed.) Interpretation of Meaning Across Discourses. Brno: Masaryk University. 241-252.

Zmrzlá, P. (2012) 'Cohesive means in research articles: linguistics and computer science compared'. In: Headlandová Kalischová, I. and Jančaříková, R. Approaches to Discourse. Proceedings. Brno: Masaryk University. 71-84.

Zmrzlá, P. (2013) Now as a Discourse Marker in Spoken English. Saarbrucken: LAP.

Zmrzlá, P. (2014) Co-referential Central Cohesive Chains in Research Articles. Dissertation. Brno: Masaryk University.

Zmrzlá, P. and Haupt, J. (2018) 'Lingua Franca of business and engineering: English from students´ point of view'. In: Jašková, J., Smutný, M. and Šťastná, D. (eds) Teaching English for Specific Purposes at Universities. Brno: VUT v Brně, Fakulta elektrotechniky a komunikačních technologií. 6-16.

University activities

  • September 2015: Stockholm, staff mobility at Centre for Academic English, Stockholm University

Non-University activities

  • participation in methodology seminars and workshops organised for English teachers
  • participation in linguistic seminars and lectures
  • participation and presentations in linguistic workshops and conferences

Projects

  • 2007: Development programme of Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. Development of language courses, especially English - 3rd follow-up stage.