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Asst. Prof. Milka Hadjikoteva, PhD


Milka Hadjikoteva is an assistant professor at NBU. She graduated from the Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology, St. Kliment Ohridski University, Sofia, Bulgaria. Her doctoral thesis was dedicated to the problems of teaching and acquiring metaphorical expressions as linguistic realisations of conceptual metaphors in English. She teaches courses in general and specialised English, translation, and foreign language teaching methodology. Her main research interests lie in FLT methodology, rhetoric, semiotics, translation and interpretation. She has specialised at universities in the UK, Hungary, Germany, USA and Iceland, participated in national and international conferences, and published in the country and abroad. Her translations in the field of economics, politics, philosophy, and fiction have been published by the NBU publishing house, Siela, etc. Dr. Hadjikoteva is a member of the Bulgarian English Teachers’ Association (BETA); an Erasmus+ guest lecturer at the University of Macerata, Italy (2017), Leeds Beckett University, UK (2018) and University of Aix-Marseille, France (2022).



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Asst. Prof. Milka Hadjikoteva, PhD

E-mail: mhadjikoteva@nbu.bg

Office 309, Building 2,

New Bulgarian University