Tamilla Mammadova

Tamilla Mammadova obtained a BA in English at the Azerbaijan University of Languages (Baku). In 2007 she completed an MA in Linguistics from the Faculty of Linguistics at the same University. Both diplomas were awarded with honours. In July 2017, she defended her PhD dissertation at the University Santiago de Compostela, Spain, under the supervision of Prof. Ignacio M. Palacios Martínez, obtaining the highest grade with distinction (Sobresaliente Cum Laude). Her dissertation focused on the role that grammar has in EFL classes and teaching materials in Azerbaijan. 
In 2007 Tamilla successfully completed a training course for teachers and instructors of TOEFL and IELTS in London. Later, between 2010-2011, she studied Linguistics in France (University of Nice, Sophia Antipolis). On September 1st, 2015, Tamilla was appointed Writing and Information Literacy Instructor at the School of Education of ADA University (Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy). In September 2019, she was promoted to Assistant Professor at ADA University.
Tamilla has published several articles in conference proceedings and in a number of refereed journals. She is also the author of a textbook entitled A Course of Modern English Lexicology. Moreover, Tamilla is a novel writer: “Рожденная под знаком расставания” (“Born to separate”), written in Russian. Tamilla is a frequent presenter at international conferences. Her research interests include the following topic areas: evaluation of language teaching materials, the use of technology in modern classes, writing and information literacy, and spoken English.

Contact information:
School of Education - ADA University
11 Ahmadbay Agha-Oglu Street
Baku, Azerbaijan/AZ1008
Office: B 304
Tel: (+994 12) 437 32 35 ext 263
E-mail: tamillamamedova@mail.ru / tomammadova@ada.edu.az