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Name: Nelly  Tincheva
Institution: University of Sofia
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://ssrn.com/author=1856172
State and/or Country: Bulgaria   
Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
Specialty: Text Linguistics
Selected Publications: 1.Tincheva, N. 2012 а. Political Speeches (A Cognitive Perspective on Text and Structure). Sofia: ASKONI Publ.
2.Tincheva, N. 2012 b. Enter Text Linguistics. Sofia: Direct Services Publ.
3.Tincheva, N. 2012 c. ‘Contexts, Discourse Worlds, Text Worlds’. In: SSRN, Cognitive Science Network, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2083565
4.Tincheva, N. 2012 d. ‘The SOURCE-PATH-GOAL schema in the structure of political speeches’. In: SSRN, Cognitive Science Network, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2083518
5.Tincheva, N. 2012 e. Мисловната схема ИЗТОЧНИК-ПЪТ-ЦЕЛ в политическите речи (The SOURCE-PATH-GOAL schema in political speeches). Sofia: Horizonti, Sofia University E-Journal: http://nis-su.eu/Common/PublicPapers.aspx?JournalId=4
6.Tincheva, N. 2012 f. ‘Before I start speaking, I would like to say something: Malapropisms’.http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2084242 Also In: Sofia University Journal of Contrastive Linguistics, 2012, 2
7. Tincheva, N. 2009. ‘Mental Models in Political Texts’. In: Danova, M. (ed.) Intercultural Communication. POLIS Publishing
Courses Taught: Text Linguistics,
Political Discourse,
Approaches to Discourse,
(Analytical) Grammar
Dissertation Abstract: The SOURCE-PATH-GOAL image schema in political speeches
Academic Paper Abstract: Contexts, Discourse Worlds, Text Worlds

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