Dr Milada (Millie) Walkova

Dr Milada (Millie) Walkova


I joined the University of Leeds in 2018 and I have been teaching on a variety of pre-sessional courses of English for Academic Purposes for undergraduate and postgraduate students. I have previously taught English for Specific Purposes (Engineering, Computer Science, and International Tourism), English for Academic Purposes and General English in Slovakia. I obtained my PhD in 2013 under a double diploma programme from the University of Groningen and the University of P. J. Šafárik, and my DELTA Cambridge in 2018. I am also an experienced translator of religious (Bahá'í) texts.


  • Module Leader of pre-sessionals for PGRs
  • Language Scholar Journal Manager

Research interests

  • academic writing (metadiscourse, cross-cultural rhetoric, and other)
  • grammatical semantics, i.e. semantics and its interfaces with morphology, lexicon and syntax (aspect, deixis)
  • language teaching materials development
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  • PhD in English Linguistics
  • DELTA Cambridge, with specialism in English for Academic Purposes
  • HEA Fellow
  • MA in British and American Studies, with thesis in English for Academic Purposes
  • PG Cert in English Language Teaching