Biography: Annamaria Caimi
Annamaria Caimi is Associate Professor of English Language and Linguistics at Pavia University. Her research interests are ESP teaching methodology, discourse analysis, pragmatics, subtitling and language acquisition. Currently, her research is focused on screen translation, with particular emphasis on the function of subtitling in language learning and the analysis of students’ feedback within a cognitive perspective. As far as her research on ESP is concerned, she has just started analysing the terms of political debate and their conceptual framing, whereas her English/Italian comparative analysis of conditional subordinators applied to a specialized corpus of the European Union Treaties is still work-in-progress. In 2002 she edited the volume Cinema: Paradiso delle Lingue. I Sottotitoli nell’Apprendimento Linguistico, Roma, Bulzoni.