Elena Orlova

Elena S. Orlova was born on April 6th 1950 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, to a family of educators. In 1972 graduated from Nizhny Novgorod Linguistic University with a Specialist’s degree in the field of English and German languages and teaching. Worked as an interpreter for three years but then moved away from languages to pursue an academic career at Nizhny Novgorod State University named after Lobachvsky. After working as a teacher of English for ten years, E. Orlova gained a PhD from Moscow State Linguistic University in 1990 completing a post-graduate course there. In 1992 acquired the academic title of associate professor. Has been doing research in language teaching methodology and textbook theory. Has been the Head of the English Department for Sciences at the Institute for Philology and Journalism (Nizhny Novgorod University) since 2002. Given the title of honorary worker of higher education of RF.


Textbook Theory and Invariant Approaches to Language Learning: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Elena Orlova. © 2020. 158 pages.
The structure and content of a contemporary second language textbook are intended to encourage the initiative learner activity and create proper conditions for its manifestation...
An Invariant-Based Approach to Second Language Acquisition: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Elena Orlova. © 2019. 164 pages.
The challenge to improve second language acquisition efficiency has always been at the heart of education because a good command of a language provides new opportunities to...