Professor Adriana Vizental of “Aurel Vlaicu” University of Arad, Romania, holds a doctorate in linguistics from “Babes-Bolyai” University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania (2002). She is specialised in linguistics and education, her main areas of interest being the pragmatics of advertising and teaching English as a foreign language.

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Prof. Adriana Vizental has achieved a well deserved academic reputation through her sustained and commendable research activity in the fields of linguistics and foreign language teaching methodology. As member of “Aurel Vlaicu” University’s teaching staff, Prof. Vizental is acknowledged for her keen concern regarding her students’ training and applied research, as well as for fostering academic and intercultural exchanges.

Present employment

  • “Aurel Vlaicu” University of Arad, Romania, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Occupational fields

  • English linguistics: phonetics, semantics, pragmatics, discourse of advertising
  • Teaching methodology: methodology of teaching English as a foreign language

Research (see list of publications)

Latest publication

ADRIANA VIZENTAL. 2017. Interpreting texts. A Core Introduction for Linguistic Analysis. Online. ISBN GENERAL 978-973-752-775-2


English teaching methodology

  • 2014. Metodica predării limbii engleze – Strategies of Teaching and Testing English as a Foreign Language. 4th edition updated. Iaşi : Polirom, Collegium. 
  • 2015. CLIL & CEFR (PowerPoint). International Conference Bilingual Education and CLIL methodology in teaching English with Erasmus + Programme Billingual Education: A Step Ahead, Nov. 19th, 2015, Arad.