Interview with Alicia María Zorrilla

April 14, 2016 8:40 am

Every now and then TermCoord publishes a new interview with a well-known terminologist. This time it is all about Alicia María Zorrilla, an Argentine linguist specialized in normative grammar and lexicography.

  • Read our interview with Alicia María Zorrilla in English here.
  • Read our interview with Alicia María Zorrilla in Spanish here.

And finally, remember that you can also find all the interviews we have published before at this link.

Alicia ZorrillaAlicia María Zorrilla is an Argentine linguist specialized in normative grammar and lexicography. She obtained a degree in Philosophy and Letters at the Complutense University of Madrid and a PhD in Letters at Salvador University in Argentina. Her reputation allowed her to become the vice-president of the Academia Argentina de Letras (Argentine Academy of Letters), which carries out research on local popular vocabulary and publishes works on the norms of written and oral Spanish. She is also a member of the Real Academia Española (Royal Spanish Academy), which participates in the creation of standardized dictionaries for general and specific uses of Spanish. With other member institutions, she carries out terminology research in the field of Grammar.

Dr. Zorrilla is a founding member of the Fundación Litterae, a training and research facility which offers grammar, lexicology and terminology courses. Her foundation has created an innovative degree in proofreading for translators. Both she and her foundation work closely with translation and editing associations in Argentina.

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