Alina Reşceanu is currently a Senior Lecturer at the Department of British, American and German Studies, Faculty of Letters, University of Craiova. She is a graduate of the Faculty of Letters, University of Craiova (2000) and of the MA studies in Formal (Computational) Linguistics at the University of Bucharest (2003-2004). She got her PhD in Theoretical Linguistics at the University of Bucharest with a paper on the syntax of amount relative clauses in English and Romanian in the Minimalist approach (published in 2015). Alina’s work has focused on English for specific purposes, and on topics related to general linguistics and the varieties of the English language. She is also interested in contrastive approaches to syntax (English/Romanian), and the interface of syntax/semantics.