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PhDr. Iveta Bónová, PhD., studied the Slovak and Russian languages at the Faculty of Arts of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University (at present Prešov University) in Prešov. Since completing her study she has worked as a lecturer at the Department of Slovak Language and Literature (later the Institute of Slovakistics, General Linguistics and Mass Media Studies) at the Faculty of Arts of Prešov University. She gives lectures and seminars on phonetics and phonology, introduction to the study of language, acoustic stylistics, and orthoephy. She obtained a PhD degree in 2001. Her teaching and research activities concentrate on the phonetic level of language and child speech. She is a co-author of a university textbook Brush up Your Spoken Word (2006).

Mgr. Svetlana Kapalková, PhD., is a speech therapist. She studied at the Pedagogical Faculty of Prešov University and graduated in two areas of study: Teacher Education for Primary Schools and School Logopaedics. In 2001 she defended the doctoral thesis Modelling of Development of Slovak Speaking Children Language Abilities on the Basis of Lahey´s Theory at the Department of Logopaedics, Pedagogical Faculty of Comenius University. At present she works as a research worker in the field of speech development at the Department of Logopaedics at the Pedagogical Faculty of Comenius University in Bratislava and at the same time as a speech therapist at a private speech clinic Institute of Child Speech in Bratislava. She concentrates on speech and language development (physiological, pathological); development of non-verbal intentional communication in the early childhood and early intervention to children with impaired communication ability.

Doc. PaedDr. Jana Kesselová, CSc., studied at the Pedagogical Faculty in Prešov, University of P. J. Šafárik in Košice and she has worked as a university teacher since 1985. At present she works at the Department of Library Studies and Slovakistics of the Faculty of Humanities and Natural Sciences of Prešov University and teaches contemporary Slovak morphology, general linguistics, pedagogical communication, theory of teaching, rhetoric, and psychology of communication. Her research focuses on contemporary Slovak morphology and child speech ontogenesis. As for the practical part of her research, she concentrates on the research of cognitive and communication aspects of teaching Slovak as a mother tongue; creation of textbooks for primary schools; and the research of specific features of technically processed teaching at universities. She is an author of monographs Linguistic Studies on Children’s Communication (2001) and Morphology in Children’s Communication (2003) and a co-author of a university textbook Teaching Slovak Communicatively and in an Empirical Way (2003). She has written approximately 60 studies for domestic and foreign journals and proceedings and is a co-author of textbooks for primary schools and an editor of a collection of scientific works Studia Philologica.

Doc. PhDr. Marína Mikulajová, CSc., studied psychology at Moscow State University (1973-1978). She worked at the Faculty of Arts and the Institute of Psychology at Comenius University in Bratislava where she focused her research on developmental psychology and neuropsychology. (1978-1991). Since 1997 she has lectured in speech and language development (physiological, pathological) and specific learning disorders (dyslexia) at the Pedagogical Faculty of Comenius University. She is an author of several textbooks, publications and psychodiagnostic tests and a co-author of a monograph on developmental dysphasia and A Book on Child Speech meant for both, professionals and general public. She has participated in several mobility programmes in the USA, Canada, England, and Russia and cooperated with various universities in Slovakia and abroad, as well. She also worked in a highly-professional institute for children with speech and learning disorders Dialogue, Ltd. in Bratislava (1996-2007).



PhDr. Zuzana Ondráčková, PhD., is a university English teacher. She studied the Slovak and English languages at the Faculty of Arts of Prešov University. She passed a doctoral examination in the Slovak language from Prešov University with her work Status of Child Word in Slovak in 1999. At present she works as a university teacher of English morphology at the Department of the English Language and Literature at the University of Žilina and at the same time she has been completing her doctoral thesis A Comparative Research on Child Lexis. She focuses on a special area of lexis – child words, i.e. words that are used in child speech and in child-directed speech in the English and Slovak languages.

Prof. PhDr.Daniela Slančová, CSc., is a professor of the Slovak language at Prešov University. The main area of her research is sociolinguistics, stylistics and the first language acquisition. She has organized and participated in the sociolinguistic research into the linguistic situation in Slovakia. She initiated the research into child directed speech in Slovakia and together with other members of the research team she started the research into the child language of Slovak speaking children. She is an author of many publications, the most significant are monographs Practical Stylistics (1996), The Speech of Authority and Love (1999), and The Principles of Rhetoric (2001). She has published more than 50 scientific articles and approximately 200 scientific popular articles and radio programmes, as well. She has been a contributor to the Bibliographie Linguistique/Linguistic Bibliography of the Slovak Republic since 1999. She is a member of the board of editors of many linguistic journals in Slovakia and a member of consultative bodies of the Ministry of Education.

Mgr. Stanislava Zajacová, PhD. studied the Slovak language and literature at the Faculty of Arts of Prešov University (1999 - 2004). At present she works as a lecturer at the Institute of Slovakistics, General Linguistics and Mass Media Studies at the Faculty of Arts of Prešov University. She gives seminars on stylistics, sociolinguistics, orthoephy and orthography. Her doctoral thesis Forming of Communication Register in Children’s Role Plays (2008) focuses on the imitation of adult’s communication register by children aged from 6 to 10.

PhDr. Alexandra Brestovičová, PhD. je absolventkou Filozofickej fakulty Prešovskej univerzity v Prešove, v študijnom odbore učiteľstvo všeobecnovzdelávacích predmetov: slovenský jazyk a literatúra – anglický jazyk a literatúra. V r. 1999 obhájila diplomovú prácu s témou: Syntaktické aspekty dialógu dospelého a dieťaťa a v roku 2004 rigoróznu prácu: Ontogenéza verbálnej interakcie v ranom období vývinu dieťaťa. Momentálne je zamestnaná ako odborná asistentka na Katedre jazykov Technickej univerzity v Košiciach a vyučuje odborný anglický jazyk. Od roku 2010 je doktorandkou v externej forme štúdia na FF Prešovskej univerzity a pracuje na svojej dizertačnej práci: Reč orientovaná na dieťa v raných štádiách vývinu.