Anna Gladkova’s research interests are in the areas of Intercultural Communication, Cultural Linguistics, Intercultural Pragmatics, Ethnopragmatics, Semantics and Corpus Linguistics. She takes special interest in the question of language, culture and cognition interface and she works at different linguistic levels (words, grammatical constructions and speech practices) on this question. Anna’s research aims to explain cultural assumptions underlying conceptualisation and speech practices.