Jasmina Markič, PhD, Professor of Spanish Language at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Her teaching and research work and interests are aspects of Spanish syntax (mainly the verb and its aspectual and temporal values), American Spanish, contrastive studies of Spanish, Portuguese and Slovene, theoretical and practical problems of conference and court interpreting and translation. She is author, co-author and editor of several articles and books dealing with these subjects, of bilingual dictionaries Spanish-Slovene and Slovene-Spanish. She has been teaching as a visiting professor at different universities and participating in national and international projects. She is editor of the scientific journal “Verba Hispanica”.