Course "Academic English"

Spring 2017; Start: March 9 (Thursday)

"Academic English" will be offered again this semester, spring 2017. Instructor: Jean Kollantai, MSW.

This course will be about reading – writing – understanding – and speaking English for academic purposes. Some of the topics covered will be letters and email – CVs – making a presentation at a conference – writing an abstract – following your topic in a journal – and talking with international colleagues, along with publishing articles. 

Course members should already have an intermediate level of English. All lectures, discussions, and materials will be in English (without translation). There will be some weekly work at home, at least one consultation with the instructor, and a final presentation. Attendance at every session is required.

 The course is open to faculty and laboratory members and graduate students. Seats are limited to 20. (If necessary, priority for enrollment will be given to new course members and to those working in laboratories, centres, and joint Russian-international educational programs or preparing lecture/seminar courses in English.) 

Those who meet the course participation standards will be eligible for a certificate of completion from ИДО. 

To register you must:

1.     Send an email with your surname, name, position and phone number to (use subject line: AE), by March 1 or sooner.

2.     Come for a short meeting about your research interests and interests in the course by Wednesday, February 28. (room 305, 4th Building).

Time: 16.35-19.10

Dates: March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20 (Thursdays)

4th Building, floor 5, room 520

Contact for questions: 8-913-809-6304, (Julia Kirilenko)

Registration deadline: 02/28/2017 10:37:00 am
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