Academic English will be offered again this semester, Fall, 2017

October 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, (not 23), 30 (Thursdays)

Academic English will be offered again this semester, Fall, 2017

Instructor: Jean Kollantai, MSW

Time: 16.30-19.00

Dates: October 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, (not 23), 30 (Thursdays); 4th Building, floor 5, room 520 

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 reading at home, at least one consultation with the instructor, and a final work and quiz. Attendance at every session is required to pass the course. 

The course is open to faculty, administrative, and laboratory members and postgraduate students. Seats are limited to 20. (If necessary, priority will be given to those working in laboratories, centers, 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; and will have priority for consulting on future work.  

To register you must:

1.    Send an email (in English) with your surname, name, position and phone number to (use subject line: AE).

2.    Come for a short meeting about your academic interests and interests in the course by Friday, October 6 (room 305, 4th Building).

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

Registration deadline: 10/06/2017 12:00:00 am