Course "A toolkit for writing academic papers"
“A toolkit for writing academic papers” is aimed at improving the skills necessary to develop articles appropriate for publication. The course largely addresses beginning authors, as it offers step-by-step guidance in working out abstracts and planning their projects, editing drafts is not the key concern. Experienced authors could benefit by increasing their language awareness, becoming alert to typical mistakes and developing writing skills through the use of pattern phrases characteristic of academic discourse. Special emphasis is laid on structuring papers and their stylistic peculiarities.
Tutor: Julia Kuzmenkova, professor, doctor of cultural studies, candidate in comparative and diachronic linguistics; head of an ELT Department for the students of management, sociology, psychology, history, mathematics and electronics National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow. The author of over a hundred works including monographs, course books, teaching materials, translations, articles etc. Professional and research interests comprise:
- Russian, British and American traditions, communicative culture and norms of verbal behaviour
- ELT modular-based programme designing
- Creative approaches to material writing
- Raising language and cultural awareness through ELT Theatre.
Target audience: junior researchers
Minimum language level: B1
Time frame: February 13 - March 13, 6.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m.
Registration deadline: 07.02.2018
Location: Myasnitskaya 13, Bldg. 4, Room 306