The workshop “Academic Vocabulary: How to Choose and Use It”
Have you ever got comments about inappropriate use of vocabulary or style in your article? Have you ever wondered how to use a word / phrase or what a credible reference source is? If the answer is yes, then this workshop is for you. It aims to develop B1+ learners’ competence in the domain of academic vocabulary. The participants will develop awareness of what academic vocabulary is and practice checking the meaning and appropriate usage of academic words with the help of online resources. Paraphrasing practice and the discussion of relevant paraphrasing strategies will be included. The workshop will be held in a conference format in Zoom.
Speaker: Svetlana Bogolepova, an Associate Professor at the HSE School of Foreign Languages. She holds a Ph.D. in Philology and a Masters' in Management in Higher Education. Svetlana teaches Advanced English, Research Methods and Teaching Methods classes. She has authored a number of academic publications, both in Russian and in English. Academic writing, assessment, and materials development lie within her professional interests.
Target audience: HSE teachers, researchers, and graduate students
Date & Time: October 14, 17:30 - 20:00