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Important announcements 1

Workshops & Seminars

Because of the restrictions on public gatherings, all workshops will be held online this semester.

Upcoming workshops

Previous Workshops


Effective Online Seminars and Meetings (26.01.21)

How to Prepare and Publish a Paper in Pure Mathematics (08.02.21)

Argumentation Model for Planning a Research Article (25.02.21)

Meet the Press: How to Present Your Research to Non-Scientists (02.03.21)

Strategies for Appropriating Somebody’s Text in Your Article (16.03.21)

Giving Group Feedback: The Way to a Better Text (01.04.21)

Handling Professional Disagreements with Grace and Diplomacy (13.04.21)

Master English Intonation for Effective Communication (27.04.2021)

Writing Emails that Solve Problems (18.05.2021)


Increase Your Visibility: Writing an Effective Abstract (29.01.20)

Reading Strategies for Better Writing (12.02.20)

Integrating Sources into Academic Writing (25.02.20)

Grammar Overview for Article Writing (13.03.20)

Positioning yourself in the global academic world: how to understand what to tell about yourself (25.03.20)

Mapping out a route to successful academic grammar (07.04.20)

Dealing with Reviewers (22.04.20)

The Hows and Whys of Blogging: Is It Really that Different from Academic Writing? (12.05.20))

Punctuation in Academic Texts: Why Bother? (27.05.20)

Building Connections in Academia: Are You Good at Small Talk? (10.06.20)

How to Beat the Writer’s Block (02.10.20)

How I Stopped Worrying: Presenters’ Survival Kit (07.10.20)

Hidden Elements of Academic Discourse: Signposting (14.10.20)

Academic Vocabulary: How to Choose and Use It (21.10.20)

How to Ensure an Effective Presentation Delivery (28.10.20)

Let's Network: Different Business Cultures and How to Deal with Them (03.11.20)

Misunderstood Passive: Do We Need It? (20.11.20)

Punctuation: Beginners Know Rules, but Veterans Know Exceptions (25.11.20)

Scrivener - The Tool that has Changed My Life (02.12.20)

Developing Cultural Fluency: Key Components of Intercultural Communication Competence (16.12.20)


How to Write a Compelling Conference Proposal (16.01.2019)

Formulating a Research Hypothesis (30.01.2019)

International style in academic writing: less is more. Why pursue clarity and avoid complexity (13.02.2019)

Common Mistakes that Impede Text Readability (26.02.2019)

Master Your Academic Listening Skills (13.03.2019)

Features of Academic Communication in Asian World (28.03.2019)

3Cs of Academic Writing in English: Clear, Concise, Consistent (10.04.2019)

Academic writing: improving your sentence structure (25.04.2019)

Writing a Persuasive Cover Letter (16.05.2019)

Coherence in a Written Text (29.05.2019)

Literature reviews and publication process (10.06.2019)

Paraphrasing and Storytelling in Academic Writing (24.09.2019)

Modals in Academic Writing: Functions and Interactive Aspects (30.10.2019)

The Interplay of Language and Identity (06.11.2019)

Interdisciplinary Studies in High-Impact Journals: Cases of Energy Research Publications (20.11.2019)

Speculation through Conditionals and Modals (04.12.2019)

Challenges for Lawyers: How to Write a Research Text in English (18.12.2019)

Discovering the World of Articles or Turning Bitter Enemies into Loyal Friends (03.10.2019)

Academic Writing as a Rhetorical Problem and Strategies for Solving It (16.10.2019)

Previous Years

Punctuation Matters 

Academic Writing Revisited

Pronunciation Power-up: Public Speaking

Some Common Language Problems for Russian Learners Writing in English as a Second Language

Hedging in Academic Discourse: Strategies and Interactive Aspects 

How to Write an Error-Free Article

Strategies for Self-Editing: How to Recognize, Prioritize, and Fix Common English Grammar Mistakes

The Editor’s Perspective: Style and Structure of an Article in Social Science

Be Plagiarism Free – Examples and Strategies

Devil in the Details – Differences in Quotation Styles

Mastering Lecture Skills: Accent and Clarity

Mastering Lecture Skills: Voice and Intonation

How to Avoid Sociocultural Pitfalls Presenting in English

Mastering Q&A Strategies

An Introduction to Academic Argument

Are You Good at Small Talk?

Public Speaking Techniques

Writing a Winning Grant Proposal

Self-editing Strategies for Better Writing

Academic Writing Centre Day

Revising in Response to Reviewer Feedback

What drives me crazy when I get your email?

Punctuation matters

Adding elegance to your research paper

Mapping the Scholarly Conversation:  Practical Tips For Academic Research and Writing

Political correctness traps and how to avoid them


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