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Advanced Public Speaking for Scientists (Class №4)
February 18 @ 18:00 - 20:00
This Advanced Public Speaking course is an English-taught, in-depth pursuit of performance-based public rhetoric. In part, the curriculum includes components from Toastmasters International, and each of the course’s 10 required projects are speeches from the globally acclaimed public speaking club.
Class 4 – February 18 – Lecture, Organization; Project 2 (5-7 minute requirement); Assignments 1-3
Her expertise includes teaching intensive academic English with top-tier American universities (7 years), language program instruction and administration in US-based colleges in the Middle East (2 years), training, tutoring, writing center coaching, and presenting at myriad professional engagements (14 years). She has spoken on such varied topics as a cultural influence on English teaching and learning, civic resource use to generate language production, and student learning beyond the classroom. Her research interests include how culture shapes language, learner-centered oral fluency skills, and sociolinguistics.
She has traveled, lived and taught in the central and southern United States, across Western Europe, and in the Gulf region. She holds an MA in Applied English Linguistics from the University of Houston. Currently, she is serving as an English Language Fellow in Moscow, Russia.