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Class 1 (October 25): Getting started: facing your fears, media component requirements, self-introductions
2018-10-25 @ 18:00 - 20:30
Public Speaking for Scientists is a course designed for researches, scientific aspirants, teachers of English and other languages, and all other graduate-level candidates keen to improve their public speaking personas.
After the course, the candidates will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
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.