XXIII NATE – Russia International Convention and English Language Expo, 30 May – 03 June’17 Moscow, Russia

May 2, 2017
Russian State Social University is honored to host the XXIII NATE – Russia International Convention and English Language Expo. National Association of Teachers of English (NATE) is the national professional body representing teachers of English throughout Russia.

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RSSU is located just steps from The Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy (VDNHh). In minutes you can walk to Botanicheskiy Sad subway station, as well as Moscow Monorail. The University is next door to the Hotel Tourist and a nice coffee place. You can also enjoy a stroll in one of the oldest Botanical Gardens or you can go to a smaller Ostankino Park.

Download the programme: Programme NATE-2017


 Academic writing in English and Russian
●    Writing in the disciplines
●    Writing across the curriculum
●    Academic literacies
●    Teaching research writing
●    Linking secondary school and university writing curricula
●    Succession of programs: bachelor-master-postgraduate
●    Assessment of writing skills and competencies
●    Creative writing

Developing critical thinking skills

●    Critical thinking principles
●    Development of the standards, abilities, and traits of the educated person
●    Essential conditions for cultivating educated minds
●    Literary thinking
●    Interdisciplinary approach
●    Critical reading strategies
●    Integrating critical thinking into the curriculum
●    Socratic questioning approach

Technology in EFL teaching and learning
●    Technology in teaching vocabulary and grammar
●    Skills development with technology
●    E-learning and electronic materials
●    Blended learning courses
●    MOOCs
●    A practical corpus-based approach to teaching discipline-specific English
●    The role Web 2.0 in education
●    Educational networking

EFL Classroom research and practice
●    Ways of motivating EFL students in the classroom
●    Working with advanced students
●    Working with multi-level groups
●    Teacher-student interaction in the EFL classroom
●    Integrating immigrants into school environment
●    Life skills-based education in the EFL classroom
●    Descriptive statistics for EFL classroom research
●    From EFL learning theories to EFL teaching practice

Inclusive education
●    Inclusive education across countries and cultural contexts
●    Identifying and removing barriers to participation
●    Inclusive approaches and practice in regular education
●    Inclusive learning environments
●    Social inclusion strategies for children with disabilities
●    Using technology to achieve Inclusion
●    Teacher training for inclusive education
●    Collaborative partnerships

English for Professional Opportunities
●    English as a tool of empowerment for employability
●    Language tools: communicating in today’s world of business
●    Legal English programs
●    English in a global context
●    English for business and economic studies
●    The impact of English on learners’ wider lives
●    CLIL (Content Language Integrated Learning)

Intercultural Communication in ELT

●    Intercultural communication competence

●    Translation studies

●    Interpersonal communication and relations

●    Multiple cultures and interculturality

●    Intercultural pragmatics

●    Verbal and nonverbal communication

●    Cross-cultural interaction

●    Comparative literature