4-я Международная научно-практическая конференция
16-18 мая, 2019 г.


Keynote speakers

Daniel Morris

Daniel Morris (ELT Consultant, Express Publishing, UK)

Plenary Talk: How to empower your ESP learners' employability

Ensure your students achieve a high level of communicative competence in a professional environment through the use of authentic material and development of all four language skills on real life situations. Practical approaches and techniques will be presented of how to use, expand and extend on engaging student-centred activities, use of video material and integration of technology that foster learner autonomy and self-reflection so as to increase and maintain the motivation of ESP students.

Plenary Talk: Primary Questions for Primary Learning

Why do we have 'beginning' and 'ending' the lesson sections? Why do we have such small tasks? Why are the grammar boxes so small? Why don't we translate the dialogue? We consider commonly asked questions about approaches to primary level teaching and examine the methodology behind them.

Natalia Knoblock

Natalia Knoblock (PhD, Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan and University of Michigan, USA)

Natalia Knoblock is an Assistant Professor of English at the Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan, USA, where she teaches a variety of courses including the foundational composition classes geared toward non-native speakers of English. Her research interests lie in ESL pedagogy and second language acquisition.

Workshop: Source integration in researched writing

Writing essays that involve secondary research is challenging for many students. One of the biggest difficulties is integrating outside sources into students' own text. The workshop will address this issue, will provide hands-on practice, and will supply the participants with useful handouts.

Radislav Millrood

Radislav Milrood (Doctor of Education, Professor, Tambov State Technical University)

Professor Milrood is the author of a number of English language coursebooks published by Prosveschenie, Express Publishing. He has published over 300 academic books and articles in Russia, USA, UK, Israel, Macedonia, etc. Radislav Milrood chaired the English Language Department at Derzhavin Tambov State University for 30 years. In 2013, he started working at Tambov State Technical University, where he reads ESP courses to graduate students.

Plenary Talk

Games between teachers and students of English for any purpose

The presentation is based on the game theory and treats gamification in English language teaching as an intriguingly organized procedure of challenges, moves and pay-offs. By starting a game with the learners the teacher runs the risks of either winning or losing. The underlying dilemma is that without starting a game the teaching process is unlikely to bring the learners to a higher stage of competence.

Workshop 1

Teachers' Research and Publication Activity

The participants will get a chance of looking critically at the research activity, the chances of getting published and how artificial intelligence can be blended with the human mind.

Workshop 2

Turning Grammar Easy

During the workshop, the teachers will be presented a series of grammar teaching tasks for the learners of primary, secondary and senior school. The participants will come forward with the ideas of using rhymes and poems, fairy tales and stories, informative texts and testing formats for teaching English grammar with ease.

Irina Bochkareva

Irina Bochkareva PhD in Applied Linguistics. ESL Teacher /Teaching Fellow at Queen Mary University of London

Taking students beyond IELTS: which skills should be practised to make students' transition to University smoother

In this workshop I will highlight skills that, in my view, most of foreign students are not aware of while entering the UK University. Although IELTS test does not require some of academic skills, IELTS teachers might benefit their students' further studies by introducing and practising some of the most challenging skills that will be required from students afterwards. The workshop will be based on my own experience as an IELTS student and an IELTS teacher, and some practical tips will be presented to participants.

Мишин Андрей Валентинович

Мишин Андрей Валентинович, Заслуженный учитель РФ, Почетный работник общего образования РФ, Почётный работник науки и образования Тверской области, трижды победитель конкурса лучших учителей России в рамках приоритетного национального проекта «Образование», победитель профессионального конкурса «Учитель года», эксперт-консультант кафедры английского языка Тверского госуниверситета, руководитель регионального инновационного центра «Современные образовательные технологии в обучении иностранным языкам», Тверь

Государственная итоговая аттестация в 2019 году: актуальные задачи подготовки учащихся к ЕГЭ по английскому языку.

Мастер-класс 1

Особенности единого государственного экзамена в 2019 году: эффективные приемы успешного выполнения задания 40 (эссе, сочинение).

Мастер-класс 2

Особенности единого государственного экзамена в 2019 году: эффективные приемы успешного выполнения заданий 3,4 раздела «Говорение»

Саломахина Мария Николаевна

Саломахина Мария Николаевна, методист Центра лингвистического образования АО «Издательство «Просвещение», Москва

Пленарный доклад: Стандарты работы по ФГОС в условиях нового ФПУ

Выступление: Введение вторых иностранных языков: опыт, проблемы, перспективы

Anna Prokhorova

Anna Prokhorova (PhD, Associate Professor, Ivanovo State Power Engineering University).

Plenary Talk

English Language for Future Engineers: Teaching the Principles of Argumentation and Conviction

Tatiana Reznik

Tatiana Reznik (PhD, Associate Professor, Volgograd State Social and Pedagogical University)


Official Websites as a Multipurpose Tool in Teaching ESP

The use of official websites of English-speaking world realia is dwelled upon as opposed to the use of traditional teaching means (such as textbooks and teaching reference materials) and to the use of other internet resources (such as online dictionaries, encyclopedias, YouTube channels, TED videos, etc).

Oksana Kirsanova

Oksana Kirsanova (ESL teacher, Moscow)

Oksana Kirsanova has been an EFL teacher since 2002, a freelance teacher since 2010, a speaker at Skyteach, Trendy English Games, and MELTA conferences. A game designer. Her main focus is creating board games for 1-2-1 classes.


Board games in a language class – drilling, CLIL'ing, and overcoming the language barrier

Facing the drudgery of repeating the same structure over and over again at lower levels; developing functional communication skills while drilling grammar; getting shy students speaking; using the English language as a means to an end – in this presentation, I will share my ideas of using games to address these hot issues. I will suggest some DIY options and also offer my ready-made solutions.

Ekaterina Dvoretskaya

Ekaterina Dvoretskaya (PhD, Tambov State Technical University)

Mobile Technologies in the Classroom: Befriending the Enemy

Tatiana Valerievna Mordovina

Tatiana Valerievna Mordovina (PhD, Tambov State Technical University)

In this workshop participants will learn about compositional and language features of presentations for academic purposes as well as the techniques of guiding the audience through a presentation

Lyudmila Koroleva

Lyudmila Koroleva (PhD, Associate Professor, TSTU, Tambov)

Word-formation competence assessment in high school

In the workshop, the teachers will be presented a number of effective methods for assessing high school students' word-formation competence development. The participants will analyze traditional and new approaches to testing students' knowledge of word-formation models

Natalia Gunina
Natalia Gunina (PhD, Tambov State Technical University) Natalia Gunina heads the Department of International Professional Communication at Tambov State Technical University. Her research interests include teaching English for Academic Purposes and English for Specific Purposes to undergraduate and graduate students.

Workshop: Becoming a lexical teacher: a shift from ‘grammar + words’ model

How is a lexical teacher different from a 'grammar’ teacher? In this workshop you will get a better understanding of a lexical view on teaching and explore opportunities for practical application of basic principles of the lexical approach in the ESL classroom.

Поляков Олег Геннадьевич
Поляков Олег Геннадьевич, доктор пед. наук, профессор, зав. кафедрой лингвистики и гуманитарно-педагогического образования, ТГУ им. Г.Р. Державина, Тамбов

Пленарный доклад

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