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Master 2018/2019

Research Seminar "Language for Specific Purposes"

Area of studies: Linguistics
When: 1 year, 2 module
Mode of studies: Full time
Instructors: Galina Gumovskaya
Master’s programme: Иностранные языки и межкультурная коммуникация
Language: English
ECTS credits: 2

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The English Language for Specific Purposes (English Language for Professional Communication) discipline is aimed at developing communicative competence and acquiring theoretical basics of modern functional stylistics as the basis for professional communication, efficient academic research and teaching. Dynamic development of international integration and professional information exchange determine the need of all involved in the international business, to perceive the information concerning their professional field, productively and efficiently. English is accepted as an operating language in international business. It is being chosen by many transnational corporations. An instrument for a quality and efficient perception, as well as of an effective information transmission is called the English Language for Specific Purposes (ESP).
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • to give the students a grounding of basic professional communication (LSP) theories, methodology and scientific approaches on LSP;
  • to teach the students to analyze LSP (ESP) phenomena and find successful solution of the problems;
  • to train the students for skill based professional communication
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • identify the role that terms have in specialized texts as knowledge carriers and organisers
  • identify the major perspectives in the field of professional communication
  • to produce and adapt teaching support materials appropriate to their needs
  • use multidisciplinary theoretical perspectives to analyze media texts in their professional context
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Introduction. LSP as a Communication system
    Differences and similarities between General and Specialized communication. The concept of language for special Purposes (LSP) Purposes.
  • Terminology and Terminography. English for Science
    Communication diagram (sender - receiver).
  • English for Teaching
    The topic covers linguistic, pragmatic, communicative, methodological, pedagogical, motivational and strategic aspects that are considered important for teaching English for science.
  • Research in Linguistics
    Researching the structure of language involves several areas: Phonetics and Phonology, Morphology and Syntax, Sociolinguistics and Discourse Analysis.
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Presentation
  • non-blocking Exam
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (2 module)
    0.4 * Exam + 0.6 * Presentation
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • - Гумовская Г.Н. — Английский язык профессионального общения. LSP: English for professional communication - Издательство "ФЛИНТА" - 2016 - ISBN: 978-5-9765-2846-8 - Текст электронный // ЭБС Лань - URL: https://e.lanbook.com/book/89880
  • Барановская Т. А., Захарова А. В., Поспелова Т. Б., Суворова Ю. А. ; Под ред. Барановской Т.А.-АНГЛИЙСКИЙ ЯЗЫК ДЛЯ АКАДЕМИЧЕСКИХ ЦЕЛЕЙ. ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES. Учебное пособие для бакалавриата и магистратуры-М.:Издательство Юрайт,2019-198-Бакалавр и магистр. Академический курс-978-5-9916-7710-3: -Текст электронный // ЭБС Юрайт - https://biblio-online.ru/book/angliyskiy-yazyk-dlya-akademicheskih-celey-english-for-academic-purposes-433465
  • Чикилева Л. С.-АНГЛИЙСКИЙ ЯЗЫК ДЛЯ ПУБЛИЧНЫХ ВЫСТУПЛЕНИЙ (B1-B2). ENGLISH FOR PUBLIC SPEAKING 2-е изд., испр. и доп. Учебное пособие для бакалавриата и магистратуры-М.:Издательство Юрайт,2019-167-Бакалавр и магистр. Модуль-978-5-534-08043-8: -Текст электронный // ЭБС Юрайт - https://biblio-online.ru/book/angliyskiy-yazyk-dlya-publichnyh-vystupleniy-b1-b2-english-for-public-speaking-434097

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • - Данчевская О.Е., Малёв А.В. — English for Cross-Cultural and Professional Communication. Английский язык для межкультурного и профессионального общения: учеб. пособие - Издательство "ФЛИНТА" - 2017 - ISBN: 978-5-9765-1284-9 - Текст электронный // ЭБС Лань - URL: https://e.lanbook.com/book/116015
  • - Зайцева Л.А. — Английский язык в рекламе: учеб.пособие - Издательство "ФЛИНТА" - 2017 - ISBN: 978-5-89349-885-1 - Текст электронный // ЭБС Лань - URL: https://e.lanbook.com/book/100018
  • Candel-Mora, M. Á. (2015). Attitudes towards Intercultural Communicative Competence of English for Specific Purposes Students. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.EC2D942
  • English for Education Specialists: The Humanist way (Английский язык для специалистов сферы образования: Гуманистический аспект) : учеб. пособие / И.Н. Лазарева, З.М. Пантюх. - Москва : ИНФРА-М, 2018. - 160 с. - (Высшее образование). - Текст : электронный. - URL: http://znanium.com/catalog/product/1013813