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Tatyana Vassilievna Luchkina

  • Tatyana Vassilievna Luchkina has been at HSE University since 2009.


  • 2010

    Lomonosov Moscow State University

  • 1993

    Moscow State Linguistic University

  • 1989

    Moscow State Institute for History and Archives

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

 Professional Development in the past 5-10 years

  • Teaching Cross-cultural Skills for Global Communication, by Barry Tomalin, International House (London). 6 hours. (Macmillan Publishers Ltd; Evrokniga; Moscow State Academy of Water Transport; January 19, 2010)
  • What Makes a Great EAP Teacher?; Making EAP Courses More Relevant to the Key Academic Disciplines. Seminars by Christopher Graham (Garnet Education). 3 hours. (The British Council Moscow, BookHunter; 25-26 March, 2010)
  • A Wish List for Professional English: Tools for ESP Students and Teachers; Teaching and Learning Grammar Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. Seminars by Gary Anderson. 3 hours. (Cambridge University Press Moscow & Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation; April 16, 2010)
  • ELT in the Digital Age. British Council Russia & Cambridge University Press Summer Professional Development Seminar. (The British Council & CUP Moscow; June 8-9, 2010)
  • Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language.  Occupational Retraining Course (Higher Education Qualification). 516 hours. (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Philological Department; 2009 - 2010)
  • English for a Purpose: Developing and Assessing Language Skills with "English Unlimited", by Adrian Doff. (The British Council & CUP Moscow; October 14, 2010)
  • Cambridge Digital Classroom, by Brendan Wightman. (The British Council & CUP Moscow; November 24, 2010)
  • OTA: English For Specific Purposes. Syllabus, by Julietta Schoenmann, OTA. 18 hours. ( OTA (Oxford Teachers’ Academy), OUDCE (the Oxford University Department of Continuing Education), RELOD; October 24-26, 2011)
  • Challenges in Teaching and Learning English for Academic Purposes. Seminar by Dr. Ken Beatty. 4 hours.  (NRU - HSE, Pearson Longman; April 18, 2014)
  • Language Assessment Development Basics. Professional Development Course by E.N.Solovova. 36 hours. (NRU - HSE: Professional Development Centre; June 17-20, 2014)
  • Implementing Modern Standards in Teaching Foreign Languages in Educational Institutions of Various Types. 72 hours (http://www.apkpro.ru/; June 16-28, 2014)
  • Seminar  EAP Vocabulary. 4 hours. Lecturer: Irina Korotkina (NRU HSE Academic Writing Centre; 11 September, 2015)
  • Training course Modern methods of  teaching students for the English Language Examinations. 16 hrs. By I.E.Solokova. (CELA, UNIC, March 28 - April 1, 2016)
  • 2020–2021 
  • A number of seminars/webinars arranged by Teach4HSE from April, 2020 to September, 2021 (main topics: using online-platforms and others resources in teaching) 
  • webinar How to get published in a peer-reviewed journal. Step 2: Working on your paper – September 22, 2021 (Speaker: Prof. Irina Ig. Chironova, HSE)
  • Master  class Teaching Exam in a principled way – September 23, 2021 (Speaker: Zhenya Bakin; HSE)
  • Workshop English as a means, not an aim: From a language course to an international project – September 29, 2021 (Academic Writing Center, HSE; Speaker: Konstantin Khomutskiy)
  • Workshop We shall overcome: Problems and solutions of non-native speakers – September 29, 2021 (Academic Writing Center, HSE; Speaker: Bernardo Pincheira)
  • A webinar on using the Webinar.ru resource in teaching – September 30, 2021 (Webinar Group: HSE; arranged by Ekaterina Ryzhikova; Speaker: Timirlan Cherkasov)
  • Master Class Writing Good Test Questions: Principles and Common Mistakes – October 12, 2021 (online; HSE LED Conference. Nathan Carr's seminar on test item writing; arranged by School of Foreign Languages, HSE; Speaker: Nathan Carr)
  • Workshop Language Instructors' Publication Activity: Challenges and Strategies – October 20, 2021 (online; arranged by Academic Writing Center, HSE; Speaker: Bogolepova Svetlana)
  • 2022
  • Professional Development Course Psychological Fundamentals in Teaching. 72 hrs. (Instructor: Khachaturova M.R.; Teach4HSE; September, 2022)



Cambridge Examinations in English for Language Teachers:

CEELT – Level One: Speaking – A, Reading & Writing – A, Listening – A

(Cambridge, University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES); 2001, June)


Teaching Knowledge Test: TKT: Modules 1–3 (each Module – Band 4)

(Cambridge, Cambridge English Language Assessment (CELA); 2014, August 30, September 6 &13)


Professional Development Certificate

"Implementing Modern Standards in Teaching Foreign Languages in Educational Institutions of Various Types." (http://www.apkpro.ru/; June 1628, 2014; 72 hours)


"Psychology in Teaching. Fundamentals."

(Teach4HSE, National Research University HSE; September, 2022; 72 hours)


Awards and Accomplishments

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)

Methodology & Scientific Research

  • English Course for Mathematics Department. Pre-Intermediate. Syllabus (2010)

  • English Course for Mathematics Department. Year 3. Syllabus (2011)

  • Search and preparation of texts, etc. for the 1st–4th year courses (up to now)

  • Preparing Examination tasks & materials (up to 2020)

  • Academic Writing 1 & 2. Optional Course in English for Taught Post-Graduate Students of Mathematics. Course Outline (2013)

  • Situational English 1& 2. Optional Course in English for Undergraduate Students of Mathematics. Course Outline (2014)

  • Preparation of Entrance exams material for Postgraduates (2015–2018)

  • The English language Course. 1st and 2nd years. Syllabus (2013–2016)

  • Advising students on writing Statements of Purpose, etc. (2010–2022)

  • Helping students to prepare for IELTS, TOEFL, CAE exams (2012–2022)

  • Postgraduate Studies: giving exams (2009–2022)

  • HSE English language Olympiad: essay marking and assessment (Feb. 2016, Feb. 2018)

  • HSE English language All-Russian Olympiad: essay marking and assessment (Jan. 2017)

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Consulting students on the following:
  • proofreading scientific papers in English;
  • giving presentations in English;
  • getting ready for international English exams
2. Preparing study materials for the English language students
3. Designing syllabi


  • TESOL RUSSIA Conference & Exposition: Global Community: EFL in an Evolving World. (Moscow State University & The Texas International Education Consortium, 18-21 June, 1996)
  • IATEFL LAM SIG Conference: Professional Development for Teachers and Managers. (The British Council Moscow, IATEFL, 19-21 March, 2010)
  • Conference:  What Future Business People Need to Be Successful and Competitive in the 21st Century, with David Cotton. (Pearson - Longman, Evrokniga, Академия Бюджета и Казначейства при Министерстве финансов РФ; 2 апреля 2010)
  • All-Russian Online Conference on the Methodological legacy of Aleksey A. Leontiev (85th anniversary of the scientist) - October 26, 2021 (RELOD; journal 'Foreign languages at school' [Всероссийская научно-методическая онлайн-конференция «Методическое наследие А.А. Леонтьева» – 26 октября 2021 г.; организатор: ж-л Иностранные языки в школе; RELOD]

Employment history

  •   Teaching English since 1992

  • Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language since 2011

Timetable for today

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