Department of English for Sciences of Southern Federal University

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Elena B. Sytnikova

Elena B. Sytnikova

Senior Lecturer, Department of English for Sciences, Southern Federal University

Contact information

Zorge Street 5, # 137

Telephone: (863)2975134


Diploma - Teacher of the English and German languages, Rostov-on-Don State Teachers' Training University

Professional experience

2010 – present:  Senior Lecturer,, Department of English for Sciences, Southern Federal  University

2006-2010 - Instructor, Department of English for Sciences, Southern Federal University

2000 – 2006 – Instructor, English Language Department for Sciences, Rostov State University

Teaching areas\\Courses taught

  • General English (Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate Levels)
  • EAP and ESP courses for undergraduate and graduate students in sciences
  • English for Business Communication and English for Office Skills
  • English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Teacher Training

Areas of research interest

  • Applied linguistics (Cultural Aspects in the Language, Phraseology, Translation studies, etc.)
  • ELT Methodology
  • Materials development in EFL (for university learners)
  • ESP course books development

Recent publications, courses and programs developed

18 works and study materials.

Refresher courses and certificates

  • 2011 - Oral examiner of Cambridge ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) - (KET, FCE)
  • 2010 - Certificate of Proficiency in English (Grade C) - University of Cambridge, ESOL
  • examinations
  • 2007 - Certificate in Teaching English in Mixed Ability Classes - 'Excel English', London, UK
  • 2003 - Distance Course "Integrating the Internet into the Classroom", AES, Lewis & Clark College, USA
  • Master’s Degree in Pedagogy, Rostov State Pedagogical University, 2001