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The series of webinars 'English for Academic and Research Purposes', specifically aimed at young researchers, will cover a variety of topics and questions on scientific English.

Guntars Dreijers (pictured) holds a PhD and the position of Associate Professor in contrastive linguistics and translation studies. He has been actively cooperating with universities both nationally (Ventspils University of Applied sciences, RISEBA, University of Latvia), and internationally (Université Bretagne Sud in Lorient, France; TEI of Serres in Greece, Duzce and Bandirmas Universities in Turkey, University of Porto in Portugal). Promoting the academic exchange, Guntars Dreijers has delivered classes at the University of the West of England in the UK, and he participated in the academic exchange programmes at universities in Finland, Czech Republic, and the USA. His research interests include language aspects of translation and legal linguistics. He has been regularly invited as a plenary speaker for international conferences and has been involved as a scientific reviewer in a number of editorial boards. Guntars Dreijers is also participating in the national research programme 'Latvian Language', Erasmus+ programme 'Translating for Linguistic Diversity', and 'Teachers in the Distance'.

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Outline

16 Mar

16:20–17:50

#1: Writing for Academic Purposes: Techniques and Strategies, Problems

20 Apr

16:20–17:50

#2: Vocabulary and Grammar Exercises

18 May

16:20–17:50

#3: Elements of Writing: Argument, Discussion, Cause and Effect, Comparison, Definitions, Examples, Generalisations

9 Jun

16:00–17:30

#4: Writing for Research Proposals

29 Jun

16:00–17:30

#5: Poster Presentations

Room
online, Zoom
Date: -

Contacts