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Elena S. Bessmeltseva

Associate Professor, the Languages for Academic and Business Communication Department

 

E-mail: bessmeltseva@gsom.spbu.ru, bessm_nem@mail.ru

 

EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC DEGREES

  • Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Herzen State Pedagogical University, 2008.
  • Specialist Degree (Philology), Herzen State Pedagogical University, 1998.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Theory and methodology of foreign language teaching
  • Business communications
  • Formation of the professionally significant qualities with the help of the foreign language

 

SELECTED PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS (TOTAL NUMBER – 26)

Articles in Refereed Journals

 

PAPERS AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

  • Specific features of the project method implementation during the foreign language classes. // Modern concepts of university education: Proceedings of the X Russian-American Scientific and Practical Conference. May 14 – 16, 2007. – SPb.: Herzen University Publishing House), 2007. – P. 350 – 351. 
  • Foreign language and subject teaching integration at the non-linguistic higher educational institutions.// General education and professional training of the experts at the higher educational institution: integration problems: materials of the inter-university scientific conference, 16 – 17 Apr. 2009 / editorial board: S.N.Yemelyanov, etc.; Vladimirsky law institute. – Vladimir, 2009. – P. 95 – 97.
  • To the problem of psychological and pedagogical features of educational and research activities of students of non language higher educational institutions.//Problems of linguistics and lingvodidactics at the higher educational institutions. Issue 10: Materials of the interuniversity scientific conference - June 5, 2009 / Under the editorship of I. V. Barakina. SPb.: VMA, 2010. – P. 41.

 

INTERNSHIP ABROAD

  • August 2003, Frischer Geist statt alter Geister – Seminar zur österreichischen Landeskunde (Wien und Pernegg / Österreich), Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur.
  • September 2008, Seminar zur österreichischen Landeskunde und zur Methodik / Didaktik des DaF-Unterrichts (Raach und Graz / Österreich), Bundesministerium für Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur.
  • June 2010, Deutschland und die Deutschen heute für Deutschlehrkräfte aus Belarus, Nordeuropa und Russland (Lübeck / Deutschland), Deutsche Auslandsgesellschaft.
  • July 2018, Unterrichten lernen / Fortbildung in Deutschland (Schwäbisch Hall), Goethe-Institut.

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES 

  • Examiner of the international examination of CEMS in business communications in German 2012-.

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • "Virtueller Treffpunkt der Stipendiaten des Goethe-Instituts", 2018.

Courses

  • German (Bachelor Programs, Master programs) 
  • “Business Communication Skills Seminar” (CEMS MIM)