Развитие образования (Feb 2019)

English as a medium of instruction in Russian universities

  • Elena S. Sheina

Journal volume & issue
no. 1 (3)
pp. 8 – 10


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The paper deals with the growing global phenomenon of teaching EMI in the countries where English is not the mother tongue for the majority of population. Using the research conducted by Oxford EMI and the British Council, the author tries to focus on the phenomenon of EMI: its definition, aims, national expectations and new challenges for the Russian teachers. The author presents debatable issues related to the EMI incorporating at Russian universities that need further research and rethinking.