Westminster International University in Tashkent
Qualifications: PhD in Linguistics, the Uzbek State World Languages University, 2005. MEd Educational Leadership, Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies, Georgia Southern University, USA, 2010. Pg Cert, Teaching & Learning, Westminster International University in Tashkent, 2008. MA Translator-Referent, Department of English Philology and Translation, the Uzbek State World Languages University, 2001. BA Translator (English and German), Department of Translation, The Uzbek State World Languages University, 1999.
Second Language Acquisition, Assessment, Discourse Analysis, Cognitive Linguistics, Materials Development, ICT and Blended Learning, PBL.
Akbarova, S. (2017). Motivating first-year students to acquire academic language. Humanizing Language Teaching, 2. Available from http://www.hltmag.co.uk/apr17/sart.htm
Akbarova, S. (2017). “Dream” conference – anyone can do it! Active Learning and Teaching of Foreign Languages in Uzbekistan, 2(7), 7-9.
Akbarova, S. and Makovskaya, L. (in print). Soft Skills for Report Writing. Teaching Times the international teaching magazine of TESOL France.