Academic Books
Margarita H. Apresyan
1982 - 1986: Moscow State Institute of Foreign Languages Moscow, PhD in Linguistics
1978 - 1983: Yerevan Pedagogical Institute of Russian and Foreign Languages
BA with Honorary Distinction

Professional Experience
1999 - to present: English Language Department, Yerevan State University, Head of Chair for ESP
1989 - 1999: English Language Department, Yerevan State University

Associate Professor
- Director for TOEFL program (Yerevan State University)
- Director for iTEP (within Teacher Training Program at YSU).
- Teaching Academic English Courses to the students of Master’s Degree Program. Teaching ESP courses to the students of Romance and Germanic, Radio-Physics, Applied Mathematics, Philosophy and Law Departments.
- Supervising course work, post graduate papers, dip1oma work and dissertations.
- Editor for numerous scientific articles and dissertations. Editor - in - Chief for the annual International Journal FLSP (Foreign Languages for Special Purposes) founded in Armenia.
- Chief for the group of experts working on Curriculum design for ESP programmes for more than fifteen departments in YSU such as departments of Law, Business, Sociology, Applied Mathemathics, Physics, Psychology, Chemistry, etc.
- Director for Teacher Training in YSU: 2008
- Author of the secondary school textbooks on English for the 2nd and the 3rd grade in the Republic.
- CoAuthor for “Shtemaran” (Universal admission tests for Institutes and Universities in the Republic).
- Head of the National Board of University Entrance Examinations: 2005, 2006, 2010,
- The Chairperson for the group of English language experts within the Ministry of Education of Armenia (2001).
- Chairperson for State Final Exams in the Institute of foreign Languages and Institute of International Relations: 1998 - 1999.
- Chairperson for Final Exams in Linguistic University after V. Brusov.
- Editor for Foreign Languages division in scientific journal “Science and Education in Artsakh”: 1998
1987 - 1989: English Language Department, Yerevan State University, Teaching Assistant
- Teaching practical and theoretical courses of grammar to the students of the Romance and Germanic Philology Department, Applied Mathematics and Law Departments.
- Responsible for all course materials and exams.

Related Experience
Improving professional skills at International workshops such as CLIL Matrix organized by European Centre for Modern Languages in Graz: Austria 2010.
Participating in workshop at ESP Interest Section workshops held by TESOL in Tampa, Florida, USA: March 2006.
Improving professional skills at International workshops such as CLIL Matrix organized by European Centre for Modern Languages in Graz, Austria: November 2005.
ACCELS qualifying examiner for secondary school teachers, 2001.
Studying ESP/EAP in Ormskirk, Edgehill University, England: November 15 - December 10, 1998.
Teaching survival Armenian in Anania Shirakatsi University (a private institution)
Visiting scholar in English Language Institute, University of Michigan, MI, USA: July-August 1997
MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery), examiner in Armenia appointed by the administration for Testing in the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Certificate of Appreciation).
English Instructor for a USlS team of geological experts. Instructor for the Armenian language to the Peace Corps staff and Peace Corps volunteers: March 1994
Translator for various humanitarian assistance groups, ministries, and foreign organizations through USAID: 1992, 1993, and 1994
Translator for tour groups• in India, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Italy, Greece, and• Malta: 1989, 1990, and 1992.
Translator for Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) after the earthquake: Dec 1988.
Technical Translator for Scientific Union Ani: 1982.

Member of the international organization TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)
President of ACILL (Armenian Center for International Legal Languages)
Advisor for Association of English Language Teachers of Armenia (AELTA), TESOL branch.
Member of the English - Speaking Union (Armenian Branch)

Armenian: fluent, Russian: fluent, English: fluent, German: good
Books published by the YSU