Liliya Makovskaya
 Senior Lecturer
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  • Academic English
  • Business Communications


  • 2010-2011 Postgraduate Certificate of Special Study in Teaching and Learning
    Westminster International University in Tashkent
  • 2006-2008 MA in Linguistics
    Uzbek State World Languages University
  • 1999-2003 BA in English Teaching, Tashkent Regional State Pedagogical Institute

Professional Development:

  • August 2017 Certificate in Teaching English for Academic Purposes
    Norwich Institute for Language Education
  • May 2015-Jan 2016 Certificate in ESP Material Design
    U.S. Department of State's English Language Program and
    Innovation Center of the University of World Languages
  • Mar 2014/Dec 2015 Certificate in Assessment in Language Teaching
    Uzbek State World Languages University and British Council
  • Oct-Dec 2012 Certificate in English for Specific Purposes, University of Oregon

Research Interests:

  • Academic Writing
  • Discourse analysis
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Assessment in Higher Education


  • Makovskaya, L. and Akbarova, S. (2017) Soft Skills for Report Writing. Teaching Times. (in print)
  • Makovskaya, L. and Bezborodova, A. (2017) What is it to lead an EAP mega module? Humanizing Language Teaching Magazine. 19 (2) Available from
  • Makovskaya, L. (2017). Providing formative feedback to improve students’ writing. English is Key to Dialogue: International Conference. UZSWLU, Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Available from
  • Makovskaya, L. (2016). Good practice in assessing learners’ writing. Teaching Foreign Languages: Present and Future: International Conference. UZSWLU, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 76- 78.
  • Makovskaya, L. and Bezborodova, A. (2016) Activity 63, Activity 74. In D. Broughton and M. Kasatkina (eds.) B2 Ready. Tashkent, Uzbekistan: CEID Georgetown University. Available from
  • Makovskaya, L. (2015). Strategies for Effective Teaching and Learning. Active Learning and Teaching of Foreign Languages in Uzbekistan. Tashkent, Uzbekistan. 1, 16-17.
  • Makovskaya, L. (2015). Language Teaching at University: Applying Learning Theories. In: Zamaletdina, R eds. Preservation and Development of Native Languages and Cultures, 2015. Kazan, Russian Federation. 14-16 October 2015. Kazan: Otechestvo, 186-189.
  • Makovskaya, L. and Bakhadirov, M., (2013). Peer-review as an instrument for developing critical thinking skills among university students. In: Innovation for Sustainable Development and Its Impact on Welfare Improvement and Societal Change: International Conference. WIUT Tashkent, Uzbekistan.