Elena Shpit is an Associate Professor at the Department of Foreign Languages at Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics (TUSUR), Tomsk, Russia. She has been working at this university for more than 20 years and involved in teaching English for General and Specific Purposes to engineering students. For several years, she taught a practical course of Translation for Professional Communication Purposes. She is also engaged in proofreading research paper manuscripts for some engineering departments at TUSUR. Since 2019, she has been a PhD student at Tomsk State Pedagogical University (TSPU). Her research is related to academic writing, and she is now actively participating in teaching English for Research Publication Purposes to graduate and postgraduate students of TUSUR.