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Department of English Language for Non-Philological Specialities

72 Haharin Ave, Building 1, Room 1218
Phone: +38 (056) 374-98-82
E-mail: kafedra_UAN@i.ua

The Department of English Language for Non-Philological Specialities was created on the 18th of September 2020 from three previous departments which taught foreign languages for Humanities Specialities, Social and Economic Specialities, and Engineering, Technical and Natural Sciences.

ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH STAFF
Head of Department:
Professor Olena Vasylivna Hurko, Doctor of Philological Sciences.
Subjects: Academic Writing & English Language Communication; Theory & Practice of Translation; Foreign Language – English.

The Department teaching staff includes a Doctor of Philological Sciences, 11 PhDs, 1 Senior Lecturerand 6 Lecturers.

PhDs:

Dr Olha Mykolaivna Aliseienko, PhD, Candidate of Philological Sciences. Subjects: Foreign Language – English; English for Specific Purposes.

Dr Olena Mykolaivna Besarab, PhD, Candidate of Philological Sciences.
Subjects: Academic Writing & English Language Communication; Foreign Language–English; Theory & Practice of Translation.

Dr Tetiana Petrivna Vorova, PhD, Candidate of Philological Sciences.
Subjects: Second Foreign Language – English; English for Management &Marketing; Theory & Practice of Translation; English for Specific &Academic Communication.

Dr Yuliia Stanislavivna Honcharova, PhD, Candidate of Philological Sciences.
Subjects: English for Specific Purposes; English for Management &
Marketing; Foreign Language – English.

Dr Olena Mykolaivna Znanetska, PhD, Candidate of Psychological Sciences.
Subjects: Foreign Language – English; English for Specific Purposes.

Dr Anhelina Volodymyrivna Petrova, PhD, Candidate of Philological Sciences.
Subjects: Foreign Language – English; English for Specific Purposes.

Dr Olena Viktorivna Ponomarenko, PhD, Candidate of Philosophical Sciences.
Subjects: Foreign Language – English; English for Specific Purposes.

Dr Olha Rostyslavivna Posudiievska, PhD, Candidate of Philological Sciences.
Subjects: Foreign Language – English; English for Specific Purposes.

Dr Tetiana Valeriivna Pryshchepa, PhD, Candidate of Philological Sciences
Subjects: Foreign Language – English; English for Specific Purposes.

Dr Nataliia Serhiivna Styrnik, PhD, Candidate of Philological Sciences.
Subjects: Foreign Language – English; First Foreign Language – English; English for Specific Purposes; Theory & Practice of the Translation.

Dr Olena Viktorivna Tsvietaieva, PhD, Candidate of Sciences in Social Communications.
Subjects: Foreign Language – English; English for Specific Purposes.

Senior Lecturer:

Olena Volodymyrivna Osadcha, Specialist in English Language and Literature.
Subjects: Foreign Language-English; English for Specific Purposes.

Lecturers:

Oksana Volodymyrivna Bovkunova, Specialist in English Language and Literature.
Subjects: Foreign Language-English; English for Specific Purposes”.

Nataliya Volodymyrivna Kaliberda, Specialist in English Language and Literature.
Subjects: Foreign Language-English; English for Specific Purposes.

Asia Albertivna Liuta, MA in English Language and Literature.
Subjects: Foreign Language-English; English for Specific Purposes.

Hanna Anatoliivna Mudrenko, Specialist in English Language and Literature.
Subjects: English for Specific Purposes; Foreign Language-English.

Svitlana Leonidivna Riabovol, MA in English Language and Literature.
Subjects: Foreign Language – English; English for Specific Purposes; Theory & Practice of Translation.

Alina Volodymyrivna Khomiachuk, Specialist in English Language and Literature.
Subjects: Foreign Language – English; English for Specific Purposes.

TEACHING

The Department provides English language teaching at 14 faculties for full- and part-time students on undergraduate (Bachelor) and post-graduate degree courses (Masters & PhD).


English Practical Class

Teaching at the Department uses modern methods and is based on the principles of student-centred learning, as well as on an individualised and personalised approach. The lecturers actively interact with students at different stages of learning and use the Microsoft Office 365 distance-learning system.

RESEARCH

The Department conducts research into lexicology, linguistic stylistics, intercultural communication, cognitive linguistics, literary studies, and methods of teaching foreign languages. Research is published in the materials collection entitled Trends and Prospects for the Development of Foreign Language Teaching in an Innovative Society.

The priority for the Department’s research is the improvement of foreign language professional communication competence of students through the use of interactive teaching methods, as well as the introduction of academic writing in English.

The Department has initiated an annual English language competition at regional and university levels for students of humanities, economics, engineering and natural sciences.


Conference

The Department also holds the All-Ukrainian Student Science Conference. This brings together young researchers and students of our region to exchange ideas and experience and to present the results of their own theoretical and practical research. This is presented in a journal Modern Scientific and Technical Research in the Language Space Context.

The most important recent research results have been published in the following monographs and textbooks:

1) The Category of Assertion and its Expression in the Ukrainian Literary Language by Hurko O.V., 2017.

2) Hermeneutic Paradigms of Russian Literary Tales and Non-Russian Works of the First Half of the XIX Century by Vorova T.P., 2020.

3) Foreign Language Communication: Innovative and Traditional Approaches by Aliseienko O.M., Besarab O.M., Bovkunova O.V., Vorova T.P., Hurko O.V., Znanetska O.M., Kaliberda N.V., Osadcha O.V., Ponimarenko O.V., Pryshchepa T.V., Riabovol S.L., Styrnik N.S., Tsvietaieva O.V. 2021.

4) Linguistic Interpretation of Graphic Design Nomens: History and the Present by Hurko O.V. & Popova I.S. 2021,

5) The Language of Economic Space by Honcharova Y.S.&Kolomoichenko O.Y. (2021).

The Department’s teaching staff improve their skills through continuous professional development, participation in international internships, and various courses and webinars, as well as publishing articles in periodicals within the Scopus and Web-of-Science scientometric databases.


International Internship

STUDENT ACTIVITY

Department staff work fruitfully with the students and postgraduates of all University faculties.


Students in DNU Library

The Department staff work fruitfully with undergraduates and postgraduates of all University faculties. The Department runs several student research study groups:

Language Educator (Linguoznavets).
Supervisor: Professor O.V. Hurko.

The Language of Economics.
Supervisor: Associate Professor O.M. Aliseienko.

English for Professional Communication (Physics students).
Supervisor: Associate Professor O.M. Znanetska.

English Language Club for Information Technology Students.
Supervisor: Lecturer N.V. Kaliberda.

English for Professional Communication (Natural Science and Medical students).
Supervisor: Lecturer O.V. Osadcha.

Instant English.
Supervisor: Associate Professor O.V. Ponomarenko.

Scientific and Technical Translation (Chemistry students).
Supervisor: Associate Professor T.V. Pryshchepa,

The World of Translation.
Supervisor: Lecturer S.L. Riabovol.

English for Masters – Academic Writing.
Supervisor: Associate Professor O.V. Tsvietaieva.

University Club for Creative Youth‘Parostky’ (‘Sprouts’)
Supervisor: Associate Professor O.M. Besarab.

 
Scientific Study Groups

Undergraduates and postgraduates are active in organising various events, including: International Translation Day, World Science Day, International Students’ Day, World Poetry Day, English Language Day, and Europe Day in Ukraine.