Department of English for Technical and Agrobiological Specialties

Address: 19 Heroyiv Oborony str., educational building 1, rooms 26, 27/1, 27/2, Kyiv, 03041, Ukraine

Tel.: (044) 527-81-81

E-mail: [email protected]

Acting Head of Department (в.о.):
Olga V. Voshchevska

candidate of pedagogical sciences, associate professor

 

General information
  The department of English for technical and agrobiological specialties was set up by the NULES (at that time NAU) Rector’s decree on the 29th of September, 2002. From the time of its foundation to January 2013 the Head of the Department was the Candidate of Philological Sciences, associate professor A.D. Oliynyk. Since January 2013 the Head of the department is O.V. Voshchevska, candidate of pedagogical sciences, associate professor

The main purpose of the department is to provide students with knowledge of Spoken and Business English, teaching English for post-graduate students of technical and agrobiological specialties and their training for the candidate degree qualifying examination, development of English language communication skills in the context of all-European recommendations in language education.

Today, scientific and educational potential of the department consists of 17 teachers including two candidates of pedagogical sciences and one candidate of psychological science. There are two associate professors at the department. Teaching staff takes an active part in the implementation of innovative technologies into the educational process.

 The Department staff:

 1. O. Voshchevska, Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, associate professor

2. Tsymbal Svitlana V. candidate of psychological sciences, associate professor
3. A. Bilichenko, Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, senior lecturer
4. H. Voloshyna, senior lecturer
5. A. Polischuk, senior lecturer
6. L. Chapala, senior lecturer
7. L. Rytikova, senior lecturer
8. L. Berezova, senior lecturer
9. O. Ponomarenko, senior lecturer 
10. O. Turchak, lecturer 
11. K. Yakushko, lecturer 
12. N. Hlukhovska, lecturer 
13. S. Mudra, senior lecturer 
14. A. Naydionova, lecturer
15. A. Ahapitova, lecturer 

 

Educational activities
The department staff conducts teaching the subject “Professional English” for students of  Bachelor EQL and “Trade English” for students of Master EQL and post-graduates of technical and agrobiological specialties.
The research and educational staff teaches English to students of the following specialties:
- Mechanical and engineering;
- Agricultural machinery design;
- Electrification and automation of agriculture;
- Informatics and computer sciences; 
- Agronomy;
- Agrochemistry;
- Plant protection
- Forestry and landscape architecture;
- Biotechnology;
- Land management and cadastre.

Research and innovation activities
Each year the department members issue about 30-35 scientific publications in the field of translation theory, pragmalinguistics, psycholinguistics, pedagogy, methods of teaching English, literature study.
All the teachers actively participate in the international, all-Ukrainian and the university conferences conducted at the Philology Institute of Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, Psychology Institute named after H. Kostiuk, National Linguistic University, Kyiv International University, M. Dragomanov Pedagogical University and other scientific establishments of Ukraine, Russia, Czech Rebublic, Poland and Bulgaria.
The teachers conduct courses of English for elementary and intermediate students level. Each year those courses and consultations are attended by about 1,000 students. 

The department offers co-operation in the following fields:
- translation of literature and documents from and into English;
- teaching English, professional English and scientific English;
- research in the field of terminological systems and terms study;
- research in the field of English teaching methods

 

 

 

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