Department of English for Technical and Agrobilogical Specialities

Educational Activity

The department provides such courses:

for the students of EQL «Bachelor»

  • «English for Specific Purposes
  • «The English Language»
  • «Practical Course of the Second Foreign Language and Translation (English)»
  • «Special Course in the Basics of Specialized Glossaries Compilation»

for the students of EQL «Master»

  • «Business Foreign Language»

for Ph.D. applicants

  • «The English Language»

In accordance with the modern requirements for vocational training of non-native language professionals in the framework of the Common European Recommendations for English in non-linguistic HLS, students should be active participants in intercultural communication; they must have the necessary skills and abilities of professional, business and situational communication in oral and written form; be able to receive the latest professional information through authentic material. The content of the program is aimed at the formation of professional communicative competence, is considered as speech behavior, which requires linguistic competence (speech knowledge and skills), sociolinguistic and pragmatic competencies that are necessary to complete tasks related to study and work. Much attention is paid to the formation and improvement of different speech activities competence, in particular reception (perception), production, interaction and mediation (spoken or written). While working with the students accent is done on the communicative aspect.
At the end of the course, students should be able to:
- be fluent in English as a means of forming and formulating thoughts within everyday communication and in the field of the corresponding specialty;
- have skills to implement a communicative task and a specific communicative intention in professional communication situations;
- understand printed and auditive English specialty texts;
- understand printed ones – to give clear and logical detailed or brief presentation of special information in English;
- have skills to exchange opinions and speak out productively both in content (facts, information, opinions, evidence, etc.) and in form (new combinations of learned lexical units, a minimum of finished, memorized) on professional topics;
- set forth conducted research or experimental work on specialty with / without visuals (tables, graphs, charts, drawings);
- participate in scientific-practical conferences, debates, roundtable discussions on a specialty in English;
- speak with pre-prepared messages, as well as thinking;
- give reasons, persuade and motivate own speech actions;
- work with reference materials, professional books, as well as to cite primary sources according to the situation;
- in detail and clearly describe and represent a wide range of educational and professional issues, explaining them with important facts, examples;
- present in detail the main points of certain professional issues, using appropriate terminology;
- have skills to develop a system of evidence on relevant educational and professional issues, highlight important points and corroborate statements using relevant detailed information;
- understand the basic information of lectures, conversations, reports, presentations, discussions on educational and professional topics, as well as most delivered audio materials in public, professional and educational areas, determine the speaker’s attitude to the information content, etc.
The Department trains specialists of EQL «Bachelor» and EQL «Master» at the following faculties, institutes and in separated subdivisions:
• Humanity and Pedagogy;
• Agrobiological;
• Plant Protection, Biotechnology and Ecology;
• Forestry and Landscape-Park Management;
• Mechanical and Technological;
• Design and Engineering;
• Energetics, Automation and Energy Efficiency;
• Land Management;
• separated subdivisions (SS of NULES of Ukraine Bobrovytsa Agrotechnical College, SS of NULES of Ukraine Mukachevo agricultural college, SS of NULES of Ukraine Malin Forestry College, Lubni Forestry College).

 

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