Department of Foreign Languages Print

Address: Trinklera, 12, Kharkiv,

Ukraine, 61022

Tel: 8(057) 702 11 74

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Head of Department:

Irina V. Korneyko: Candidate of Science (Linguistics), Associate Professor, the author of 115 scientific publications. The field of scientific interests: the language of medicine, terminography, applied linguistics and teaching language for specific purposes. Graduated from Gorky State University (Kharkiv); she has been the head of the Department since September, 1996.


Academic work

In the recent years, the following educational-methodical literature has been issued: practice books and workbooks for the 1st and 2nd year students of medical and dental faculties, methodological guides for tutors and postgraduate students, educational workbooks for English-medium students. The tutors of the department of foreign languages are involved in the medical literature translations from English, German and French into Ukrainian language and from Ukrainian respectively. Methodical workshops, methodology seminars for English, German and French trainers are regularly held. The department organizes competitions in English and German languages. Students scientific conferences, poster, wallpaper contests, section meetings, scientific seminars and English Speaking Club are organized in the frame of University scientific conferences.


Irina V. Korneyko


In the recent years, the following educational-methodical literature has been issued: practice books and workbooks for the 1st and 2nd year students of medical and dental faculties, methodological guides for tutors and postgraduate students, educational workbooks for English-medium students. The tutors of the department of foreign languages are involved in the medical literature translations from English, German and French into Ukrainian language and from Ukrainian respectively. Methodical workshops, methodology seminars for English, German and French trainers are regularly held. The department organizes competitions in English and German languages. Students scientific conferences, poster, wallpaper contests, section meetings, scientific seminars and English Speaking Club are organized in the frame of University scientific conferences.



Research:


The field of scientific interests of the department staff:

English language needs analysis of PhD postgraduate students,

linguistic features in the language of medicine,

applied linguistics,

ESP, EAP, L2 teaching,

problems of dual language terminography,

professional literature translation and teaching language for specific purposes,

educational and methodological aspects of foreign language teaching to physicians,

problems of the formation of the professional culture of physicians,

teaching medical terminology in English,

creation of conditions of success in the pedagogical process,

conceptual synthesis in the field of linguistics and literature.



The tutors of the department of foreign languages participate in  various scientific events, such as International Congress of Ukrainian scientific researchers of Foreign Literature and Culture, International Conference "Literature, Arts & Humanities of XXI century in perspective of globalization" (Vienna, 2016), TESOL – Ukraine International Conferences, «Academic and Scientific Challenges of Diverse Fields of Knowlеdge in the 21st Century» (Kharkiv, 2016), "IX Annual Cambridge Day Conference. Cambridge Assessment English" (Kharkiv, 2018), Scientific conference "System of professional development of pedagogical staff in higher educational institutions of Uzbekistan: experience, priorities and development prospects" (Tashkent, 2018), IV International Scientific and Practical Internet Conference "Problems and Prospects of the Development of Modern Science in the Countries of Europe and Asia" (Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky, 2018).