Teaching and Learning Process

The academic staff of Foreign Languages Department teaches the following disciplines:

  • "Foreign Language" for students studying for a Bachelor’s degree;

  • "Foreign Language (for specific purposes)" for students studying for a Bachelor’s degree;

  • "Industry-specific Foreign Language" for students studying for a Bachelor’s degree;

  • "Business Foreign Language" for students studying for a Master’s degree;

  • "Foreign Language for scientific communication" for students studying for a Master’s degree;

  • "Second Foreign Language" (German or French).

The main educational activities

The educational activities are aimed at:

  • developing students’ communicative competence;

  • developing their reading and translating skills when working with authentic literature;

  • developing students’ skills to communicate effectively with international business partners, engineers etc in their professional field.

Educational and methodological work

Lecturers and instructors of the Department apply modern technologies, use Internet resources, their own manuals and textbooks as well as textbooks from Great Britain and the USA to support classes.

A test system is being developed for monitoring students’ knowledge in concordance with the European Credit Transfer system.

The Department is proud of its up-to-date textbooks, course books, methodical guides and testing materials developed by the staff members that help students acquire knowledge and skills at a required level of language competence.

The Department offers computer-aided multimedia facilities to assist students with their studies.

The Department’s three Resource Rooms are equipped with data projectors, video recorders and television sets linked to an external antenna, which enable learners to view videos and satellite telecasts from Great Britain, the United States, Germany, and France.

Students can also use the departmental library’s printed and electronic resources: textbooks, course books, reference books, bilingual general and terminological dictionaries, multimedia practice materials and translation software.

A Linguistic Centre operates for students who want to advance their language skills beyond the programme.