Department of Foreign Languages ​​of Natural Sciences Faculties

Head of the Department – PhD in Linguistics, Associate Prof. Vasylchenko Olena Germanivna

 Teachers of the department

 

  1. Vasylchenko Olena Germanivna, Head of the Department – PhD in Linguistics, Associate Professor; 
  2. Bilotserkovets Alla Vladimirovna, lecturer;
  3. Bondarenko Oleksandra Konstantinovna, PhD in Linguistics, senior lecturer;
  4. Garcheva Irina Alexandrivna, PhD in Linguistics, Associate Professor;
  5. Hryhorash Viktoriya Sergiivna, PhD in Linguistics, Associate Professor;
  6. Didenko Natalia Nikolaevna, PhD in Linguistics, Associate Professor;
  7. Dobrovolskaya Diana Michailivna, PhD in Linguistics, Associate Professor;
  8. Dolbina Karine Davidovna, PhD in Linguistics, Associate Professor;
  9. Kononenko Anatoliy Oleksandrovitch, Doctor of Psychology, Professor;
  10. Kotlyarova Luiza Boleslavivna, PhD in Linguistics, Associate Professor;
  11. Myronova Larysa Anatoliivna, senior lecturer;
  12. Rumyantseva Olena Anatoliivna, PhD in Linguistics, Associate Professor;
  13. Sydoruk Olga Yuriivna, lecturer;
  14. Sklyarenko Olga Nikolaevna, PhD in Linguistics, Associate Professor;
  15. Stratulat Liydmila Aleksandrivna, senior lecturer;
  16. Tkachenko Anna Vladimirovna, PhD in Linguistics, Associate Professor;
  17. Ulyanova Viktoria Olegivna, lecturer;
  18. Yagremtseva Anastasiya Igorevna, senior lecturer.

The work of the chair is carried out by three sections:

  • the Section of the English Language, Head of the section – Doctor of Psychology, Prof. Kononenko A.O.
  • the Section of the German Language, Head of the section - PhD in Linguistics, Associate Prof. Vasylchenko O.G.
  • the Section of the German Language, Head of the section – senior lecturer Myronova L.A. Historical Background Of The Chair

The history of the foreign languages teaching ​​at Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University starts from1960s – from the year of foundation of the Faculty of Romance and Germanic Philology on the basis of Odessa Pedagogical University of Foreign Languages. Associate Professor V.G. Shatuh ​​became the first head of the Chair of Foreign Languages. As a separate unit in the Faculty of Romance and Germanic Languages ​​the Chair of Foreign Languages for Science Faculties appeared in the middle of 80s as a result of division of the Basic Chair of Foreign Languages ​​into two parts: the Chair of Foreign Languages for the Arts Faculties and the Chair of Foreign Languages for Science faculties, which was being headed by Associate Professor M.W. Yatsiy for twenty years. In 2005 the superintendence was given to Associate Professor N. V. Petlyuchenko. In 2006 Associate Professor L. G. Kirichenko became the head of the Chair. Since September 2013 the Head of the Chair is Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor O. G. Vasylchenko.

Since 2019 the scientific theme of the chair has been “A comprehensive study of a foreign language professionally oriented communicative competence forming” which aims at creating the newest effective models, technologies and strategies of a foreign language teaching for specific purposes and their implementation in the process of a professionally oriented intercultural communicative competence forming. The Scientific Advisor of the theme is PhD in Linguistics, Associate Professor Olena Vasylchenko. Executive in charge – PhD in Linguistics, Associate Professor Hanna Tkachenko.

On the initiative of Associate Professor L. B. Kotlyarova, since 2002, the Faculty of Biology holds the English conference of students and young teachers of the faculty «Microbiology in Touch with Life». At the same time there was organized a group of students-translators of the Faculty of Biology who take an active part in the International University Conferences.
Today, the chair stuff consists of  18 lecturers of English, German and Latin. Many young specialists who are actively participate in the research work, replenish lecturer’s and professor's stuff of the Faculty of Romance and Germanic Philology. The lecturers of the 60s left us rich experience, a lot of scientific methodologic manuals and wonderful traditions. The main thing – they have created an atmosphere of friendliness and creativity, that we wish to keep and pass on to all following generations.

Teaching Activity

Modern requirements for training of a qualified specialist first of all demand from him to be an active participant of all global processes that's to be a prolific participant of international communication and have necessary communicative skills in the spheres of professional and situational communication in oral and written forms, habits of practical usage of a foreign language in different kinds of language activities within the topics that are determined by professional needs; also be capable of acquiring the latest professional information from foreign sources.

The main purpose of teaching a foreign language by professional orientation is to develop in students professionally oriented intercultural communicative competence (skills and abilities that provide skilled professional activities in private, public, professional and educational spheres of communication in a multinational society in a foreign language) as a component of operational competence and professional competence (ability to solve professionally, independently and responsibly standard tasks).

The lecturers of the chair provide training of a number of practical disciplines.

The lecturers of the chair teach compulsory educational disciplines to the students obtaining Bachelor Degree:

  • A course of English for Specific Purposes (ESP);
  • A course of English for Academic Purposes (EAP);
  • A course of English for Specific and Academic Purposes (ESAP);
  • A course of German for Specific Purposes;
  • A course of the Second Foreign Language (German);
  • A course of the Theory and Practice of Translation (English).

The lecturers of the chair teach compulsory educational disciplines to the students obtaining Master Degree:

  • A course of English for Specific Purposes (ESP);
  • A course of German for Specific Purposes;
  • A course of the Second Foreign Language (German);
  • A course of the Translation Practice (English);
  • A course of the Latin Language.

The lecturers of the chair also teach selective disciplines:

  • A course of the Third Foreign Language (Romanian).

The lectures of the chair teach PhD Students in:

  • A course of Academic writing in English.

Scientific Activity

The scientific theme of the chair “A comprehensive study of a foreign language professionally oriented communicative competence forming” (without targeted financing), scientific advisor – Ph.D., Associate Professor Olena Vasilchenko; No. 0119U002446 (ONU Decree No. 730-18 of 03.04.19), the term of performance – from 01.04.2019 to 31.12.2023.
Within the framework of the scientific theme, the performers publish articles, abstracts, textbooks and try out the results of their research at conferences in Ukraine and abroad.
In 2019 the chair organized the I International (V online) Internet conference “The research and implementation in the educational process of modern models of teaching a foreign language: linguistic-didactic, methodological and international perspectives”, which was attended by more than 100 participants from Ukraine, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Netherlands, Belarus and Kyrgyzstan.

The following activities are held annually:

1. Ukrainian scientific and practical Internet conference “Foreign languages in the context of the modern development of the natural and humanitarian sciences: an interdisciplinary approach”. The papers presented at the conference were included in the electronic collection of materials, available at lingvo.onu.edu.ua.

  • VI Ukrainian scientific and practical Internet conference (2020). Mode of access
  • I International (V online) Internet conference (2019). Mode of access
  • IV Ukrainian scientific and practical Internet conference (2018). Mode of access
  • III Ukrainian scientific and practical Internet conference (2017). Mode of access
  • II Ukrainian scientific and practical Internet conference (2016). Mode of access
  • I Ukrainian scientific and practical Internet conference (2015). Mode of access

2. Conferences of the teaching staff on modern problems of linguistics and the methods of foreign languages teaching.

3. Students’ scientific conferences.

Contact Information

Room 159a, Frantsuzky Bulvar 24/26, 65058, Odessa, Ukraine
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Site: http://lingvo.onu.edu.ua
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Reception: (38-048)723-52-54
Phone/fax: (38-048)723-35-15
Email: rector@onu.edu.ua

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