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Department of the English Language and Literature

Administration

Head of the Department Oksana Yu. Kostiuk, Ph.D. (Pedagogics), Associate professor

Contact information: administrative building, Department of English Language and Literature
phone/fax: +380 (3654) 30258
e-mail: oksana.kostyuk@oa.edu.ua
Office hours: Monday - Friday:  8.30 a.m.- 3.30 p.m.


Senior Assistant: Olha А. Liasheniuk
Contact information: administrative building, Department of English Language and Literature
phone/fax: +380 (3654) 30258
e-mail: kafedra.ELL@oa.edu.ua
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 8.30 a.m.-4.45 p.m.

General information about the department

 The Department of English Language and Literature was established as a structural subdivision of the Faculty of Romance and Germanic Languages on February 15, 2006 by the resolution of the Academic Council of the National University of Ostroh Academy.

The main and primary task of the Department is the provision of educational process for the preparation of bachelors and masters in the specialty 035 Philology, specialization 035.041 Germanic Languages and Literatures (including Translation), English Major. 

The Department lecturers constantly upgrade their qualifications and undergo training in leading educational institutions of Ukraine and the world.

 Tasks:

Work of the Department is focused on two directions: teaching English and teaching literature.

Each of the directions is a range of teaching and educational activities, the main goal of which is to help students form communicative, linguistic and sociocultural competence, develop a positive attitude towards mastering the language and culture of the English-speaking world, the capacities for self-evaluation and self-improvement, professional competences, by providing knowledge on different methods and techniques of learning a foreign language and through involvement in the performance of profession-oriented tasks, foster and develop the feeling of self-awareness, form interpersonal communication skills.

The Department arranges delivering professionally oriented courses in the specialty 035 Philology, specialization 035.041 Germanic Languages and Literatures (including Translation), English Major. In particular: English Language (1-4 years of studies), Academic English (Master’s programme), Practical Phonetics, Practical Grammar, Introduction to Literary Studies. Literature from Antiquity to the Enlightenment, World Literature, Literature of the English-Speaking Countries, Writing for Academic Purposes, Fundamentals of Business Etiquette, History of Music and Fine Arts, Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages, Literature of England, Methodology of Teaching the Disciplines by Profession, Modern Interpretations of the Literary Texts of the English-speaking Countries, Effective Telephone Communication and Presentation, Records Management in the Hospitality Industry. The Department also arranges students’ language, pedagogical, teaching and industry internships.

 The scientific activity of the Department

The Department staff is elaborating a research topic Modern Technologies in Teaching English and Interpretation of the Texts of World Literature, the State registration number 0116U003796.

 During 2015-2017 the Virtual Internet Conference with International Participation Modern Technologies in Teaching English and Interpretation of the Texts of World Literature was held. The collections of scientific works based on the materials of the Conference have been published.

The Department of English Language and Literature has a monthly Scientific and Methodological Seminar on The Newest Technologies in English Language Teaching (supervised by Nataliia V. Lominska) on the methodology of teaching English. It contributes to the improvement of methodological competence of lecturers of the Department to ensure a proper level of teaching English; forms a professional competence by familiarizing them with various modern methods and techniques of teaching English and involving in the performance of professionally-oriented tasks. The main forms of workshops are: a round table meeting, a presentation, an offsite meeting, a master class.

Scientific-methodological workshops are also held in the form of webinars and via Skype system, which allows the simultaneous viewing and listening to an online presentation and communicating with reporters.

The Department of English Language and Literature organizes The Literary Studies Scientific Circle supervised by Lidiia V. Zelinska, Cand.Sc. (Philology), Associate professor.

 Other areas of work of the Department are:

  • recruitment of teaching staff;
  • ensuring systematic increase of the scientific and pedagogical level of the teachers of the Department;
  • implementation of the researches planned by the Department;
  • the participation of the employees of the Department in the scientific-practical conferences of different levels;
  • publishing activities;
  • vocational guidance work.

Within the framework of professional guidance work of the Department and in order to identify capable young people, its promotion to the choice of the profession of a philologist, teacher of English and German / French language, translator, the staff of the Department organize a number of activities: