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> Department of Profession-Related English

The department chair — PhD in Engineering Science, associate professor Krasheninnikova Natalya Aleksandrovna


The department  functions from the first days of university existence. The founder and the first head of the department  was candidate of pedagogical sciences, associate professor Seleznyova V. M.  Then in different years associate professor Chirkova N. V.,  associate professor Guryanova N. V. and  associate professor Belous N. A. were in charge of the department.  Since  2010  to the present  associate professor Krasheninnikova N. A.  has been the head of the department.

The department of Profession-Related English is a part of the Faculty of Linguistics, Intercultural Relations and Professional Communication of the Institute of International Relations. 

The main concept of educational programs at the department of Profession-Related English is the training of highly qualified specialists in the sphere of professional communication. The course consists of two consecutive stages:

1. development and consolidation of basic school knowledge with the consecutive preparation for  professional communication in English;

2. «a foreign language for professional communication».

At the second stage skills of the fact-finding, reading for detail and search reading, monological statement, speech communication in English within professional opportunities are acquired and improved. Duration of training in English in the majority of programs is one and a half or two years. An examination in a foreign language is envisaged at the end of training according to the program.

 Educational programs at the department of Profession-Related English provide full time, part time  and accelerated forms of education. Now at the department  students of full time, part time and accelerated forms of education are trained.

Classes are given in English at all faculties presented at the university: Faculty of Humanities and Social Technologies, Engineering and Physical Faculty of high tech solutions, Faculty of Mathematics and Information Technologies, Economics, Ecology, Medicine, Faculty of Physical Training and Rehabilitation, Law, Customs, Faculty of Culture and Art, Faculty of Transfer Specialties.

Students have an opportunity to receive qualification in  bachelor’s, specialist’s, and also master’s programs in all the academic fields presented at these faculties.

Besides, teachers of the department give classes to  graduate students and competitors pursuing   a degree of the candidate of science who are trained at the graduate school of USU in all presented fields.

Every year, teachers of the department, together with students, hold  scientific and practical student conferences in a foreign language devoted to the pressing problems of our time. The department annually holds Olympiads in English among students of the first and the second year of all faculties of the university.
Teachers of the department carry out research work in the fields of methods of teaching a foreign language, linguistics, philology. Teaching aids are constantly being developed and published at the department to help students, including electronic ones, the contents of which can be found both at the department and at the USU library.


 Contact information:

Address: 106,  Sviyaga River Embankment, 432063, Ulyanovsk, building 3, room  212.

E-mail address: english-chair@mail.ru

Phone: (8422) 37-24–69, extension number — 1.

Appointment  hours of the department chair: Tuesday 10.00 — 12.00

Thursday 10.00 — 12.00