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.
Address: 106, Sviyaga River Embankment, 432063, Ulyanovsk, building 3, room 212.
E-mail address: email@example.com
Phone: (8422) 37-24–69, extension number — 1.
Appointment hours of the department chair: Tuesday 10.00 — 12.00
Thursday 10.00 — 12.00