Vira KUZMINA


Senior lecturer at the Department of Foreign Language Teaching Methods and Practice.

Education:

  • 1971 — graduation from O. M. Gorky Kharkiv State University, School of Foreign Languages.

Professional career:

  • 1974 – 1977 — lecturer, Department of Translation, Department of English Language, School of Foreign Languages, O. M. Gorky Kharkiv State University;
  • 1977 – 2006 — lecturer, Department of English Philology, School of Foreign Languages, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University;
  • 1985 – to this day — senior lecturer, Department of English Philology, School of Foreign Languages, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University;
  • 2006 – to this day — senior lecturer, Department of Foreign Language Teaching Methods and Practice, Department of English Philology, Department of Business Foreign Language, School of Foreign Languages, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University.

Research interests:
Methodology of foreign language teaching in higher school.

Teaching:

  • All aspects of English language for third-year students,
  • English as a second language for second-year students,
  • seminars in foreign language teaching methods in secondary school for third- and fourth-year students of the School of Foreign Languages (V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University).

Main scientific works:

  1. Speak English with pleasure: study guide (co-authored with Tuchyna M. V., Merkulova T. K.). – Kharkiv: Torsinh, 2001. – 285 c.
  2. Read English with pleasure: study guide (co-authored wih Tuchyna M. V., Merkulova T. K.). – Kharkiv: Torsinh, 2004. – 230 c.
  3. Short stories with pleasure. Student’s Book: study guide (co-authored with Tuchyna M. V., Merkulova T. K.). – Kharkiv: Navigator, 2009. – 271 s.
  4. Short stories with pleasure. Teacher’s Book: study guide (co-authored with Tuchyna M. V., Merkulova T. K.). – Kharkiv: Navigator, 2009. – 479 s.