Research at the Department of Business Foreign Language and Translation


Conferences:

1. The Department is the initiator of the International Scientific Conference “Cognitive and Pragmatic Research of Professional Discourses” held biennially in March. The conference was conducted in 2007 and 2009 uniting distinguished scholars from Ukraine, Russia, the USA specializing in cognitive science and pragmatics of professional discourses. The materials of the conferences came out in print.

2. In 2009 the Department took part in:

  • the All-Ukrainian research-to-practice conference of undergraduate and postgraduate students and young scholars “Current Problems of Integration Economic Processes in Ukraine and the World”;
  • the All-Ukrainian research-to-practice conference “Teaching Languages in Higher Educational Institutions. International Relations”;
  • Scientific conference dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the School of Foreign Languages at Volodymyr Vynnychenko Kirovohrad State Pedagogical University;
  • the International scientific forum “Modern English in the Context of Culture”.

Workshops:

The leading methodists of the Department annually conduct a series of international workshops in cooperation with the British Council in Ukraine. In 2009 they held the workshops on:

  • Preparation for CAE (development of reading skills). T. Skrypnyk
  • Preparation for CAE (development of skills in use of English). V. Bakumenko
  • Preparation for IELTS (development of listening comprehension and speaking skills). V. Bakumenko
  • Preparation for IELTS (development of reading skills). T. Skrypnyk

Monographs:

  1. “Selecta in Linguistics”: Monograph / Iryna Shevchenko. - Edited by H. Pocheptsov (published in Ukrainian). – Kharkiv : V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, 2009. - 556 p.
  2. “Time as a Linguo-Cognitive Phenomenon in the English World Map”: Monograph / Iryna Shevchenko. - Edited by Ye. Bondarenko (published in Ukrainian). – Kharkiv: V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, 2009. – 361 p.