Department of Ukrainian philology for faculties where it is a minor subject

Head - Larysa Oleksandrivna Tkachenko, Associate Professor, Candidate of philological sciences
Senior laboratory assistant of the Chair - Natalya Valeriyyivna Bezkrovna
Phone Numbers - 239-34-23; 34-23
Room №121
E-mail: ukrfildnef@ukr.net

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Chair of Ukrainian philology for faculties where it is a minor subject was founded in 1989 with the introduction of teaching of the Ukrainian language in all departments of Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University. Until 2002, the Chair had been headed by Larysa Maximivna Palamar, Professor, Ed.D; from 2002 to 2004, the Chair was held by Anna Kyrylivna Dorydor, Associate Professor, Candidate of Philological Sciences; since 2004 the Chair has been held by Larysa Oleksandrivna Tkachenko, Associate Professor, Candidate of philological sciences.

The main goal of the team of the Chair is formation of linguistic culture of the students, the would-be professionals in various areas, of a sense of national consciousness as well as improving literacy of students of all specialties.

To this end, new programmes for Ukrainian language of professional orientation for students of various specialties have been drawn up as well as there have been published the textbooks and manuals that have become the basis for further developments on the subject in other institutions of higher education: The Document Language, The Ukrainian Business Speech by Palamar L. M., Katsavets AN; A Practical Course of Ukrainian by Palamar L.M., Bekh E.V. (Part I), A Practical Course of Ukrainian (Part II) by Palamar LM, We Read in Ukrainian by Palamar L.M., Tatyanchenko N.F., The Practicum of Ukrainian by Dorydor A.K., Kozlenko I.V., The Ukrainian Language: Active Methods and Forms of Teaching in Higher School by Lyubashenko O.V., Contemporary Ukrainian Literary Language. Phonetics, Ukrainian Language. Phonetics. Orthoepy Contemporary Ukrainian Language. Phonetics. Orthoepy by Glivinska L.K.
Now the Chair employs highly qualified teachers of Ukrainian: O.V. Lyubashenko, Ed.D, Professor; L.A. Tkachenko, Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor; N.F. Tatyanchenko, Candidate of Education Associate Professor; O.V. Pyatetska, Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor, Glyvinska L.K., Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor; Candidates of Philological Sciences, assistants: E.V. Klimentova, A.A. Akulenko, S.V. Ovseychyk, T.M. Andreeva, O.V. Ivanova, N.V. Zinchenko, A.V. Kuzmanenko, Y.A. Fedosov, Candidate of Education; T.P. Ivakhnenko, assistants: - O.F. Kysla, T.V. Klokun, M.O. Pinchuk, S.P. Vakulchuk, Z.N. Kimpanets, N.V. Bezkrovna.

A wide range of specialties in which the University trains its specialists, requires continuous search for intensive and effective methods of language teaching. In this regard, the staff of the Chair researches such fundamental issues:

  • Scientific methods of teaching Ukrainian;
  • Introduction to the educational process of research results on scientific terminology in Arts and Sciences as well as of specific features of professional communication in various fields of science and practice;
  • Formation of a linguistic identity in light of dynamics of language change in the society;
  • Improvement of training materials on such subjects as Ukrainian Language, Ukrainian Language (profession-specific), Ukrainian Scientific Language, Methods of Teaching Ukrainian in Higher School;
  • Search for new ways of studying Ukrainian of various professional groups.

The teaching staff of the Chair of Ukrainian philology for faculties where it is a minor subject takes an active part in scientific conferences at various levels, conducts educational activities, organises talks, tours, radio-broadcasts etc.

The Chair of Ukrainian philology for faculties where it is a minor subject for the entire period of its existence is basic for all philological faculties of higher school institutions of this type. It trains teachers of higher educational institutions of Ukraine.

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