Кафедра иностранных языков

Заведующий кафедрой, доцент Т.Ю. Сафьянникова
Head of the Department,
Associate Professor T.Yu. Safiannikova

The Department of Foreign Languages of the Faculty of Geology, Moscow State University, was established in 1998 on the basis of the previously existing Department of English.

The Department includes sections of English, German, French and Spanish, as well as sections for graduates and post-graduate students, and for foreign students. Many of the teachers of the Department have had a language internship abroad.

Within the framework of compulsory and elective programmes, the Department teaches classes in the following areas: a basic English language course for special purposes (ESP), compulsory for all students of the Faculty; a course of foreign languages for special purposes; a course of foreign languages for communication; a course of 2nd foreign language; a course of foreign languages for graduates; a course of foreign languages for post-graduate students; a course of foreign languages for foreign students.

Associate professor N.G. Kitkova at the Masters' exam
Associate professor N.G. Kitkova at the Masters' exam

The main areas of scientific and methodological work of the Department include the development of linguistic-methodological fundamentals and effective methods of teaching foreign languages, taking into account modern requirements for young scientists and specialists in various fields of the geological science. The Department created original training courses and manuals, allowing students to master all types of speech activity within the chosen specialty rapidly and actively. A series of tutorials "English for Geostudents" (authors LD Dolinskaya, N.G. Kitkova, T.Syfiannikova) was published. For convenience, some training materials are presented in the form of computer versions.

The Department maintains close relations with the language departments of other universities and colleges in Russia, as well as with a number of universities in the US, UK, and the Netherlands.

The Department successfully cooperates with the other departments of the Faculty of Geology. Thus, joint efforts of the Department of Foreign Languages and the Department of Dynamic Geology of Moscow State University resulted in preparing the selection and systematization of geological terms, followed by the creation of a "Brief Academic Dictionary of Interpretation of Basic Geological Concepts and Terms" (authors: N.G. Kitkova, Associate Professor, PhD in Philology, and Associate Professor M.A. Romanovskaya, PhD in Geology and Mineralogy).


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