The IX All-Ukrainian student scientific-practical conference "Translational innovations" was held on the basis of the department of Germanic philology

The proceedings of the conference include the works of the representatives of 4 higher educational institutions, namely: Sumy State University (Sumy); Shota Rustaveli State University (Batumi, Georgia), Kyiv National Linguistic University (Kyiv) and Gumilyov Eurasian National University (Astana, Kazakhstan). As usual pupils of Sumy schools also participated in the conference.

Starting from March 6, 2019 Professor Joseph Kush, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, who works at the Department of Germanic Philology, Sumy State University under the Fulbright Scholar Program, invites everyone to attend the Course in Academic Writing. Classes will be held on Wednesdays from 15: 00 to 16: 20, Room ET-216.

On February 21st, in the room ET-122, a small excursion to poetic Poland took place with the assistance of candidate of technical sciences, associate professor of the Department of Electronics and Computer Technology and teacher of the Latin language - Oleksandr Kobyakov. The head of students’ club of linguistic and cultural studies "Travel Office" Olena Nazarenko gathered 1st and 3rd year students of the specialization «Translation» who were interested in the alternative attitude to this country.

During February-March lecturer of the Department of Germanic Philology Olena Nazarenko and fourth-year students-translators Vitalina Zaiika, Oksana Klepalska, Kateryna Podvalna, Bohdan Bilous and Dmytro Sheludko worked closely with pupils of the city.

The lecturer and the students organized and conducted “Translator in present-day word” tour, dedicated to the week of the Faculty of Foreign Philology and Social Communications, demonstrating high school graduates from Sumy schools and gymnasia technical and educational opportunities provided by SSU for future translators. Visitors were able to take on the role of translators in language labs, listen and participate in the class on practice of translation in the lecture room, learn new idioms and peculiarities of American and British English.

The student of specialty Translation – Kristina Dreval – was one of the 10 students to have received the Eastern Institute (Foundation Institute for Eastern Studies) scholarship.

The main requirements were to have a certificate of proficiency in English at B2 level and above and average grades for a period of study not lower than 4.5. “We give you the money to stimulate your diligence at studying” – said Jacek Kluczkowski, former ambassador of Poland to Ukraine. On March, 1st 10 students of Sumy State University received certificates for scholarships.

In order to carry out a professional and high-quality evaluation of electronic versions of textbooks in English and German during January-February 2019,  associate professor, candidate of Philological Sciences Olena Yemelyanova  and associate professor,  candidate of Philological Sciences Larysa Shchihlo were elected to be experts by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

Yulia Lazutkina, a student of the Department of Germanic Philology (group PR-51) has taken part in the 2019 Camp EXCITE Teachers Training on the theme of Student Empowerment, which was organized by Center for Euroinitiatives in Sumy.

On February, 11th the meeting of connoisseurs of Oriental culture was held within the Travel Office supervised by a lecturer of the Department of Germanic Philology Olena Nazarenko. A special guest, PhD in Philological Sciences, Associate Professor Vitalii Dorda was invited. During 2018-2019 academic year he has been teaching and fulfilling the researches at school and university of Shanghai city (China) according to his personal grant program.

 

On November, 29th a new meeting of students’ club of linguistic and cultural studies “Travel Office” devoted to Canada was held at the Department of Germanic Philology. This time everybody could travel to Canada.

Dear friends!

Students’ club of linguistic and cultural studies “Travel Office” at  Translation Training Center “LinguoStar” of the Department of Germanic Philology of Sumy State University makes you a new appointment on November, 29th in the lecture room ET-216 at 12.45!

Let’s travel to Canada!