Students’ club of linguistic and cultural studies «Travel office» at Translation Training and Resource Center «LinguoStar» of the Department of Germanic Philology makes you a new appointment on April, 18th at the lecture room ET-411 at 11.10!

Let’s travel to Italy and Luxembourg! Honourable guest is Anastasiia Korotun, 4th year student of specialization Translation, European Student Think Tank Ambassador to Ukraine.

Every interested person can get a lot of free information concerning studying and travelling peculiarities, prominent places of the most popular and beautiful cities of Italy and Luxembourg.

On Saturday, April 13th the last class of this academic year School of European Languages guided by the lecturer of the department of Germanic philology Olena Nazarenko and seniour lecturer Antonina Chepeliuk   took place.

Everyone could have free classes of the English, Spanish and German languages. Junior students, high school students and even adults attended the school this year. 4th year students of the specialty Translation Tetiana Popova, Anastasiia Maiaka, Maksym Shyshkin, Karyna Melnykova and Michel Alarcón have conducted these courses. Each lesson was arranged with the help of modern technologies, interesting tasks in the form of a game and in informal atmosphere.

As a part of implementation of the European Union project Erasmus + direct Development of Higher Education Capacity / Jean Monet «European Indicators of Quality Educational Research for Empowering Ukrainian Educators», the methodical seminar on «Modern standards for presenting scientific achievements to international science-computer databases» was held on April 11, 2019. The event took place at the Department of Germanic Philology at the Faculty of Foreign Philology and Social Communications of Sumy State University.

Recently, the students of the academic group PR-71/1 have visited the Sumy Regional Museum of Local Lore as a part of their study activities within the topic “Ukraine and Ukrainians”. The museum guides provided the students with a historical-ethnographic tour focusing on the history of Sumy region from ancient to modern times.

Doctor of  Philology, Professor of the Department of Germanic Philology,  Svitlana Shvachko  and Candidate of  Philological Sciences, Professor of  the  Department of Germanic  Philology,  Iryna Kobyakova presented the results of their scientific research at the II International Scientific and Practical Conference "Philosophy of Language and New Trends in Translation Studies and Linguistics" which took place in the National Pedagogical Dragomanov University in Kyiv.

On the April 3rd by the initiative of the Department of Internationalization of Educational Activities (IEA) and with promotion of  Students’ club of linguistic and cultural studies “Travel Office” was organized an event for the faculties of IFSK and ELIT which was entitled "International mobility: how does it work?". The Interest was expressed both by students of these faculties and by lecturers of the Department of Germanic Philology: Olena Nazarenko, Svitlana Yermolenko, Antonina Chepeliuk, Anna Zinchenko, Iryna Ushchapovska and others.

On March 15th the awarding ceremony of the winners of the annual poetry and literary translation competition Alter Ego was held.  The competition was organized by the SSU Department of Germanic Philology for the seventh time (responsible was the assistant professor, candidate of Philological Sciences Olena Yemelianova), and student conference on the results of teaching practice (responsible was senior lecturer of Department of Germanic Philology Antonina Chepeliuk).

On March 21-22, the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv hosted the II stage of the contest for the best scientific students’ works in natural, technical and humanitarian sciences in “Translation” specialty. 4th-year students of specialty translation, Marharyta Polupan and Yulia Lazutkina were invited to represent their research papers in front of the members of the commission. It should be said that the scientific papers had been highly appreciated by the commission members during the first stage of the contest and both students were awarded diplomas “For Scientific Discussion Skills” (Marharyta Polupan) and “For Oratory” (Yulia Lazutkina).

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.