Foreign students training





Borys Grinchenko Kyiv Universiry

The Department of Ukrainian provides teaching of the discipline "Ukrainian as a foreign language" and "Regional Studies" for foreigners and stateless people. Language skills at levels A1, A2, B1.
Disciplines are taught by Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor Vintoniv T.M.; Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Senior Lecturer Gorokhova T.O., Vintonov T.M.
From the first lessons, students are involved in dialogic speech, which is the basis of a communicative method of teaching. They are given a hand in adapting to the country and university. The study is intensive, the mentality of the student's country, the speed of perception of the Ukrainian language, the level of knowledge of the student are taken into account, teachers have the individual approach to each student.
The university provides comfortable conditions for studying. Teachers maintain a favorable psychological climate in the classroom, support friendly relations between students, encourage them to work in the classroom, motivate students' dialogic speech, use different methods and approaches in teaching Ukrainian as a foreign language. Teachers of the Department of Ukrainian Language of Borys Hrinchenko Kyiv University are able to teach foreign students how to orient in the socio-cultural environment and achieve success in mastering the Ukrainian language at the level required by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.
In addition to lessons in the classroom, teachers conduct visual demonstrations of lexical topics and give foreign students an opportunity to discover Ukrainian vocabulary through making reports, watching movies, going on tours. During classes students create independent presentations about Ukrainian traditions and famous people of Ukraine, their country traditions. Teachers involve foreign students in competitions, conferences, conduct open thematic classes that help foreign students demonstrate their abilities to speak and overcome psychological barriers in the course of communicating process.
Students from Iran, Belgium, Turkey, Nigeria, Tatarstan, China, and Turkmenistan studied at the preparatory department. 

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