Chairs

 

KAZAKH LITERATURE AND THEORY OF LITERATURE’S DEPARTMENT

The aim of Department: 

 is to prepare  highly qualified specialists meeting the modern requirements of the  society in the field of theoretical literature and folklore, the history of Kazakh literature and literary criticism.

KAZAKH LITERATURE AND THEORY OF LITERATURE’S DEPARTMENT PREPARES SPECIALISTS IN THE FOLLOWING SPECIALTIES:

Bachelor Degree: 5В011700 – Kazakh Language and Literature

Master Degree:    6М021400 – Literary Study

                        6М020500 – Philology: Kazakh Literature

PhD:  6D021400 – Literary Study

        6D020500 – Philology: Kazakh Literature

Second higher and accelerated education: 5В011700 – Kazakh Language and Literature

DEPARTMENT OF THE KAZAKH LINGUISTICS

PURPOSE OF DEPARTMENT:  is to train the responsible, qualified specialist of the Kazakh language and literature demanded in labor market meeting all modern requirements.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY AND OBJECTS OF DEPARTMENT GRADUATES:

Sphere of bachelor's professional activity: education and scientific knowledge, Mass media and publishing.

Sphere of master's professional activity: research centers, educational organizations, the highest and educational institutions.

DEPARTMENT OF RUSSIAN PHILOLOGY AND WORLD LITERATURE

 

THE GOAL OF THE DEPARTMENT is to prepare  highly qualified personnel in the field of Russian philology and world literature  according to modern requriments. 

THE DEPARTMENT PREPARES THE SPECIALISTS IN THE FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS:

Bachelor degree: 5В020524 - Philology: Russian language

5В011800 - Russian language and literature

Master’s degree: 6M020500 - Philology: Russian language

 6M011800 - Russian language and literature

Ph.D degree: 6D020500 - Philology: Russian language

 6D011800 - Russian language and literature

CHAIR OF GENERAL LINGUISTICS AND EUROPEAN LANGUAGES

         The Department of General Linguistics and European Languages ​​of the Faculty of Philology and World Languages ​​is one of the perspective departments of the Kazakh National University named after al-Farabi. Research traditions and main directions of pedagogical activity of the faculty of the department were formed under the influence of outstanding scientists who worked at the department in different years. At the department at a high level lectures of the doctors’, candidates’ of philological and pedagogical sciences, doctors’ PhD are read.

The purpose of the department: Preparation of highly qualified, competitive and up-to-date specialists in the field of linguistics and world languages

  • The department trains specialists in the following specialties:
    Bachelor's program (scientific and pedagogical direction)
    5В011900 - Foreign language: two foreign languages (English)
    5В011900 - Foreign language: two foreign languages (German)
    5В011900 - Foreign language: two foreign languages (French)
           Duration of training: 4 years
  •  Second higher education
     
     5В011900 - Foreign language: two foreign languages (English - German / French)
    Duration of training: 2 years
    • Master (scientific and pedagogical)
      6M021300 - Linguistics Duration of training: 2 years
       
    •  PhD doctoral studies (scientific and pedagogical)
    •     6D021300 - Linguistics     Duration of training: 3 years

DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN PHILOLOGY AND TRANSLATION STUDIES

DEPARTMENT GOALS

The training of qualified specialists in domestic and foreign-language relations in the modern requirements and competitive specialists at the international level, translation of texts and documents in a variety of genres in the field of science, training to professionals who can assist in the formation and cross-language terms.

SPECIALTIES

Bachelor degree (4 years)

5B021000 - Foreign philology

5B020700 - Translation Studies

Master's degree (2 years)

(Scientific and pedagogical direction)

6M021000 - Foreign philology

6M020700 - Translation Studies

Ph. D degree (3 years)

(Scientific and pedagogical direction)

6D021000 - Foreign philology

6D020700 - Translation studies

5V020700 - Translation Studies  

(academic degree - bachelor of translation studies) 

Translator - referent in the President's Office, ministries, embassies, national security and defense institutions; administrations; editorial activities in media and business; the translator-linguist in printing, advertising agencies, information and analytical services; simultaneous interpreter in domestic and international oil and gas companies, international conferences, talks and cultural centers; guide-interpreter at travel agencies, the interpreter - performer of various kinds of translation translation services (oral, written, artistic, interpretation, technical, military, medical, scientific, etc. b).

5В021000 - Foreign philology  

(the academic degree - Bachelor of Foreign Philology) 

The teacher of a foreign language and literature in institutions of secondary and professional education (gymnasium, lyceum, educational institutions of primary and secondary vocational education), higher education institutions; translator - linguist in the media (newspapers, magazines, radio and television editorial offices, publishing houses); editor, proofreader, translator and lecturer in foreign embassies; Information and ideological centers; guide - interpreter in the international tourism; philologist – 4researcher of foreign language in linguistic and literary education centers, where it is necessary to learn a foreign language (libraries, cultural institutions, translation centers, organizations dealing with international relations).

 

Department of Foreign Languages

The purpose of the department

 

         Training of competitive specialists of the new formation possessing deep theoretical and practical foreign language competencies and communication skills in the field of professional, business and scientific activities, capable of continuous self-education and ready to steadily improve their qualifications in the course of their life through the knowledge of foreign languages.

Teaching activities

The course is an integrative part of a continuous studying English program and is aimed at further development of language skills acquired in the scope of the study program of the discipline «English» (General English), as well as the deepening of skills in the use of English as a means of communication with the formation the following competencies: communication (reading, writing, listening, speaking), language (pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar), common cultural and interpersonal.                                                                      The discipline "Foreign language" is an independent and complete university course program, having its content and structure, and is focused on the achievement of the standard of the European competence in foreign languages, adopted in the document "Common European Competences for Languages: Learning, Acquisition, Evaluation", approved by the European Council (Strasbourg, 2005 (Russian version). The requirements for proficiency in a foreign language is based on a common European system. Under this system, the level of proficiency for non-language specialities arе: A1 - Elementary, A2 - Pre-Intermediate, B1 - Intermediate, B2 - Upper-Intermediate.

Pedagogical work

The aim of pedagogicall work of the department is development of an individual with high moral principles, with the strong sense of patriotism, respecting the traditions, historical and cultural values of Kazakhstan and the country of the language studied. The pedagogical activities, carried out by the teachers of the department, contribute to the formation of the   future generation with the sense of responsibility, capable to take the right decision and adapt to the steadily changing life situations. All the activities are conducted in the English language, thanks to which students have the opportunity to acquire presentation skills, learn to make public speech and improve their fluency.

“Brighten the Corner where You are!” movement

         During 6 years starting from the year 2012 the teachers of foreign language department have actively participated in implementing of the project “Brighten the Corner where You are!” The leading principles of “Brighten the Corner ….” movement is taking responsibility for what you do and being honest, hardworking and thankful for something that brings you happiness. Now the movement is becoming stronger and attracting more and more participants. Along teaching our students to speak English, our teachers do their best to foster belief in their abilities and talents and plant “Aim High and Think Big!” idea in their minds.

“ILC KAZNU” Linguistic Center

The aim of the center is to provide students and teachers with the additional speaking, writing and auditing skills in the English language. The ultimate aim of the Center is: following the strategy of trilingual model of education training specialist of new formation with   practical foreign language competencies and communication skills in the field of professional, business and scientific activities, capable of continuous self-education and ready to steadily improve their qualifications in the course of their life through the knowledge of foreign languages. The center conducts practical lessons, seminars, holds conferences, gives consultations, organizes updating courses for teachers of English.

 

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