Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) Special Issue on the English Language in Ukrainian Context, November 2020    Pp.161-170
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/elt3.14

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English Language Education at Ukrainian University: Interdisciplinary Aspect 

Olga Matvienko
                              Department of Psychology, Pedagogy, Physical Education
Kyiv National Linguistic University
A Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences
Ukraine 

     Svitlana Kuzmina
         Department of Foreign Languages
Vinnytsia State Pedagogical University, Vinnytsia
Ukraine

 

 

 

Abstract:
The main aim of the article is to consider the interdisciplinary aspect of English language education of pre-service teacher training at Ukrainian university. Since it is a review article, the paper intends to address the theoretical issue and the practical implementation of the interdisciplinary approach at Ukrainian university. In the authors’ opinion, interdisciplinary aspect is important for raising the quality of language. It helps achieve the goal of Ukrainian pedagogy to bring up an all-round creative personality with the capacity and skills to establish an intercultural dialogue. English language proficiency is a facilitator for accomplishing these tasks. Thus, the authors believe that the purposes of pedagogical and language education research are interconnected and lie in the modernization of educational content. The study underscores the significance of the interdisciplinary aspect of English language specialists’ training.  It encourages gaining and sustains knowledge through multiple teaching and learning styles and the integration of different disciplines. The findings of the study highlight the necessity to meet the requirements of Ukrainian society. They demonstrate the issue is worth addressing since it improves the educational practices and raises the prestige of Ukrainian education.
Keywords:  English language education, interdisciplinary aspect, integration of knowledge, Ukrainian university

Cite as: Matvienko, O.,& Kuzmina, S. (2020). English Language Education at Ukrainian University: Interdisciplinary Aspect. Arab World English JournalSpecial Issue on English in Ukrainian Context. 161-170.
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awej/elt3.14

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Olga Matvienko is Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Full Professor, Chair of Psychology, Pedagogy
and Physical Training at Kyiv National Linguistic University. Dr. Matvienko is a Corresponding
Member of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine. The specific field of
research is Comparative Pedagogy, interdisciplinarity. She is an author of many scientific
publications. ORCiD ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7306-7594