Professional English

Type: Normative

Department: social pedagogy and social work




SemesterAmount of hoursGroupTeacher(s)
932Associate Professor Loboda Viktoriya
1024Associate Professor Loboda Viktoriya

Course description

Expected competencies:

Critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis of new and complex ideas (making judgments)

Communicating with the wide scientific community and the public in a certain field of scientific and/or professional activity (communication skills)

Social responsibility for decision-making results; ability to self-develop and self-learn throughout life, responsibility for teaching others (learning skills)

Recommended Literature

  1. Intermediate Language Practice. English Grammar and Vocabulary. Macmillan.
  2. Oxford Practice Grammar. Intermediate.
  3. English Vocabulary in Use: Upper-Intermediate. Cambridge.
  4. Global: Upper Intermediate Coursebook. Macmillan.
  5. Advanced Grammar in Use: A Self-Study Reference and Practice Book for Advanced Learners of English, Cambridge University Press, 1999. – 340 p.
  6. Jenny Dooley, Virginia Evans, Grammarway 3, Express Publishing, 2000
  7. John Eastwood, Oxford Practice Grammar, Oxford University Press, 2003
  8. English Vocabulary in Use Advanced, Cambridge University Press, 2002. – 315 p.
  9. Raymond Murphy, English Grammar in Use, A Self-study Reference and Practice Book for Intermediate Students, Cambridge University Press, 1988
  10. Michael Swan, Catherine Walter, How English Works: A Grammar Practice Book, Oxford University Press, 1997. – 358 p.
  11. Prakhar Vasishtha, Perfect English Grammar And Unlimited Vocabulary: Rules, Exercises, Vocabulary Builder, Tips on Writing and Style, Kindle Edition, 2017. – 136 p.
  12. Michael Vince, Advanced Language Practice, Macmillan Education, 2003. – 326 p.
  13. Daniel P. Hallahan, James M. Kauffman, Paige C. Pullen, Exceptional Learners: An Introduction to Special EducationPrentice Hall, 2010. – 525 p.
  14. William L. Heward, Exceptional Children: An Introduction to Special EducationPrentice Hall, 2005. – 768 p.
  15. Bobby Hutchinson, Special Education, Sunflower Publishing, Kindle Edition, 2013. – 222 p.

Additional reading:

  1. Academic Curriculum Vitae – by Olena Kovalchuk (PDF)
  2. CSN College Library Services. Writing a Thesis Statement.  [4 August 2022]
  3. Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace (reading)
  4. Hampton, M. (2015). Written Assignments. Better Essays: Signposting. University of Potsmouth: Department of Curriculum and Quality Enhancement. [3 August 2021]
  5. Learning and Information Services (2013) Guide to Academic Writing. Wolverhampton: University of Wolverhampton. [4 August 2021]
  6. PennState Abington (2016). Traditional Academic Essays in Three Parts.  [3 August 2021]
  7. Steven Pinker: Linguistics as a Window to Understanding the Brain | Big Think. [6 August 2021]
  8. University of Venda. Guidelines for Conducting Research. [5 August 2021]
  9. Useful Tips for Academic Writing – by ResearchLeap (PDF)


  3. English Practice Test
  4. Speak Better English
  5. Learn English and Have Fun
  6. Oxford Online English
  7. Language Learning for Adults | British Council
  8. BBC Learning English Online