Institute of International Students Training

V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University

The Department of Ukrainian and Russian as Foreign Languages

Valit Yelena Sergeevna

Position: the chief of the department of Ukrainian and Russian as foreign languages of the Center of the international education.

The scientific degree, title: candidate of the philological sciences, docent.

Education: the philological faculty of A. M. Gorkii Kharkiv state university (at present, V. N. Karazyn Kharkiv national university), specialty “Russian language and literature”.

Experience of teaching in the deapartment: since 2004.

In 1989 she defended the candidate dissertation (in the Institute of Literature, Kyiv), since 1992 she has been docent, from 1976 to 1979 worked as a teacher of the H. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv pedagogical institute, from 1979 to 2004 – in different higher schools of Kharkiv, in 1997 – 2003 – the teacher of the high category of the teaching-training complex “the Author school of Boiko”, since 2004 she has been docent of the Center of international education of the V. N. Karazin Kharkiv national university.

The scientific pedagogical length of work – 35 years, including 23 years of work with foreign students.

Y. S. Valit takes active part in the scientific work, development of the learning methodical materials on practical aspects of teaching foreign residents Russian language, is the chairperson of the scientific methodical seminar of the department. Y. S. Valit has developed the culturological course “The Mythology of the old Slavs. The Composition of the Russian folk magic fairytale”. From 2004 to 2008 she worked in cooperation with the International Slavic university (in reviewing course and diploma works). O. S. Valit participated in the co-Project on creation of the teaching complex on learning the RKI (Russian abr. for Russian as foreign language) “Happy Journey!” with the Humboldt University (Berlin, Germany) and the National technical university “Kharkiv polytechnic university” (Kharkiv, Ukraine), played as actor in the teaching film of the complex “Happy Journey!”.

The active member of the Kharkiv department UAPRYaL.

The member of the Scientific Council of the Center of international education.

Y. S. Valit takes part in work of the international scientific practical conferences, including those abroad.

She was awarded with the honorary diplomas of the International Committee of defense of human rights and firm 'InkoArt' with the support of the Kyiv state administration, publishing house of Sophia and Lviv book forum for participation in preparation and conduction of reception in Ukraine of the prominent Brazil writer and public activist Paulo Coelho and for conduction of the readers’ conference between Paulo Coelho and the public of Ukraine in Kyiv (September 14 – 20, 2004). Her name is included in the biographical encyclopedic dictionary “In the name of Ukraine 2007”. – Kyiv: Feniks, 2007. – 624 p.

Information on professional development: the FPK of the Peoples’ friendship University of Russia (2005, Kharkiv), FPK the A. S. Pushkin Institute of Russian language (2007, Kharkiv), FPK in the department of the language preparation of the Center of international education of the V. N. Karazyn Kharkiv National University (2011, Kharkiv).

Teaching disciplines: the Russian as foreign language, literature, antique literature.

Work with students and trainees of the preparatory section.

The field of scientific interests: the methodology of teaching RKI, linguistica and area studies, the theory of bilingual language personality, the mythological origins of national cultures.

Publications: the author of over 50 publications of scientific, methodical, all-educational, culturological and Art character in the native and foreign editions, including “The dictionary of terms of the agricultural technique” (1990, in ci-authorship), “The human named woman” (2006), compiler of the “Literally Miscellany” of the creative works of youth in Kharkivshchyna (2000 – 2004, four books). The participant of more than 50 international scientific practical conferences.