Studentų St. 39, room 220
Tel.: +370 5 272 69 71
Fax: +370 5 272 55 53
Head of the Department
Lect. Jurgita Sriubaitė, E-mail: email@example.com
Assistant of the Head: Renata Mažylienė, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Daiva Verikaitė, E-mail: email@example.com
Lect. Margarita Kirillova, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lect. Irena Purlienė, E-mail: irena.purlienė@leu.lt
Lect. Nijolė Segalienė, E-mail: email@example.com
Lect. Rūta Sirvydė, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lect. Rasa Tuomienė, E-mail: email@example.com
Assist. Lect. Tatjana Dubovičienė, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Assist. Lect. Dalia Gulbinskienė, E-mail: email@example.com
Assist. Lect. Snieguolė Imbrasienė, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The department was established in 1991. The lecturers actively pursue in carrying out research: during 2006-2011 they have published 18 research articles, 1 monograph, 15 educational books for universities, undertook 30 internships abroad, read reports in international conferences and participated in international projects. The department cooperates with the University of Zaragoza (Spain) and University of West Bohemia (Czech Republic). There are currently 780 undergraduate students attending the course offered by the department.
The department offers studies in English Language for Specific Purposes (ESP). This course is offered in English.
Comparative and contrastive, synchronic and diachronic research of English and Lithuanian languages
Led by: Assoc. Prof. Dr. D. Verikaitė.
Research team: Assoc. Prof. Dr. D. Verikaitė, R. Sirvydė, J. Sriubaitė.
The team performs comparative and contrastive grammar, vocabulary, semantics and discourse research. Goal: to determine similarities and differences between the languages, better understand the language theory and to more precisely describe the compared languages. During 2006-2011 the researchers have published 2 doctor dissertations, 1 monograph, 1 educational book for universities, 13 research articles and 9 reports in international scientific conferences.
Improvement of foreign language teachers’ communication, intercultural and technological competencies
Led by: N. Segalienė.
Research team: Assoc. Prof. Dr. D. Verikaitė, N. Segalienė, M. Kirillova, I. Purlienė, R. Tuomienė, S. Imbrasienė, D. Gulbinskienė.
The researchers investigate the teachers’ competence components and their evaluation methods; they also seek for ways to develop the teaching curriculum, methods, forms and educational books for foreign language teaching. During 2006-2011 the researchers have published 3 research articles, 1 popular science article; 13 educational books; developed 2 teaching modules and read 2 reports in scientific conferences.
Past projects and programmes
International LEONARDO DA VINCI project VENOCES (Vocational English Online Courses and Course Evaluation System), agreement no. PT04/LA/14/36/423
Project coordinator: Poznan University of Technology (Poland).
Project partners: University of Dundee (Scotland), Lubeck University of Applied Sciences (Germany), Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences (Germany), IOKI S.C (Poland), MIKSIKE Learning Environment (Estonia), Pirkanmaa Westcome Adult Education Unit (Finland), Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences (Lithuania).
Main results: 6 English Language for Specific Purposes distance learning modules were created.
Lithuanian Adult Education and Information Centre project “Development of adult education institutions by applying contemporary competencies in the regions
Project coordinator: Lithuanian Adult Education and Information Centre.
Created a module for the development of andragogues’ (adult teachers) qualification “Development of English language specialists-andragogues’ qualification: Implementation of innovative English language teaching methods for working with adults”;
Delivered lectures (63 academic hours) by teaching the module “Development of English language specialists-andragogues’ qualification: Implementation of innovative English language teaching methods for working with adults”.
British Council project “Think Tank”
Project coordinator: British Council in Poland.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Daiva Verikaitė, participated in the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme organised by the Indian government in the English and Foreign Languages University,(Hyderabad, India) qualification development courses.
Duration: January 5 – April 5, 2011.