The Faculty of Languages and Literature

The Department of German Linguistics and Cross-cultural Communication

The Department of German Linguistics and Intercultural Communication is a subdivision of theFaculty of Languages and Literatureof Moldova State University. It includes two sub-divisions: 1) English and 2) German. The mission of the Department is to train specialists in the philological field with a higher education qualification, able to work in different fields of activity: educational, scientific, cultural, etc.

Like the entire Faculty of Languages and Literature, the Department of Germanic Linguistics and Cross-cultural Communication has the following objectives: a) training specialists in the field of teaching English and German in general education schools; b) training highly qualified specialists – graduates in English and German philology specialised in teaching English and German in high schools and higher education institutions; c) training specialists in English philology with postgraduate studies: master’s degree and doctorate degree: d) active participation of the Department in the research conducted within MSU.

In the instructional process, the Department trains specialists in the philological field in two specialties of teacher training: 1. English and French specialty and 2. German and English specialty. The graduate obtains the qualification of Licentiatein Education Science, Teacher of English and French and Teacher of German and English, the Licentiate program comprising four years of study.

The two MasterDegree programs represent an educational offer that allows a connection between undergraduate studies and a training in the field of European intercultural management, which trains specialists in Multilingual Communication, Intercultural Management and Business Language ​​(90/120 credits), with a duration of 1.5 / 2 years and the languages ​​of instruction are English, German and Romanian. The Master Degree programs have been developed according to the principles of professional continuing formation, of inter-linguistic and intercultural connections, with the transition from the development of philological competences already acquired to those of intercultural and business communication. The formative methodology is focused on the methods, techniques and forms of complex teaching and evaluation, on the problematic and individual approach to the scientific and praxio-logical material, on the innovative, creative and efficient approach on behalf of both the trainer and the trainee. The typical occupations of the program graduates are: philologist, media supervisor, documentary filmmaker, manager / presenter / animator of TV and radio programs in foreign languages, specialist in multilingual communication.

The Department of Germanic Linguistics and Cross-cultural Communication has also the mission to train specialists from the Republic of Moldova at the doctorate level. The lecturers and professors of the Department train specialists in Germanic Linguistics, specializing in English / German. Since 2008, the Department hasheld a SpecializedScientific Seminar, which has streamlined the organizational direction of defending doctoral theses in this specialty.

At University, Faculty and Department level, the Department benefits from agreements with various international institutions and organizations, related to the achievement of the objectives from the curricula.

The Department of Germanic Linguistics and Cross-cultural Communication

Teaching Staff

No. Teaching Staff Position Subjects taught
1. Lifari Viorica

 

PhD, Associate professor

Head of the Department

Linguistics of the English Text I and Fundamentals of Communication; Linguistics of the English Text II; Introduction into the History of the English Language; Civilization / Culture  of the USA; Social Communication; Media and Intercultural Communication; Intercultural Conflict Management; International Project Management.
2. Babin-Rusu Tatiana PhD, Associate professor

 

German Grammar II and Written Communication; Linguistics of the German Text and Fundamentals of Communication; Linguistics of the German text II; Germanic Lexicology; Modern Teaching Strategies; Didactics of the German language; Pedagogical Ethics, Hermeneutics of the German Literary Text.
3. Cincilei Cornelia PhD, Associate professor

Head of the Doctoral school

Functional Grammar of the English Language; Pragmatics of the English Literary Text.
4. Șapa Elena PhD,

Associate professor

The English Language; Phonetics and English Grammar I; English Grammar II and Written Communication; Lexicology and Stylistics of the English Language.
5. Gheorghiță Elena PhD,

Associate professor

Semiotics and Communication Technologies; Business Terminology: Specialized Translation; Media and Intercultural Communication.
6. Corcevschi Svetlana PhD,

Associate professor

The Lexis of the German Text and Oral Communication; Phonetics and Grammar of the German Language; Semantics of the German Text; The Linguistics of the German Text and the Fundamentals of Communication; Linguistics of the German Text II; Introduction into the History of the German Language; Functional Grammar of the German Language.
7. Roga Victoria PhD,

Associate professor

Phonetics and Grammar of the German Language I; The Lexis of the German Text and Oral Communication; Semantics of the German Text; Stylistics  of the German Language; Semiotics of the German Literary Text; Pragmatics of the German Literary Text.
8. Creanga Oxana PhD,

university lecturer

The English Language; Semantics of the English Text; Didactics of the English Language; Pedagogical ethics; Hermeneutics of the English Literary Text.
9. Țeplic Tatiana University teaching assistant, PhD student The Lexis of the English Text and Speech Communication.
10. Cupcic Silviana University teaching assistant The English Language; Lexicology and Stylistics of the English Language; Semiotics of the English Literary Text; Pragmatics of the English Literary Text.
11. Pasat Lilia University teaching assistant German Grammar II and Written Communication.
12. Cușnir Nadejda University teaching assistant The German Language as a second Language; Phonetics and Grammar of the German Language (I).