Foreign Languages Sector

 

Head of Department of Foreign Languages at DESO

phone: 064 884 280; 064 884 209
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 Senior Lecturer

 

Phone: 064 884 214

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Lecturer

 

phone: 064 884 291

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Lecturer

 

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Foreign Languages Sector

ENGLISH, FRENCH AND GERMAN LANGUAGE SECTOR

Head: Maya Hristova Todorova
064/884 209

I. Academic staff:

  1. Yanka Ivanova Tzvetanova, MPsychol, senior lecturer in English
  2. Milen Iliev Varbanov, lecturer in English
  3. Vladislava Ivanova Ninova, lecturer in English
  4. Diana Diyanova Iliicheva, lecturer in English
  5. Maya Hristova Todorova, philologist, lecturer in French
  6. Diana Ivanova Petrova, lecturer in German
  7. Tsvetelin Petkov Lisaev, lecturer in English

II. Language courses for undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students:

  1. Medical English, French and German for students enrolled in the masters program in medicine (120hrs for four semesters).
  2. Medical English, French and German for students enrolled in the bachelors program in nursing (60hrs for two semesters) Medical English, French and German for students enrolled in the bachelors program in nursing (60hrs for two semesters).
  3. Medical English, French and German for students enrolled in the bachelors program in nursing (60hrs for two semesters) Medical English, French and German for students enrolled in the bachelors program in midwifery (60hrs for two semesters).
  4. Medical English, French and German for students enrolled in the bachelors program in medical rehabilitation and occupational therapy (60hrs for two semesters).
  5. Medical English, French and German for students enrolled in the bachelors program for clinical lab technicians (60hrs for two semesters).
  6. Medical English, French and German for students enrolled in the bachelors program for radiographers (60hrs for two semesters).
  7. Specialized courses in English, French and German for undergraduate and postgraduate students, resident doctors and physicians for participation in mobility programs and projects.

III. Activities and publications:

  1. Language course design for students of all specialties trained at Medical University – Pleven.
  2. Current updates of additional teaching materials.
  3. Easy Bulgarian through English for Students of Medical Schools and Colleges – Mariana Naidova, Yanka Tzvetanova, Medical University Pleven, 2006
  4. Participation in events:
  • Yearly conference of Association of French Language teachers in Bulgaria, Tryavna, 23-25.10.2004 (Maya Todorova);
  • Summer University - 4-12.07.2005, Albena (Maya Todorova);
  • Modern Trends in Education Conference, October 2004, Sofia (Maya Todorova);
  • Workshop – Organization of events and communication, April 1-3, Plovdiv, 2006 (Maya Todorova);
  • Workshop “French as a foreign language”, February 2007, Sofia (Maya Todorova);
  • Workshop “Management of French language teaching, October 2007 (Maya Todorova);
  • Workshop “Music in teaching French” September 7-10, 2007 (Maya Todorova);
  • Workshop “Techniques and principles of teaching English as a foreign language”, June 2006 (Diana Iliicheva);
  • Naidova, M. Tzvetanova, Y. Small ways to achieve big goals in teaching Bulgarian as a foreign language. International Language Conference “Languages as Means for education, Research and Professional Realization”, Varna, 2004;
  • Naidova, M. Tzvetanova, Y. Using fabula against boredom, or how we can work on a text. International Language Conference “Languages as Means for education, Research and Professional Realization”. Varna, 2004;
  • Naidova, M. Tzvetanova, Y. Interference between what is known and unknown in teaching languages. Jubilee Session of Varna Branch of Bulgarian Union of Scientists. Varna, 2004;
  • Naidova, M. Tzvetanova, Y. Scientific text comprehension and analysis in teaching languages to medical students. Jubilee Session of Medical University.Pleven, 2004;
  • Tzvetanova, Y., Varbanov M. Some problems of teaching ESP to medical students. Jubilee Session of Aviation faculty, Dolna Mitropolia, 2009;
  • Tzvetanova, Y., Miteva, S., Tzvetanov, M. Building additional vocabulary stock in Latin and English through courses for medical students.Conference at Aviation Faculty, Dolna Mitropolia, 2009;
  • Tzvetanova Y., Dimitrova, E. Improving communication skills of nurses through a problem solving for better health program. Conference at Aviation Faculty, Dolna Mitropolia, 2009;
  • Dimitrova E., Tzvetanova Y., Todorova N. Patients’ evaluation of communicative skills of hospital nurses. Sestrinsko delo, v.51, 3, 5-18, 2009;
  • Participation in international programs:
  • Country coordinator for Bulgaria of PSBH/PSBHN/PSBHI/CBH programs of Dreyfus Health Foundation and international facilitator(Yanka Tzvetanova);
  • Communications in CONNECTIONS – newsletter of DHF. www.dhfglobal.org (Yanka Tzvetanova).