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Professional activity

MARIANA SHEVCHENKO has been working as an English lecturer at the Faculty of Linguistics of the National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” since 2011 after graduating from the same faculty. She has a Master of Arts degree with Honours and the qualification of an interpreter and translator of English and German languages, having successfully defended her Master’s thesis “Reproduction of lexical and grammatical features of the English information in abstracts on inventions in a target language”.

She is a practising interpreter and translator. At the same time, she conducts scientific research and introduces various authentic multimedia aids into the educational process of students of technical specialities at the university. The results of the study in the form of scientific articles are published annually in journals included in international databases, such as Scopus and Web of Science.

The lecturer regularly attends professional development courses, trainings, seminars, webinars, and conferences, both in Ukraine and abroad.

Certificates and qualifications: British Council, Aptis (CEFR Skill Level: C1-C2).

At the Department of English for Engineering No.1 of the Faculty of Linguistics, Mariana Shevchenko is responsible for the Electronic Campus of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute.

Professional development

  • 2012 - Professional development courses “Organization and planning of the educational process” (National Technical University of Ukraine “KPI”, Educational and methodological complex “Institute of Postgraduate Education”)
  • 2014 - Professional development courses “Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching” (FutureLearn, University of Southampton, England)
  • 2016 - Professional development: exam Aptis by British Council. Results (CEFR Skill Level): C1-C2
  • 2017 - Internship: Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman (KNEU), Department of Foreign Languages of FIEaM
  • 2019 - Professional development courses “Use of advanced Google services for educational activities” (Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, Educational and methodological complex “Institute of Postgraduate Education”)
  • 2020 - Professional development online courses: FutureLearn, Oxford University Press, Clarivate Analytics, Cambridge Assessment English, Grade Education Centre, National Geographic Learning, Dinternal Education
  • 2021 - Professional development online courses: FutureLearn, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge Assessment English, Oxford University Press, British Council, Dinternal Education
  • 2022 - Professional development online courses: Cambridge English Ukraine, Dinternal Education, Teaching English (British Council), Teacher Development Certificate Course EF, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge Assessment English, National Geographic Learning

Research interests

Teaching English using multimedia, linguistics, multimodality, interpretation and translation

Main publications