Erasmus + 2016-2017 is a wonderful opportunity to discover the scientific, methodical and practical aspects of teaching the Russian language at the University of the Basque Country, to get acquainted with the organization of the university's educational process, the scientific and methodological base of the department, innovative technologies in education in order to coordinate joint projects.
Associate Professor Galina Evgenievna Prisovskaya, Head of the Department of Linguodidactics of the Institute for the Training of Foreign Citizens, underwent an academic mobility program from October 16 to October 20, 2017, she completed an internship at the University of the Basque Country at the Faculty of Arts, the Alava Campus (Vitoria-Gasteiz).
The host of the session was Professor Nereya Madaryaga, Department of Classical and Basque Languages (Slavonic Languages), members of the Department Roberto Monforte and Iker Sancho did their utmost to create favorable conditions for the exchange of experience, productive work and cultural recreation in the friendly land of Baskonia.
Prisovskaya G.E. was given the opportunity to attend classes of teachers of the department, as well as classes that guests from the Moscow State University. M.V. Lomonosov, hold their presentations "Meet with Ukraine" and "Odessa - the pearl of the sea" for the students of the first year.
For fourth-year students of the humanities specializing in Translation, an occupation was held on the topic "Ivan Bunin - Nobel Laureate" with a presentation in the Power Point program. In addition, the translation of literary translation was devoted to the review of I.Bunin's story "Cold Autumn". Ivan Bunin connected a lot with Odessa, and this was a separate topic for conversation with students. Basque listeners were extremely sensitive to Ivan Bunin's style and imagery. They showed excellent results in the classroom in the Russian language, especially the students who came to Odessa to the Summer Language School 2017.
During her stay at the University of the Basque Country G.E. Prisovskaya got acquainted with the work, structure and fund of the Scientific Library of the Faculty of Arts, which made an unforgettable impression.
Dr. Nereya Madaryaga repeatedly visited the ONPU, participated in a conference at the Faculty of Humanities. Scientific and creative contacts between the Head of the Department of linguistics Ass. Prof. Galina Prisovskaya and Professor Nereya Madaryaga, as well as with the Head of the Department of Russian and Ukrainian languages by Ass.Prof. Olga Romanova resulted in joint articles. At the meeting of the department in Vitoria, Galina Evgenievna presented her diploma for her contribution to the development of relations between ONPU and University of the Basque Country (EHU/UPV). Our contacts continue, despite the suspension of the Erasmus + program between our universities for the next year.
Galina Prisovskaya invited students and teachers from the University of the Basque Country to productive cooperation, which will allow them not only to visit Odessa, but also to raise the level of language competence and to find friends in hospitable Odessa, to get acquainted with its multinational colorful culture.