About this portal
This web portal contains a collection of resources supporting the study of Ukrainian:
- A Taste of Ukrainian - materials providing a taste of what it's like to start learning the Ukrainian language
- Read Ukrainian! - self-access materials designed to support the acquisition of reading skills in Ukrainian
- Ukrainian Words - supporting the acquisition Ukrainian vocabulary
- Dealing with stress in Ukrainian - a guide to the acquisition of correct patterns of stress in Ukrainian, aimed at learners of all levels from beginners to advanced
- Communicative Ukrainian for Research and Fieldwork - a course of Ukrainian language materials for postgraduate students and others undertaking fieldwork in Ukraine or a Ukrainian-speaking environment, or research requiring work with Ukrainian language speakers or resources
- English-Ukrainian Reference Guide to English Law - a resource for English-speaking learners of Ukrainian who have an interest in the law, and for Ukrainian speakers with an interest in English law.
The portal is maintained by Marta Jenkala (London, United Kingdom).
Slovnenya - online dictionary with translation to/from Ukrainian.
Dictionaries of Ukraine Online - online database showing how the endings of Ukrainian words change depending on their use in a sentence.
Slovnyk ukrainskoi movy - an online version of the 11-volume comprehensive dictionary of Ukrainian published in 1970-1980 (Soviet-era).
Ukrainian Orthographic Norms - official norms for spelling and punctuation in modern standard Ukrainian.
Support for teachers
Teaching Slavonic Languages - Practical Support for Teachers in Higher Education
Learning Ukrainian in the UK
University College London
At undergraduate level, the UCL School of Slavonic and East European
Studies (SSEES) offers degrees in
Ukrainian and East European Studies, and Ukrainian and another European
language (the Modern Languages degree), for example
French and Ukrainian. The core modules taken as part of these degrees
include Ukrainian Level 1, Ukrainian Level 2, Ukrainian Level 3, Ukrainian
Culture and Text, and
The Making of
The above courses are also available as core or optional modules of other UCL degree programmes in which Ukrainian can be studied, for example Politics, Sociology and East European Studies, Economics and Business with East European Studies, History, Politics and Economics, European Social and Political Studies, Russian with an East European Language, or Mathematics with Modern Languages.
Other courses relating wholly or partly to Ukraine which may be studied as part of some of the above degrees include Literature and Memory and Crossroads of Culture: Language and Identity in the Literatures of Ukraine from Crimea to the Shtetls.
At postgraduate level, Ukrainian can be taken as a language component of various taught M.A. and M.Res degree programmes at SSEES.
University of Cambridge
At undergraduate level, modules available to all students taking a degree in Modern and Medieval Languages include Introduction to the Language, Literature and Culture of Ukraine (SL9), Studies in Twentieth Century Ukrainian Literature and Film (SL10), The History and Culture of Early Rus (SL2), and The Making of Ukraine: History and Culture of Early Modernity (SL3).
Non-degree courses in Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced Ukrainian are also available, open to all members of the University.
For further information on Ukrainian studies at Cambridge visit the Cambridge Ukrainian Studies website.
University of Oxford
At postgraduate level, the M.St. and M.Phil. degrees in Slavonic Studies include optional modules relating to the Ukrainian language.
University of Exeter
The University of Exeter offers an online evening course in Ukrainian.
The Open University has launched a free online course for complete beginners, including people supporting Ukrainian refugees in the United Kingdom.