Head of the chair:
Zoirova Aziza Ibragimovna
Phone No: (+998 90) 518-27-27,
Telegram: (+998 97) 290-12-27
About the department
In 2001, during the official visit of the Ambassador of France of Uzbekistan- Jean Claude Richard to Karshi State University, “the Department of the French language ” was established.
In February, 2014, the department was renamed ”the Department of the French Language and Literature”, and the senior teacher G. Kushayeva began to work as the head of the department. Since June 2019, the senior teacher A. Zoirova has been working as the head of the department " The French language and literature".
The department has 3 doctors of science, professors, 1 candidate of political sciences, senior teachers, 4 senior lecturers and 6 assistant teachers. Scientific ability - 40%.
The professors and teachers of the department are constantly working to improve their scientific capablities and skills. They have participated in the prestigious competitions announced by our republic and foreign countries in different years and improved their skills at the leader universities of foreign countries as grant winners. In particular, G.Kushayeva in the Shanghai University of China and the Mugelzee Education Center in Germany, K.Baratova in the Shanghai University of China, T.Shermatova, H.Jurakobilova, H.Khamzaev increased their skills at the IMEF Institute in France.
In 2000, A. Zoirova, a senior lecturer at the department, won a competition organized by the Embassy at the SEMEA Training Center in La Rochelle, France, and in 2013 she improved her experience at the CLA Training Center in Besançon.
In 2018, senior lecturer A. Zoirova returned as a winner of a grant from the Talent Fund of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan after a 3-month research internship at the Touraine Institute in Tours, France.
On May 20, 2013, The French Ambassador of Uzbekistan François Gauthier visited Karshi State University and organized a 25-hour seminar on “Application of advanced pedagogical technologies in the French language lessons” organized by the French Embassy in Uzbekistan for the first time in the regions. Our university attended the opening ceremony of the training. The seminar was attended by 100 French language teachers working in educational institutions of the country.
The trainings were conducted by a group of experts from the leading educational institutions in France.
In 2016-2017-2018, our talented students Farhod Mustafakulov, Malika Murodova and Dilafroz Jabbarova took an active part in the competitions "Francophonie Day","Theater Festival" which was hold by the Embassy and the video contest dedicated to the "Day of European Languages" and they reached the victories one by one.
On March 18, 2016, Aziza Ibragimovna Zoirova, a senior lecturer at the Department of French Language and Literature, was awarded the Order of the“Academic Palm” of France.
In 2016, the 4th year student of French language - Mustafakulov Farhod (supervisor: senior teacher Zoirova Aziza) BGF - (Bourses universitaires du Gouvernement Français) - participated in the competition under the French state scholarship program and won the right for studying in a free master's degree of France .
In 2017, Aziza Zoirova, a senior lecturer at the Department of the French Language and Literature, returned to Shenyang Pedagogical University in China as a grant holder.
On June 22, 2017, Aziza Zoirova, a senior lecturer at the Department of French Language and Literature, was awarded the DELF and DALF International Diploma Certificate of Excellence, which determines the level of French language proficiency in France.
In 2019, the professors and senior teachers of the department published several manuals. The learning mannuals -"Grammaire francaise" by The teachers of the department- A.Zoirova and F.Yarmanov and "Grammar of the French language" by the senior teacher of the department- H.Jurakobilova were published.
Karshi State University in cooperation with the Department of "The French language and literature" aimed at the implementation of the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan PD-N-1875"On measures to further improve the system of teaching foreign languages" The Republican scientific-article conference "Actual problems of philological science" was held at the department of "French language and literature" and the periodical collection (book 6) was published.
In order to ensure the implementation of the Resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated April 20, 2017 No PD-2909 "On measures to further develop the system of higher education" on October 28-31, 2019 in Montpellier, France, The Experts of the language center "Accent français" Selin Ruzafa, Odre Alter (Céline Ruzafa, Audrey Halter) conducted a seminar for the teachers of French and students of French on "Methodology of teaching French as a foreign language" training sessions were organized.
In 2019, the teacher of the department F.Yarmanov received a certificate for the right to conduct and evaluate examinations at the level of DELF, DALF A1 A2 B1 B2, organized by the Embassy of France in the 1-week intensive training course. Also, 1 teacher of the department (Zoirova Aziza) received the international DALF (C1) diploma on CECR, and 5 more teachers of the department (H. Jo'raqobilova, H. Hamzaev, F. Yarmanov, E. Miyassarov, K. Kasimov) "Foreign were awarded with a (national) certificate of language proficiency (C1)".
About 30students of the direction participated in online olympiads and won certificates.
In 2019, the 3rd year student G.Azamova, led by the senior teacher of the department- A.Zoirova, received a state scholarship named after Islam Karimov. On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Francophonie, the Tashkent French Alliance and the embassies of partner countries of the International Organization of Francophonie held a national dictation contest in French on March 2, 2020 at throughout the country.
In 2020, the 3rd year student G.Azamova took the 1st place in this competition and had the opportunity to study for 2 weeks at the CAVILAM training center in Nice, France.
In the 2019-2020 academic year, professors and teachers of the department published a total of 42 articles and theses, of which 12 scientific articles were published in international and international journals, and by the 2020-2021 academic year, a total of 68 1 textbook, 7 textbooks in SCOPUS-based scientific journals, 10 international, 15 scientific articles in 35 journals under the auspices of the HAC and 35 articles at various conferences throughout the country.
Tasks of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sh.M.Mirziyoyev at the video conference held on August 23, 2019 and the Order of the Minister of Higher and Secondary Special Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated September 7, 2019 No- 805 in order to ensure the implementation of the program, the Department of French Language and Literature of the Faculty of Foreign Languages of Karshi State University cooperates with the 68th comprehensive school of Kitob district to improve the quality of educational processes, provide methodological assistance and so as to organize master classes, professors and teachers of the department regularly visit this educational institution on a regular basis.
In addition, the department of "French language and literature" conducts various charity events for pupils of the "House of Mercy" No. 4 in Kamashi district, as well as various roundtables, master classes on the importance of knowing foreign languages today.
In addition to organizing various events in collaboration with the 1st academic lyceum of Karshi State University "Department of French Language and Literature", the lyceum continues to work effectively to enrich the "Information Resource Center" with various literature.
The distance learning courses for the teachers of higher education institutions, organized at BIM:72 hours : "Technology of distance learning", "English (Beginner)" (a total of 144 hours) our teachers participated and received certificates. They also successfully completed the” Basics of Financial Literacy” course and received a certificate. On June 1, 2021, the third-year student Nurillayeva Kizlarkhan took part in the competition "10 jours 10 concours" "Parle francais 1 minute", organized by the Embassy of France in Uzbekistan in cooperation with the Republican Education Center and deserved the 2nd place.
The 2nd year student Mirzayeva Humora took part in the international international online scientific conferences in Poland on January 7-15 and May 30-31, 2020 with her articles and received certificates.
On April 28, 2021, in the framework of cooperation established on the initiative of the rector of Karshi State University, Professor D. Nabiyev, the French Embassy in Uzbekistan awarded the Department of French Language and Literature of Karshi State University with the promotion of French language in Kashkadarya region.The active participations of students in learning the culture of the country where the language is studied and their active participation in the formation of a high level of oral skills were awarded by the latest collection( in 25 copies published in France at a cost of 471.53 euros) of modern educational and methodical literature, video and audio cassettes which help for the quality and effectiveness of the education in teaching French as a foreign language . These textbooks were deposited in the university's account and approved by the rector of the university as an investment in the department of French language and literature.
In addition, on the initiative of the rector of Karshi State University, Professor D. Nabiyev, a cooperation agreement was signed between the Alliance française language and culture center at the French Embassy in Uzbekistan. It was agreed to offer a French volunteer intern in order to improve the knowledge and skills of language learners during the academic year.
The center conducts Delf, Dalf exams to determine the level of foreign language proficiency according to European standards, organizes intensive language courses, organizes professor / student exchanges with Francophone countries, conducts training seminars, has set itself many tasks, such as attracting interns from prestigious foreign universities.
Based on the tasks set at the video conference on "Improving the system of teaching foreign languages" chaired by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on May 6, 2021, the implementation of measures on current issues on higher education institutions in order to ensure the cooperation of Ms. Zhang Xinyu, Master 1 traineer on a DALF C 2 degree in FLE, Paul Valery University, Montpellier, France, in the French language department, CECR “International DELF, DALF foreign Language Learning Levels ”course (60 hours) was established online through the Zoom program.
Based on the coorparation contract between the institute of "Accent français " and Karshi State university , a lot of discussions are being carried out on the professors and teachers’ exchange program and short period internships now.
In the 2021-2022 academic years, Ms. Virginia Curo, Director of the Accent français Language Center in Montpellier, France and Kenu Roberlar is expected to visit the university and deliver lectures to the students of the direction.
From July 11 to August 26, 2022, the head of the "French language and literature" department, senior teacher Aziza Zoirova, based on the 162-hour didactics of teaching French as a foreign language organized under the "Francophonia" program at the "Cote d'Azur" University in Nice, France advanced skills in modules:
o Enseigner le français aux jeunes enfants
o Enseigner le FLE à travers des projets concrets en contexte scolaire et tout public
o Perfectionnement linguistique et pistes pédagogiques
o Développer la compétence communicative par l’intégration des meilleures pratiques de l’approche neurolinguistique
o Préparation DALF C1
At the same time, he was awarded a special certificate by participating in intercultural excursions and visits organized as part of the training, events dedicated to gastronomic discoveries, and received the international DALF (C1) diploma, which determines the level of knowledge of a foreign language according to the CECR, at the Monepulie Academy
The department trains personnel in the field of 5120100 – Philology and language teaching (French language), and from the 2021-2022 academic year, 60230100 – Philology and language teaching (French language). There are currently 175 students enrolled in the program. More than 750 students are learning French as a second foreign language, and more than 300 students in other disciplines are learning it as a foreign language.
From October 2022, Mathis Marcoux, a volunteer volunteer of the University of Clermont Auvergne, started his work at the Department of French Language and Literature of the Karshi State University under the “Service Civique” project of the French Ministry of Higher Education. During the 2022-2023 academic year, he will work on activities such as developing oral speech for students of the French language, familiarizing them with the culture and history of the country where the language is being studied, and preparing them for exams that determine the level of knowledge of a foreign language.
In addition, in cooperation with the Campus France agency located at the Embassy of France in Uzbekistan, information is provided to graduate students on admission to French higher education institutions for bachelor's, master's and doctoral studies.
Research fields of the department:
"French Linguistics, Literature Studies and Teaching Methods".
Disciplines taught at the department:
Reading and writing practices
Integrated foreign language course
Lexicology and stylistics
History of the literature of the country where the language is studied
Theoretical grammar and phonetics.
Language teaching methods and teaching technologies
Intercultural communication in foreign language teaching
History of the language being studied
Introduction to the study of linguistics
Translation theory and practice
Second foreign language.
Practical foreign language
The teaching staff of the department:
Zoirova Aziza Ibragimovna - senior teacher, head of the department.
Mamatov Abdi Eshanqilovich - Doctor of Philology, Professor
Yakubov Jamoliddin Abduvaliyevich - Doctor of Philology, Professor
Shirinova Raima Hakimovna - Doctor of Philology, Professor
Jurakobilova Hamida Kholmatovna - Ph.D., senior teacher.
Yarmanov Fakhriddin - senior teacher.
Sultanova Inobat Usmanovna - teacher.
Hayitov Chorshami - teacher.
Miyassarov Eldor Amanovich - teacher
Baratova Klara Kholmanovna - teacher
Hamzaev Hasan Rajabboyevich - teacher
Alikulova Dildora Bakirovna - teacher
Mathis Markou - Volunteer