The department of methods of teaching foreign language was founded in 2006. The head of the department is G.K Rysbaeva, candidate of philology, acting. professor.
In 2015-2016 academic year the department “Basic foreign language” and the department “Methods of teaching a foreign language” have united. Since 2016, the head of the department “Methods of teaching a foreign language” is a candidate of pedagogical sciences Nurlanbekova E.K.At the present time – 23 professors-teachers work at the department: candidate of pedagogical sciences Nurlanbekova EK, PhD doctor Otegen N.O., candidate of pedagogical sciences Kanseytova U.R, candidate of philological sciences Askarova S.A., Candidate of Philology Sadykova R.K., candidate of philological sciences S.B. Argyngazina, PhD Doctor E. Kuanyshbaev; Master senior teachers: Amirzhanova RA, Tursynbayeva K.Zh., Ashimova N.S, Abildaeva K.N, Aitpaeva M.D, Khusain R., Bulekbaeva L.A, Rakhimzhanova S.Қ., Esirkeeva D.A, Turashbek E., Bekmuratova A.E, Mirzabaeva Zh.K., Shameeva Sh.K., Nurtayev A.B, Saurukova G.I, Zhanserkeeva E.N, Koshkarbaeva B.K Master of the teaching staff: Zhumakhmet Zh.I., Telibaeva L.A, Ibragimova Zh.A., Nabidullin A.S, Sansyzbaeva B.K, Shameeva Sh.K.
The department teaches students of 3-4 courses and master degree in specialties “5B011900 – Foreign Language: two foreign languages “, “5B020700-Translation business” and “6M011900-Foreign language: two foreign languages.”
The teachers of the department work in the atmosphere of business cooperation, solving educational and scientific issues creatively. In recent years, there has been a large influx of young teachers from the largest language universities of country. Leading teachers of the department are mentors of new staff, both in pedagogical and in research work. Under the guidance of experienced instructors-lecturers and scientists are created a new teaching and methodical literatures of various contents and directions. These are multimedia materials, modular courses, dictionaries and other various tutorials.