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Tue Jan 28 2014
Summer Schools: Summer School of Russian Language and Culture/Kursk, Russia
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From: Eugene Postnikov <irspkursksu.ru>
Subject: Summer School of Russian Language and Culture/Kursk, Russia
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Summer School of Russian Language and Culture
Host Institution: Kursk State University
Coordinating Institution: Kursk State University
Dates: 01-Jul-2014 - 27-Jul-2014
Location: Kursk, Russia
Focus: The grammar of the Russian language, literature and cultural studies.
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate
The language part of the Summer School includes:
- Russian grammar (analysis of the system as well as practical exercises),
- speaking practice.
The part “Country Studies” involves the overview of landmarks of Russian history, arts and culture and their interplay with the phenomena of the modern Russian language.
Students are placed in small groups (up to 8-10 peoples) by their level of language proficiency according to the results of a placement test taken on the first program day.
Classes are taught by highly qualified native-speaker instructors, who have been certified to teach Russian as a foreign language by Pushkin State Russian Language Institute (Moscow) and Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (Moscow). All instructors have an extensive experience of teaching Russian as a foreign language.
Teaching in English is available.
The program includes various excursions and field trips to sites of historical and cultural interest in Kursk and its environs.
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Languages: Russian
Tuition: 500.00 EUR
Tuition Explanation: The course fee includes tuition, accommodation, a limited number of group excursions and field trips, Moscow–Kursk and Kursk–Moscow bus transfer upon arrival and before departure.
Registration: 27-Jan-2014 to 01-Jun-2014
Contact Person: Irina Zhirnova
Phone: +7 (4712) 56-14-39
Fax: +7 (4712) 56-14-39
Apply by Email: keep-in-touchyandex.ru
Please send an application email to the address keep-in-touchyandex.ru (Dr. Irina L. Zhirnova, Head of the International Relations Department, Kursk State University) including the following information:
- name and personal data (please attach a scan of the first page of the passport),
- your educational institution (with an official post address),
- year of study/course and the actual Russian language level,
- postal address to which the invitation letter should be sent (for EU citizens this letter is enough for a visa issue; for non-EU citizens the additional invitation letter from the Police Migration Office should be prepared; for this reason, please apply before April 15).
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