Learning is based on the communicative approach, without losing sight of the need for grammatical accuracy. Russian language courses are taught in Russian and are designed to help students acquire fluency and sufficient communicative skills to cope with a
- Saint Petersburg, Russia
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Academic Year, Fall Semester, MayMester Intersession, Rolling Starts, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Semester, Year Round
- Program Description:
- Our school is very centrally located in a historic part of the city, close to the Metro Gostinny Dvor and is easily accessible from any point in the city. Bars, restaurants but also many theaters are within walking distance.
All 13 classrooms are located on the 2nd floor and it boasts a self-access center, cafeteria with freshly prepared hot and cold meals, social area with free internet access.
The teachers, staff and students socialize easily both inside and outside the classroom and the school is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Learning is based on the communicative approach, without losing sight of the need for grammatical accuracy. Russian language courses are taught in Russian and are designed to help students acquire fluency and sufficient communicative skills to cope with any situation they are likely to encounter.
Standard: 4 Lessons daily (20 lessons per week) or Intensive: 5 Lessons daily (25 lessons per week) Beginners must start on set dates and have at least the knowledge of the cyrillic alphabet. * The use of teaching materials and instructional documents. * Placement test on the first Monday at beginning of course. * Accommodation as chosen * Maximum class size 12 students. * Cultural and social activities, guided city tour and internet access * Academic credit available, see main page for additional details. * Language proficiency certificate at end of program upon request.
- Setting Description:
- Located in the delta of the Neva River on numerous islands, St. Petersburg once known as Leningrad, was named after Saint Peter. This city of 5 million people is known as the "The Venice of the North" in reference to its many rivers and canals. St. Petersburg, the second largest city in the country, was the home of the Czars and is one of Europe's most beautiful cities and is truly Russia's gem. Founded in 1703, this is a city of palaces, renowned cultural institutions, wide avenues, spectacular bridges, museums, stylish monuments and outdoor landmarks -all reflecting the diversity and history of this grand city. Officially proclaimed the "Cultural Capital of Russia," St. Petersburg is an exciting city, which has much to offer the visitor, including the famous Hermitage Museum and the Kirov Ballet of the Mariinsky Theater.
- 2 Weeks Standard Course: $862.40 2 Weeks Intensive Course: $1108.80
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