Program Details

You can choose from standard, intensive and business courses on various levels, which prepare students for the different aspects of Russian grammar, improve communicative skills and aid in preparation for the Test of Russian as the Foreign Language. Consi
Location:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Work Types:
Translation
Duration:
1-3 months

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Russian language school “Zlatoust,” based on the Publishing House “Zlatoust” provides a variety Russian language courses. Nowadays, the school combines more than 20 years of successful teaching experience with excellent teachers and textbooks. Our school offers students the unique opportunity to learn the language with famous teachers, the authors of popular and widely used textbooks. Our teachers have academic backgrounds; most of them hold doctoral degrees and have a long practice in teaching students. We don’t have one methodology – we have experienced teachers applying their own effective methods

You can choose from standard, intensive and business courses on various levels, which prepare students for the different aspects of Russian grammar, improve communicative skills and aid in preparation for the Test of Russian as the Foreign Language. Considering that our Publishing House has exclusive rights to publish materials of the Russian State Testing System, we're entitled to train students to pass the Level Certificate exams of the international standard, recognized by the ALTE (Association of Language Testers Europe). Individual attention to each student and high academic standards in the unforgettable atmosphere of St. Petersburg make studying Russian in our school a very special experience. We have our own system of testing, controlling, and supervising students’ knowledge, using only the most contemporary approaches. Our school's educational programs are carefully designed and have been tested in classrooms. We have all kinds of materials for teaching Russian as a foreign language at all educational levels (from beginner to proficient), including books, audio- and videocassettes, and CDs.

We offer: - Contemporary teaching methodologies that meet high standards - Experienced teachers with university degrees including textbook authors - Educational materials and textbooks published by Zlatoust - Individually tailored courses - Small groups (2-6 persons) - State exam TRKI (TRFL - Test of Russian as a Foreign Language) preparation courses - Accommodation in our hotel "Zlatoust" or with a Russian family - Additional services (visa support, transfer, cultural programs)
Setting Description:
Our language school is situated in the center of one of the most beautiful cities in the world near the “city heart’- Peter and Paul Fortress, the place where the city was born. From the very beginning you will be in the core of the city's cultural life: museums, cathedrals, theaters. We believe that close contact with Russian culture and way of life is the way to better learning and understanding of Russian language and people. We remember all our students and try to make your stay with us a pleasant memory and a new step in your professional life.
Cost:
Winter / Spring 2013 720 EUR (accommodation in the hotel "Zlatoust" + breakfast) 610* EUR (accommodation in Russian family* + HB) Summer 2013 780 EUR (accommodation in the hotel "Zlatoust" + breakfast) 640* EUR (accommodation in Russian family+ HB)

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